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Stripe Smut Fungicide

Ustilago striiformis Fungicide

Description of Stripe Smut (ustilago striiformis):
Stripe smut is common on turfgrass and generally leaves the grass with a pale green color and stunted. The grass also will have long black stripes of spore pustules. Bentgrass, Kentucky bluegrass, fescues, and Perennial ryegrasses are all susceptible to stripe smut.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 2 fungicides, applied at the listed application rates, will control Stripe Smut.
Preventative
Curative
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
Spring / Fall
14 - 21 days
Label Rate:
1 - 2 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 16000 - 32000 square feet
at a cost of
$1.47 - $2.94 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply once in the fall after grass becomes dormant or in the early spring before grass starts to grow.
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Preventative
Curative
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Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
Spring / Fall
14 days
Label Rate:
4 - 6 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5333 - 8000 square feet
at a cost of
$6.44 - $9.67 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply at 14 day intervals whenUstilago striiformis disease first appears. For prevention,apply in spring and fall.