New fungicide from SiteOne offers control of multiple turf diseases

By |  February 15, 2022 0 Comments
LESCO Drax fungicide. (Photo: Siteone)

LESCO Drax fungicide. (Photo: Siteone)

SiteOne Landscape Supply has introduced its new LESCO Drax fungicide for golf course use that provides control of multiple diseases— including dollar spot, brown patch and leaf spot.

“The innovation behind the new LESCO Drax makes this the only turf fungicide in FRAC Group 29,” said Brian Rowan, VP category management at SiteOne. “Drax’s unique class of chemistry and multi-site mode of action translates to minimal risk of fungicide resistance. When partnered with Chlorothanlonil (LESCO Manicure) based fungicides, it provides season-long contact protection for optimal efficiency.”

Containing 4.17 pounds of active ingredient fluazinam per gallon. According to the company, Drax’s multi-site contact active ingredient boasts no known resistance. The product can be applied up to 12 times per year offers control of dollar spot as well as leaf spot, brown blight, brown patch, anthracnose, gray and pink snow mold and more.

The broad-spectrum fungicide is made for use to control diseases of turfgrasses on golf courses only and may be applied with all types of spray equipment normally used for turfgrass applications. For adequate uniform coverage of turf, apply this product in sufficient water and in a minimum spray volume of 50 gallons of water per acre.

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