PBI-Gordon Corp. announces EPA approval of new fungicide

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PBI-Gordon Corporation announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently approved Union Fungicide SC (pending state registration). It will be available for sale in early 2020.

Testing has shown that Union is effective in the preventative and curative treatment of Pythium diseases (blight, damping-off, root dysfunction, root rot), brown patch, anthracnose, cool-weather brown patch, yellow patch, fairy ring, gray leaf spot, red thread, summer patch and Rhizoctonia. It is approved for use on golf courses, residential and commercial properties, sod farms and sports fields.

Features of Union Fungicide SC include (pending state registration):

  • A flowable liquid, Union is a formulation of the active ingredients azoxystrobin and cyazofamid
  • Dual modes of action and a proprietary combination of chemistry found in FRAC Groups 11 and 21
  • Labeled for use on all cool-season and warm-season turfgrasses: Kentucky bluegrass, fine fescues, tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, bentgrass, Bermudagrass (common or hybrid), bahiagrass, buffalograss, centipedegrass, kikuyugrass, seashore paspalum, St. Augustinegrass and zoysiagrass
  • The labeled application rate range is 2.9 to 5.75 fl. oz. per 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Will be available in 2.5-gallon jugs (pending state registration)
  • No temperature restrictions
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