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TAG: pythium

Prime Source to launch new products for Pythium blight and mite control

September 29, 2022By

Prime Source, a division of Albaugh, will launch a fungicide for Pythium blight, downy mildew and dampening-off control, and a miticide. read more

Tips to best manage Pythium blight

August 23, 2022By

Pythium blight is one of the most common diseases of turfgrass but experts share how cultural and chemical controls can help keep this pathogen in check. read more

FMC Corp. announces new Pythium fungicide

February 3, 2022By
Photo: FMC Corp.

FMC Corp. announced a new Pythium fungicide, which will debut on Feb. 5, named Serata. Serata is labeled for use on industrial lawns and commercial sites. read more

SiteOne launches new Pythium fungicide

February 1, 2022By

SiteOne has launched, LESCO Stronghold Fungicide SC, which stops spores from germinating to preventatively inhibit all stages of Pythium fungal development. read more

Sipcam releases new Pythium tool: Karma

March 2, 2021By

Sipcam Agro USA has released its newest innovation: Karma fungicide. The systemic fungicide combats many Pythium diseases, including damping-off, cottony blight, grease spot and root rot. “As turf and lawn managers know, Pythium diseases can be devastating even for the most well-maintained turf grass,” said Todd Mason, director of national sales and development for the turf and ornamental division at Sipcam. “Pythium reduces the turf’s ability to absorb water... read more

Pythium blight: often a case of mistaken identity

December 23, 2019By
Pythium (Photo: Lee Miller, University of Missouri,

With Pythium blight, it’s often a case of mistaken identity, says Jim Kerns, Ph.D., associate professor of etiology, epidemiology and management of warm- and cool-season grass diseases at North Carolina State University. “Most people think they have Pythium blight when, indeed, it’s gray leaf spot,” he says. “I hear a lot of people talking about (Pythium blight), and I’ve rarely... read more