TAG: Syngenta

Defeat dallisgrass

April 5, 2019By
Dallisgrass (Photo: PBI-Gordon)

A grassy weed that produces many seeds and grows in thick, unsightly clumps in turf, dallisgrass can be tricky to deal with in the warmer months. Read on for ways to spot and eradicate this turfgrass problem. Know your enemy Perennial, warm-season, grassy weed; Grows in thick clumps; Tends to grow more aggressively in open, sunny areas; Wide leaf blade... read more

Syngenta: Manuscript herbicide

April 1, 2019By

Mature weeds have met their match with new Manuscript® herbicide. Manuscript selectively controls crabgrass, dallisgrass and other grassy weeds any time they’re actively growing in certain warm-season turf species on residential and commercial lawns. Its built-in, proprietary safener speeds metabolism for enhanced weed control performance and outstanding turf safety. Manuscript is packaged with Adigor™ surfactant, which is custom-built to be... read more

What you should know about white grubs

March 22, 2019By

Aside from knowing that white grubs wreak havoc on lawns, there’s a lot to learn about these little larvae. read more

Properly identify brown patch

March 8, 2019By
Photo: Lane Tredway

Brown spots on lawns can appear due to a variety of turf pests and diseases, but a common culprit is brown patch. Experts offer their tips for properly identifying and treating the disease. read more

Syngenta reveals Manuscript herbicide

October 12, 2018By

Syngenta launched a new herbicide called Manuscript. It’s designed to provide postemergence control of weeds, such as crabgrass and dallisgrass, in certain warm-season turf species on residential and commercial lawns, according to the company. “Manuscript provides lawn care operators with a needed solution for controlling large grassy weeds, while also being easy to use,” said Lane Tredway, Ph.D., technical services... read more

What’s new with fungicides?

July 18, 2018By
Man spraying fungicide

For many lawn care operators (LCOs), fungicide applications are an add-on service for their customers battling turf diseases. It’s important for LCOs to stay up to speed on new products, regulations and customer expectations to ensure they are using the right products as efficiently as possible. “The fungicide market is always changing—and for numerous reasons,” says Paul Giordano, a Bayer... read more