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Syngenta Launches Recognition ® Herbicide


Syngenta has launched Recognition® herbicide for management of greater than 40 weeds together with all main sedges, dollarweed, and clover in St. Augustinegrass, zoysiagrass, buffalograss, and kikuyugrass—with turf security.

Syngenta Recognition“We’re excited in regards to the new management choices Recognition will convey garden care operators, golf course superintendents, and sod growers,” stated Lane Tredway, Ph.D., technical providers supervisor for turf at Syngenta. “It is going to fill the gaps of their means to manage weeds with unprecedented turf security.”

Recognition includes a proprietary safener, metcamifen, which permits for broadcast purposes slightly than making repeated spot therapies. Recognition additionally safens sure herbicides in tank mixtures for quicker, stronger, and broader-spectrum management.

“The protection of Recognition on St. Augustinegrass seems excellent,” stated Fred Yelverton, Ph.D., professor and extension specialist for turfgrass/forage crop weed administration at NC State College. “I haven’t seen any harm on St. Augustinegrass with Recognition.”

Sooner Conversion To Zoysia

Whereas Recognition alone has glorious turf security to Bermudagrass, it may also be tank combined with Fusilade® II herbicide to take away Bermudagrass (frequent and hybrid) from established zoysiagrass with glorious turf security to zoysiagrass. This gives a substitute for burndown herbicides and means Bermudagrass could be transformed to zoysiagrass about six weeks quicker by oversprigging.

“In comparison with present choices for Bermudagrass suppression in established zoysiagrass, the mix of Recognition and Fusilade II is more practical on Bermudagrass with considerably improved turf security to zoysiagrass,” stated Tredway. “For turf managers contemplating a conversion from Bermudagrass to zoysiagrass, this tank-mix mixture makes it doable to sprig zoysiagrass instantly into established Bermudagrass by way of oversprigging, saving money and time in comparison with conventional strategies.”

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