Brown Patch

Causal Agent: Rhizoctonia solani

Susceptible Turfgrasses: Wintergrass, Couch, Bentgrass, Fescues, Kentucky Bluegrass, Ryegrass & Buffalo Grass.

Symptoms

  • Brown discoloured circular patches, from a few centimetres up to a metre in diameter, sometimes with a smoke ring of mycelium around the edges.

  • “ Smoke rings” appear as thin brown borders around the diseased patches appearing in the early morning.

  • Infected leaves are water-soaked and dark, later dying and turning dark brown.

  • After the infected leaves die, new leaves can emerge from the surviving crowns.

  • On wide bladed species, leaf lesions develop with tan centres and dark brown to black margins.

Conditions Favouring Disease

  • High relative humidity and temperatures of over 28°C during the day and over 15.5°C at night.

  • More than 10 hours a day of foliar wetness for several consecutive days.

  • Turfgrass species are most affected when night temperatures are consistently above 20°C with high humidity or moisture.

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Products to Use Brown Patch

Patriot Fungicide

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Patriot Fungicide is a broad spectrum fungicide containing 100 g/L of the active ingredient Trifloxystrobin and 200 g/L Tebuconazole. It is specifically…

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Velista Turf Fungicide

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VELISTA is a powerful broad spectrum fungicide that can be used all year round and can be trusted to keep your turf…

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Quali-Pro Evolution Fungicide

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Evolution Fungicide is a premium, fungicide mixture containing 120 g/L of the active ingredient Azoxystrobin and 200 g/L Tebuconazole. This unique…

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Vantage Fungicide

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Vantage Fungicide is a broad spectrum, systemic fungicide containing 95 g/L of the active constituent Azoxystrobin, a trusted chemistry for Australian…

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Impala

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Impala is formulated for broad spectrum control of fungal diseases in turf. The new active constituent triticonazole brings higher efficacy from…

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TMTD 600

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TMTD 600 is a flowable form of 600 g/L Thiram. TMTD 600 is highly effective in the control of Brown Patch,…

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Fore Rainshield

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48% Mancozeb Fore Rainshield is a broad spectrum protectant fungicide containing 480g/L of the active ingredient Mancozeb formulation offers superior spreading…

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Reserve Stressgard

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Reserve Stressgard turf fungicide is a contact and protectant fungicide for the control of fungal diseases in turf. With the added benefit…

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Medallion Turf Fungicide

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Medallion Turf Fungicide offers contact plus – exceptional spore busting capabilities on the leaf, in the thatch, and on the soil surface.…

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Chloronil Pro

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Chloronil Pro Fungicide is a broad spectrum, contact or protectant fungicide for the control of a range of diseases fruit, vegetables…

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Dedicate

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10% Trifloxystrobin + 20% Tebuconazole Dedicate turf fungicide contains two active ingredients with two different modes of action, providing curative and…

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Shiba

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Shiba Fungicide is a liquid suspendable concentrate of Tolclofos methyl 500g/L, and has been specifically registered for the treatment of Brown…

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Instrata

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Instrata is an excellent choice for use in a preventative program or curatively after first symptoms are evident. The quick systemic…

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Headway Maxx

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Headway Maxx combines the strength, longevity and broad spectrum of Heritage MAXX with the speed and early curative action of Banner…

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Daconil Weather Stik

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Daconil Weather Stik is a contact fungicide that can be used in preventative programs. It can be used as an early…

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Banner Maxx

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Banner Maxx is an excellent choice as an early curative treatment, providing systemic broad spectrum control of major turf diseases including…

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