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Syngenta US launches three innovative fungicides to help superintendents improve disease controlqrcode

−− Ascernity, Posterity XT and Posterity Forte fungicides are new options for controlling key diseases in warm- and cool-season turf

Jul. 31, 2020

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Jul. 31, 2020

As part of the company’s continued commitment to provide innovative solutions for superintendents, Syngenta is launching three fungicides for golf course turf. Ascernity®, Posterity® XT and Posterity Forte fungicides deliver proven, long-lasting control of diseases like dollar spot, spring dead spot, anthracnose and large patch. 

“As the needs of superintendents continue to evolve, so does our commitment to ongoing innovation,” said Steve Dorer, fungicide brand manager for turf at Syngenta. “Each of these fungicides features an optimized formulation that combines trusted active ingredients with advanced technology to provide enhanced, broader-spectrum control, resistance management and longevity, which are ideal for protecting fairways and greens.”

Ascernity combines the advanced SDHI technology SOLATENOL® (benzovindiflupyr) with difenoconazole, the proven cooling DMI, to bring broad-spectrum disease control into focus.

Ascernity offers superintendents: 

- Long-lasting control as the cornerstone of the GreenTrust® 365 Large Patch Assurance Program

- Excellent control of foliar diseases like anthracnose and brown patch 

- Turf safety with no heat restrictions even in the summer when disease pressure is high

Building on the power of Posterity, with ADEPIDYN® technology (pydiflumetofen), Posterity XT and Posterity Forte combine three leading active ingredients from different FRAC groups to put long-lasting disease protection into motion.

The benefits of Posterity XT include:

- Up to 28 days of control of more than 20 diseases including brown patch, summer patch and dollar spot

- Broad-spectrum control of more than 25 cool-season turf diseases on fairways, tees, greens and roughs

- Powerful control as part of the GreenTrust 365 Fairy Ring Assurance Program 

Posterity Forte provides:

- Exceptional control as the foundation for the GreenTrust 365 Spring Dead Spot and Take-all Root Rot Assurance Program 

- Up to 28 days of industry-leading dollar spot control on warm- and cool-season turf 

For resistance management and broad-spectrum disease control, the Syngenta technical services team has developed agronomic programs that strategically rotate these fungicides with other trusted products. 

"We know that superintendents are constantly being asked to do more at their courses," said Stephanie Schwenke, turf market manager for Syngenta. "These three products provide significantly stronger, broader disease control that led to the creation of three new assurance programs - all of which are supported by soil temperature alerts to help maximize application timing.”

Ascernity, Posterity XT and Posterity Forte will be available for purchase in August.

Source: Syngenta USA

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