Disease and scarab ID. 13

Disease and scarab ID. 13

Disease and scarab ID.  These are pretty useful for turf disease and scarab ID in the field. Indigo Specialty have very kindly donated this handy disease ID chart which has some nice clear images plus control options. The key to managing disease and scarab larvae is...
Bio-stimulant use in turf. 12

Bio-stimulant use in turf. 12

Increasingly bio-stimulant use in turf is becoming common as turf managers become aware of the impact of many synthetic fertilizers and pesticides on the environment. However, there is a constant stream of new turf health products coming onto the market all making...
Use of pre-emergent herbicides. 11

Use of pre-emergent herbicides. 11

The key to the successful use of pre-emergent herbicides is understanding their specific properties and how they behave in the soil. Failing to know how these work can lead to problems as shown in the image above. Here ryegrass has germinated whilst diflufenican is...
Weed ID Chart. 10

Weed ID Chart. 10

Weed ID Chart   This is an easy-to-use weed ID chart that shows conditions favouring them and what herbicide products can be used for their successful control. More product information is available in our turf protection section. Herbicides are classified in...
Managing winter grass in turf. 9

Managing winter grass in turf. 9

Before we discuss what is required to achieve success in managing winter grass in turf we must first define what a weed is. A weed isn’t a weed unless it’s where you don’t want it. Winter grass is also known as Poa annua is regarded as a weed. There...
Echelon Duo. 8

Echelon Duo. 8

Echelon® Duo: fertilizer + pre-emergent herbicide + insecticide.  Echelon Duo is an Australian first in weed and insect control manufactured by Indigo Specialty. It is a combination of an NPK fertilizer coated with oxadiazon and thiamethoxam so with one application...