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another tenacity ?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by jbturf, May 9, 2008.

  1. jbturf

    jbturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,433

    got an email from syngenta stating
    that tenacity herbi would be available
    with T&O labeling in MA in 2009 season

    anyone have it available now in your state?

    any idea on pricing?

    saw a price online of like 700/gal
  2. Grandview

    Grandview LawnSite Gold Member
    from WI
    Posts: 3,251

    It has a golf course label now. I would like to see a residential turf label. A herbicide with many uses. It has post and pre emergence activity.
  3. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,064

    Would be good to have on residential centipede and st augustine lawns. While they are at it, I think they are limiting the marketablity of this product and many others by putting this out in a pack that will cover 16-32 acres at a cost of $700+. I am not complaining about the cost, rather the overstock of herbicide. Please do not tell me there is no such thing as a 1 quart bottle. The moment Tenacity is sold in less than a gallon, sign me up. I maintain a number of centipede and st augustine lawns. Atrazine, Vantage and Image can only do so much. While I am on this subject, Syngenta is not the only one guilty of this. Dow sells Spotlight in a gallon. Why is Turflon only sold in a 21/2? I actually have a use for Turflon ester to control bermuda in zoysia when tank mixed with Acclaim or Fusilade. However, I am not needing to do this over 10 acres.
  4. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,225

    Dr Green, I had the same problem, bermuda in ryegrass in Michigan. Turflon is triclopyr, so I finally used Ortho Brush B Gone(triclopyr) plus Aclaim. Did not work well--bermuda is still there.
  5. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,064

    How much? Besides, that is tricopyr amine and not much of it. I would guess you will need 2 gallons of Brush-B-Gon per acre to equal 1 quart of Turflon ester. A quart or gallon of properly labeled Dow Turflon ester would help me. I only need to treat a few thousand sq ft at a time. I know there are some repackages of Turflon marketed to homeowners, but they do me no good. Not registered in this state and labeled as a consumer product.

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