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pesticides that you refuse to touch

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by fblandscape, May 27, 2003.

  1. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
    Messages: 1,647

    Thanks Dan

    I tried to say that yesterday, nicely written.
  2. MrBarefoot

    MrBarefoot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    Good thread.

    I was told I had an "allergic reaction" to Acclaim. So I won't use it anymore.

    Without diving into the details of the case, I am skeptical of the doctors conclusions.

    Since there are other products that solve the problems I was using Acclaim on, I simply avoid Acclaim.

    I used to work with some tree and shrub guys who worked with Lindane, and that is some repugnant stuff... I don't know if I could work with it.

    Aside from those, as long as its registered in my state for use in lawn care applications, I am open to using it.
  3. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    ummm.... Lindane
    check what the ingredient is in the Head Lice shampoo that we use on our kids:dizzy:
  4. MrBarefoot

    MrBarefoot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    Well, I know that the tree and shrub guys like to use it. I just don't like the smell.

    I do know that some products that we use for turf applications sometimes find there way into other household products too. I can't think of any now but perhaps that would be a good thread also.
  5. above all

    above all LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Hi Dchal, I ant to know more about the corn meal for fungicide thing. Wonder if it works on NRS in Kentucky bluegrass??? Anybody eles have any ideas for controling this funky disease??I agree in the IMS approach, but need more info. What about laundry detergent? What about Heritage fungicide? Anybody?From Above Alls buddy Bubba J
  6. heritage

    heritage LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,349

    here on the east coast we lower the soil ph to 5.8-6.0 and make 3 apps 4 gal per 1000 sq ft. with bayleton fungicide. 1st app goes down about one month before you notice symptoms of the disease then 2 more 30 days apart. Do Not lower mowing height during the activity period and minimize drought stress also.
    this will help a great deal with managing necrotic ring spot.


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