Velista Fungicide | GreenCast | Syngenta

Product Overview

Broadest Spectrum SDHI Fungicide in the Golf Market

Velista® fungicide is the broadest spectrum and only SDHI labeled for anthracnose in the golf market. Spring and fall are ideal seasons to clean up greens, tees and fairways. In addition to controlling anthracnose, Velista also protects against dollar spot, brown patch and more. When used in rotation with Briskway® fungicide, Velista delivers excellent control of summer stress diseases on greens when temperatures shift from warm to hot.

A FIFRA Section 2(ee) recommendation* for Velista was granted for control of these extra diseases:

  • Summer Patch
  • Brown Ring Patch
  • Spring Dead Spot
  • Fairy Ring
  • Leaf and Sheath Spot
  • Rapid Blight

Velista Videos

Preventative Fairy Ring Program Webinar

Anthracnose Control Program Timelapse

 

Preventative Fairy Ring Program Webinar

 
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Key Features

  • Broadest spectrum and only SDHI labeled for anthracnose in the golf market
  • Controls 14 key turf diseases, including resistant strains of dollar spot and anthracnose
  • Penthiopyrad exhibits translaminar and xylem systemic movement on treated turf
  • The water-dispersible granular (WDG) formulation allows for easy mixing and application

 

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Enhanced disease control

A Rutgers study1 shows Velista is proven to control common turf diseases like anthracnose, which leads to improved turf quality.

1Rutgers, 2016, Magnified at 60x. Applications made on a 14-day interval at 0.5 oz./1,000 sq. ft. of Velista and 0.34 fl. oz./1,000 sq. ft. of Lexicon® Intrinsic®.

Excellent turf recovery

A year-long Penn State study1 on annual bluegrass shows Velista provides superior reduction of anthracnose and enhanced turf recovery under various stresses, including very low mowing heights.

1Penn State, August 8, 2017. Applications made on a 14-day interval at 0.5 oz./1,000 sq. ft. of Velista and 0.34 fl. oz./1,000 sq. ft. of Lexicon Intrinsic.

 

 

Key Benefits

  • Provides disease control for 14-21 days
  • Outstanding control for spring and fall clean-up
  • Excellent control of summer stress diseases
  • Low-use rates and mixes well with Daconil® Action™, Secure® or Heritage® fungicides for extended control of disease

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Download Supporting Velista Documents

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Fungicide Efficacy Chart(PDF)

Use this chart to help choose the right fungicide for optimal control.

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Large Patch Assurance(PDF)

Protect warm season fairways from Large Patch disease with a Syngenta Large Patch Prevention Assurance.

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Preventive Fairy Ring Solutions(PDF)

Learn about innovative solutions for fairy ring control.

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Spring Dead Spot Solutions Sheet(PDF)

Learn more about Syngenta's innovative solutions for spring dead spot control.

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Velista Tech Bulletin - Rapid Blight, Spring Dead Spot, Fairy Ring(PDF)

View Velista's performance against Rapid Blight, Spring Dead Spot and Fairy Ring.

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News

04/19/2019

How to manage the threat of rapid blight and anthracnose on Poa annua putting greens

Rapid blight (Labyrinthula terestris) is a relatively new turfgrass disease, with Poa annua, Poa trivialis and perennial ryegrass species being most susceptible. Although its origin is unknown, it most closely resembles a pathogen of marine grasses. This explains why disease severity is correlated with saline irrigation water and soil salinity. Cultural practices, such as salinity management and using tolerant species in winter overseeding, are important for rapid blight management.  Read more »


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The Latest Solutions for Managing Dollar Spot

There are seven classes of fungicides that are labeled to control of dollar spot. The level of control will vary with rates and application intervals.  Read more »


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Protect Against Summer Patch and Take-All Patch With Timed Applications

Although you may not see evidence of these diseases now, it's time to protect against summer patch and take-all patch. Avoid in-season turf decline by preventively applying proven fungicides and using sound management practices.  Read more »


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Seeing the unseen: how to scout for turf nematodes

Often, nematodes are overlooked pests in turfgrass. The above-ground symptoms that result from their feeding are extremely variable, including lack of wear tolerance, slow recovery from aerification, heat and drought stress, nutrient deficiency and increased susceptibility to disease.  Read more »