Contend Fungicide | GreenCast | Syngenta

Product Overview

Contend® fungicide (a combination of the separately registered products Contend A and Contend B fungicides) is an innovative solution to help control pink and gray snow mold on golf course fairways. It contains four active ingredients in three different FRAC groups to protect turf for more than 110 days.


Key Benefits

  • Helps control multiple species and stages of pink and gray snow mold
  • Long-lasting disease control for more than 110 days
  • Formulation is non-volatile, photostable and persistent in the plant throughout the winter


Key Features

  • Four active ingredients spanning three FRAC codes including azoxystrobin, propiconazole, difenconazole and Solatenol®, Syngenta’s newest active ingredient for the turf industry
  • Solatenol, a third generation SDHI, strongly binds to the plant waxy layer and uses translaminar activity to move throughout the leaf
  • Contend is made up of two separately registered products, Contend A and Contend B, which should be tank mixed together

Additional Information

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Contend Fungicide Comparison
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Snow Mold Trial, 2014-2015.

University of Wisconsin, P. Koch, Marquette, MI

Fairway Treatment

Gray Snow Mold, 120 days snow mold cover

Download Supporting Contend Documents

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2020 Snow Mold Assurance Program(PDF)

Syngenta Snow Mold Assurance Program takes the uncertainty out of pink and gray snow mold protection on greens, tees and fairways.

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Contend Fungicide Technical Bulletin(PDF)

Learn more about Contend’s performance against snow mold.

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Early Spring Open Fall Agronomic Program(PDF)

With better chemistry and a two-stage protection plan, your course can have a healthier off-season and be ready for an early opening next spring.

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Golf Portfolio Brochure(PDF)

See how the Syngenta portfolio of products can lead to unrivaled turf quality on golf courses.




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