BASF Launches New Granular Fungicide

Pillar G labeled for disease control and plant health
10/23/2012

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based-BASF launched Pillar G Intrinsic brand fungicide, a granular product that combines triticonazole, the same active ingredient in Trinity fungicide, and pyraclostrobin, a key active ingredient in Honor Intrinsic brand fungicide. It's the third fungicide brought to the professional turfgrass market since 2010 that's labeled for disease control and plant health. 

Turfgrass diseases controlled by Pillar G Intrinsic brand fungicide include dollar spot, anthracnose, patch diseases (brown patch, large patch, take-all patch, and summer patch), gray and pink snow mold, and leaf spot. In addition, BASF and independent research has shown Intrinsic brand fungicides enable turf to better withstand disease and environmental stresses including drought, moisture, and temperature extremes.

"Turf professionals will always be challenged by disease, weather and additional stress events," said Brian Lish, business manager for BASF Professional Turf & Ornamentals. "Pillar G Intrinsic brand fungicide provides them with another tool for disease control and proven plant benefits. As the industry leader in this category, we invite customers to experience the difference and compare BASF products on performance, breadth and depth of research, and label language versus others making similar claims."