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Instrata® (Fungicide)


Instrata® is the only snow mould fungicide that combines three high-performing active ingredients in a convenient pre-mix. This powerful combination of contact and systemic fungicides has a track record of providing industry-leading control of both pink and grey snow mould through even the harshest winters. 

Label & SDS Summary

Active Ingredient: Chlorothalonil, Fludioxonil and Propiconazole

Approved Province(s):

Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan

Approved Uses:

Turfgrass

Product Benefits
  • Reliable and consistent control of pink and grey snow mould.
  • The combination of active ingredients provides reliable and consistent control of pink and grey snow mould throughout the winter months.
  • Instrata is formulated with trusted WeatherStik® technology to optimize performance. This innovative formulation ensures the fungicides bond onto the leaf wax layer, making them rainfast within one hour. Tight binding to the leaf ensures the fungicides won’t be washed off by rainfall and will continue to provide long-lasting results throughout the winter months.
Mode of Action

Instrata combines contact and systemic fungicides that target multiple sites in the fungal pathogen.

Mode of Action: Multiple

Class of Chemistry
Instrata delivers the highest A.I. load in the market to help turf get through the toughest winters – even under high disease pressure. This high A.I. load helps control snow mould throughout the winter, whether it’s long, temperate with high moisture, or variable with heavy freezing and thawing. It also reduces disease pressure in the early spring. 

FRAC Group: 3, 12, M5
Uses

Turf Safety:

INSTRATA Fungicide should always be used in conjunction with good turf management practices.

Fungicide use should be based on an integrated disease management program that includes scouting, historical information related to pesticide use and crop rotation and considers host plant resistance, impact of environmental conditions on disease development, disease thresholds, as well as cultural, biological and other chemical control practices.

For Control Of:

Instrata controls:

  • Pink Snow Mould (Microdochium nivale)
  • Grey Snow Mould (Typhula incarnata and T. ishikariensis)

Packaging

Instrata is available in 2 x 7.1-litre containers.

Application Information

Use Rates:

Apply Instrata as a rate of 300 mL/100 m2 for use on Gray Snow Mould (Typhula incarnata, T. ishikariensis) and Pink Snow Mould (Microdochium nivale) . Make one application in the late fall before snow cover. Do not apply on top of snow or when the temperature is below 0ºC. Do not apply more than 1 application per season. Apply after mowing OR allow sprayed area to completely dry before mowing.

Application Method:

Ground

Water Volume:

Apply INSTRATA Fungicide in a minimum of 400 - 800 L / ha of water. Do not apply INSTRATA Fungicide through any type of ultra low volume (ULV) spray system.

Application Information:

Make one application in the late fall before snow cover. Do not apply on top of snow or when the temperature is below 0ºC. Do not apply more than 1 application per season. Apply after mowing OR allow sprayed area to completely dry before mowing.

Application Method: Ground

Mixing Order:

  • Before preparing the spray solution, slowly invert the INSTRATA Fungicide container several times to assure uniform mixture.
  • The required amount of INSTRATA Fungicide should be added slowly into the spray tank during filling.
  • Keep agitator running when filling spray tank and during spray operations.
  • DO NOT tank mix INSTRATA Fungicide with any other pesticides, surfactants or fertilizers unless specified on the label.

Use Restrictions:

  • DO NOT apply more than 1 application per year.
  • DO NOT apply more than 300 mL/100m2 of INSTRATA Fungicide in a single application.
  • DO NOT allow the public to enter into treated golf courses following late fall application for snow
    mould.
  • DO NOT mow or water after treatment until spray deposited on turfgrass is thoroughly dry.


Additional Resources

INSTRATA: 2013 Technical Update
INSTRATA: Mise à jour technique 2013
Instrata Technical Bulletin
Bulletin : Instrata

Disclaimer:

Always read and follow label directions. Please use this information above only as a guideline and not an exact description. Instrata® is a trademark of a Syngenta Group Company. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. 


Label Downloads:

Additional Resources

INSTRATA: 2013 Technical Update
INSTRATA: Mise à jour technique 2013
Instrata Technical Bulletin
Bulletin : Instrata