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  1. 1. Product Presentation
  2. 2. The CoreShould I make Interface the core of my turf management program?YES.Only Interface delivers unsurpassed disease control, improved turf quality andthe flexibility to use it anytime, anywhere. It has a powerful combination ofmultiple active ingredients plus StressGard Formulation Technology. AndInterfaces non-DMI chemistry makes it effective on your key diseases, whileaddressing resistance issues and turf-thinning concerns from DMIs.
  3. 3. The CoreCan Interface save me time and money?YES.Interface provides excellent and reliable performance on key diseases, as wellas improves turf health and quality to save you time and money. University trialsshow it delivers disease control and turf quality through tough times, whether youare in spring, summer or fall. This can save dollars on resprays or bring in golferswhen other courses may look tired and weary.
  4. 4. VersatilityDo I use Interface in spring, summer, fall or winter?YES.Interface is safe to use on your turfgrass throughout the year, including duringperiods of hot, stressful weather. It is safe to use on cool-season turf and warm-season turf. Its also safe to say youll be amazed at its versatility.
  5. 5. VersatilityCan I use Interface on fairways, greens, tees and roughs?YES.Interface is ideal on fairways and greens and its priced to make treating largerareas more affordable. So you get more out of your turf management programwhen you use Interface.
  6. 6. VersatilityDoes Interface really work on all types of grass?YES.Interface is effective on a variety of turf grasses including Bentgrass greens andfairways, Poa Annua greens, Bermudagrass greens, Seashore Paspalum greensand fairways, and Ryegrass fairways. You will experience the turf quality benefitsthat Interface offers no matter what types of grass you treat.
  7. 7. ResistanceWait a second–is this a non-DMI product?YES.Interface is a non-DMI product. This makes it an excellent rotational product,designed to be the core of your turf management program.
  8. 8. ResistanceCan Interface help manage my resistance issues?YES.Interface delivers multiple active ingredients and modes of action in a unique,patented formulation. This fights disease at the highest level and improves theplants natural abilities to fend off disease and plant stress.
  9. 9. StressGardDoes it have the added benefit of StressGard Formulation Technology?YES.Interface is a Bayer StressGard formulated fungicide. StressGard formulatedproducts are proven to deliver superior turf quality, improved health, vigor,density and color.
  10. 10. StressGardIs Interface turf quality better than Iprodione Pro* and Emerald*?YES.Our unique StressGard Formulation Technology combines the synergy of twoactive ingredients with tested inerts in a proven formulation that outperforms bothIprodione Pro and Emerald in tests. How much better is it? You be the judge.*Iprodione Pro is a product of BASF Corporation. Emerald is a registered trademark of BASF Corporation.
  11. 11. Disease ControlInterface offers superior broad-spectrum control of many turf diseases, withspecial targeted efficacy on key diseases.• Dollar Spot• Brown Patch• Snow Mold• Leaf Spot
  12. 12. Dollar SpotDoes Interface beat the competition on dollar spot?YES.Dollar spot is often the greatest menace to a course, so weve developedInterface to be especially effective in treating it. Dollar spot can show upanywhere, but fortunately Interface works everywhere. Do we have the data toback it up? That answer is also yes.
  13. 13. Dollar Spot 200 250 180 GreenDollar Spot Lesion Centers 160 200 140 Clarke, Rutgers University 120 150 Dollar Spot Lesion Centers 100 80 100 60 40 50 20 0 0 9-Jun 18-Jun 29-Jun 9-Jul 21-Jul 31-Jul 10-Aug Applied: UTC May 21 Interface 3 oz June 4,18 July 2,16,30 Interface 4 oz Iprodione Pro 4 oz Endorse 4 oz Emerald 0.13 oz 3336 Plus 3 oz
  14. 14. Dollar SpotDollar Spot Lesion Counts - Untreaded 250 100% Fairway Height 90% 200 80% The OSU; Hicks & Boehm 70% 150 60% 50% 100 40% 30% 50 20% 10% 0 0% 09 09 09 9 09 09 /20 00 /8 /20 /20 /4/2 /20 /20 7 7/ 14 7/ 24 8 8/ 17 9/ 15 Applied: Untreated June 11 Interface 4 oz July 2, 23 Aug 13 Iprodione Pro 4 oz Emerald 0.13 oz Tartan 1.5 oz/M
  15. 15. Dollar Spot 100 Fairway Peak Summer 80% Dollar Spot Control 60 40 Vargas, Michigan State 20 University Percent Change in 0 Pre-treat Dollar Spot Level -20 -40 -60 -80 -100 -120 Untreated Applied: July 31 Interface 3 oz Aug 19 Interface 4 oz Iprodione Pro 4 oz Interface 5 oz/M Emerald 0.13 oz Tartan 1.5 oz/M
  16. 16. Dollar Spot Comparison Interface Iprodione Pro 4 oz./M 5 oz./M 14 day 14 day Trt# 18 Trt# 24
  17. 17. Brown PatchCan Interface handle brown patch?YES.When brown patch is a concern for you, environmental conditions are mostchallenging. Unlike DMIs, Interface has no negative turf regulation when treatingturf for brown patch. Our research confirms Interfaces superior performance.
  18. 18. Dollar Spot and Brown Patch15 Fairway12 Newnam, Clayton, NC Brown Patch Infestation9630 8/3/2009 8/12/2009 8/19/2009 8/28/2009 Applied: Untreated May 12 June 2, 23 Interface 3 oz July 14 Aug 4 Interface 4 oz Iprodione Pro 4 oz Interface 5oz
  19. 19. Brown PatchTurf Quality - 1-9, 9 = best 8 Fairway 7 6 Newnam, Clayton, NC 5 Turf Quality 4 3 2 1 0 8/3/2009 8/12/2009 8/19/2009 8/28/2009 Applied: UTC May 12 June 23 Interface 3 oz July 14 Interface 4 oz August 4 Iprodione Pro 4 oz
  20. 20. Snow MoldFor snow mold, does Interface give me faster green-up than thecompetition?YES.Interface has performed at the top in all major university trials for the past twoseasons of heavy snow coverage and snow mold pressure. Interface providesimproved turf quality through the winter for faster green-up in the spring, whichmeans more revenue for your course.
  21. 21. Snow Mold15 13.8 Snow Mold Control12 170 days snow cover U of WI Champion, MI96 3.8 33 1.3 00 Reserve + Compass 5.4+0.25 oz/M Instrata 9.3-11.0 oz/M Interface + Triton FLO 4+0.85 oz/M Interface + Triton FLO 5+0.85 oz/M Interface + Triton FLO 6+0.85 oz/M
  22. 22. Snow MoldRated Feb, 10, 2009Treated Nov, 2008 % Infection Turf Quality ( 1-10 ) Pink Bentgrassoz / 1000 sq ft Bentgrass Bentgrass site siteUntreated 30 4.5 e 2008-2009 MSU Pink SnowTartan 2.0 0 7.5 ab Mold Trial (MicrodochlumInstrata 5.5 0 6.3 cd nivale), Hancock TurfgrassInstrata 9.3 0 6.8 bc Research Center, BentgrassCompass 0.25 0 7 abc Trial SiteInterface 4.0 0.3 7.8 abInterface 5.0 0.1 8a
  23. 23. Snow Mold Interface Interface Pink Poa Annua 6 fl. oz. 0.85 fl. oz. Comparison 10/27 10/27 Insignia Trinity Dac Ultrex 0.54 oz. 1 fl. oz. 3.2 oz. 10/25 10/25 10/25
  24. 24. Leaf SpotIs Interface the best fungicide for leaf spot?YES.You can count on Interface to effectively treat leaf spot, both Bipolaris species onwarm-season turf and Drechslera species on cool-season turf.
  25. 25. Plant Health Emerald 0.13 oz/M 5 Turf Quality Interface 5 oz/M 6.3 Bentgrass Green The Ohio State Univ. Hicks & Iprodione Pro 4 oz/M 5.5 Boehm Interface 4 oz/M 6.5 Interface 3 oz/M 6.5 Untreated 3.50 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Turf Quality - 1-9, 9 = best Turf quality / density was evaluated on Sept. 1, 2009 Applied: June 9,23 July 7, 21 August 4
  26. 26. Plant Health10 Turf Density Bentgrass Green8 Newnam, Clayton, NC Quantitative Turf Density - RVI64 9 009 009 009 9 9 9 009 00 2 2 009 009 009 009 200 200 009 200 5/2 /26/2 /29/2 7/1/ 7/8/ /15/2 /23/2 /24/2 /27/2 7/28/ 7/31/ 8/3/2 /18/6/2 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 Applied: June 25, July 8, 22 Untreated Interface 4 oz Interface 6 oz Instrata 9.3 oz Iprodione Pro 5 oz
  27. 27. Plant Health Turf Color Reserve + Compass 5.4 + 0.25 oz/M 7.5Turf Color 1-9, 9 = best Instrata 9.3 - 11.0 oz/M 6.3 170 days of snow cover Interface + Triton FLO 4 + 0.85 oz/M U of WI Champion, MI Interface + Triton FLO 5 + 0.85 oz/M Interface + Triton FLO 6 + 0.85 oz/M Untreated 3.3 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  28. 28. Technical InfoInterface is a powerful combination of iprodione and trifloxystrobin plusStressGard Formulation Technology. Its non-DMI chemistry makes it effective ondisease without resistance issues or turf-thinning that DMIs can cause.
  29. 29. Formulation & ApplicationFormulation / PackagingInterface is available as a suspension concentrate formulation at 2 x 2.5 gallonsper case.Application RatesThe recommended application rate for Interface is between 3 and 7 oz./1,000square feet, depending on the disease pressure and desired spray interval.Lower rates should be used for preventive treatments that should be appliedwhen conditions are favorable for disease development. Higher use rates areimportant when the disease is already present or when high levels of disease areanticipated, such as with snow mold, and when re-treats are not possible for anextended period.
  30. 30. © 2011 Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709Bayer Environmental Science is a business unit of Bayer CropScience LP.Bayer and the Bayer Cross are registered trademarks of BAYER.Always read and follow label instructions.

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