NZSTI Racing Chemical Guide

$95.00 + GST

An essential publication for anyone managing sportsfields.

The guide features all the up-to-date trade names and active ingredients used in the turf market today. No more trawling through expensive agrichemical guides to pick out the turf products; we’ve done the hard work for you. The guide draws on the extensive field knowledge of the NZSTI team to provide you with information on chemicals that you simply won’t find anywhere else.


Correct and accurate application of chemicals is a priority for all turf venues. This guide is produced by NZSTI’s team of agronomists and draws on years of global experience in chemical control. The guide is updated every year so you have up-to-date application rates and information for all the latest products. This format brings all your chemical controls into one place; includes:

  • Disease control
  • Pest control
  • Weed control
  • Moss control
  • Plant growth regulator

Disease control

The disease control section includes information on fungicides for the following diseases:

  • Anthracnose
  • Artillery fungus
  • Brown patch
  • Damping off
  • Dollar spot
  • Fairy ring
  • Fusarium patch
  • Leaf spot (melting out)
  • Red thread
  • Rolf’s disease
  • Spring dead spot
  • Take-all patch
  • Waitea patch

The chemical group of each product to help you manage resistance issues and the phytomobility classification indicates how the chemical moves within the plant.

Pest control

Application rates and targets for pest control products also feature in the guide, including those used against:

  • Black beetle larvae
  • Black beetle adults
  • Earthworms
  • Grass grub larvae
  • Grass grub adults
  • Greasy cutworm
  • Porina
  • Sod webworm
  • Stem weevil larvae
  • Stem weevil adults
  • Tasmanian grass grub larvae

Weed control

Application rates and targets for weed , moss and plant growth control products also feature in the guide, including those used against:

  • Broadleaf weed control – Warm season
  • Broadleaf weed control – Cool season
  • Weed grass control – Warm season
  • Weed grass control – Cool season
  • Moss control
  • Plant Growth Regulator

The Chemical Guide also provides up-to-date information on the current agrichemical safety and legislation.


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