Target Pathogens: Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia, Thielaviopsis, Cylindrocladium
Description: RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide is a preventative biological fungicide for control of plant diseases. The active ingredients are microbes, Trichoderma harzianum Rifai strain T-22 and Trichoderma virens strain G-41, which when applied to seeds, to transplants or other propagative material, or to soil or planting mixes, grow onto plant roots as they develop and provide protection against plant root pathogens such as Pythium, Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, Fusarium, Cylindrocladium and Thielaviopsis.
RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide can be used alone or in conjunction with certain chemical fungicides. This product must not be tank mixed with chemicals that contain the following active ingredients: imazalil, propiconazole, tebuconazole, and triflumizole. Do not apply RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide immediately before these pesticides are used. See specific instructions for tank mixing. Where early season seed rot and seedling diseases are expected, use chemically treated seed or other appropriate measures for stand establishment and RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide for root disease control.
Note: RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide contains live spores of microbes that must be used prior to disease onset. RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide becomes active in soil or on plants when temperatures are above 50º F and is not effective while temperatures remain cold. RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide can be applied to sterilized fumigated soil but must be applied after sterilization or fumigation. This biological fungicide is for use in soil applications (soil drench, in-furrow spray, and chemigation), seed treatments, and cutting or bare-rooted transplant dips on food crops, ornamentals, landscape plants, and ornamental trees, including tree seedlings for transplanting into the forest
Benefits: RootShield Plus WP Biological Fungicide grows on roots, “shielding” them against root-damaging fungi. It provides sontrol up to 12 weeks. There are wo active ingredients (Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22, and Trichoderma virens strain G-41). RootShield Plus WP offers preventative control of major root diseases including soilborne Phytophthora. It also controls diseases caused by Rhizoctonia, Pythium, Fusarium, Thielaviopsis, and Cylindrocladium Improved suppression of the aggressive hot-season Pythium
CARE & RELEASE:
RootShield PLUS+ WP is an organic biological fungicide with dual active ingredients to prevent a spectrum of root diseases. RootShield PLUS+ WP is an OMRI listed product. Apply to growing media at seeding or rooting of cuttings. Reapply when stepping up to next container size. Protects 8 - 10 weeks. If there is a history of disease pressure, reapply at 4 - 6 weeks