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When growing turf overall appearance and plant health is key. Fortunately, a good nutrient management plan can help crops better tolerate stress and disease and achieve optimal growth. See how Verdesian’s portfolio of nutrient use efficiency products can help set your crops up for success.


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  • Ask a Specialist

    Ask a Specialist

  • Broadcast

    Broadcast

  • Fertigation

    Fertigation

  • Foliar

    Foliar

  • In-Furrow

    In-Furrow

  • Post-harvest

    Post-harvest

  • Seed Treatments & Inoculants

    Seed Treatments & Inoculants


  • Aqua-Pam™

    Aqua-Pam™ is a soil surfactant and water retention aid that improves soil structure, water supply to roots and nutrient use efficiency.

    • Fertigation
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  • Fungi-Phite®

    Fungi-Phite® is a fast-acting phosphite fungicide proven to fight and prevent disease in more than 20 varieties of specialty crops.

    • Broadcast
    • Fertigation
    • Foliar
    • In-Furrow
    • Post-harvest
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  • Intracept™

    Intracept™ offers a proprietary blend of micronutrients to help optimize growth and uniformity in specialty crops through improved nutrient efficiency.

    • Broadcast
    • Fertigation
    • Foliar
    • In-Furrow
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  • Nutri-Grow®

    Nutri-Grow® phosphite products for turf and ornamental performance stimulate plants to improve nitrogen assimilation efficiency for enhanced growth.

    • Broadcast
    • Fertigation
    • Foliar
    • In-Furrow
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  • Primacy ALPHA®

    Primacy ALPHA® works inside the plant to stimulate the efficient assimilation and utilization of nutrients for a more consistent quality and yield in flowering and fruit size.

    • Broadcast
    • Fertigation
    • Foliar
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  • Safe Zone™

    Safe Zone™ is a liquid soil treatment to reduce soluble salts in the root zone, improving germination, water percolation and nutrient uptake.

    • Fertigation
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  • Sterics®

    Sterics® delivers soil-applied nutrients that delay the chemical fixation reactions between phosphorus, potassium and sulfur in alkaline/acidic soils.

    • Fertigation
    • In-Furrow
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Key Considerations for Turf Growers


Nutrient Management

Overall appearance and plant health are key when it comes to growing turf, and it’s especially important to achieve greenness without overgrowth. A good nutrient management plan can help these crops achieve optimal appearance and better tolerate stress and disease.

Other Requirements

Turf requires well-drained, noncompacted soils for best results. Weeds, diseases and pests can be a big problem for turf, and it is recommended to use chemical control options to keep fields pest-free.


Key Nutrients


  • Iron — Essential in giving turf a greener appearance.
  • Nitrogen — Needed to help plants tolerate stress and resist disease. Nitrogen also helps improve crop density, colour and growth.
  • Phosphorus — This nutrient helps improve the rate of seedling development, as well as maturation and root growth.
  • Potassium — Key to overall growth, potassium should be applied throughout the season to improve resistance to drought, disease and cold.
  • Calcium, Magnesium & Sulfur — Apply only occasionally.

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