Active Ingredients: 16% flurprimidol
Cutless MEC Turf Growth Regulator is a Type II Class B plant growth regulator (PGR) which reduces leaf blade length and stem internode elongation in turfgrasses resulting in a more compact growth form. Growth regulation results from suppression of gibberellic acid biosynthesis. Under normal growing conditions root growth and lateral expansion of turf are not affected. An appropriate fertility program for the desired turf species should be followed in conjunction with Cutless MEC applications to provide best turfgrass enhancement and reduce potential for discoloration. Broadcast treatments should be made on medium to high quality turfgrass areas of uniform species composition. Turf containing significant amounts of coarse textured species such as tall fescue, orchardgrass, timothy, dallisgrass, etc., may respond unevenly to Cutless MEC treatment.
Benefits of Cutless MEC Applications to Perennial Turfgrasses may include:
- Shoot growth suppression of warm and cool season turfgrasses resulting in decreased mowing frequency and turfgrass clippings;
- Increased turfgrass density, wear resistance, and improved color on warm and cool season turfgrass species resulting in improved turf quality;
- Suppressed growth of Poa annua, reducing populations and shifting competitive growth advantage towards perennial turfgrasses;
- Improved water use efficiency of warm and cool season turfgrass resulting in pre-drought stress conditioning
Application rates: 12.3 to 49.2 fl. oz. per acre. See label for specific rates.