Better Products For Better Plants

BASF Turf & Ornamentals develops and markets innovative solutions for weed, disease and insect control. For the plant protection manager in nurseries and greenhouses, this means a powerful portfolio of leading herbicide, fungicide, and insecticide technologies that provide the optimal level of pest protection from plants that not only look better, but sell better.

Use this Web site as your primary resource for complete information regarding turf products, research and news.

Orkestra™ Intrinsic® brand fungicide
performed beautifully for The Jungle Nursery

With its two modes of action, Orkestra Intrinsic brand fungicide delivered fast and long-acting disease control that rescued his crop. “We’re seeing great results again,” said Sandy. “Orkestra [Intrinsic brand fungicide] has given me the assurance that I can continue to grow Sansevieria.”

See the science inside

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Watch the video and travel inside the molecule of our newest active ingredient, fluxapyroxad, which helps power Orkestra Intrinsic® brand fungicide. Used in mid-production, Orkestra Intrinsic brand fungicide provides fast and long-acting disease control plus plant health benefits. Add this exciting innovation to the disease-resistance management program for your nursery or greenhouse.

BASF-Sponsored Ornamental Webinars

Hear the latest in the nursery and ornamentals research, education and recommendations from university and industry experts.

Sponsored by BASF and moderated by Chris Beytes, editor, GrowerTalks.

Predator-friendly chemicals

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IPM Tips, Part 6 of 6: Chemical controls are an important pest management option. Use these tips to know how and when to make that important decision in your IPM program.

Beneficial predators – pitfalls and pointers

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IPM Tips, Part 5 of 6: Avoiding common problems and helpful tips about beneficial release programs. What you need to know.

Scouting in hanging baskets

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IPM Tips, Part 4 of 6: Hanging baskets can present some challenges when scouting and treating for mites. Pick up some pointers in this short video tutorial.

Releasing predators

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IPM Tips, Part 3 of 6: Quick tips for simple and easy applications of beneficial insects. Learn how.

Safety and resistance management

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IPM Tips, Part 2 of 6: Don’t overlook these important cultural practices to help protect your crop and your beneficial release programs. Learn more in this informative video.

How to start an IPM program

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IPM Tips, Part 1 of 6: Pick up some best practices to optimize your IPM program. A successful grower and university researcher discuss how sanitation, scouting and spraying will help you remain successful.

Sultan miticide

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Ornamental growers now have a different mode of action for outstanding mite control. Watch this brief video to learn how Sultan™ miticide – with active ingredient cyflumetofen – offers growers a powerful, targeted and novel tool needed to control mites quickly as part of a chemical or Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach.


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