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Authorisation Number: 
Reg No. L10301 Act / Wet No. 36 of / van 1947
Pack size: 
3 litres
Mode of action: 
Contact and systemic

Propiconazole is a member of the DMI-fungicides group (demethylation inhibitors) These materials act on the fungal pathogen inside the plant at the stage of first haustoria formation and stop disease development by interfering with sterol biosynthesis in fungal cell membranes. Chlorothalonil has broad spectrum activity. It is believed that it deactivates several fungal enzymes (multiple-site action), therefore creating less resistance risk. Fludioxonil is a long lasting contact fungicide that provides broad-spectrum activity. It is believed to inhibit transport-associated phosphorylation of glucose, which subsequently results in the inhibition of fungal mycelial growth.

South Africa


Disease Control Inside Out

A broad spectrum foliar fungicide with contact and systemic properties for control of Fusarium Patch, Dollar Spot, Brown Patch and reduction of Anthracnose on bowling greens, golf greens, golf tees and patch treatment on golf fairways.

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Dollar Spot South Africa Turf Disease

In Brief
Powerful contact and systemic activity covers all situations
Multi-active combination gives protectant, curative and eradicant activity across all key turf diseases
Includes the exciting new active ingredient fludioxonil – the first new contact acting turf fungicide for over 30 years
Recommended for all stages of disease attack, at any time of the year
Easy to use with reliable results

Triple modes of action in one!
Three actives; three-way Instrata action
Instrata contains three high performance actives from three different fungicide groups – combining fludioxonil, chlorothalonil and propiconazole for fast and effective defence and attack.

The one solution to tackle turf diseases all year round, Instrata activity can:
Stop disease infection fast  • Stop disease developing  • Stop disease spread
Protectant Curative Eradicant
All season, all conditions

The powerful contact and systemic activity in Instrata covers all situations in all seasons. Instrata is the simple one-product solution to keep ‘on the shelf’.

Application advice
Instrata may be applied by both boom and walkover sprayers using a medium to fine spray pattern, to achieve good coverage and spray retention on the leaf. Apply Instrata at an application rate of 9 litres per hectare, using a water volume of 500–1000 l/ha.
For best results apply Instrata as a preventative application when conditions indicate a high risk of disease infection. Alternatively, spray at the first signs of disease presence.
Instrata can be used at all times of the year, with a minimum 14 day interval between applications. Use a maximum of three applications per year, as part of an Integrated Turf Management programme.


Disease Application rate Turf areas
Microdochium Patch, Anthracnose, Dollar Spot, Brown Patch 9 l/ha All golf course greens, tees and fairways 
+ bowling greens


Long-lasting performance
Instrata has been proven to give effective and persistent control of Microdochium Patch, Anthracnose and other turf diseases. The result in independent UK trials has been consistently better turf quality up to six weeks after application.

Instrata contains fludioxonil – the exciting new contact active ingredient from Syngenta. The first new contact fungicide for turf for over 30 years, fludioxonil sets a new standard in long-lasting efficacy for turf disease control.

The triple action of Instrata, including two multi-site contact active ingredients, will significantly reduce the risk of fungicide resistance developing and will prove an important element of any Integrated Turf Management (ITM) programme.

Instrata is a high performance, simple-to-use fungicide that is exceptionally well suited to maintaining consistently higher playing surface quality for golf courses and bowling greens all year-round.

Instrata brings a new dimension for turf disease control
Works fast on all stages of disease attack
Can be used at any time of the year
Controls key turf diseases
Essential contact and systemic action

Legal warning

Re-entry Period

  • 24 days

Hazard Statements

  • Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in neighboring areas
  • This chemical is known to leach through soil into ground-water under certain conditions as a result of label use.
  • This chemical can contaminate surface water through spray drift.
  • Use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the water table is shallow, may result in groundwater contamination.

Precautionary Statements

  • Do not eat drink or smoke whilst handling this product.
  • Prevent contamination of food, feed, drinking water and eating utensils
  • Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing
  • DO NOT inhale vapour or spray mist
  • Repeated exposure may cause allergic disorders
  • When opening, preparing spray and using the prepared spray wear: protective gloves, protective clothing, eye protection and face protection
  • If applying by hand: Wear full, face respirator with organic vapour/gas cartridge or canister
  • If clothing becomes contaminated with product or wet with spray, remove clothing immediately
  • Wash hands after use. After use and before eating, drinking or smoking or using the toilet, wash hands, arms and face thoroughly with soap and water
  • DO NOT apply this product by spraying equipment carried on the back of the user.
  • DO NOT carry out high exposure activities such as hand weeding in treated areas.
  • DO NOT apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, or pets either directly or through drift.
  • Do not use on home lawns and turf sites associated with apartment buildings, daycare centers, playgrounds, play-fields, recreational park athletic fields, athletic fields located on or next to schools, campgrounds, churches and theme parks.
  • Not to be used for any purpose, or in any manner, contrary to this label unless authorized under appropriate legislation.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • After each day’s use wash gloves, face shield or goggles and contaminated clothing. Wash yourself.

Other Restriction of Use

Prevent spray drift onto surrounding areas. Do not apply to turf under heat or moisture stress.

Tank mixing

See Art of Application: tank mixing sequence
When tank mixing other products with INSTRATA, follow the proper sequence of adding products to the spray tank. Wettable powders or water dispersible granules should be added to the water in the tank first, followed by flowable products such as INSTRATA, and emulsifiable concentrates added last. Provide sufficient mechanical or bypass agitation during mixing and application.
If INSTRATA is to be tank mixed with other products, add the products in the following sequence (as applicable): adjuvant / acidifier, wettable powder, suspension concen-trate, emulsifiable concentrate. Prepared spray mixture must not be left in the spray tank for any length of time, e.g. over-night.

Tank mix preparation

Make sure the sprayer is set to give an even application at the correct volume and an even deposit.
With concentrate sprays, pre-mix the required amount of INSTRATA in a clean container and add to the spray tank as it is being filled.

Mixing and spraying

Fill the spray tank with water to the required level while maintaining agitation to ensure thorough mixing of the spray mixture before spraying commences.
Maintain agitation while spraying. Shake the INSTRATA container thoroughly immediately before use.
Add the required amount of product directly to the spray tank and mix well. INSTRATA is a suspo-emulsion (SE) with minimal odour.
INSTRATA mixes completely with water and may be tank mixed with many commonly used fungicides and liquid fertili-sers. It has Weather Stik Technology that ensures excellent residual on leaf, stem and crown surface and a high degree of rainfastness.

Water volume

500-1000 litres water/ ha for spot treatments use 90ml per 10l water per 100 sq metres


Typical spray pressure is 2-4 bars.


1 hour

Frost sensitivity


Tank mix lifespan

Use immediately

Tank mix stability

Do not combine INSTRATA in the spray tank with pesticides, surfactants or fertilizers, unless prior use has shown the combination physically compatible, effective and non-injurious under your conditions of use.
Do not combine INSTRATA with horticultural oil, and products containing xylene as phytotoxicity may result from the combination when applied to some species on this label.

Minor use

Dollar Spot and Brown Patch

Type Title Description
To preserve the environment
Innovative thinking, practical applications

Prevent Spray Drift

DO NOT ALLOW DIRECT SPRAY from horizontal boom sprayers to fall within 10 m of the top of the bank of a water body, or within 1m of the top of a ditch which is dry at the time of application. Aim spray away from water.

  • In the event of a Toxic or Transport Emergency in South Africa please telephone +27 (0) 8312 33 911 at any time.


    • Triple action combining multisite & single site fungicides
    • Contains fludioxynil


    • Very broad spectrum disease control
    • Provides Best in Class control of Fusarium