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Primo Maxx Growth Regulator

Primo Maxx

Growth Regulator

Authorisation Number: 
AU - 54275 | NZ - HSR100371
Pack size: 
5 L
Composition: 
Formulation: 
ME (micro-emulsion concentrate)
Country: 
Australia
New Zealand

For the reduction of leaf and stem growth of grass species and as an aid in turf management.

PRIMO MAXX Turf Growth Regulator will promote greener, denser, more resilient turf with less growth, fewer clippings and therefore less expensive maintenance. PRIMO MAXX is the trusted growth regulator that pre-conditions turf for stress and optimises surface quality and colour. PRIMO MAXX should be applied to actively growing turf, at least 6 hours before or after mowing. Good mowing management leading up to application is required to achieve a good quality turf surface and to obtain the best results from PRIMO MAXX.

Bowling Greens

Bunker facing

Common Couch

Durban Grass

Fencelines and around trees

Footpath and curbside edging

General grassed areas

Golf Course fairways

Golf Course greens

Golf Course long roughs

Re-entry Period

  • DO NOT enter treated areas without protective clothing until spray has dried. DO NOT allow the public to enter treated areas until spray has dried.

Precautionary Statements

  • This product is a registered agricultural chemical and must, therefore, be used in accordance with the container label directions.
  • Each user should read this SDS and consider the information in the context of how the product will be handled and used in the workplace including in conjunction with other products.
  • FIRST AID AUSTRALIA: If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone 131 126. NEW ZEALAND: If poisoning occurs, contact the National Poisons Centre. Phone 0800 POISON (0800 764 766) or a doctor immediately.

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Will irritate the eyes. Avoid contact with the eyes. If product gets in eyes, wash it out immediately with water. When opening the container, preparing the spray and using the prepared spray wear: - cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist - elbow-length nitrile or PVC gloves - a washable hat - face shield or goggles Wash hands after use. After each day's use, wash gloves, face shield or goggles and contaminated clothing.

Tank mixing

PRIMO MAXX is a micro emulsion concentrate (ME) with minimal odour as the product does not contain petroleum solvents. PRIMO MAXX mixes completely with water and may be tank mixed with many commonly used fungicides and liquid fertilizers. Add the required quantity of PRIMO MAXX directly to a spray tank containing ⅔ of the required spray volume. Add the rest of the water and ensure the mix is thoroughly agitated before application.

Mixing and spraying

Ensure even application in order to achieve even growth reduction. Avoid overlapping sprays.

Water volume

Apply in 100 to 500 L/ha water, using suitable flat fan nozzles. Application volume should be adequate to ensure thorough and even coverage of the turf leaves and penetration to the crowns.
Knapsack: It is important to apply the correct quantity of PRIMO MAXX to a known area of turf. Apply between 2 and 10 L water/100 m2 turf.
Golf Courses and Bowling Greens: Ensure product placement as uniformly as possible onto leaves and into crowns. Ideal application volume should be 350 to 500 L/ha. For best results use medium to coarse 04 or 025 nozzles, at 5 km/h and 3 bar pressure. Boom height should not exceed 50 cm above the ground.

  • AUSTRALIA: In a transport emergency dial 000, Police or Fire Brigade. For specialist advice in an emergency only, call 1800 033 111 (24 hours).

    NEW ZEALAND: In a transport emergency dial 111, Police or Fire Brigade. For specialist advice in an emergency only, call 0800 734 607 (24 hours).

  • PRIMO MAXX Turf Growth Regulator will promote greener, denser, more resilient turf with less growth, fewer clippings and therefore less expensive maintenance. PRIMO MAXX is the trusted growth regulator that pre-conditions turf for stress and optimises surface quality and colour.

    Features

    • Works by slowing the production of gibberellic acid, a plant hormone that promotes cell elongation.
    • Vertical shoot growth is slowed, while lateral and below-ground growth of rhizomes, stolons, tillers and roots is stimulated.

    Benefits

    • Enhanced playing surfaces with improved turf quality and colour
    • A valuable tool for pre-conditioning greens for hot, stressful summers – treated turf grows a stronger, deeper and more robust root system which leads to better heat stress tolerance, less wear and tear, and improved disease and pest tolerance
    • Regular applications deliver increased quality and durability

    The recommended use rates are designed to give approximately a 20 to 50% reduction in clippings over a 2 to 6 week period. Full growth regulation by PRIMO MAXX begins about 3 to 5 days after application.

    In practice the amount of growth regulation achieved will vary between situations due to environmental conditions and management practices. To some extent, therefore, application rates will need to be adjusted to match growing conditions, management practices and the amount of growth regulation required by the turf manager.

    Repeat applications can be made as soon as turf resumes growth or more suppression is required. Areas treated with PRIMO MAXX should continue to receive regular maintenance practices, including irrigation, fertilisation, and weed, disease and insect control when necessary, as recommended for quality turf.