Will Acelepryn finally help courses control leather jackets and chafer grubs?

Full approval has now been given to an insecticide which can control two pests that can blight our layouts...

An insecticide that blitzes the pests that devastate golf courses can now be used by clubs across the UK.

A full approval for Acelepryn, the Syngenta insecticide, is in place to help curb leather jackets and chafer grubs.

While it had been available to clubs who were suffering most from the tiny insects under an emergency authorisation order, it will now be available for all course managers and head greenkeepers when they decide it’s needed the most.

The decision comes just in time for chafer grubs, with applications expected in the late spring, and will help hit leatherjackets in the autumn.

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