PBI-Gordon Announces Kabuto™ Fungicide SC Available For Purchase

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PBI-Gordon Corporation recently announced that Kabuto™ Fungicide SC is approved for purchase in the United States.

PBI-Gordon Corporation recently announced that Kabuto™ Fungicide SC is approved for purchase in the United States. A liquid formulation of the active ingredient isofetamid, Kabuto is proven in university research and end-user trials to provide preventative and curative Dollar Spot control.

“This is big news for PBI-Gordon and for the industry,” says Jim Goodrich, product manager for fungicides, insecticides and plant growth regulators at PBI-Gordon. “Dollar Spot is one of the most prevalent and expensive diseases in turf, and Kabuto gives lawn care professionals and golf course supers an effective new tool to fight it.”

PBI-Gordon has partnered with ISK Biosciences Corporation (ISKBC) of Concord, OH, a subsidy of Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Ltd. (ISK) of Osaka, Japan, in the production, sales, and distribution of the product to the professional turf management industry. Featuring the active ingredient isofetamid, Kabuto will help ease the economic impact of Dollar Spot by managing resistance concerns.

“The successes of Segway, Katana, and now Kabuto are testament to the strength of the ISKBC-PBI-Gordon partnership,” says Tom Hoffman, senior vice president and general manager for PBI-Gordon. ““I’m confident Kabuto will have a positive impact on the professional turf industry.”

PBI-Gordon currently markets ISKBC products Segway® Fungicide SC and Katana® Turf Herbicide.

About ISK
Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd. (ISK) is a leading global chemical company headquartered in Osaka, Japan. ISK has a fully integrated agricultural chemicals business with research and development, marketing, registration, and product operations. ISK is represented in the Americas through its wholly owned subsidiary, ISK Biosciences Corporation (ISKBC).

With headquarters in Concord, OH, ISKBC has primary responsibility for development, registration, and logistics for ISK’s products in the Americas. For additional information concerning ISK Biosciences, visit iskbc.com

About PBI-Gordon
With a line of herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, growth regulators and other products, PBI-Gordon Corporation is a national leader in the professional turf and ornamental management industry. The company also develops and markets products for the consumer lawn, garden, and farm and ranch markets, as well as animal health and grooming in the consumer and veterinary markets.

Based in Kansas City, Mo., PBI-Gordon has been in business since 1947, and is 100 percent employee-owned. For information on PBI-Gordon, visit PBIGordon.com or call 800.884.3179.

Kabuto™ is a trademark of Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.
Segway® and Katana are registered trademarks of Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.

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