Bayer CropScience Introduces Specticle plus Fertilizer

Bayer CropScience Introduces Specticle plus Fertilizer

Pre-emergent Herbicide Simplifies Turf Maintenance, Delivering Unsurpassed
Weed control, Plus Fertilizer, in a Convenient Application

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, has launched
Specticle® plus Fertilizer – an innovative herbicide that provides warm-season
turf managers up to eight months of residual control at low use rates. The
company will feature Specticle plus Fertilizer at the upcoming Green Industry
& Equipment Expo (GIE+EXPO) in Louisville, Ky.

"Specticle plus Fertilizer is an example of delivering innovation to meet the
needs of green industry professionals and help them be more efficient," said
Jeff Michel, Bayer's herbicide business manager. "It allows turf managers to
achieve healthy, weed-free turf while simplifying operations, which translates
to time and cost savings that help grow their bottom line."

The characteristics of Specticle deliver excellent weed prevention and
fertility. Specticle plus Fertilizer is available in two different
concentrations and a variety of fertilizer blends to provide for increased
flexibility that meets the needs of warm-season turfgrass professionals. Visit
to view the use recommendations Bayer developed to provide golf and lawn care
professionals with application information specific to their location within
the continental U.S.

Specticle is a unique class of chemistry that offers an environmentally
responsible solution and helps address weed resistance. Specticle plus
Fertilizer delivers extended residual pre-emergent control of more than 75
broadleaf and grassy weeds, including annual bluegrass, goosegrass, crabgrass
and annual sedge. The easy-to-use Specticle plus Fertilizer helps streamline
turf management practices and simplify application.

Learn more about Specticle plus Fertilizer by visiting the Bayer booth, #6030,

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About Bayer CropScience

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health
care, agriculture and high-tech materials. This year the company looks back on
150 years of working to fulfill its mission "Bayer: Science For A Better
Life". Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the
agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 8,383 million (2012) and is one
of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of
seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers
an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop
protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well
as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the
area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio
of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry
applications. The company has a global workforce of 20,800 and is represented
in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at:

Bayer CropScience Media Hotline, 1-877-879-6162, or

Ciara Ahern
Global Prairie
Tel: (216) 374-1274
Email: ciara(dot)ahern(at)global-prairie(dot)com

Becca Hogan
Manager of External communications
Bayer CropScience
Tel: (919) 549-2998
Email: becca(dot)hogan(at)bayer(dot)com


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