Our Insights | Agronomy
August 01, 2019

Increased Root Growth Under Drought Stress with MegAleX®

BRANDT iHammer’s Megalex significantly increased root growth under drought stress compared to the nitrogen and untreated controls. Furthermore, MegAleX produced the best root growth as measured by dry weight (g) than all other treatments in the trial.


Suggested Nutrition Program for Putting Greens


Soil Application Application Rate
MegAleX 5-7 fl oz/M
BRANDT Uptake Advanced 3 fl oz/M

Rotated with (every 7 days)


Foliar Application Application Rate
GRIGG Elicitor 3 fl oz/M
GRIGG PK Plus 6 fl oz/M


In an effort to improve rooting during drought stress, utilize a preventative and rotational program targeting soil and foliar applications. Utilize programs backed with science for best results.

Poa annua (11-13% soil VWC)

Poa annua (11-13% soil VWC)


When applied at 7.3 fl. oz. per 1000 ft routinely, Megalex improved annual bluegrass (Poa annua) root growth and development.

*means followed by a different letter are significantly different (P=0.05)