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Researchers test the limits of biological Pythium control Posted on 27 Jun 2024 in the Current Issue & From the Magazine & Research categories.

A research trial established in the summer of 2022 aimed to evaluate the impact of biological product applications on Pythium root rot. Read more»

Another day, another dollar Posted on 18 Jul 2018 in the Featured & Research categories.

Dollar spot (Sclerotinia homoeocarpa F.T. Bennett) is a common disease of turfgrass worldwide. Even with adequate fertility and deployment of cultural controls, multiple fungicide applications typically are required for control. Read more»

What we know about bacterial diseases of turfgrasses Posted on 14 Jul 2016 in the Featured & Research categories.

Concerns about bacterial etiolation (Figure 1) and decline exploded in the golf course industry more than five years ago. While etiolation had been observed for years, the abnormal elongation sometimes Read more»