Tag: anthracnose

The man in the mirror

September 25, 2018 By
You, dear superintendent, are the main cause of anthracnose outbursts. Luckily, you also hold the keys to minimizing those problems. Research from Ohio State University (OSU) says that mowing issues likely are the No. 1 factor that initiates the onset ...

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Syngenta: Velista fungicide

September 6, 2017 By
Velista® fungicide is the broadest-spectrum SDHI for turf and the only SDHI that is labeled to control anthracnose. As the fall season approaches, Velista can deliver excellent control of leaf spot, dollar spot, fairy ring and spring dead spot, among ...

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Syngenta: Appear Fungicide

June 12, 2017 By
Appear® fungicide has two components that work together to enhance control of Pythium and anthracnose while improving stress tolerance and turf quality. On the inside, a phosphite fungicide is quickly absorbed by the plant in its most active form. On ...

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Lessen your anthracnose struggles

Anthracnose (Colletotrichum cereale) has been a persistent problem on putting greens, particularly in the northeastern United States, where many golf courses have Poa annua greens, some by choice, others to the superintendent’s distain. While anthracnose can also occur on creeping ...

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Amvac introduces Oreon fungicide

January 26, 2016 By
Amvac Chemical Corporation has launched Oreon fungicide, a combination fungicide that provides both contact and systemic activity against common turf diseases such as anthracnose, dollar spot and brown patch. Oreon has two active ingredients, PCNB and tebuconazole fungicides. The water-based ...

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Anthracnose: A chronic problem

August 5, 2015 By
An article appeared in the June issue of Golfdom entitled, “The 2015 Fungicide Survey.” The survey asked superintendents, “What is the most difficult disease to control?” The answer by far was anthracnose. It isn’t a surprise to me that anthracnose ...

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