Tag: fungicides

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Moving fungicides down in soil

Fungicides are the most common means of crown- and root-disease suppression, so optimizing the product is economical and beneficial to turfgrass health. ...

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Creeping bentgrass growing in cone-tainers. (Photo: Wendell Hutchins)

Help your fungicide with post-application irrigation

All turfgrass species can be devastated by crown- and root-infecting pathogens. Diseases such as summer patch (Magnaporthiopsis poae), spring dead spot (Ophiosphaerella spp.) and Pythium root rot (Pythium spp.) can decimate turfgrass stands. Cultural management practices are often employed to ...

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Maxtima and Navicon Intrinsic: New fungicides to help superintendents

November 7, 2019 By
Clark Throssell interviews Renee Keese, Ph.D. Keese is a biology R&D project leader in turf and ornamentals for BASF. She leads numerous field trials every year on new and commercially available active ingredients for use in turf. You may reach ...

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Effect of FeSO4 and lightweight rolling on dollar spot suppression. (Photo: Travis Roberson)

Iron sulfate and lightweight rolling for dollar spot

Dollar spot (Clarireedia spp.) is one of the most damaging turfgrass diseases worldwide. Superintendents routinely apply a wide variety of broad spectrum and site-specific fungicides to suppress dollar spot, but there are increasing alternatives to traditional fungicides employed for dollar ...

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and Mike Ruizzo at Bayer’s Focus on Florida Media Summit. (Photo: Clara Richter)

All eyes on Florida at Bayer’s Focus on Florida Media Summit

August 26, 2019 By
When it comes to growing and maintaining turfgrass, Florida is a very important state. That was the main message behind Bayer’s Focus on Florida Media Summit, held July 11-12 in Naples, Fla. “Florida is the perfect storm for grass growing, ...

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The scenic Nutters Crossing Golf Club in Salisbury, Md., where Pat Riebe is superintendent. (Photo: Pat Riebe)

Kabuto: Spring dead spot’s archnemesis

July 16, 2019 By
As a severe disease of warm-season turfgrasses, spring dead spot (SDS) is managed throughout the Transition Zone of the United States. Caused by a fungal infection that occurs in the autumn months (particularly as warm-season turf is approaching dormancy), SDS ...

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