Tag: nematodes

My turfgrass wish list

December 17, 2018 By
In the spirit of Christmas, I am sharing my research wish list. There are great turfgrass scientists hard at work on many of the items on my list. Despite their efforts, some of my wishes remain unfulfilled. That just goes ...
Photos by: Mark newton (1,2), Syngenta (3), Bruce Martin, Ph.d. (4, 5), Derek Settle, Ph.D. (6)

Invisible intruders

March 26, 2018 By
In the summer of 2015, Mark Newton, CGCS at Canyon Farms Golf Club in Lenexa, Kan., was worried he might lose his job. He and his two assistant superintendents were spot-watering greens up to five times a day. His greens ...
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Syngenta: Divanem + Heritage Action Multipak

November 7, 2017 By
Nematodes reduce the depth and density of root systems, making turf less able to absorb water and more susceptible to disease. Syngenta offers the powerful combination of Divanem® nematicide and Heritage® Action™ fungicide in a Multipak to help control troublesome ...

University of Illinois shares preliminary research on nematodes and Holganix

October 6, 2017 By
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently released preliminary results from its research on nematodes and Holganix. The nematodes currently being studied include pathogenic root-knot and soybean cyst nematodes, according to a press release. While studies are still ongoing, preliminary results ...
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Photos: Nathaniel Mitkowski

Nematodes on northern turfgrasses

Nematodes are everywhere. They’re found in all but the most extreme environmental conditions, in soils, oceans, rivers, streams, on plants, in plants and even in animals and humans. Fortunately, most nematodes are innocuous, eating bacteria and occasionally each other. Of ...

Nematodes Beware: NIMITZ is coming!

February 11, 2016 By
“NIMITZ Pro G puts nematodes six feet under,” says Marie Knox, resident nematologist and technical services manager for Quali-Pro, a brand of Pasadena, Texas-based Control Solutions Inc. (CSI). Knox and Rick Grant, CSI’s business director for turf and ornamental markets, ...