Tag: Pythium blight

Photo: Jim Moore

Wisdom from Waco: Why a scanner can be a helpful tool for supers

January 27, 2023 By
Jim Moore explains how scanners are often overlooked but can be a helpful tool for supers for pest and disease identification. ...

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Controlling challenging turfgrass diseases: Pythium blight, wet wilt

August 6, 2019 By
Driving to work with my air conditioner blasting and “Cherry Cherry” (from the album “Hot August Night”) blaring on the radio, I started reminiscing about my college turfgrass classes. At the time, one of the most feared agronomic problems facing ...

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Demystifying Pythium diseases of golf course turfgrasses

February 26, 2018 By and
Pythium diseases are exceptionally important in turfgrass management. Yet, these diseases are oversimplified in how they are presented in the literature and commonly confused with one another. For example, in the “Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases,” Pythium diseases are lumped together ...

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Where a full house always wins

July 17, 2017 By
Forget the royal flushes, Rhodes Ranch Golf Club in Las Vegas goes all in on a packed tee sheet. Roy Smith, general manager at Rhodes Ranch Golf Club in Las Vegas, remembers playing the course he now manages some six ...

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Syngenta 2015 Innovation Day Photo Parade

April 15, 2015 By
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Under the microscope: Pythium blight

May 21, 2013 By
Pythium blight (pathogen: Pythium spp. P. aultimum, P. aphanidermatum) during hot humid weather can be a serious problem on creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera) and annual bluegrasss (Poa annua) greens and to a lesser extent bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon). Generally, this disease ...

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