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Tag: snow mold

What a difference a year makes in Wausau, Wis. Nearly 100 percent disease on the nontreated control in 2020 (left) and nothing in 2021 (right). (Photo courtesy of Paul Koch, Ph.D.)

Super Science: The bizarro snow mold year

September 7, 2021 By
Paul Koch, Ph.D., looks at two case studies that searched for a reason as to why snow mold barely affected northern areas while hammering southern areas. ...

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Streaks of pink snow mold show traffic as the likely source of its spread on this golf course in British Columbia. (Photo courtesy of Paul Koch)

Now is the time for snow mold control

August 27, 2021 By
Courses with wet winters may be susceptible to snow mold. Experts share the best ways to keep the pathogen at bay. ...

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Snow mold strikes again

August 3, 2020 By
Paul Koch, Ph.D., describes snow mold control methods and look backs at the 2019-2020 winter to help prepare for 2020-2021. ...

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This photo was taken behind No. 10 on the Premier course. (Photo: Treetops Resort)

The view from the Treetops Resort

June 6, 2020 By
The last 16 years have brought dramatic changes to Michigan’sTreetops Resort. The team discusses the maintenance and labor practices. ...

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Snow mold (Photo: Paul Koch, Ph.D.)

Experts’ Insights: Shut down snow mold

September 5, 2019 By
Snow mold is an umbrella term that encompasses pink snow mold, gray snow mold and speckled snow mold, according to Paul Koch, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It’s mostly found in ...

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Snow mold damage (Photo: Paul Koch)

Things I learned about snow mold last winter

August 6, 2019 By
Every winter is different. Some are snowier than others, some are colder than others and some have those dreaded ice events. Sometimes our research plots have lots of snow mold, other years, sadly, none. No matter the conditions, I always ...

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