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Tag: turf disease

Photo: Jim Kerns

Pythium in golf course putting greens

November 23, 2021 By
Experts look for solutions to solve the impairment of root function by Pythium species that leads to the decline of creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass. ...

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Yellow tuft rarely kills turf, but it can discolor greens, tees and fairways. (Photo courtesy of Pete Dernoeden)

Experts Insights: Yellow tuft and downy mildew molds control and avoidance

November 1, 2021 By
Spores attack virtually all turfgrasses and grass crops and can discolor greens, tees and fairways. Experts offer tips on how to control the turf disease. ...

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Desicor, a new fungicide is used to fight five turf diseases: dollar spot, brown patch, anthracnose, gray leaf spot, and snow mold. (Photo courtesy of Bayer.)

Densicor now available for superintendents for turf disease control

August 3, 2021 By
Bayer has released Desicor, a new fungicide to fight five turf diseases: dollar spot, brown patch, anthracnose, gray leaf spot, and snow mold. ...

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Sprayer putting down fungicide (Photo: ImagineGolf / E+ / Getty Images)

Turf MD: A classic fungicide

June 2, 2021 By
Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., talks about one of the classics that has been used for years in the fight to maintain turfgrass against diseases: QoI fungicides. ...

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Who says there’s no disease?

July 21, 2015 By
What happens when you send in a stunted or wilted turf sample and the report comes back negative for disease? That is not all that uncommon, says Jim Kerns, Ph.D., assistant professor and extension specialist in plant pathology at North ...

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BASF’s new fungicides offer effective turf results, research shows

August 14, 2013 By and
BASF discussed during the recent American Phytopathological Society annual meeting research regarding its Xzemplar fungicide and Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide. Both contain the active ingredient fluxapyroxad, whereas Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide also contains pyraclostrobin. The company said it expects United ...

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