Pests & Diseases (page 1)

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ICL Anthracnose Webinar

ICL will be holding a live online webinar on 11th August entitled - Anthracnose in Turf - Best Management Advice

in Pests & Diseases - 5 days, 19 hours ago

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Red thread control

A new approval for red thread on the Instrata Elite label has further extended the value of the important all-round Syngenta turf fungicide

in Pests & Diseases - 2 weeks, 4 days ago

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Could seaweed help?

More and more greenkeepers are talking about problems with parasitic nematodes affecting their turf. Seaweed could provide a sustainable, novel solution...

in Pests & Diseases - on 8/7/20

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2020 Acelepryn authorised

The Emergency Authorisation for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, for the control of chafer grubs has been reapproved for the 2020...

in Pests & Diseases - on 22/5/20

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Head Groundsman foxed

A brush with the local fox population is keeping Leeds Rhinos’ groundsman Ryan Golding busy during the coronavirus crisis.

in Pests & Diseases - on 30/4/20

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Non-chemical solutions

The final banning of the fungicide Propiconazole in March has added fresh urgency to the need for greenkeepers and groundsmen to find non-chemical, or...

in Pests & Diseases - on 28/4/20

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Frost and Microdochium

We’re reaching that time of year when we start hoping for some decent frosts. A sustained period of cold weather will really help slow the progress of...

in Pests & Diseases - on 2/11/19

Chafer Summit

Chafer Summit succeess

The Turf and Amenity industry united to declare that an integrated pest management (IPM) is needed for Chafer and Leatherjacket control.

in Pests & Diseases - on 29/5/19

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Turf Pest Tracker

The new Turf Pest Tracker will follow the timing and movement of the adult life cycle stages of key turf pests this summer, to get a better picture of...

in Pests & Diseases - on 22/5/19

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Derby dreams dominate

Home to the Investec Derby, and synonymous with Flat racing for even the most casual follower of the sport, Epsom Downs is used to being in the news. But...

in Pests & Diseases - on 20/5/19

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A bug's death!

Alex Sobel MP hosted a House of Commons debate recently about insect declines, sparked by the recent global review of insect declines authored by Sanchez-Bayo...

in Pests & Diseases - on 16/5/19

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Disease management

In recent years, we’ve seen a continually changing landscape in our industry, relating most notably to the chemical armoury we have available to us....

in Pests & Diseases - on 13/5/19

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Anthracnose likely!

As grass plants have experienced extreme droughts this summer greenkeepers are reminded to act now before disease onset this autumn

in Pests & Diseases - on 24/9/18

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Rhenac uses UV-C light

Rhenac GreenTec AG (Germany) introduces – in partnership with Recreational Systems Europe/RSE – a unit that uses UV-C light to destroy up to 95% of...

in Pests & Diseases - on 30/5/18

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Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Pests & Diseases - on 8/5/18

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World Cup locust scandal

The Russian government says a plague of locusts could 'disgrace' the country by destroying World Cup pitches.

in Pests & Diseases - on 1/2/18

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Edgbaston Priory Club

In recent years the number of chemicals available to us as turf managers has rapidly diminished, while expectations relating to turf quality remain as...

in Pests & Diseases - on 5/1/18

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New Live Maps for disease

A new disease forecasting tool on the Syngenta Greencast turf management website now gives a clear picture of disease pressure across the UK.

in Pests & Diseases - on 29/11/17