Pests & Diseases (Page 1)


Lantra take lead on plan

Lantra, the UK’s leading awarding organisation, providing training and qualifications for the land-based sector, has said it is looking forward to the...

in Pests & Diseases - 3 weeks, 5 days ago


LJ cause emergency

An Emergency Authorisation (EA) for the use of the Syngenta insecticide Acelepryn to target leatherjackets has been granted for the 2022 season.

in Pests & Diseases - 3 weeks, 6 days ago


New Syngenta Turf App

The new Syngenta Turf App now includes a host of added features to help with everyday turf management decisions and enhance long-term planning.

in Pests & Diseases - on 14/7/22


Amenity Forum guidance

The Amenity Forum working in collaboration with DEFRA on further improving guidance on integrated approaches to weed, pest & disease management

in Pests & Diseases - on 11/6/22

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Safeguard your turf

A turf disease previously more common in the US, incidences of Brown Patch are becoming more frequent in high-end stadiums and training grounds across...

in Pests & Diseases - on 15/4/22


Safeguard your turf

As climate change brings more hot and humid weather, the severity and geographic range of fungal diseases are increasing. Disease control has become a...

in Pests & Diseases - on 6/1/22

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Grey Leaf Spot

Grey leaf spot has now been identified in stadium turf situations in a number of instances in the UK. As one of the new disease pathogens attacking turf,...

in Pests & Diseases - on 3/11/21

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Disease research results

Latest turf disease research results reveal the crucial role of early preventative fungicide applications to protect surfaces going into the winter.

in Pests & Diseases - on 11/10/21


Facing the Future

Withdrawal from the European community, and the consequences of a pandemic, are already substantially impacting on all who manage amenity and sports spaces....

in Pests & Diseases - on 5/9/21

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Acelepryn later timing

A new Emergency Authorisation (EA) for the use of the Syngenta insecticide, Acelepryn, has been approved to target leatherjackets for the 2021 season

in Pests & Diseases - on 12/8/21


The disease triangle

Anthracnose of turf is caused by the pathogen Colletotrichum cereale. The disease primarily affects intensely managed turf surfaces because of the considerable...

in Pests & Diseases - on 23/7/21

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ICL's big survey

This survey has been produced by ICL in response to the apparent increase in reports of Leatherjacket and Chafer grub infestations seen within the amateur...

in Pests & Diseases - on 14/7/21

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Leatherjacket challenge!

BIGGA and Syngenta to host major industry event focussing on the threat to the golfing industry caused by increasing populations of harmful insects

in Pests & Diseases - on 30/4/21


Plant stress; sports turf

Drones and remote sensing technology, such as multispectral and thermal cameras, have the potential to detect early symptoms of stress in turf grass. This...

in Pests & Diseases - on 6/4/21

Bees- Pesticides

Legal threat over bees

The Wildlife Trusts is to take legal action against the UK government over its decision to allow a pesticide that is almost entirely banned in the EU....

in Pests & Diseases - on 2/2/21

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Government breaks promise

Farmers ‘relieved’ as chemical sanctioned for emergency use, despite EU-wide ban backed by UK. A pesticide believed to kill bees has been authorised...

in Pests & Diseases - on 13/1/21


Sherborne GC starlings

Under the guidance of Agrovista Amenity, Sherborne Golf Club is currently embarking on an integrated pest management plan (IPM) to control a leatherjacket...

in Pests & Diseases - on 12/11/20

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Anthracnose in turf

With Anthracnose appearing to be on the increase in recent years, ICL Technical Managers Henry Bechelet and Dr Andy Owen, along with Dr Kate Entwistle...

in Pests & Diseases - on 18/9/20


ICL Anthracnose Webinar

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

in Pests & Diseases - on 4/8/20

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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 - on 23/7/20