Pests & Diseases (page 1)

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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 - 2 weeks, 2 days ago

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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

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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

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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

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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 - 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

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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

Grandstand

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