Pests & Diseases (Page 1)

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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 - 2 weeks, 3 days ago

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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

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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

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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

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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