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LEARNING LIVE 2023

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Non-Pesticidal disease management

02 Nov 2023
ECO Stage
Turf Pests & Diseases
Controlling turfgrass disease in the absence of, or with limit fungicide availability by using the ‘disease pyramid’ and targeting factors which influence disease. Areas of discussion to include dew control, air movement, and light quality, and how rolling, sand topdressing, mowing and irrigation practices can also reduce disease levels. The presentation will a , which successfully, not only controlled disease, but enhanced turfgrass quality and growth.
Speakers
Dr John J Dempsey, PhD BSc (Hons), Turfgrass Pathologist - Independent Turfgrass research, Ireland