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Author(s):Mann, Ruth L.; Newell, Andy
Author Affiliation:Department of Turfgrass Protection, Sports Turf Research Institute, St. Ives Estate, Bingley, West Yorkshire
Title:The distribution and severity of diseases in the Netherlands- a questionnaire survey
Section:Disease
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Meeting Info.:Llandudno, Wales, UK: July 10-15, 2005
Source:International Turfgrass Society Annexe - Technical Papers 2005. Vol. 10, 2005, p. 24-25.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Aberystywth, Ceredigion, UK: International Turfgrass Society
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Disease susceptibility; Fungicides; Disease distribution; Disease severity; Questionnaire surveys; Integrated pest management; Golf greens; Disease control; Weather
Abstract/Contents:Presents the results of "a questionnaire...survey sent to all golf clubs in the Netherlands in October 2003" to document distribution and severity of disease. States that two greens on each course "were selected by the greenkeeper as the 'best' green (considered least susceptible to disease) and the 'worst' green (considered most susceptible to disease)...[and] moisture content, grass species, composition of the greens, thatch depth, maximum and average rooting depths, volumetric moisture content, pH, organic matter content, bulk density and soil texture were measured by standard methods." Results indicate that "Microdochium patch (Microdochium nivale (Fr.)) was the most common disease followed by dollar spot (Sclerotinia homoeocarpa (F.T. Bennett))." Discusses possible prevention and treatment of diseases and concludes that "disease forecasting, which assesses the environmental conditions and produces a 'risk' of infection could be helpful in the current situation in the Netherlands and as part of an integrated pest management program. When the risk is predicted to be very high, extra vigilance may detect the symptoms of disease at an earlier stage. Fungicide application at this early stage would improve control of the disease."
Language:English
References:0
Note:Tables
Geographic Terms:Netherlands
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Mann, R. L., and A. Newell. 2005. The distribution and severity of diseases in the Netherlands- a questionnaire survey. Int. Turfgrass Soc. Annexe - Tech. Pap. 10:p. 24-25.
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