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Author(s):Jackson, N.
Author Affiliation:Department of Plant Sciences, University of Rhode Island
Title:Fungicide usage on golf course turf: The implications in a growing world market
Meeting Info.:Brighton, England, November 21-24, 1994.
Source:Brighton Crop Protection Conference - Pests and Diseases. Vol. 2, 1994, p. 857-864.
# of Pages:8
Publishing Information:Farnham, Surrey, England: British Crop Protection Council
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Environmental effects; Golf courses in the environment; Fungicide safety; Futures; Environmental protection; Toxicity; Fungicides; Pesticides; Pesticide safety; Diseases
Abstract/Contents:"Turf diseases present a major management problem on golf courses worldwide and fungicides offer the only reliable, effective means of control at the present time. The likelihood for their replacement by cultural or biological control methods seems unlikely in the near future. Cultural practices that influence disease incidence and severity are well known to professional turf managers and are already integrated into their management programs. Biological agents for turf disease control await commercial exploitation. Increased world interest will result in many more golf courses and an increased demand for fungicides. Additional fungicides of new chemistry, environmentally friendly, and of low mammalian toxicity are needed to address current concerns and supplement our now dwindling arsenal."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Jackson, N. 1994. Fungicide usage on golf course turf: The implications in a growing world market. Brighton Crop Prot. Conf. Pests Dis. 2:p. 857-864.
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