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Author(s):Metz, S. P.; Colbaugh, P. F.
Author Affiliation:Metz: Research Associate, Turf Ornamental Pathology, The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Dallas, TX
Title:Evaluation of natural products for algicide activity using a laboratory bioassay
Section:Pests and pest management
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Source:Texas Turfgrass Research - 1995. 1995, p. 83-84.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:College Station, TX: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.
Series:Texas Agricultural Exp. Station Consolidated Research Report TURF 95-17
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Bioassay; Golf greens; Algae; Algae control; Algicides; Algicide evaluation; Quaternary ammonium compounds; Sodium hypochlorite; Corn gluten meal
Abstract/Contents:"A laboratory bioassay was used to determine the lethal dosage for several natural and synthetic products for controlling surface algae on golf greens. Commercial corn gluten enzymatic hydrolysate (CGEH) was found to be effective in controlling Phormidium sp. algae (50mg/ml). An enzymatic Stubble Digester +® used to promote rapid degradation of high fiber agricultural crops, also proved to be effective in controlling Phormidium sp. algae in laboratory investigations. Cottonseed enzymatic hydrolysate (CSEH) gave some control of algae, however, it was not as effective as CGEH. Neem seed oil was only slightly effective (40μl/ml). The algicide Algaen-X® exhibited algae control after 4 days, comparable to previous field efficacy tests (10μl/ml). Common household bleach (5.25% sodium hypochlorite) gave rapid control of algae at a rate of 50μl/ml."
Language:English
References:4
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Metz, S. P., and P. F. Colbaugh. 1995. Evaluation of natural products for algicide activity using a laboratory bioassay. Tex Turfgrass Res. p. 83-84.
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