Pesticide application research demonstrated at a field day event

Michael A. Fidanza, Bruce B. Clarke, Michael L. Agnew, John E. Kaminski, Tom Reed

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Abstract

A field day event was used to demonstrate the value of proper pesticide application methods to turfgrass. A single fungicide was applied through four nozzle-types and four water-carrier volumes targeting a common foliar disease in turfgrass. Most golf course superintendents surveyed use the same nozzle-type for all pesticide applications, but this field study indicated better disease control from the fungicide applied through certain nozzle-types and water-carrier volumes. As a result, most superintendents intended to make improvements to their pesticide application programs, and many had a highly favorable view of including this type of research at future field day events.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1IAW7
JournalJournal of Extension
Volume45
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2007

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  • Education

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