Disease control is a major factor in successfully managing turfgrasses, there is however, a dependency on fungicides. Turf managers are increasingly becoming interested in alternative methods to control disease. This seminar will present and assess alternative methods of control. Data will be presented showing the latest research methodologies for disease control, it will present data explaining how non-fungicidal controls such as Fe and rolling work. Furthermore, explain how suppression by natural compounds such as silica, potassium, manganese, and phosphite occurs. The eficacy of biological controls e.g. compost tea, will be assessed and ﬁnally methods which enhance the plants natural defense systems are presented.
Presented by Dr John Dempsey, Superintendent/Plant Pathologist, Royal Currah Golf Club
**Pre-Booking Closed** = Although 70 pre-book seats have been allocated,
50 seats remain in the seminar room - available on a first come, first
serve basis. We recommend that you arrive 15 minutes prior to the start
time of the Seminar session you wish to attend.
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