Zoysiagrasses are growing in popularity for golf course turf, thanks to several new varieties with improved agronomic characteristics. However, large patch continues to be a challenge for golf course superintendents throughout the U.S. transition zone and south.
In this 60-minute webinar, Matt Giese, Mike Richardson, Ph.D., and Lane Tredway, Ph.D., present a comprehensive approach to large patch management, including variety selection, cultural management, and optimizing fungicide performance. A new chemistry for large patch management is introduced.
Original presentation date: July 15, 2020
This webinar has been approved by GCSAA for 0.10 external education points. You will use the code announced at the end of the webinar, to submit your points in the external education affidavit on the GCSAA web site.
About the Instructors
Matt Giese is the Midwestern U.S. Technical Manager for Syngenta. He earned both his bachelors and master's degrees from the University of Nebraska.
Mike Richardson, Ph.D., is professor of horticulture at the University of Arkansas. He earned a bachelor's degree from Louisiana Tech University, a master's degree at Louisiana State University and his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia. Richardson’s research focuses on cultural practices that impact cool- and warm-season turfgrass production in the transition zone.
Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is the Southeastern U.S. Technical Manager for Syngenta and was an associate professor and extension specialist at North Carolina State. Tredway earned his bachelor's from Penn State University, a master's from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in plant pathology from the University of Georgia.
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