Dollar spot and brown patch are two of the most common diseases in creeping bentgrass and other cool-season turfgrasses when warm humid weather conditions occur during the season. In this 60-minute webinar, Lisa Beirn, Ph.D., and Matt Giese, discuss strategies for management including cultural practices and optimizing fungicide efficacy. They introduce three new fungicides that have been specifically engineered for managing these top two diseases in cool-season golf course turf.
Original presentation date: July 29, 2020
This webinar was 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
Lisa Beirn, Ph.D., is a research and development field scientist for Syngenta Professional Solutions. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Cook College, Rutgers University and her master’s and PhD in Plant Biology from Rutgers University.
Matt Giese, M.S., is the Midwestern U.S. Technical Manager for Syngenta and has worked for them for more than 25 years. He earned both his bachelors and master's degrees from the University of Nebraska, the latter in turf and turfgrass management.
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