Large patch and spring dead spot are the most destructive diseases of bermudagrass and zoysiagrass in transition zone environments. Modern fungicide chemistries and other technologies are making it possible to manage these diseases with increasing efficacy and precision. Lane P. Tredway, Ph.D., reviews the latest research on management of large patch and spring dead spot in this 60-minute webinar presented by Syngenta. Tredway summarizes current control recommendations and discusses online tools that can be used to accurately time preventive applications.
Original presentation date: Aug. 4, 2021
External education points: 0.10
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 Instructor
Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is a senior technical representative for Syngenta, with responsibilities for turf and landscape in the Southeastern U.S. In this role he works with turf managers, sales representatives, and university specialists to develop effective pest management programs. Tredway earned his bachelors from Penn State University, master’s in plant biology from Rutgers University and Ph.D. in plant pathology from the University of Georgia. Prior to joining Syngenta, he was an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Plant Pathology at North Carolina State University. In this role he published extensively on the biology and management of turf diseases in the transition zone, and in 2010 received the NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Extension and Outreach Award. Tredway frequently teaches webinars as part of this partnership series.
This event is free to all, thanks to Syngenta.