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    Development of cultural systems and biological controls for integrated turf management

    Principle Researcher Dr. Micheal Brownbridge Project Scope: This project will provide viable biocontrol agents with robust use practices, information on the potential of new grass varieties and novel seed coating technologies for use in ecologically sound integrated turf management programs. Final report :  REPORT OTRF Funding Partner Ontario Horticultural Trades Foundation -Landscape...
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    Variation in responsiveness of Agrostis cultivars to defense activators and correlation with defense response genes

    Principle Researcher Dr. Tom Hsiang, Dr. Paul Goodwin Project Scope: The objective of this project is to identify species and cultivars with strong responsiveness to defense activation by particular compounds. The potential benefit to turfgrass management could decrease the use of highly regulated synthetic pesticides in favor of lower risk alternatives,...
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    Economic Profile of the Ontario Turfgrass Industry

    Principal Researcher Dr. Glen Fox, University of Guelph The Ontario turfgrass industry consists of diverse segments, such as golf courses, municipal parks, sod farms, lawn care companies and sports fields. This OTRF commissioned economic study of the Ontario turfgrass industry is of interest to all turfgrass industry segments and government agencies. Results...

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The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundationis a volunteer board of professionals of the turfgrass industry dedicated to the future of turf research. Their objectives are to support the scientific research of turf culture for the advancement of the turfgrass industry.