Controlling diseases by stimulating host defences

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Principal Researcher

Dr. Tom Hsiang, Dr. Paul Goodwin

Project Scope

An alternative to pesticides for controlling turfgrass diseases such as dollar spot by using plant defense activators to stimulate the inherent ability of plants to resist pathogen attackĀ is investigated.

Final Report

Mission Statement
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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.