Article | . 2018 Vol. 7, Issue. 2
Suppression of Dollar Spot Caused by Sclerotinia homoeocarpa on Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis palustris Huds.) after Applying Tebuconazole, Chlorothalonil and Their Mixture



Department of Horticultural Science, Chungnam National University1
Taejun Agrotech Co. Ltd.2
Daejung-golf Engineering Co. Ltd.3
Department of Bio-Environmental Chemistry, Chungnam National University4




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This study was conducted to evaluate the control efficacy of dollar spot on creeping bentgrass after applying various amounts of tebuconazole, chlorothalonil and mixture of tebuconazole and chlorothalonil (tebuconazole+chlorothalonil). In effect of three fungicides on suppression against Sclerotinia homoeocarpa, tebuconazole and tebuconazole+chlorothalonil were found to inhibit more than 98% fungus growth on medium and 70% in chlorothalonil treatment. The control efficacy of tebuconazole at different rates of 31.25, 62.5, and 125 a.i. mg m-2 on creeping bentgrass showed more than 80%. Application of tebuconazole (125.0 a.i. mg m-2), tebuconazole+chlorothalonil (125.0 a.i. mg m-2+135.9 a.i. mg m-2) and chlorothalonil (135.9 a.i. mg m-2) were suppressed 96%, 80%, 70% for the dollar spot severity, respectively. Correlation between application amount of fungicides and control efficacy of dollar spot was significantly positive, and suggested amount of tebuconazole, tebuconazole+chlorothalonil and chlorothalonil that might suppress more than 80% of dollar spot were calculated to 29.6, 132.2+142.8, and 157.0 a.i. mg m-2, respectively.



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