Factors that Affect Pesticide Fate and Behavior on the Golf Course

March 27th, 2018 2:30pm CDT

Education Points: 0.2

While pesticides are commonly used to manage weeds, insects, and diseases on the golf course, you want to make sure your applications are as efficacious as possible. Your understanding of pesticide fate and behavior and will help you devise best management practices (BMPs) to maximize pest control and minimize possible injury to off-target plants. Travis Gannon, Ph.D., helps you learn more about the biological and chemical attributes of pesticides and how they behave after application on your course. He also discusses how herbicides may cause adverse injury to the desired turf, providing specific examples of what not to do as well as details to help you review and implement your BMPs.