Red Thread: how groundskeepers can minimise damage from red thread on their turf

Red thread is among the most important diseases of sports and amenity turf, affecting both the visual appearance and the playing quality of the sward.

by John Adlam
Red thread disease - image: Flickr/Kris Lord (CC by 2.0)
Red thread disease - image: Flickr/Kris Lord (CC by 2.0)

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