Dollar spot - two articles!

Read the two articles from the ongoing STERF-project "Risk assessment, management and control of dollar
spot caused by Sclerotinia homoeocarpa on Scandinavian golf courses". (To the project)

Risk of dollar spot on Norwegian golf courses

Dollar spot was officially documented in Norway in 2013 and in Sweden in 2014. In Denmark, the disease has been seen for at least  10 years. As far as we know, the disease exists on at least 20 golf courses in the Nordic countries. On some Nordic courses and for some years the damage from dollar spot is severe with up to 70-80% dead grass on greens and fairways.

In vitro screening for resistance to dollar spot
This article gives a brief overview and current results from the screening of resistance to dollar spot in different species and cultivars.