Focus on Smoothness for Greens Health and Performance
9 Apr 2012 - General News - Mark Sanderson
Greens smoothness is everything when it comes to giving golfers a better playing experience, according to STRI agronomist, Henry Bechelet. He believes getting it right can elevate a golf course from simply being good, to being something really special.
The Science of Turf Stress
7 Sep 2011 - Industry News - Mark Sanderson
Greenkeepers could manage stress in turf plants more effectively with well-timed applications of Primo Maxx growth regulator and Heritage Maxx fungicide, according to initial indications of a Harper Adams University College research project, being undertaken by PhD student Harry Mbah.
New PhD Research into Turf Stress
15 Feb 2011 - Consultancy - Mark Sanderson
Research scientist Harry Mbah has been awarded the UK's first PhD studying environment-related stress and its effects on turf plants. Funded by Syngenta and Harper Adams University College, with research support from STRI, the work will be an important step in providing practical solutions for turf managers.
Syngenta appoints two new Global Technical Managers for Turf
27 Aug 2010 - Industry News - Mark Sanderson
Syngenta has announced the appointment of Dr Julie Dionne as Global Technical Manager Turf and Neil Young as Global Technical Manager Turf Operational. Both will operate within the Technical Management Group, located in Basel, Switzerland.
Primo Maxx Proves a Clear Winner for Line Marking in UK
24 Jul 2010 - General News - Mark Sanderson
The world leading turf growth regulator, Primo Maxx, is now approved for mixing with line marking paint - helping to retain line visibility for up to 50% longer. It also maintains turf quality and eliminates the time, cost and inconvenience of restoring lines burnt-out with total herbicides.
Syngenta $8m formulation robot launched
10 Aug 2009 - Industry News - Mark Sanderson
A unique Syngenta formulation robot has been officially launched by HRH The Princess Royal. The princess carried out the first experiments when she visited the company's Jealott's Hill R&D site in Berkshire last week.