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Old 04-09-2012, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Smallaxe View Post
Here is an interesting concept, that may be a Catch 22 for some turf environs...

http://www.biocontrol.entomology.cor...ichoderma.html
***" Since Trichoderma spp. grow and proliferate best when there are abundant healthy roots, they have evolved numerous mechanisms for both attack of other fungi and for enhancing plant and root growth."***

Could it be that growing healthy roots in turf, is the best(most important) habitat, for the beneficial, Trichoderma??
That's a Eureka moment! So how do we grow healthy roots? Chose proper seed
type, reduce soil compaction, add organic matter, mow & irrigate properly, use soil inoculants.
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