Understanding Lethal Viral Necrosis

Research, Communication, and Management Strategies for Extension and Industry Professionals

Re-Watch The Webinar

Sod Solutions, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension, the Turfgrass Producers of Florida, the Florida Turfgrass Association and the Florida Nursery, Garden and Landscape Association are all dedicated to providing extension and industry professionals research, communication and management strategies related to LVN. This webinar was the first attempt in educating everyone about this disease.

The presentation topics covered the most current information on LVN, considerations when selecting/recommending alternative turfgrasses, renovation/replanting recommendations and more. Thank you to all of our knowledgeable panelists for taking the time to enlighten everyone on this important topic in the turfgrass industry. The webinar on March 23 was packed with lots of valuable research updates and facts on LVN. If you would like to re-watch the webinar, we have broken it down into the individual speaker segments/topics for your convenience here.

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2 hours 30 minutes


Webinar Videos by Topic

Mosaic and LVN Update

Dr. Phil Harmon - 20 minutes

Lessons Learned: Palm Beach County Commercial Horticulture Update

Bill Schall - 15 minutes

Lessons Learned: Palm Beach County Homeowner and Association Update

Laurie Albrecht - 15 minutes

Genetic Challenges & Certification

Dr. Kevin Kenworthy - 15 minutes

Understanding LVN - A View from the Farm

Turfgrass Producers of Florida, Sod Solutions - 15 minutes

Identifying LVN Symptoms, Sampling & Diagnosis

Dr. Romina Gazis-Seregina - 20 minutes

Remediation: St Augustinegrass Best Practices, Herbicide Options and Post Installation Care

Dr. Bryan Unruh - 20 minutes