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Site Of U.S. Open At Bethpage Is Sharply Reducing Pesticide Use With Such Techniques As Removing Dew And Vacuuming Weevils

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June 7, 2002
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Forget the sand traps and the water hazards. The real battle on Long Island's Bethpage State Park golf course, the site of this year's U.S. Open June 13-16, is making the putting greens free from fungal diseases, cutworms and weevils ---- and safe from the pesticides used to combat them.

BETHPAGE, N.Y. -- Forget the sand traps and the water hazards. The real battle on Long Island's Bethpage State Park golf course, the site of this year's U.S. Open June 13-16, is making the putting greens free from fungal diseases, cutworms and weevils ---- and safe from the pesticides used to combat them.


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Cornell University. (2002, June 7). Site Of U.S. Open At Bethpage Is Sharply Reducing Pesticide Use With Such Techniques As Removing Dew And Vacuuming Weevils. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/06/020607072803.htm
Cornell University. "Site Of U.S. Open At Bethpage Is Sharply Reducing Pesticide Use With Such Techniques As Removing Dew And Vacuuming Weevils." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/06/020607072803.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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