The Plant Health Family of Apps from APS:Turf MD and Tomato MD
“Plant Health” is a portal to APS’s new app collection, which includes Turf MD and Tomato MD. These apps offer high-quality, peer-reviewed images, diagnostic keys, tools, tips, and recommendations for the identification and management of various turf and tomato diseases. Each app is available separately for purchase for iPhone and iPad. Download the Plant Health app for free then purchase access to Turf MD and Tomato MD.
Turf MD ($2.99 introductory price) is an interactive reference tool for the identification and management of turfgrass diseases. Turf MD was designed for golf course superintendents, sports turf managers, turf scientists, extension professionals, and anyone responsible for turfgrass health.
It includes a photo gallery, identification tools, decision support tools, an index of turfgrass diseases, and recommendations to help users identify and treat diseases. Specific features include:
Turf MD’s content is based on three APS PRESS Books: Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases, Third Edition (Edited by Richard W. Smiley, Peter H. Dernoeden, and Bruce B. Clarke); A Practical Guide to Turfgrass Fungicides (By Richard Latin); and additional images and keys found in the Turfgrass Diseases, Diagnosis and Management CD-Rom (Developed by Gail L. Schumann and James D. MacDonald).
Tomato MD ($1.99 introductory price) is an interactive tomato reference tool that helps hobby and master gardeners, professional growers, and consultants identify and manage nearly 30 key diseases, insects, and physiological disorders. The app is rich with images and tips covering everything from cultural to chemical management, offering specific features such as:
Tomato MD is based in part on two APS PRESS Books: Tomato Health Management (Edited by R. Michael Davis, Ken Pernezny, and Janet C. Broome) and the Compendium of Tomato Diseases and Pests, Second Edition (Edited by Jeffrey B. Jones, Thomas A. Zitter, M. Timur Momol, and Sally A. Miller).
Tomato MD was authored and peer-reviewed by American Phytopathological Society members Margaret McGrath, Gail Ruhl, Michelle Grabowski, Daniel Gilrein, Robert Wick, and Margery Daughtrey. Many others contributed images.
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