APS reference apps for plant diseases found on Turfgrass and Tomatoes. Mobile tools featuring photos, identification keys, and management recommendations. Each app is available separately for purchase. Please note: Turf MD and Tomato MD in-app purchases are 125+MB and may take a few minutes to download. Once downloaded, you can use these apps freely without an internet connection.
TURF MD - 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 else responsible for turfgrass health. It includes peer-reviewed images, diagnostic keys, decision support tools, and recommendations to help users identify and treat diseases, plus a directory of turf extension sources for more information. The app’s content is based on three APS PRESS Books: Turfgrass Diseases, Third Edition (Richard W. Smiley, Peter H. Dernoeden, and Bruce B. Clarke); A Practical Guide to Turfgrass Fungicides (Richard Latin ; and additional images and keys found in the Turfgrass Diseases, Diagnosis and Management CD-Rom (Gail L. Schumann and James D. MacDonald), published by APS PRESS.
TOMATO MD - 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. Tomato MD is based in part on two APS PRESS Books: Tomato Health Management and the Compendium of Tomato Diseases and Pests, Second Edition. 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.