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What Ever Happened to BTA?

Good management practices and the advent of the new generation of insecticides has rendered the black turfgrass ataenius to the back burners of pest control

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Purple spots

Early spring creeping bentgrass greens appear as a mix of reddish, purplish and bluish spots. What is causing these spots?

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When spring arrives, crabgass will come

The focus of spring from a weed control perspective is on crabgrass.

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Strobilurins: A Retro Look Back

In preparing for an old fashion lecture, the topic is the history of the strobilurin fungicides

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Dormancy: A Plant's Version of Hibernation

During winter turfgrasses both cool and warm enter dormancy. Dormancy, depending on the turfgrass and conditions present can enter varying stages of rest or quiescence.

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Snow Mold Control

In previous postings the two major snow molds - Microdochium Patch and Typhula Blight have been discussed. In this posting two additional snow molds are mentioned along with chemical options of controlling the snow molds.

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Snow Mold: Typhula Blight

With the cold temperatures arriving time to thing about snow mold control in the northern United States.

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What Happened to my Bentgrass Roots?

The loss of creeping bentgrass roots this year has impacted fall coring practices.

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Time to Focus on a Post-Shot Routine

The three major components of a successful turfgrass management program are similar to a golfer's shot routine.

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Primo Effects on Turfgrass Water Use

Turfgrass plants have a number of natural means of avoiding moisture stress by reducing transpiration through stomatal closure, leaf rolling, and presence of leaf hairs to name a few. One means or reducing water loss is slowing ...

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