Tag: Poa annua

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FMC Corp.: Echelon Herbicide

November 29, 2017 By
Don’t let last year Sedge be this year’s problem. Fight Sedge, Kyllinga, Poa annua, Crabgrass and Goosegrass with one novel preemerge.   Echelon® Herbicide provides effective preemergence control of perennial sedges like yellow nutsedge and green kyllinga, an impressive three ...
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Annual bluegrass control in California

February 24, 2017 By
California’s Mediterranean climate is ideal for annual bluegrass (Poa annua). Under intensive management, however, this species is highly susceptible to several abiotic and biotic stresses, including heat/drought/cold, disease (e.g., anthracnose and rapid blight) and nematodes (e.g., Anguina in coastal northern ...

A new key to Poa annua seedhead suppression

August 26, 2016 By
Research shows an early application of Proxy (ethephon) provides consistent Poa annua seedhead suppression. Annual bluegrass (Poa annua) seedhead suppression long has been among the more unpredictable turf management objectives faced by superintendents. One challenge is that annual bluegrass is ...

Chop the top: Fraze mowing gains traction in US

September 23, 2015 By
Fraze mowing is becoming more popular in the U.S., and superintendents are noticing immediate results. Ask any U.S.-based superintendent about their knowledge of, or experience with, fraze mowing and they likely will respond with a common description — unusual, shocking, ...

Spray nozzle and fungicide mobility effects on Microdochium patch

September 23, 2015 By
Microdochium patch (Microdochium nivale) is a major disease on annual bluegrass (Poa annua) in the Pacific Northwest, Canada and northeastern coastal states. Little is known about the effects of spray-nozzle type used in combination with varying fungicide mobility on control ...

Anthracnose: A chronic problem

August 5, 2015 By
An article appeared in the June issue of Golfdom entitled, “The 2015 Fungicide Survey.” The survey asked superintendents, “What is the most difficult disease to control?” The answer by far was anthracnose. It isn’t a surprise to me that anthracnose ...
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