Tag: zoysiagrass

Suppressing zoysiagrass in cool-season turf

November 2, 2017 By and
Zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica) is a desirable turfgrass for golf courses in the Transition Zone because of its low maintenance requirement, but it can become invasive when it spreads via rhizomes and stolons into adjacent areas where it is unwanted. Further, ...
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Help Team Zoysia name two zoysia varieties at GIS

January 13, 2017 By
Team Zoysia is asking attendees of the 2017 Golf Industry Show to suggest names for two new zoysiagrass golf green varieties from Bladerunner Farms, and one attendee will win a new Scotty Cameron putter for participating. The two new zoysia greens ...

Dormant sprigging of bermudagrass and zoysiagrass

Many bermudagrass and zoysiagrass cultivars cannot be seeded and are commonly planted vegetatively using sprigs, especially for sod production or in sand-based systems such as athletic fields and putting greens. Traditionally, sprig planting has been accomplished during the warm-season growing ...
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Dallisgrass growth, identification and control

June 12, 2015 By
Dallisgrass (Paspalum dilatatum Poir.) is a warm-season perennial grass native to South America that was introduced to the United States in the late 1800s. Tolerance to close mowing allows it to proliferate in golf course roughs and fairways. It is ...
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Doubling down on drainage issues

June 9, 2015 By
Drainage-related issues have steadily increased in the 15 years Dave Smith has been superintendent of Fawn Lake Country Club, in Spotsylvania, Va. Woven through wetlands, the course sits on heavy clay soils and excess rainfall often leads to moisture-related problems. ...

Daily light integration — a new way to document shade issues

It has been estimated that more than 25 percent of all turfgrasses are exposed to some level of shade, with shade being produced by a variety of sources, including trees, hardscape structures and buildings. There are a number of factors ...
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