Research

Adult Chaetocnema minuta isolated from damaged perennial ryegrass

A new pest in the desert Southwest

As if growing turf in the Mojave Desert (the area surrounding southeastern California, southern Nevada, southwest Utah and northwest Arizona) isn’t difficult enough, turfgrass managers in the region may be dealing with an emerging insect pest issue. Regular sampling of ...

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Experts’ Insights: Spring dead spot

March 2, 2020 By
Experts weight in on how superintendents can contend with three different species of fungi that cause spring dead spot on golf courses. ...

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Moving fungicides down in soil

Fungicides are the most common means of crown- and root-disease suppression, so optimizing the product is economical and beneficial to turfgrass health. ...

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An exciting announcement for Golfdom

February 16, 2020 By
Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones shares a major announcement regarding Golfdom … watch the video to see what has transpired recently at the magazine, and what it means for readers. ...

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Sandor settles in at Virginia Tech

February 7, 2020 By
Daniel (Dan) Sandor, Ph.D., joined the Virginia Tech Turfgrass Science faculty as assistant professor of turfgrass science in December 2019. ...

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Experts’ Insights: Winter Injury

February 6, 2020 By and
Winter injury in turfgrass actually is a catchall term for several different causes, according to Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., professor of turfgrass at The Ohio State University. These causes can include freeze injury, winter desiccation, winter diseases and low-temperature kill. It’s ...

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