Tag: annual bluegrass control

Controlling annual bluegrass where the buffalo roam

November 9, 2017 By
Annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) control has been thoroughly researched in cool-season turf east of the Mississippi River, but little research has been done in the northern Great Plains. Growing conditions, weather, desired species, as well as biotypes of annual ...
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Photos by: Jim Baird

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 ...

Annual bluegrass control in golf turf

July 30, 2013 By and
Spring is a wonderful time of year for superintendents. Grass growing conditions are often excellent, temperatures are moderate, heat and drought stress are usually absent, and golfers are just happy to be playing. However, there is one problem that annually ...