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Tag: annual bluegrass

Researchers at Rutgers University have developed best management practices for anthracnose. In this photo, leaves have turned yellow to brown and are sprinkled with black spore-bearing structures. (Photo: James Hempfling)

BMPs for anthracnose on annual bluegrass putting greens

Turfgrass experts lay out a few best management practices for controlling anthracnose on annual bluegrass putting greens. ...

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ABG study area (Photo: Daniel Weisenberger)

Controlling annual bluegrass on golf course putting greens

Experts describe tactics and experiments on how to go about controlling annual bluegrass on golf course putting greens around the U.S. ...

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No magic bullet for managing ABG putting greens

May 8, 2020 By
Golfdom Science Editor Mike Kenna explains how there is no magic bullet for managing annual bluegrass putting greens on golf courses. ...

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Annual bluegrass weevil damage (Photo: Katherine Diehl)

A lesser of two weevils?

The annual bluegrass weevil (ABW) can inflict severe damage on annual bluegrass (Poa annua) fairways, greens and collars. Because the ABW showcases a strong preference for annual bluegrass over creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera), we hypothesized that manipulating traditional insecticide programs ...

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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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Spring colors: Turfgrass differences in the spring

April 15, 2016 By
Of all the seasons, spring is where we see the greatest differences in growth and color among the turfgrass species caused by weather. Greens often appear as a patchwork of colors expressed by different turf species and individual populations of ...

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