Tag: goosegrass

Goosegrass (Photo: Jim Brosnan, Ph.D.)

Trouble with goosegrass control

July 25, 2019 By
Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is a problematic annual grassy weed found on golf course turf across the United States in summer. This species germinates from seed each spring, with emergence typically occurring several weeks after superintendents begin to see summer annual ...

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A Q&A with Matt Elmore: Goosegrass in the mid-Atlantic

May 7, 2019 By
Matt Elmore, Ph.D., is a turfgrass weed scientist at Rutgers University. Matt and his team have an extensive weed science research program, and they place an emphasis on understanding goosegrass and its control. You may reach Matt at matthew.elmore@rutgers.edu for ...

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FMC Corp.: Echelon Herbicide

November 29, 2017 By
Don’t let last year’s 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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Clark Talks Turf: Battling goosegrass

July 18, 2017 By
Scott McElroy, Ph.D., is a turfgrass weed scientist at Auburn University. Scott conducts numerous field and laboratory experiments each year to develop weed control strategies for golf courses. You may reach Scott at jsm0010@auburn.edu for more information. Q: How widespread ...

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Topramezone and Chelated Iron for Goosegrass Control

June 23, 2017 By and
Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) is one of the most problematic grassy weeds of turfgrass. Management can be difficult because of goosegrasses’ ability to thrive in extreme environments and the lack of available post emergent herbicides offering acceptable control. Monosodium methanearsonate (MSMA) ...

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Photo: Echelon

FMC: Echelon herbicide

October 14, 2015 By
Echelon by FMC delivers preemergence performance against sedges with two active ingredients. A single sedge tuber can produce more than 1,900 shoots, and if left untreated sedges can grow twice as fast as desirable turf. Echelon controls weeds from the foliage down ...

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