Tag: Kentucky Bluegrass

Alliance for Low Input Sustainable Turf adds three DLF creeping bentgrasses to approved species list

August 22, 2023 By
The addition of creeping bentgrasses brings DLF's A-List approved species count to 24 including fescues, Kentucky bluegrasses and more. ...

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Golf club and ball about to tee off (Photo: Wand_Prapan / iStock / Getty Images)

Turf MD: Learning from my mistakes during a backyard turf renovation

March 16, 2023 By
Golfdom Science Editor Karl Danneberger, Ph.D., reflects on the lessons learned from his experience with a backyard putting green. ...

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Necrotic Ring Spot (Photo: Tom Hsiang)

How to eliminate necrotic ring spot this spring

April 11, 2022 By
Experts weigh in on how to save your Kentucky bluegrass turf and eliminate necrotic ring spot for the upcoming spring season. ...

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Necrotic ring spot often appears in Kentucky bluegrass where the organic layer under the soil has built up. (Photo: photo by: Paul Koch, Ph. D.)

Know the signs of necrotic ring spot in turf

April 15, 2021 By
The opportunistic pathogen of necrotic ring spot looks for Kentucky bluegrass turf with a thick, lush organic layer to thrive. Follow these tips to keep the pathogen at bay. ...

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Plant Health Part 2: Victoria National is ready for play

June 12, 2015 By
With the Big 10 Championship one week, the Web.com Tour visiting the next, Indiana’s Victoria National maximizes plant health to get the course dialed-in and ready. A-one, a-two, a-three. Just how many licks does it take to get to the ...

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Controlling Poa trivialis with glyphosate

November 24, 2014 By
By Cole Thompson, Ph.D.; Jack Fry, Ph.D.; Megan Kennelly, Ph.D.; Zac Reicher, Ph.D.; and Matt Sousek Rough bluegrass (Poa trivialis L.) is a cool-season perennial turfgrass commonly encountered in temperate climates because of years of intentional and unintentional propagation. The ...

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