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Tag: PGRs

The impact of different PGR reapplication models on the turfgrass quality of a creeping bentgrass fairway mowed at 0.4 inch. (Photo by: William Kreuser, Ph.D.)

How to guide PGR applications by growing degree days

June 4, 2021 By
At the University of Nebraska, our lab has been creating models to predict the duration and performance of plant growth regulators (PGRs) using growing degree day (GDD) models. We have more than 570 different models specific to grass species, the ...

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Racing to better turf

October 1, 2020 By
Alan FitzGerald compares the concept of lighweight race cars to the idea of stripping back certain turf management practices. ...

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Experts’ Insights: The 411 on PGRs

July 30, 2020 By
Experts from Bayer, Syngenta, Quali-Pro and Winfield United explain best practices for plant growth regulators on golf courses. ...

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Beer can on a golf course (Photo: Seth Jones)

Sober advice on collar decline

October 30, 2019 By
Just as shirt collars tend to wear quickly, collars on greens also tend to decline fast. At superintendent gatherings, explanations for collar decline are many: Irrigation runoff gets trapped there, they suffer extra abuse by mowers and other equipment, crews ...

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The perils of PGR over-regulation

April 15, 2016 By
The benefits of plant growth regulators (PGRs) have been touted for decades and with good reason. Research shows that PGRs can reduce clipping yield, increase turf quality and performance and improve stress tolerance. To sustain these benefits, growth regulators need ...

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Suppression of Creeping Bentgrass With Sequential Applications of PGRs

June 12, 2015 By and
Some superintendents in Texas struggle with excessive shoot growth of creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera L.) in the summer, resulting in poor performance. Plant Growth Regulators (PGRs) are commonly used on greens to limit this. The objectives of this study were ...

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