Tag: Poa annua

Poa annua (Photo: FMC Corp.)

Experts’ Insights: Poa no more-a

December 2, 2019 By
“There’s no easy question concerning Poa annua,” says Jay McCurdy, turfgrass Extension specialist at Mississippi State University. Poa annua, also known as annual bluegrass, is a grassy weed that’s sometimes used as a putting or playing surface in certain parts ...

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Fall Proxy applications for Poa annua seedheads

August 6, 2019 By
Clark Throssell, Ph.D., interviews Zac Reicher, Ph.D., a technical specialist on the Green Solutions Team with Bayer Environmental Science. He has more than 30 years of turfgrass research experience and has conducted many annual bluegrass control experiments on research plots ...

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November: Time to forget?

November 12, 2018 By
November is a unique month because we have forgotten most of what happened the previous year. Martha Gellhorn, the famous war correspondent and one of the wives of Ernest Hemingway, said, “In November you begin to know how long the ...

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The man in the mirror

September 25, 2018 By
You, dear superintendent, are the main cause of anthracnose outbursts. Luckily, you also hold the keys to minimizing those problems. Research from Ohio State University (OSU) says that mowing issues likely are the No. 1 factor that initiates the onset ...

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PBI-Gordon: Katana Turf Herbicide

February 14, 2018 By
Katana® Turf Herbicide: The POA Warrior! Wield the weapon of masters: Katana® Turf Herbicide from PBI-Gordon. Katana kills Poa annua plus more than 50 of the toughest grassy and broadleaf weeds in turf, including kyllingas, sedges and ryegrasses, plus dandelion, ...

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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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