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Tag: Quicksilver

FIGURE 1: (a) Silvery-thread moss growing in nontreated control plot at Hawks Nest Golf Course in Creston, Ohio, at four weeks after treatment (WAT); (b) Experimental plot area at Hawks Nest Golf Course at trial initiation; (c) Experimental plot area at Rutgers Horticultural Farm 2 in New Brunswick, N.J., at 12 WAT; (d) Collecting normalized difference vegetation index values at Hawks Nest Golf Course at four WAT. (Photos: Zane Raudenbush, Ph.D.)

Evaluating mid-winter applications of Quicksilver for silvery-thread moss

October 27, 2022 By
Researchers across six northern states evaluated the potential injury of mid-winter applications of carfentrazone-ethyl (Quicksilver, FMC) on putting greens. ...

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Photo by: Cole Thompson, Ph.D.

Controlling silvery-thread moss with Quicksilver

October 15, 2015 By
Silvery-thread moss (STM) (Bryum argenteum Hedw.) continues to trouble superintendents managing creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera L.) and annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) putting greens. Extremely small asexual propagules make STM an invasive and resilient weed that often requires the integration ...

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Silvery thread moss: Know your enemy

October 15, 2015 By
Zane Raudenbush, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist who just completed his Ph.D. at Kansas State University, where he conducted research on silvery thread moss biology and control on putting greens. Raudenbush can be reached at zrod12@gmail.com for more information. Q: ...

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Moss control in creeping bentgrass greens

Moss infestations on creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stoloniferia L.) putting greens have become an increasing problem. Demand from golfers for a more competitive playing surface, coupled with the restriction of mercury-based pesticides, has made bentgrass putting greens ideal habitats for moss ...

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FMC launches 2013 Winter Herbicide promotion

January 18, 2013 By
PHILADELPHIA—Golf course superintendents can maximize savings by stocking up on post-herbicides from FMC Professional Solutions during the winter months. Purchase one of seven FMC herbicide products between Jan. 15 and March 15, 2013, and earn sizable rebates, plus bonuses based ...

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