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Tag: Super Science Intro

Charles V. Piper, Ph.D., and Russell A. Oakley, Ph.D. (Photo courtesy of USGA Green Section)

USGA Green Section 100th anniversary

November 12, 2020 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., reflects on how much the USGA Green Section owes to Charles V. Piper, Ph.D., and Russell A. Oakley, Ph.D. ...

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ABW adult (Photo: Ben McGraw)

Update on the lesser of two weevils

Researchers allowed some damage from ABW larvae in creeping bentgrass fairways to see if it would reduce annual bluegrass cover throughout the season. ...

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Microdochium patch control alternatives

Experts research rolling, the application of mineral oil, sulfur and potassium-phosphite to control Microdochium patch on Poa annua putting greens. ...

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Trading one problem for another

July 17, 2020 By
How a cultural practice for Microdochium patch control on annual bluegrass incidentally increased another disease later in the year. ...

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Milkweed plants provide an essential habitat for monarch butterflies in out-of-play areas on golf courses. (Photo: Dan Potter, Ph.D.)

Butterfly and pollinator conservation

June 8, 2020 By
Golfdom columnist Mike Kenna describes how golf courses around the U.S. can make a difference in butterfly and pollinator conservation. ...

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The photo shows plots no longer receiving fungicide applications (left) and those that are treated (right). The five trial runs allowed the Rutgers University team to monitor disease progression through the entire season (April to November). (Photo: James Hempfling)

Keeping dollar spot in check

Experts evaluated dollar spot (Clarireedia jacksonii) incidence and disease progress on six bentgrasses that vary in tolerance to the disease. ...

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