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Tag: Super Science

Damage caused by ground pearls on a bermudagrass putting green. Symptoms often include initial thinning and texture changes, followed by loss of turf in the forms of straw or bare soil. (Photo: David M. Kopec)

Control of ground pearls using application sequences of different insecticides

March 18, 2021 By
Ground pearls are a problem on courses in desert conditions, but applying closely timed rotations of performance-based insecticides shows control promise. ...

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The fate of fungicide

March 2, 2021 By and
Researchers assessed the fate of pyraclostrobin, triadimefon and penthiopyrad following various post-application irrigation and mowing treatments. ...

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Winterkill of ultradwarf bermudagrass (Photo: Mike Richardson, Ph.D.)

Covers to increase winter soil temperatures on ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens

Researchers look into and describe how covers can increase winter soil temperatures on ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens. ...

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Photo 2 Flea beetle (Photo: Ben McGraw)

Super Science: A year of research in review

Mike Kenna offers a look at all of the best turfgrass research that has been published by Golfdom within the past year of 2020. ...

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Color-marked annual bluegrass weevil aduts (Photo: Albrecht Koppenhofer)

Annual bluegrass weevil sampling methods

To accommodate superintendents' busy schedules, researchers lay out the best monitoring and sampling methods when it comes to the annual bluegrass weevil. ...

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Here, researchers rate the plots for visible damage. (Photo: Doug Karcher, Ph.D.)

Putting green management impact on golf cleat damage

September 15, 2020 By and
Thom Nikolai, Ph.D., and Doug Karcher, Ph.D., take an in-depth look at putting green management impact on golf cleat damage. ...

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