Tag: turfgrass disease

Mike Kenna, Ph. D.

Off the Record: Debunking three myths about microorganisms on putting greens

June 24, 2024 By
Kenna shares results from twenty-five years ago when the USGA researched microorganisms found within putting greens. ...

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If left untreated for too long, anthracnose can lead to mass destruction of turf on areas like putting greens. (Photo: James Kerns)

Turf Pest of the Month: Stopping plant collapse from anthracnose

March 22, 2024 By
Experts share the warning signs of anthracnose and how to stop it. ...

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Consistent fungicide applications are key to both the prevention and control of yellow tuft on golf courses. (Photo: Syngenta)

How superintendents can prevent and control yellow tuft

January 29, 2024 By
Experts suggest to focus on poorly-drained areas while also applying fungicides. ...

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Of the several species of chinch bugs, the hairy chinch bug, identified by the white X on its back, is the most common for superintendents in North America. (Photo: David Shetlar)

Turf Pest of the Month: How to keep chinch bugs at bay

January 29, 2024 By
Get to know the warning signs of this turf-killing pest. ...

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Revisiting the research projects we highlighted in 2023

December 18, 2023 By
As 2023 winds to a close, it’s time to look back at the list of great research articles we logged for Golfdom this year. ...

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Mike Kenna, Ph. D.

Off the Record: The long and complicated history of spring dead spot research

September 28, 2023 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., gives a background on the common disease. ...

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