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Tag: turfgrass research

Ambika Chandra, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research professor and turfgrass breeding program lead in Dallas, provided an update on work being done at the urban research center. (Photo: Michael Miller)

Texas A&M AgriLife showcases new varieties of turfgrass at research field day

November 2, 2022 By
Research surrounding drought tolerance and performance of Zoysiagrass varieties Zeon and Lazer were a highlight of Texas A&M's recent Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day. ...

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Figure 1. (A) ‘Midlawn’ bermudagrass plots and (B) common bermudagrass plots on June 12, 2014 (252 days after application on Oct. 3, 2013) recovering from autumn applica- tions of glyphosate, fluazifop and mesotrione combinations. All other treatments containing glyphosate (not pictured) had a similar percentage of green cover as glyphosate plots and plots treated with fluazifop and mesotrione (not pictured) had a similar percentage of green bermudagrass cover as those treated only with fluazifop. (Photos: Jared Hoyle, Ph.D.)

Efficacy of late-season bermudagrass removal using herbicide combinations

October 31, 2022 By and
Researchers examine the efficacy of late-season bermudagrass removal using glyphosate, mesotrione and fluazifop herbicide combinations. ...

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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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Off the Record: The history of turfgrass research in the USDA

October 24, 2022 By
Mike Kenna, Ph.D., examines the history of turfgrass research in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). ...

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Mississippi State University unveils new Celebration hybrid bermudagrass

October 4, 2022 By
Mississippi State University officially released Celebration hybrid bermudagrass at the 2022 Turfgrass Research Field Day in Starkville, Miss. ...

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A close look at the economic benefits of water research

The USGA has invested more than $45 million in turfgrass and environmental research, which has improved irrigation efficiency on U.S. golf courses. ...

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