Tag: turfgrass

My turfgrass wish list

December 17, 2018 By
In the spirit of Christmas, I am sharing my research wish list. There are great turfgrass scientists hard at work on many of the items on my list. Despite their efforts, some of my wishes remain unfulfilled. That just goes ...

PBI-Gordon: Avenue South Broadleaf Herbicide

January 25, 2018 By
Speed or Turf Safety: Avenue™ South Gives You Both Specifically formulated for sensitive warm-season turfgrasses, Avenue™ South Broadleaf Herbicide For Turfgrass from PBI-Gordon delivers exceptional weed killing performance with the turf safety you need. Avenue South combines four proven active ...
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Turfgrass breeders at Texas A&M University develop drought-tolerant grass

January 12, 2018 By
The Turfgrass Producers of Texas launched a new website dedicated to TamStar to serve as a resource for industry professionals and homeowners regarding TamStar St. Augustine, a new drought-tolerant, low-water-use grass developed by turfgrass breeders at Texas A&M University. Specifically, the ...
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Winter traffic stress on a Transition Zone bentgrass green

Many factors affect the durability of turfgrass under traffic stress, including the turfgrass species and cultivar, timing and type of traffic, root zone composition and construction type, soil moisture levels, recovery time and maintenance regiments. A 2008 study noted that ...

PBI-Gordon: Avenue South

January 11, 2017 By
Golfers and course owners want weed-free fairways. You know how to kill the weeds fast, but you also have to be careful to not harm the sensitive warm-season turf. Avenue™ South Broadleaf Herbicide For Turfgrass from PBI-Gordon delivers the weed ...

Sand greens and sodium

November 13, 2015 By and
Understanding base cations and hydraulic conductivity of sand root zones Irrigating turfgrass with water containing high concentrations of sodium can present significant agronomic challenges. Sodium promotes clay swelling and dispersion, resulting in a decrease in the hydraulic conductivity or rate ...
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