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Tag: ultradwarf bermudagrass

Photos by: Eric DeBoer

How low can ultradwarf bermudagrasses go?

As ultradwarf bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon x C. transvaalensis) use moves farther north, there is increased risk of winter injury from low temperatures and desiccation. The use of protective covers during winter is an expensive but obligatory practice for ultradwarf bermudagrass ...

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Quantifying light needs for bermudagrass green establishment

January 22, 2015 By
In the past decade throughout the Southeast and transition zone, golf courses have been converting their greens to new ultradwarf bermudagrass cultivars. Whether the conversion is from creeping bentgrass or is replacing an older bermudagrass cultivar, a major constraint will ...

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Winter weed control in dormant bermudagrass

November 24, 2014 By
Patrick McCullough, Ph.D., is an extension turf weed scientist at the University of Georgia. He conducts numerous weed control trials each year to help him make weed control recommendations to superintendents. McCullough can be reached at for more information. ...

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What causes snow mold?

August 19, 2014 By
(Hint: it’s more than snow) For most of the country, the winter of 2013-2014 was one to forget… or to remember and hope it never happens again. Brutal cold swept from the Midwest down to the gulf coast, and the ...

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The end of the overseeded grass: Transition processes

April 17, 2014 By
Dave Kopec, Ph.D. is a professor of turfgrass science at the University of Arizona. He has many years of research and practical experience transitioning cool season overseeded grass back to bermudagrass. Kopec can be reached at for more information. ...

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Pinehurst to convert three more courses

June 4, 2013 By and
Pinehurst Resort & Country Club has announced it will convert the greens on three more courses to ultradwarf bermudagrass in an effort to extend championship conditions throughout the year, especially during the heat of summer. This year, Pinehurst will convert ...

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