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Tag: zoysiagrass

Texas A&M AgriLife breeds viable Zoysia

May 22, 2020 By
The latest turfgrass variety in a recent string of releases by Texas A&M AgriLife Research breaks new ground among market zoysiagrasses, especially in its viability for golf course putting greens, according to Texas A&M AgriLife. “Zoysias have typically not been ...

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Zoysiagrass at Trinity Forest GC (Photo: Trinity Forest Golf Club)

Zeroing in on zoysia

January 7, 2020 By
By all measures, 2016 had a lot of impact on America. There was the election, the Zika virus, President Obama’s visit to Cuba and, more relevant to these pages, the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and golf’s return to ...

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Dark purple fairway due to Meyer zoysiagrass seedhead production (Photo: Aaron Patton)

Suppressing Meyer zoysiagrass seedheads

Zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.) is on about 25,000 acres of golf course turf in the United States. It provides golfers with an excellent ball lie when used in fairways, and its wear and divot tolerance, low nutritional requirement and tolerance to ...

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Woman burying oats in thatch. Photos Courtsey of Megan Kennelly and Jack Fry (Figure 3B)

Don’t get overmatched: Dispatch that large patch

July 30, 2018 By and
Large patch is a fungal disease of zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica, Z. matrella, Z. pacifica and various Zoysia hybrids) and several other warm-season grasses. This article focuses on the disease in zoysiagrass, which is becoming more popular in warm and transitional ...

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Suppressing zoysiagrass in cool-season turf

November 2, 2017 By and
Zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica) is a desirable turfgrass for golf courses in the Transition Zone because of its low maintenance requirement, but it can become invasive when it spreads via rhizomes and stolons into adjacent areas where it is unwanted. Further, ...

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Help Team Zoysia name two zoysia varieties at GIS

January 13, 2017 By
Team Zoysia is asking attendees of the 2017 Golf Industry Show to suggest names for two new zoysiagrass golf green varieties from Bladerunner Farms, and one attendee will win a new Scotty Cameron putter for participating. The two new zoysia greens ...

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