Tag: zoysiagrass

Dallisgrass growth, identification and control

June 12, 2015 By
Dallisgrass (Paspalum dilatatum Poir.) is a warm-season perennial grass native to South America that was introduced to the United States in the late 1800s. Tolerance to close mowing allows it to proliferate in golf course roughs and fairways. It is ...

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Doubling down on drainage issues

June 9, 2015 By
Drainage-related issues have steadily increased in the 15 years Dave Smith has been superintendent of Fawn Lake Country Club, in Spotsylvania, Va. Woven through wetlands, the course sits on heavy clay soils and excess rainfall often leads to moisture-related problems. ...

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Daily light integration — a new way to document shade issues

It has been estimated that more than 25 percent of all turfgrasses are exposed to some level of shade, with shade being produced by a variety of sources, including trees, hardscape structures and buildings. There are a number of factors ...

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Selective postemergence herbicide control of bermudagrass in zoysia fairways

November 24, 2014 By
Bermudagrass (Cynodon spp.) and zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.) are commonly used on golf course fairways in the warm season and transition zones (Shaver et al., 2006). In Missouri and neighboring states located at the northern transition zone, common bermudagrass (C. dactylon ...

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