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Tag: zoysiagrass

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

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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Dormant sprigging of bermudagrass and zoysiagrass

Many bermudagrass and zoysiagrass cultivars cannot be seeded and are commonly planted vegetatively using sprigs, especially for sod production or in sand-based systems such as athletic fields and putting greens. Traditionally, sprig planting has been accomplished during the warm-season growing ...

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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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