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turfgrasses

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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • turfgrasses
  • Taxonomic Tree

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
View of turfgrass, used on golf course, USA.
TitleTurfgrass
CaptionView of turfgrass, used on golf course, USA.
CopyrightUSDA-ARS
View of turfgrass, used on golf course, USA.
TurfgrassView of turfgrass, used on golf course, USA.USDA-ARS
Examination of turfgrass growth at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. This mixture of zoysia and tall fescue is more likely to stay green the year round.
TitleExamining growth of turfgrass
CaptionExamination of turfgrass growth at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. This mixture of zoysia and tall fescue is more likely to stay green the year round.
CopyrightUSDA
Examination of turfgrass growth at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. This mixture of zoysia and tall fescue is more likely to stay green the year round.
Examining growth of turfgrassExamination of turfgrass growth at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center. This mixture of zoysia and tall fescue is more likely to stay green the year round.USDA
ARS agronomists inspecting a section of new zoysiagrass-fescue mixture on the Capitol Mall in Washington DC, USA.
TitleInspection of zoysiagrass-fescue
CaptionARS agronomists inspecting a section of new zoysiagrass-fescue mixture on the Capitol Mall in Washington DC, USA.
CopyrightUSDA
ARS agronomists inspecting a section of new zoysiagrass-fescue mixture on the Capitol Mall in Washington DC, USA.
Inspection of zoysiagrass-fescueARS agronomists inspecting a section of new zoysiagrass-fescue mixture on the Capitol Mall in Washington DC, USA.USDA

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • turfgrasses

Taxonomic Tree

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References

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Adrian JL Jr; Loyd WM; Duffy PA, 1995. Economic feasibility of turfgrass-sod production. Bulletin Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, No. 625:30 pp.

Baldwin NA, 1990. Turfgrass pests and diseases. Turfgrass pests and diseases., Ed. 3:49 pp. + viii; 60 ref.

Burpee L; Martin B, 1992. Biology of Rhizoctonia species associated with turfgrasses. Plant Disease, 76(2):112-117

Busey P, 1977. Turfgrasses for the 1980's. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society [publ. 1978], No. 90, 111-114.

Canaway D, 2000. Sports Turf Research Institute. World Wide Web site at http://www.stri.co.uk.

Duble RL, 2000. Seashore Paspalum. The Texas A & M University System World Wide Web site at http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ptantanswers/turf/publications/seashore.html.

Fermanian TW; Shurtleff MC; Randell R; Wilkinson HT; Nixon PL, 1997. Controlling turfgrass pests. Vol. 2. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, USA: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Hanson AA, 1972. Grass varieties in the United States, Vol. 170. USDA Agricultural Handbook.

Leslie AR, ed. , 1989. Integrated Pest Management for Turfgrass and Ornamentals. Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA: Lewis Publishers.

Maki Y, 1976. Utilization, research activities and problems of turfgrass in Japan. Rasen, Grunflachen, Begrunungen, 7(2):24-28.

Morris K, 2000. National Turfgrass Evaluation Program. World Wide Web site at http://www.nteg.org.

Sauer JD, 1972. Revision of Stenotaphrum (Gramineae:Paniceae) with attention to its historical geography. Brittonia, 24:202-222.

Turgeon AJ, 1991. Turfgrass management. 4th edition. Reston, Virginia, USA: Reston Publishing Co.

Waddington DV; Carrow RN; Shearman RC, eds. , 1992. Turfgrass. Madison, Wisconsin, USA: American Society of Agronomy, Inc./Crop Science Society of America, Inc./Soil Science Society of America, Inc., 805 pp.

Watschke TL; Engel RE, 1994. Ecology of turfgrass weeds. Turf weeds and their control [edited by Turgeon, A.J.] Madison, Wisconsin, USA; American Society of Agronomy (ASA), 29-36

Young WC; Fairey DT; Hampton JG, 1998. Festuca arundinacea Schreb. (tall fescue) in the USA. Forage Seed Production, 1:287-296.