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“Cottony Weed” in Lawns

Original Source: 
Tim R. Murphy, Retired Extension Weed Scientist
April 2012
 

LAWN BURWEED - IT’S A STICKY PROBLEM

Original Source: 
Tim R. Murphy, UGA Extension Weed Scientist (Retired)
 
February 2012
 
The warming of spring days brings about a fl

Centipedegrass Decline

Original Source: 
Alfredo Martinez, Extension Plant Pathologist
Original Source: 
Clint Waltz, Extension Turfgrass Specialist
Original Source: 
Adapted from original manuscript prepared by Drs. E.A. Brown, Retired UGA Extension Plant Pathologist and G. Landry, Retired UGA Extension Agronomist
 
This is an exerpt from a longer publication.

Virginia Buttonweed Identification and Control in Turfgrass

Original Source: 
Patrick McCullough and Jialin Yu, UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
This is an exerpt from a longer publication. See the rest of the publication here - http://tinyurl.com/c4r293h
 
Virginia buttonweed (Diodia virginiana L.) is a troublesome broadleaf weed in turfgrass throughout the southeastern United States.

Get the Most Benefit from Turfgrass Fungicides

Original Source: 
Alfredo Martinez-Espinoza, UGA Extension Turf Pathologist

Taken from a longer publication - See entire article here

Finding good help for turf disease management!

Warm season turf has a difficult time in fall and spring making the transition from growing to dormant and back to actively growing again. We often see diseases in turf in spring and fall. Proper disease identification and control practices are important in managing turf disease. Here are some references that can help you with turf disease control.

Fall Armyworms in Turf

Original Source: 
Will Hudson, Cheri Abraham and Kris Braman, UGA Entomologists
 
August 18, 2011
 
In late summer, almost every year, caterpillars invade turfgrass throughout Georgia. The damage to established turf is mostly aesthetic, but newly sodded or sprigged areas can be more severely damaged or even killed.

Are Temperatures Too High to Safely Apply Herbicides in Turf?

Original Source: 
Dr. Patrick McCullough, University of Georgia

This is a common question many turf managers will be asking before herbicide applications this summer.  Responsible pesticide applicators will always read and follow label directions before applying any product.  However, there is often confusion regarding the language on labels about this issue.

Annual Bluegrass Control in Warm Season Turf

Annual Bluegrass Control in Warm Season Turf
 
Introduction: Annual bluegrass, Poa annua, is a very common tufted winter annual that can be difficult to control. Annual bluegrass has a yellow-green color and forms whitish spiklets on the branch tips.

Take All & Large Patch Attack Georgia Lawns

Original Source: 
Alfredo Martinez, Extension Plant Pathologist
Original Source: 
Mila Pearce, former IPM Homeowner Specialist
Original Source: 
Lee Burpee, Plant Pathologist

Taken from Turfgrass Diseases in Georgia byAlfredo Martinez, Extension Plan