Salicylic acid for plants. 38

Salicylic acid for plants. 38

Salicylic acid for plants In reality the use of salicylic acid on plants has several benefits. In 1933, salicylic acid (SA) was first proposed to develop acquired immunity after disease infection. However, most of our knowledge about plant immune signalling has mainly...
The use of green grass paint on golf greens. 37

The use of green grass paint on golf greens. 37

The use of turf pigments on golf greens. How long do they last? The use of turf pigments and green grass paint on golf greens is now standard practice at many clubs. These prolong the healthy appearance of turf by giving an immediate long lasting, natural green...
Research into soil wetting agents. 35

Research into soil wetting agents. 35

Trial Background As turf agronomists, we like digging into product claims. A case in point is soil-wetting agents. There appears to be a lot of confusion in the marketplace over what grass wetting agents can and can’t do. So in 2022/2023 we carried out some...
Secrets of Indicator Weeds. 36

Secrets of Indicator Weeds. 36

What weeds tell us Weeds can be used as indicators of soil conditions and as environmental indicators. You can then use this information to help create the best possible conditions for lawns and your turf grass   What weeds are present has a direct effect on what...
Factors Shaping Herbicide Performance. 34

Factors Shaping Herbicide Performance. 34

Cracking the Code: Factors Shaping Herbicide Performance There are several factors that effect herbicide performance and turf herbicide selection plays a critical role in the results you get. For example, some turf and lawn herbicide formulations damage certain turf...
Turf ryegrass: NZ vs US. 32

Turf ryegrass: NZ vs US. 32

NZ vs US turf ryegrass When it comes to the choice between NZ and US turf type perennial ryegrass cultivars there is some confusion. Both of these perennial ryegrass varieties make contrasting claims about their respective performances. Newer US varieties like Intense...