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Turf miticides 3

Turf miticides 3

Not all turf miticides act the same and their effectiveness varies dramatically. The problem. As turf grass mites have very short life cycles of 10-14 days it means that damaging populations can rapidly develop under the right conditions. For more detailed information...

Magnesium fertilizers 2

Magnesium fertilizers 2

Magnesium There is a widespread use of magnesium fertilizers in turf, since magnesium is the central atom of chlorophyll. Only a small proportion of the total magnesium is bound to chlorophyll (around 25%) and about 70% is relatively mobile being dissolved in plant...

Overseeding and transition 1

Overseeding and transition 1

A guide to successfully overseeding and transitioning your turf.I guess the first question to answer is why should I overseed my couch or Kikuyu? There are two reasons. Firstly to protect the underlying warm-season turf (couch/Kikuyu) which goes dormant and doesn't...