Split apps of pre-M herbicides. 18

Split apps of pre-M herbicides. 18

    This blog covers split apps of pre-M herbicides and is an update on our recent turf blog on using pre-emergent herbicides. It discusses some newer research and split or sequential applications for better control. Using split apps of pre-M herbicides can...
Dealing with turf in shade. 15

Dealing with turf in shade. 15

  In dealing with turf in shade the management principles are the same for both unless your going to splash the cash for turf grow lights or turf fans. Shade results in a reduction in both light quantity and quality and can be an issue for both professional turf...
Herbicide Resistance Chart. 14

Herbicide Resistance Chart. 14

An Australian turf herbicide resistance chart showing herbicide groups and sites of action to better help turf managers delay the development of resistance. There is also an example of a pre-emergent and post emergent strategy to manage this. Herbicide resistance in...
Use of pre-emergent herbicides. 11

Use of pre-emergent herbicides. 11

The key to the successful use of turf chemicals such as pre-emergent herbicides is understanding their specific properties and behaviour in the soil. Failing to know how these work can lead to problems as shown in the image above. In the image above ryegrass has...
Managing winter grass in turf. 9

Managing winter grass in turf. 9

​ Identification. Winter grass (Poa annua) is an annual having both perennial and biennial biotypes. It has a light green, generally tufted growth habit being easily identified by its seed head and having a boat-shaped leaf tip that curls up at the ends. Why is winter...