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Controlling turfgrass pests

by Malcolm C. Shurtleff

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turfgrasses -- Diseases and pests -- Control.,
  • Turf management.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMalcolm C. Shurtleff, Thomas W. Fermanian, Roscoe Randell.
    ContributionsFermanian, Thomas W., Randell, Roscoe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB608.T87 S48 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 449 p. :
    Number of Pages449
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2723385M
    ISBN 100835910172
    LC Control Number86016975

    The primary ant pest in Texas turf is the red imported fire ant, although other ant species like the Texas leaf-cutting ant and Rasberry crazy ant also can affect turfgrass areas.. Beetles and Larvae. Grubs (also known as grubworms, May beetle or Junebug larvae) Japanese beetles – potential new exotic invasive species with white grub immature stages. pesticides, use sites, turfgrass tolerance, etc. • Turfgrass labeled for application: Turfgrass tolerance to herbicides varies by turfgrass species and is listed on the product label. Table 1 lists turfgrass species that herbicides in this guide can be safely applied to according to their label. For more information on turfgrass toler-.

    widely used insecticides in turfgrass systems (Table 1). Prod - ucts containing the neonicotinoids clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam represent a useful set of chemistries for controlling several key turfgrass insect pests. However, their breadth of use does carry with it some risk of pollinator exposure. Pest Control for Professional Turfgrass Managers contains the latest information on pesticides used to control turfgrass pests. This volume covers a wide array of topics including commercial turf insects; chemical weed control; tolerance of established cool-season and warm-season turfgrasses to herbicides; controlling broadleaf weeds; turfgrass diseases; nematicides .

      Turfgrass Pests. There are a variety of pests that add challenges to maintaining a healthy lawn. They include animals, diseases, insects, and weeds. Most damage initiated by animals happens when they are digging for insects in the lawn. Raccoons, skunks and armadillos are the prime culprits. Primarily Black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon) Variegated cutworm (Peridroma saucia). Pest description and crop damage Adult cutworms are medium to large moths but all damage is due to larval feeding. Larvae are typically about an inch long, have a small black head and vary in color from nearly black to grey brown or multicolored in the case of variegated cutworms.


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