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Monographic Author(s):Bhowmik, Prasanta C.; Clifton, Natalia; Owen, Mary C.; Schumann, Gail; Torello, William; Vittum, Patricia; Wick, Robert
Author Affiliation:Bhowmik: Weed Scientist; Clifton: Pesticide Applicator Training Coordinator; Owen: Extension Turf Specialist; Schumann: Turfgrass Pathologist; Torello: Turfgrass Agronomist; Vittum: Entomologist; and Wick: Plant Pathologist
Monograph Title:Professional Turfgrass Management Guide for Massachusetts 1997, 1997.
Volume Editors:Owen, Mary C.
Publishing Information:Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension
# of Pages:40
Collation:[2], 38 pp.
Abstract/Contents:Includes: About this Guide (About the Pesticide Listings in the Text; and Read and Follow the Label); Integrated Pest Management for Turf (Assess Site Conditions and History; Determine Response Threshold; Establish a Monitoring (Scouting) Program; Identify the Pest/Problem; Implement a Decision Regarding Management of Pest/Problem; Keep Accurate Records; and Communicate); Disease Management (Cultural Practices that Reduce Turfgrass Diseases (Starting Right; and Routine Care); Biological Control; List of Cultivars for Massachusetts with Emphasis on Disease Tolerance; and Key to Common Turfgrass Diseases in Massachusetts (Cold Weather (32-45┬░ F) Diseases; Cool-to-Warm Weather (45-75┬░ F) Diseases; Hot Weather (Over 75┬░ F) Diseases; and Other Causes of Poor Turf)); Samples for the Diagnostic Laboratory (Selecting a Sample for Diagnosis of Turfgrass Diseases; Information Required; Turfgrass Disease Management Recommendations; and Fungicide Control for Turfgrass Diseases (Fungicide Resistance; Broad-Spectrum Penetrant Fungicide Groups; and Guidelines to Prevent or Delay Resistance to Turf Fungicides)); Nematode Management (Distribution; Time of Year; Assay Procedure; Important Note; Assessing Damage Caused by Nematodes; Threshold Levels; and Use of Nematicides); Insect Management (Insect Damage and Monitoring Techniques (White Grubs; Chinch Bugs; Sod Webworms and Cutworms; Annual Bluegrass (Hyperodes) Weevils; and Bluegrass Billbugs); Threshold Levels; Biological Control (Milky Spore; Bacillus thuringiensis (BT); Entomopathogenic Nematodes; Neem; Beneficial Insects in the Turf Setting; and Endophytic Turfgrass Cultivars); Window of Application; Turf Pest Damage Monitoring Chart; and How to Determine the Amount of Formulated Materials Needed); Weed Management (Groundwater Protection (Soil Characteristics; Herbicide Characteristics; Water Table; and Thatch Layer); Herbicide Resistance; Control Methods (Cultural Control; Chemical Control; and Records); Characteristics of Herbicides (2,4-D Type Herbicides; Bentazon (Basagran)*; DCPA (Dacthal)*; Dicamba (Banvel); Dithiopyr (Dimension); Glufosinate (Finale); Glyphosate (Roundup); Halosulfuron (Manage); MSMA, DSMA (Weed-Hoe, Weed-E-Rad); Oxadiazon (Ronstar); Pendimethalin (Weedgrass), Trifluralin (Treflan) and Benefin (Balan); and Siduron (Tupersan)); Control of Annual Grass; and Control of Established Broadleaf Weeds); Plant Growth Regulation; Conversion of Turfgrass Areas; and Pesticide Regulations (Licensing and Certification; Notification and Posting of Turf Pesticide Applications to Residential and Public or Private Non-Residential Properties; Record Keeping; Contact Information; and Protection of Public Drinking Water Supplies (Bentazon (Basagran); Chlorothalonil (Daconil); Cyproconazole (Sentinel); DCPA (Dacthal); Fenamiphos (Nemacur); Fonofos (Crusade); and MCPA)).
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Subject Headings:
Turf management -- Massachusetts; Turfgrasses -- Massachusetts; Pests -- Control -- Massachusetts
See Also:This publication is issued annually; search as 'MCODE=PTMRE AND YEAR=yyyy to identify a specific year, or to isolate all of them: see records related to PTMRE
See Also:See also earlier edition, Professional Turfgrass Management Recommendations for Massachusetts 1991, 1991, R=26068 R=26068

See also earlier edition, Professional Turfgrass Management Guide for Massachusetts 1992, 1992, R=26097 R=26097

See also earlier edition, Professional Turfgrass Management Guide for Massachusetts 1994, 1994, R=36321 R=36321

See also later edition, Professional Turf Management Guide for Massachusetts 1998, 1998, R=171829 R=171829

See also later edition, Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts, 1999, R=65448 R=65448

See also later edition, Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2003-2004, 2003, R=171837 R=171837

See also later edition, Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2006-2007, 2006, R=171867 R=171867

See also later edition, Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2010-2011, 2010, R=171871 R=171871
Includes appendix; p. 38
"AG-1245: 3/97-1.5M"
Includes correction of Table 21, p. 34
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bhowmik, Prasanta C. 1997. Professional Turfgrass Management Guide for Massachusetts 1997. Owen, Mary C. (ed.) [2], 38 pp. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension.
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