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Monographic Author(s):Bhowmik, Prasanta C.; Ebdon, Scott; Lanier, Jason; Owen, Mary C.; Schumann, Gail; Vittum, Patricia; Wick, Robert
Author Affiliation:Bhowmik: Weed Specialist; Ebdon: Turf Agronomist; Lanier: Extension Turf Technician; Owen: Extension Turf Specialist; Schumann: Turf Pathologist; Vittum: Turf Entomologist; and Wick: Turf Nematologist
Monograph Title:Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2003-2004, 2003.
Publishing Information:Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension
# of Pages:51
Collation:51 pp.
Abstract/Contents:Includes: Introduction (Read and Follow the Label; and Notes About Pesticides Referenced in this Guide); Integrated Pest Management for Turf (Assess Site Conditions and History; Determine Response Thresholds; Establish a Monitoring (Scouting) Program; Identify the Pest/Problem; Implement a Management Decision; Keep Accurate Records; Communicate; and Soil Tests); Turfgrass Species and Cultivars; Disease Management (Cultural Practices that Reduce Turfgrass Diseases (Starting Right; and Routine Care (Fertilizers; Herbicides; Liming; Mowing; Watering; Thatch; and Compaction)); Biological Control; Cultivars for Massachusetts with Emphasis on Disease Tolerance; Key to Common Turfgrass Diseases in Massachusetts (How to Use this Key; Section I. Cold Weather (32-45┬░ F) Diseases; Section II. Cool-to-Warm Weather (45-75┬░ F) Diseases; Section III. Hot Weather (Over 75┬░ F) Diseases; and Section IV. Other Causes of Poor Turf); Turf Disease Diagnostics (Selecting a Sample for Diagnosis of Turfgrass Diseases; and Information Required); Turfgrass Diseases: Cultural Management; and Turfgrass Diseases: Fungicide Management (Fungicide Resistance; Broad-Spectrum Fungicide Chemical Groups; and Contact/Protectant Fungicides); Nematode Management (Distribution (Time of Year); Assay Procedure (Collecting a Soil Sample; and Important Note); Threshold Levels (Assessing Damage Caused by Nematodes); and Use of Nematicides (Alternatives to Nematicides)); Insect Management (Insect Damage and Monitoring Techniques (White Grubs; Black Turfgrass Ataenius; Chinch Bugs; Sod Webworms and Cutworms; Annual Bluegrass (Hyperodes) Weevils; Bluegrass Billbugs; and Ants); Turf Pest Damage Monitoring Chart; Threshold Levels (Thresholds are Given as First Approximations only, and Should be Used Only as Guides); Biological Control (Milky Spore; Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt); Entomopathogenic Nematodes; Neem; Beneficial Insects in the Turf Setting; and Endophytic Turfgrass Cultivars); and Insecticide Management); Weed Management (Weed Management and IPM (Cultural Management; Chemical Management; and Records); Environmental Considerations (Soil Characteristics; Herbicide Characteristics; Thatch Layer; and Water Table); Herbicide Resistance; Characteristics of Herbicides (2,4-D Type Herbicides; Bentazon (Basagran)*; Carfentrazone (Formulated in Combination with Other Herbicides); Corn Gluten (Concern Weed Preventer); Dicamba (Banvel); Dithiopyr (Dimension); Ethofumesate (Prograss); Fenoxaprop (Acclaim); Glufosinate (Finale); Glyphosate (Roundup or Touchdown); Halosulfuron (Manage); Isoxaben (Gallery); MSMA, DSMA (Weed-Hoe, Weed-E-Rad); Oxadiazon (Ronstar); Pendimethalin (Weedgrass), Trifluralin (Treflan), Prodiamine (Barricade), Benefin (Balan); Quinclorac (Drive); and Siduron (Tupersan)); Control of Crabgrass and Other Annual Grasses; and Control of 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 Nonresidential Properties; Record Keeping; Children and Families Protection Act; and Massachusetts Public Drinking Water Supply Protection Regulations (Turf Pesticides on the Groundwater Protection List)).
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Subject Headings:
Turf management -- Massachusetts; Pests -- Integrated control; Turfgrasses -- Diseases and 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 earlier edition, Professional Turfgrass Management Guide for Massachusetts 1997, 1997, R=171828 R=171828

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

See also earlier 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 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 appendices; pp. 50-51
"Information contained in this guide is current as of 2003."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bhowmik, Prasanta C. 2003. Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2003-2004. 51 pp. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension.
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