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Monographic Author(s):Bhowmik, Prasanta C.; Dicklow, M. Bess; Ebdon, Scott; Lanier, Jason; Owen, Mary C.; Prostak, Randy; Vittum, Patricia; Wick, Robert
Author Affiliation:Bhowmik: Weed Scientist; Dicklow: Extension Plant Pathologist; Ebdon: Turf Agronomist; Lanier: Extension Turf Technician; Owen: Extension Turf Specialist; Prostak: Extension Weed Specialist; Vittum: Turf Entomologist; and Wick: Turf Pathologist
Monograph Title:Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2006-2007, 2006.
Publishing Information:Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension
# of Pages:56
Collation:56 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; Massachusetts Water Issues: Conservation and Quality (Benefits and Misconceptions of Turfgrass and Water Conservation; Turfgrass Water Conservation Checklist (Checklist for Cultural Management Practices (Follow the One-Third Rule when Scheduling Mowing Events; Maintain Sharp Mower Blades; Raise the Height of Cut (HOC) as Summer Progresses; Apply Fertilizer Nitrogen at Minimal Levels Timed to Specific Needs of Turfgrass; Potassium Must be Applied in Balance with N; Alleviate Root-Related Stresses; Select Turfgrasses that Have Scientifically Documented Low Water Requirements; and Eliminate Competition for Plant Available Soil Water)); Checklist for Irrigation Practices and Design (Plan Irrigation Scheduling Based on ET; Know Your Soil Type; Eliminate Waste; Water Deep and Infrequently; and Identify "Hot Spots")); 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); Turfgrass Diseases: Cultural Management; Turfgrass Diseases: Fungicide Management (Fungicide Resistance; Broad-Spectrum Fungicide Chemical Groups; and Contact/Protectant Fungicides); and Guidelines to Prevent or Delay Resistance to Turf 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 (Strictly a Golf Course Pest); Bluegrass Billbugs; and Ants); Threshold Levels; 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 (Preemergence; and Postemergence); and Records); Environmental Considerations (Soil Characteristics; Herbicide Characteristics (Adsorption; Solubility; and Persistence); Thatch Layer; and Water Table); Herbicide Resistance; Characteristics of Herbicides (2,4-D Type Herbicides; Bentazon (Basagran T+O)*; Carfentrazone (Quicksilver and Formulated in Combination with Other Herbicides); Clopyralid (Lontrel and in Several Broadleaf Herbicide Combinations); Corn Gluten (Concern Weed Preventer); Dicamba (Banvel, Vanquish); Dithiopyr (Dimension, Dimension Ultra, Lifeguard); Ethofumesate (Prograss); Fenoxaprop (Acclaim); Fluroxypyr (Spotlight and in Several Broadleaf Herbicide Combinations); Glufosinate (Finale); Glyphosate (Roundup or Touchdown); Halosulfuron (Manage, Sedgehammer); Isoxaben (Gallery); MSMA, DSMA (Weed-Hoe, Weed-E-Rad); Oxadiazon (Ronstar); Pendimethalin (Weedgrass), Trifluralin (Treflan), Prodiamine (Barricade), Benefin (Balan); Quinclorac (Drive); Siduron (Tupersan); and Triclopyr (Several Broadleaf Herbicide Combinations)); Control of Crabgrass and Other Annual Grasses; and Control of Broadleaf Weeds (Postemergence; and Preemergence)); Plant Growth Regulation (Conversion of Turfgrass Areas; and Turf Pest Damage Monitoring Chart); 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 (Bentazon (Basagran); Chlorothalonil (Daconil); Fenamiphos (Nemacur); and MCPA))).
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 earlier 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 2010-2011, 2010, R=171871 R=171871
Includes appendix: "Diagnostic services"; pp. 54-55
Includes appendix: "Useful information"; p. 56
"Information contained in this guide is current as of 2006."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bhowmik, Prasanta C. 2006. Professional Guide for IPM in Turf for Massachusetts 2006-2007. 56 pp. Amherst, Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension.
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