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Author(s):Rothwell, Nikki; Vittum, Pat
Author Affiliation:University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Title:Volunteers needed for annual bluegrass weevil project
Source:Turf Notes [New England]. Vol. 8, No. 6, March/April 2000, p. 6-7.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Worchester, MA: New England Cooperative Extension Systems
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Pest control; Listronotus maculicollis; Models; Temperatures; Precipitation; Evapotranspiration; Questionnaire surveys; Growing degree days
Abstract/Contents:Profiles a study at the University of Massachusetts to create a degree day model to aid superintendents in annual bluegrass weevil control. "A degree day model is a technique that is based on the minimum and maximum daily temperatures, precipitation and evapo-transpiration throughout the growing season. These factors are then compared to the activity level of the particular insect, in this case, the annual bluegrass weevil." Includes a volunteer form for those superintendents who would like to participate in the project.
Language:English
References:0
Note:Includes survey form for project
Geographic Terms:Massachusetts
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Rothwell, N., and P. Vittum. 2000. Volunteers needed for annual bluegrass weevil project. Turf Notes [N. Eng.]. 8(6):p. 6-7.
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