Weed Control


ID and Control of Annual Bluegrass and Rough Bluegrass in Lawns (AY-41-W)

Purdue Extension Publication

Controlling annual bluegrass (Poa annua) and rough bluegrass (Poa trivialis) in lawns is difficult, and relies on both cultural and chemical control. This publication describes these weeds and offers management strategies.

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Yellow Nutsedge Control (AY-19-W)

Purdue Extension Publication

This publication describes the life cycle and identification of yellow nutsedge and recommends cultural and chemical management options for homeowners. A similar publication is available for turf professionals: Turfgrass Management Sedge Control for Turf Professionals (AY-338-W)

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Identification and Control of Perennial Grassy Weeds (AY-11-W)

Purdue Extension Publication

This publication describes how to identify and control the two main categories of perennial grassy weeds: bunch-type and spreading grasses.

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Control of Crabgrass in Homelawns (AY-10-W)

Purdue Extension Publication

This publication provides a series of suggestions for the non-herbicidal and herbicidal control of crabgrasses and several other annual grasses including foxtail, goose grass, and barnyard grass.

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Control of Broadleaf Weeds in Homelawns (AY-9-W)

Purdue Extension Publication

This publication suggests herbicides and application schedules for controlling broadleaf weeds in the lawn and describes summer lawn care management practices for controlling broadleaf weeds.

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Turfgrass Weed Control for Professionals (TURF-100)

Purdue Extension Publication

This guide provides weed identification and control information that turfgrass professionals can use to develop effective weed control programs for golf courses, athletic fields, sod farms, lawns, and other turfgrass systems. The recommendations apply to the majority of the United States, with input from experts in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, […]

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Turfgrass Management: Sedge Control for Turf Professionals (AY-338-W)

Purdue Extension Publication

This publication describes the life cycle and identification of yellow nutsedge, and recommends cultural and chemical management options in cool- and warm-season turf for professional turf managers. This publication also addresses other problem sedges. A similar publication is available for homeowners: Turfgrass Management Yellow Nutsedge Control (AY-19-W)

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