Last updated 6/30/98


1997 Annual Report

Purdue University Turfgrass Science Program


In this book, you may see pesticide use in research reports that do not conform to the pesticide label. These uses are not provided as recommendations. It is the responsibility of the pesticide applicator, by law, to follow current label directions for the specific pesticide being used. No endorsement is intended for products mentioned, nor criticism of products not mentioned. The authors, Purdue University, and the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation assume no liability from misuse of pesticide applications detailed in this report. The Agricultural Experiment Station of Purdue University is an equal action/equal opportunity institution.


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Supporters of the Purdue University Turf Program in 1997

1998 Turfgrass Research

Overview of the Turfgrass Science Program

1994 NTEP Perennial Ryegrass Test

1996 NTEP Zoysiagrass Test

1997 NTEP Bermudagrass Variety Evaluation

Leaf Mulching Effects on Turf Performance

Conversion of Golf Course Fairways Without Using Nonselective Herbicides

Degradation of Fungicides in Turfgrass Systems

Spatial And Temporal Fate of Granule Carriers and Pesticide Availability In Turfgrass

Preemergence Crabgrass Control

Postemergence Control of Crabgrass

Postemergence Broadleaf Weed Control

Evaluation of Treatments for Control of Dollar Spot and Brown Patch of Creeping Bentgrass

Evaluation of Fungicide Application Schedules for Control of Brown Patch on Perennial Ryegrass

Impact of Ants as a Biological Control Agents in Turfgrass

Impact of Naturalis-T On Beneficial Invertebrates in Turfgrass

Purdue University Personnel Currently Affiliated with the Turfgrass Program


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