Keys to Identification and Management
Turfgrass: Keys to Identification and Management. Disease and pest management of turfgrasses involves multiple steps; identification of the disease or pest, various fungicides and pesticides available, application best practices, and prevention strategies. This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for various turfgrasses, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully control the environment.
Preemergence Herbicides in Managed Turfgrass. Preemergence herbicides are a common and useful tool that, when used appropriately, prevent weeds from establishing. This module discusses the basics of preemergence herbicide use in managed turfgrass systems.
After completing this course in its entirety, participants will be able to:
- Gain an understanding of the issues involved in controlling pests and disease in managed turfgrass.
- Tailor a management strategy that addresses the unique needs of turfgrass.
Chapter 1 -Turfgrass: Keys to Identification and Management
- Applying Turf Fungicides
- Modes of Action
- Environment Modifications
- Large Patch
- Plant Ecology
- Gray Leaf Spot
- Dollar Spot
- Weather Conditions
- Melting Out
- Bermudagrass Decline
- Bermudagrass Decline Management
- Spring Deadspot
- Take All Root Rot/Patch
- Pythium Blight
- Fairy Ring
- Slime Mold
- State Thresholds
- Taking Samples
Chapter 2 – Preemergence Herbicides in Managed Turfgrass
Lesson 1 – Management Techniques
- Preventive Strategies
- Preemergence Herbicides
Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.
If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to [email protected]. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.