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    • Chinch Bugs in St. Augustine Lawns 

      Merchant, Michael E.; Mott, Dale (2006-10-17)
      Chinch bugs can be extremely damaging to home lawns. Their feeding causes small yellow or brown areas in lawns. Chinch bugs can usually be seen on careful inspection of the soil surface. Insecticides provide effective control.
    • Deficit Irrigation Programs for Water Conservation in the Management of Bermudagrass Fairways in Texas 

      Hejl, Reagan Wesley (2014-04-29)
      Golf course water use in Texas has become increasingly regulated in the past decade due to persistent drought conditions, diminishing water supplies, and rapidly a growing population. Many golf courses have been faced with ...
    • Establishment and Management of Turfgrass Under Municipal Water Restrictions 

      Hargey, Daniel Francis (2015-12-07)
      Drought has become and continues to be a major concern throughout many areas of the United States. To better manage water supplies, municipalities are constantly in search of ways to conserve and ration water. In this ...
    • The fate of manure phosphorus during production and harvest of turfgrass sod 

      McDonald, Brandon Tieman (Texas A&M University, 2005-08-29)
      Removal of manure from dairies to sites less prone to point-source nutrient pollution is an option for dealing with dairy confined animal feeding operation wastes. Applications of dairy manure waste to turfgrass sod can ...
    • Investigating Rainwater Harvesting as a Stormwater Best Management Practice and as a Function of Irrigation Water Use 

      Shannak, Sa'D Abdel-Halim (2012-02-14)
      Stormwater runoff has negative impacts on water resources, human health and environment. In this research the effectiveness of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) systems is examined as a stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP). ...
    • Locating turfgrass production sites for removal of phosphorus in Erath County, Texas 

      Hanzlik, Jeremy Edward (Texas A&M University, 2004-09-30)
      The North Bosque River watershed of central Texas hosts a large portion of diary production in the state. In recent years, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), formerly known as the Texas Natural Resource ...
    • Nematodes in Texas Golf Courses 

      Crow, William T. (2000-04-10)
      Plant parasitic nematodes are microscopic roundworms that feed on plant roots. In turfgrasses they cause damage similar to that of water stress, nutrient deficiency or root diseases. Golf course managers can use this ...
    • Sports Field Maintenance 

      Duble, Richard L. (1995-07-31)
      Coaches are often more concerned with injuries, personnel problems and opponents than with the condition of the turf on their playing fields. This publication discusses management strategies, including mowing, fertilizing, ...
    • Take-All Root Rot of Turfgrass 

      Krausz, Joseph P. (2005-04-21)
      Take-all root rot (patch) is a serious disease caused by a soil-borne fungus. This leaflet covers symptoms and diagnosis, disease cycle, cultural disease management and fungicides.
    • Using Soluble Calcium to Stimulate Plant Growth 

      Feagley, Sam E.; Fenn, Lloyd B. (1998-09-09)
      Research has shown that applying soluble calcium with urea, an ammonium form of nitrogen, can improve crop production. This publication reports the results of research with bermudagrass, rice and various vegetable crops. ...
    • Using Soluble Calcium to Stimulate Plant Growth (Spanish ) 

      Feagley, Sam E.; Fenn, Lloyd B. (1999-08-10)
      Research has shown that applying soluble calcium with urea, an ammonium form of nitrogen, can imporve crop production. This publication reports the results of research with bermudagrass, rice and various vegetable crops. ...
    • White Grubs in Texas Turfgrass 

      Merchant, Michael E.; Biles, Stephen; Mott, Dale (2004-06-24)
      White grubs are the larval stage of insects commonly known as May or June beetles. A few species commonly damage turfgrass and other cultivated plants. This publication includes biological and management information.