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Agrostis

grass in the plant family Poaceae. Includes A. avenacea (blowaway, blown, fairy or oat grass).

Agrostis avenacea
+ Anguina agrostis (A. funesta) + Clavibacter toxicus those grass seed heads which are infested with a nematode produce galls containing the bacteria which produce a toxin tunicamyluracil (corynetoxin), the cause of flood plain staggers.
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The greens and a portion of the approaches will be resodded with USGA recommended T-1 bentgrass and the intercut will be replaced with Kentucky bluegrass.
This study suggests that monitoring and management of black cutworms in the south should focus on protecting creeping bentgrass mainly in fall (Sep-Nov) and spring (Feb-May).
Black cutworm larvae feed nocturnally on creeping bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera L.
It will never be the same as bentgrass, but it's real close in playability and puttability.
Furthermore, if foreign purchasers reject genetically engineered creeping bentgrass, what will become of Oregon's $200-million-a-year grass seed industry?
PENN G-2 is the trade name for a revolutionary breed of creeping bentgrass known for its heat and wear tolerance and for the exceptional putting surfaces it creates.
Dollar spot, seen here on creeping bentgrass, is one of the two most troublesome diseases of golf course grasses.
Pleasant Valley's bentgrass gave out in early July to a fungus, pythium root rot, a problem that is common with bentgrass greens and requires extensive maintenance.
Understand also that all the grass species - bluegrass, ryegrass, fescue, and bentgrass - are cool temperature plants.
It's called Roundup Ready Creeping Bentgrass, a genetically modified turf grass that is immune to glyphosate, the main ingredient of the popular herbicide Roundup.
Penncross bentgrass on the greens was replaced by a Penn A-1/A-4 blend and the rough was seeded using Barenbrug's Turf Saver(R) with RTF(R) mix, the only rhizomatous tall fescue blend available in the market.
As part of this agreement, ABT has formed a broad research alliance with Pure Seed Testing for development of transgenic bentgrass, bluegrass and other turf species using both parties germplasm.