Information on weed identification and control, including catsear, marestail, purple loosestrife, pokeweed, pigweed, poison ivy, crabgrass, hemlock, purslane and multiflora rose. Tips on various herbicides and integrated pest management.
By Peter Landschoot, Ph.D., Joshua Cook
Silvery thread moss (Bryum argenteum) in putting greens is becoming an all-too-common occurrence on Pennsylvania golf courses.
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Manage insect, mite, and disease pests in your woody ornamentals and shade trees.
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