Poa annua has been ranked the most troublesome turfgrass weed and golf course superintendents certainly understand why. In this 90-minute webinar, Jim Brosnan, Ph.D., provides an overview on managing Poa annua infestations on golf courses, particularly in the southeastern U.S. You will receive an update on the current status of herbicide resistance within Poa annua, strategies to manage resistance in the short term, as well as perspectives on what management might look like in the future. Included is an overview of Poa annua biology and we’ll discuss how disease management strategies could affect Poa annua management on different parts of your golf course.
Original presentation date: Sept. 21, 2022
Education points: 0.20
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About the Instructor
Jim Brosnan, Ph.D., is a professor in the department of plant sciences at the University of Tennessee and leader of their Weed Diagnostics Center. He earned his bachelors in turfgrass science from Penn State University, master’s in plant, soil and insect sciences (turfgrass) from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his Ph.D. in agronomy from Penn State University. Brosnan’s research focuses on effective and economical strategies for broadleaf and grassy weed control in various turfgrass systems, including golf courses, athletic fields, and residential landscapes. He is also interested in the effects of plant growth regulators on both warm and cool-season turfgrasses.