Landscape Pest Management

The Landscape Pest Management Program is dedicated to assisting with idenfication and familiarity of pests and beneficial insects that commonly occur in turfgrass and ornamental plants. Their website offers information such as pesticides, natural enemies, types of biological control, and insect identification information and resources, biology, and pest management options. These resources  include beneficial texts, beneficial insects, insects on ornamentals, insects on turf along with helpful information, and photographs of the insects.

 

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From The Turf Blog
It’s Finally Here! CEU-Granting Distance Education for Green Industry Professionals Posted by Bodie Pennisi, Dan Suiter, Shimat Joseph on Feb 11, 2020 University of Georgia is offering online, live program that will allow green industry professionals to receive world-class training while at their home or office. Logging on, watching a live presentation, and then going back to work (all while receiving CEUs) is just a few mouse clicks away. Watch as a...
Green industry webinar series Posted by Shimat V. Joseph on Aug 2, 2019 Green industry webinars are targeted to turfgrass and ornamental industry.  These webinars update the industry with current information in pest (insect, pathogen and weeds) management, cultural practices, etc., as well as offers CEUs in GA, SC and TN . The upcoming webinars are below:   September 18, 2019, Wednesday Multi-spectral...
Avoidance and Management Tips for Summer Turfgrass Diseases Posted by Alfredo Martinez on Jun 24, 2019 Gray leaf spot on St. Augustinegrass Gray leaf spot is active and causing epidemics St. Augustinegrass. The fungus Pyricularia grisea also affects perennial ryegrass and tall fescue in Georgia. However, the disease is particularly aggressive in St Augustinegrass. Hot humid summer weather and high nitrogen levels can make turf susceptible...
Scale insects on ornamental plants Posted by Shimat V. Joseph on Mar 20, 2019 Scale insects are very common pests of landscape trees and shrubs, yet are often overlooked when scouting. They can, however, be responsible for chlorosis, branch die-back or ultimately death of the plant. Scales are broadly categories as soft and armored scales. Soft scales produce soft, cottony, powdery or waxy substance...
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