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This publication describes varroa mites and their effects on honey bee hives. It also recommends monitoring and management practices to protect hives against this pest.

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication, which is part of the Protecting Pollinators series, explains the complex biology of honey bees. It also explores the roles pesticides may play in bee health, examines the latest knowledge in this fas  More...

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This publication provides a list of recommended plants that homeowners and others can use to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plan  More...

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This publication explains some of the threats pollinators face. Other publications in the Protecting Pollinators series describe steps you can take to protect pollinators.

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The Purdue Turf Doctor app was developed by experts at Purdue University to help homeowners and land managers diagnose and address turfgrass problems caused by a variety of factors including weeds, insects, diseases,  More...
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This newly expanded guide provides weed identification and control information that turfgrass professionals can use to develop effective weed control programs for golf courses, athletic fields, sod farms, lawns, and o  More...

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This newly expanded guide provides weed identification and control information that turfgrass professionals can use to develop effective weed control programs for golf courses, athletic fields, sod farms, lawns, and o  More...

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This newly expanded guide provides weed identification and control information that turfgrass professionals can use to develop effective weed control programs for golf courses, athletic fields, sod farms, lawns, and o  More...

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices," especially when performed on urban trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree cause  More...
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Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling guide with expert coverage of basic turfgrass science and all aspects of practical care. Now in its fifth edition, this industry favorite offers the lates  More...

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Trees and all forestlands are major assets to our cities, towns, and communities. Urban trees, in particular, provide aesthetic, functional, and environmental benefits to improve the quality of life. A well-planted an  More...

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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property value,  More...
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Whether you know it or not, we all depend on pollinators for the fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers that enrich our lives. But pollinators face many threats. This publication explains what homeowners can do to prot  More...

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Choosing and planting a tree should be a well-informed and planned decision. Proper selection and planting of urban trees can provide years of enjoyment for you and future generations as well as increased property val  More...

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This publication provides Indiana turfgrass management professionals and golf course superintendents with information to help them (1) properly identify black cutworm, (2) understand black cutworm biology, (3) recognize  More...
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This publication provides Indiana turfgrass management professionals and property owners with information to help them (1) properly identify the most common white grub species, (2) understand white grub biology, (3) reco  More...
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Spring dead spot (SDS) is the most serious disease of bermudagrass. It is a root disease that kills individual plants, thins turf stands, and increases vulnerability to weed infestation. This publication describes the sy  More...
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Summer patch affects Kentucky bluegrass and annual bluegrass on all kinds of turf venues, including golf courses, athletic fields, professional landscapes, and residential lawns. This publication describes summer patc  More...

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This is a brochure to recruit potential new Master Gardener trainees. It provides background about the program and some details about how to join the program.  More...
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This publication provides property owners and turfgrass management professionals with basic information to: (1) properly identify the most common turfgrass insect pests of Indiana and adjacent states, (2) recognize inse  More...
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Effective pest control in the landscape and garden requires more than just spraying away the problem. Successful gardeners understand that managing insects, weeds, diseases, and vertebrate pests starts with selecting, pl  More...

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This publication provides turfgrass management professionals and property owners with information to help them (1) properly identify the most common billbug species with turfgrass in Indiana and adjacent states, (2) unde  More...
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This publication provides turfgrass management professionals with suggestions aimed at minimizing the potential negative impacts of neonicotinoids and other insecticides on pollinators.

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Pruning has been called "one of the best, worst maintenance practices" performed on trees. The process creates wounds, which have a major impact on plant processes. Improper cutting on a tree causes severe damage or even  More...
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Dollar spot is caused by a fungal pathogen and is a common concern on golf course turf, especially creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass greens, tees, and fairways, where it can result in poor turf quality and appearan  More...
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This publication describes the root knot nematode life cycle, and how to identify and manage them in turf.

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Anthracnose is caused by a fungus that survives and thrives on dead and decaying organic matter, and is primarily a disease of intensively managed annual bluegrass and creeping bentgrass used on golf courses. This public  More...
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This publication will help turf managers know what to look for when they diagnose infectious turf diseases on the course and in the field. Readers will understand the components of the disease triangle (host, pathogen, a  More...
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Fertilizing established lawns keeps the lawn looking good and reduces how much you have to water and control weed, insect, and disease pests — that saves you money and is environmentally responsible. This publicati  More...
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Japanese beetle infestations are found in rural and urban areas throughout Indiana. This publication describes Japanese beetle habits and how to control them in lawns, ornamentals, and food plants.

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This publication addresses specific procedures for separately calibrating the pesticide sprayer and the fertilizer spreader of ride-on equipment. The goal is to ensure proper application to optimize performance.

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This publication describes the life cycle and identification of yellow nutsedge, and recommends cultural and chemical management options in cool- and warm-season turf for professional turf managers. This publication also  More...
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This publication describes the life cycle and identification of yellow nutsedge and recommends cultural and chemical management options for homeowners. A similar publication is available for turf professionals:  More...
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This publication for both professionals and homeowners explains what to consider when selecting sod, how to prepare a site for sod installation, when and how to install sod, and how to maintain the sod after installation  More...
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Understanding when turf pathogens are active allows turf managers to anticipate disease outbreaks and schedule fungicide applications at the most appropriate times. This publication provides estimates of when important t  More...
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This threepage fact sheet in the Invasive Plant Series provides information on identifying and controlling this poisonous weed. The publication, produced in partnership with the Southern Indiana Cooperative Weed Manageme  More...
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In this paperback, 750-page book, the author has created a quick and easy-to-use reference guide for choosing plant material for landscape designs. This reference manual includes comprehensive lists with search criteria  More...

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This publication for both professionals and homeowners examines the role that phosphorus plays in turfgrass growth, explains how to determine the needs of specific turf stands, and provides suggestions for proper applica  More...
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Inspired by actual gardeners' inquiries, each chapter deals with such down-to-earth subjects as when to start seeds, why plants might fail to bloom, pruning techniques, identifying and controlling common pests, home f  More...

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Powdery mildew is a foliar disease of Kentucky bluegrass and some fescues. The disease is rarely responsible for any lasting damage to turf, so its effects are primarily aesthetic. This publication describes the symptoms  More...
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Despite their threatening appearance, slime molds are not infectious and will not result in anything more than temporary cosmetic damage. This publication describes the symptoms and signs of slime molds and control metho  More...
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Pythium blight can cause considerable turf damage because it spreads quickly and affects the leaves and crowns. Pythium blight occurs during hot, humid days in the summer. This publication provides control and prevention  More...
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Take all patch is a disease of creeping bentgrass that can occur on golf course greens, tees, and fairways. This publication describes take all patch symptoms and discusses a variety of management options.

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This guide is aimed at homeowners who just want to know the basics of yard care. The guide covers tasks you should do now if your plants are new, basic care for established plants, techniques for adding new plants to you  More...
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Red thread is a foliar disease that usually occurs on taller mown turfgrasses during spring and fall. The disease is often associated with malnourished, low quality, slow growing turf, but the effects of the disease are  More...
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Leaf rust outbreaks are most common on residential lawns and low budget athletic fields. It is largely a cosmetic disease, but its orange spores can be a greater nuisance. This publication describes the symptoms and deve  More...
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Smut diseases, caused by several closely related and highly specialized pathogenic fungi, tend to occur on higher cut turf, so they are often found on residential turf, athletic fields, and golf course roughs. This publi  More...
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Leaf spot and melting out are different diseases with similar symptoms and pathogen characteristics. They both attack Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, and tall fescue, and appear to cause the most damage to golf c  More...
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Gray leaf spot is a foliar disease that affects perennial ryegrass and tall fescue. Moderate outbreaks of gray leaf spot result in clusters of thin, off-colored turf. Severe outbreaks, however, will result in the death a  More...
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Brown patch is caused by a fungal pathogen that affects all cool-season turfgrass species. Moderate to severe outbreaks on high-maintenance creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass can result in thin, poor quality turf th  More...
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This provides guidelines for establishng lawns from seed rather than from sod. It includes information on variety selection, seedbed preparation, watering, and weed control for newly established turfgrass areas.  More...
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A publication that gives suggestions for maintaining turf by effective mowing, thatching and aerifying.  More...
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This publication suggests herbicides and application schedules for controlling broadleaf weeds in the lawn and describes summer lawn care management practices for controlling broadleaf weeds.  More...
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This publication provides a series of suggestions for the non-herbicidal and herbicidal control of crabgrasses and several other annual grasses including foxtail, goose grass, and barnyard grass.  More...
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This publication provides help when selecting turfgrass for different lawns. Things to look for on a bag of quality grass seed are also covered. It also defines key terms that are used with planting and maintaining tur  More...
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Maintaining the most attractive homelawn in the neighborhood takes time and effort. However, if your goal is a good-looking, healthy lawn with a minimal amount of effort, it can be accomplished using some simple steps.  More...
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Controlling annual bluegrass (Poa annua) and rough bluegrass (Poa trivialis) in lawns is difficult, and relies on both cultural and chemical control. This publication describes these weeds and offers management strategi  More...
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Pink snow mold, sometimes knows as Microdochium patch, affects cool season grasses. The publication provides information on characteristics of the disease and disease control options.  More...
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This reference tracks the distribution of approximately 200 common weed species throughout Indiana's 92 counties. Each weed's distribution is shown on range maps at three times - 1899, 1940, and 2004. The Overleases' com  More...

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This publication describes how to identify and control the two main categories of perennial grassy weeds: bunch-type and spreading grasses.  More...
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Fairy rings are dark green circular bands in turf caused by numerous soil-inhabiting fungi. This publication describes the symptoms and development of fairy rings, and provides management options.  More...
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Animal urine can aggravate anyone attempting to maintain a uniformly green, aesthetically pleasing lawn. For homeowners, pets (particularly dogs) are the most frequent cause of patches of darker green and/or brown turf,  More...
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Gray snow mold affects all cool season turfgrass species in areas where there are extended periods of snow cover. This publication discusses how to identify gray snow mold, and examines options for controlling the diseas  More...
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Yellow patch, also referred to as cool season brown patch, occurs on creeping bentgrass and annual bluegrass. This publication describes yellow patch symptoms and options for controlling the disease.  More...
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When properly designed, maintained, and used, septic systems can provide adequate treatment for most pollutants. There are approximately 800,000 septic systems in Indiana, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH  More...
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Rhizoctonia large patch of zoysiagrass (also called zoysia patch) is the most significant infectious disease of the zoysiagrass species. This publication shows how to identify and manage this turfgrass disease.  More...
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Homeowners often notice color differences in the turfgrass over their septic system soil absorption fields. This publication examines how those color differences can be an early sign that troubles are about to occur.  More...
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Turf quality on municipal athletic fields in southern Indiana is typically poor due to excessive traffic from football and soccer. But reseeding worn areas with some common grass varieties in late spring or late fall are  More...
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Between 1850 and 1880, Americans of all ranks and circumstances planted shade trees, cultivated flower gardens, and established lawns with a new-found enthusiasm that both astonished and delighted horticultural advocates  More...

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Necrotic ring spot infects the roots of Kentucky bluegrass on golf courses, sports turf, professional landscapes, and home lawns. It is seldom a devastating disease, but outbreaks can disturb the appearance of the turf s  More...
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This publication discusses the preparation, planting, and care for ground covers. The various ground covers are itemized according to their specific uses.  More...
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This publication provides a general guide to taking care of plants within the home, yard, lawn, and garden during the autumn months.  More...
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Homeowners strive for beautiful and productive lawns, and sometimes, despite using good cultural practices, pests get the upper hand. When using pesticides to control pests it's important to follow procedures and know ho  More...

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Soccer fields are the toughest of all turf areas to manage. This publication highlights several principles of construction and maintenance to help produce a soccer field with good playability and emphasis on player safet  More...
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This publication discusses several irrigation practices for homelawns such as frequency of watering, time of day to water, and rate of application.  More...
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This publication provides suggestions on sodding and restarting a new lawn. In addition, it gives ideas for maintaining the lawn, a turf care sequence and sample sod specifications.  More...
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Information in this publication provides a series of suggestions on fertilization, pest control, and general maintenance for improving the health of turfgrasses growing in shaded areas.  More...
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This publication is intended to aid in interpreting soil test results and to provide guidelines on improving soil nutrient status for general turf, commercial and athletic turf, and to home lawn owners.  More...
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This publication provides turf seeding guidelines in the spring for established turf areas and new turf areas.  More...
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This publication addresses the advantages of hiring a professional lawn care service. It also discusses what to look for in a lawn care service and what you can do to help the lawn care service make your yard look better  More...
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The "Maintenance Calendar" provides seasonal lawn tips for cool season grasses. Three maintenance levels are established depending on the amount of money and time you are willing to invest. The calendar provides practice  More...
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This publication includes lists of ornamental grasses intended as a starting point to help you become familiar with ornamental grasses.  More...
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How can you handle grass clippings when the city is not going to collect them any more? AY-2 offers tips on how to leave grass clippings on the lawn while maintaining a healthy yard.  More...
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This publication provides suggestions on establishing and maintaining midwestern lawns composed of zoysia and bermuda grass.  More...
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This publication provides information about how to establish and conserve effective pollinator habitats in Indiana - from small-scale backyard improvements to large-scale plantings.

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The Purdue Turf Doctor app was developed by experts at Purdue University to help homeowners and land managers diagnose and address turfgrass problems caused by a variety of factors including weeds, insects, diseases,  More...
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