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By Amy J. Dreves Navneet Kaur Joseph DeFrancesco Leanna Van Slambrook Glenn Fisher Silvia I. Rondon and Nicole P. Anderson
Learn to identify common pests and beneficial insects found in grass seed production fields across Oregon. This handy pocket guide covers where pests are found, symptoms of pest damage, pest lookalikes and prevention tactics.
Expert tips on common turfgrass management techniques and pests. Useful for lawns and other managed turfgrass (like athletic fields and parks).
By Alyssa Cain Alec Kowalewski Brian McDonald and Clint Mattox
When trying to minimize irrigation inputs, the best turfgrass species for the Oregon climate include perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) in Western Oregon, Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis) in Central/Eastern Oregon and tall fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus) in Western, Central or Eastern Oregon.
Typical lawn problems such as moss, disease, weeds and pests are addressed in Solve Pest Problems, a partnership between OSU and Oregon stakeholders to provide safe and user-friendly information for homeowners in the PNW.