Research Series 568: Arkansas Turfgrass Report 2008
Michael Richardson, Douglas Karcher and Aaron Patton, editors

Full volume (7.8 MB)
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Cover and front matter
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Common Lespedeza Control in Cavalier Zoysiagrass
John Boyd
Pages 9-11
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Dormant Seeding Bermudagrass into an Overseeded Stand of Ryegrass Turf
Will Jellicorse, Mike Richardson, Aaron Patton, John McCalla, John Boyd and Doug Karcher
Pages 12-16
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Light Requirement for Emergence of Turf-type Bermudagrass Seed
Will Jellicorse, Mike Richardson, Aaron Patton, and John McCalla
Pages 17-21
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Effects of Mowing Height and Traffic on Germination of Dormant-Seeded Bermudagrass in an Overseeded Situation
Will Jellicorse, Mike Richardson, Aaron Patton, Doug Karcher, and John McCalla
Pages 22-24
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Drought Tolerance of Tall Fescue and Bluegrass Cultivars – 2nd Year Data
Doug Karcher, Mike Richardson and Josh Summerford
Pages 25-28
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Application Timings of Cascade PlusWetting Agent Affect Season-Long Control of Localized Dry Spot
Doug Karcher and Josh Summerford
Pages 29-33
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Wetting Agent Effects on Root-zone Moisture Distribution under Various Irrigation Regimes
Doug Karcher, Mike Richardson, Aaron Patton, Josh Summerford
Pages 34-39
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Segway and Golf CarWear on Dormant Bermudagrass Fairways
John Kauffman, John Sorochan, Doug Karcher, and Tom Samples
Pages 40-44
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Effects of Mowing Height, Fertilizer, and Trinexapac-ethyl on Ball Lie of Tifsport Bermudagrass – 2008 Data
John McCalla, Mike Richardson, Doug Karcher, and Aaron Patton
Pages 45-49
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Effect of Mesotrione on Sod Quality of Tifway Bermudagrass
John McCalla, Mike Richardson, John Boyd, and Aaron Patton
Pages 50-53
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2007 NTEP Bermudagrass Trial – Year 1 and 2 Results
Aaron Patton, Mike Richardson, Doug Karcher, and Jon Trappe
Pages 54-59
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2007 NTEP Seashore Paspalum Trial – Year 1 and 2 Results
Aaron Patton, Mike Richardson, Doug Karcher, and Jon Trappe
Pages 60-63
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Herbicide Safety Varies on ‘Sea Spray’ Seashore Paspalum Seedlings
Aaron Patton, Jon Trappe, and Mike Richardson
Pages 64-68
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Seed Covers and Germination Blankets Influence SeededWarm-Season Grass Establishment–Year 2
Aaron Patton, Jon Trappe, and Mike Richardson
Pages 69-72
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Sulfonylurea Herbicide Safety on Sprigged Bermudagrass and Seashore Paspalum
Aaron Patton and Jon Trappe
Pages 73-81
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Weed Control During Zoysiagrass Establishment from Seed
Aaron Patton and Jon Trappe
Pages 82-85
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Mowing Height, Mowing Frequency, and Rolling Frequency Affect Putting Green Speed
Jay Richards, Doug Karcher, Thom Nikolai, Mike Richardson, Aaron Patton, and Josh Summerford
Pages 86-92
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Comparing Two Devices Used to Measure Green Speed on Golf Course Putting Greens
Jay Richards, Doug Karcher, Josh Summerford, Thom Nikolai, Jason Henderson, and John Sorochan
Pages 93-99
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High-Frequency LightWeight Rolling Affects Putting Green Speed and Quality
Jay Richards, Doug Karcher, Thom Nikolai, Mike Richardson, Aaron Patton, and Josh Summerford
Pages 100-104
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Report From the 2006 NTEP Tall Fescue Trial–2007-2008 Data
Mike Richardson, John McCalla, Doug Karcher, and Aaron Patton
Pages 105-109
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Nitrogen Rate and Season Influence Ammonia Volatilization Following Foliar Application of Urea to Putting Green Turf
Chris Stiegler, Mike Richardson, John McCalla, Josh Summerford, and Trent Roberts
Pages 110-115
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Foliar Uptake of Inorganic and Organic Nitrogen Compounds by Creeping Bentgrass Putting Green Turf
Chris Stiegler, Mike Richardson, and John McCalla
Pages 116-120
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Direct Measurement of Foliar Absorbed Urea-Nitrogen Following Application to Putting Green Turfgrass Species
Chris Stiegler, Mike Richardson, John McCalla and Josh Summerford
Pages 121-126
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Summary of the 2008 NTEP Bentgrass Fairway/Tee Trial-Establishment
Josh Summerford, Doug Karcher, Mike Richardson, and Aaron Patton
Pages 127-131
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Summary of the 2008 NTEP Bentgrass Putting Green Trial-Establishment
Josh Summerford, Doug Karcher, Mike Richardson, and Aaron Patton
Pages 132-136
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Bermudagrass Cultivars Differ in Their Traffic Tolerance
Jon Trappe, Aaron Patton, and Mike Richardson
Pages 137-140
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Differences Exist in the Divot Recovery Among Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass Cultivars
Jon Trappe, Aaron Patton, Doug Karcher, and Mike Richardson
Pages 141-144
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Golf Ball Lie Differs Among Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, and Their Cultivars
Jon Trappe, Aaron Patton, Doug Karcher, and Mike Richardson
Pages 145-147
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Successful Bermudagrass Overseeding is Dependent on Species Selection and Pre-plant Cultivation, and Traffic Timing
Jon Trappe, Aaron Patton, Doug Karcher and Mike Richardson
Pages 148-152
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Clipping Yield and Scalping Tendency Differ for Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass Cultivars
Jon Trappe, Aaron Patton and Mike Richardson
Pages 153-157
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Shade and Traffic Tolerance of Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass
Jon Trappe, Aaron Patton, Doug Karcher and Mike Richardson
Pages 158-162
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Evaluation of Japanese Beetle Oviposition Behavior among Transition Zone Turfgrasses
Tara Wood, Mike Richardson, Lauren Flowers and Don Steinkraus
Pages 163-167
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2008 Weather Summary for Fayetteville, Arkansas
Mike Richardson and Chris Stiegler
Pages 168-169
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