Algae & Mosses

  • Turfhacker Interesting, Non-Conventional, Minimalist Turfgrass Management presentation by Jason Haines

    Presented at the 2017 GCSAA Education Conference at the Golf Industry Show, this session featured five-minute, fast-paced talks on all aspects of golf course management.

  • The weed czar of the putting green

    Jack Fry, Ph.D., discusses silvery-thread moss in this "Through the green" column in the February 2014 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Beyond the ABCs of Algae

    Erwin McKone, CGCS, reviews the role of algae in the aquatic ecosystem, including an examination of classic and alternative treatments of algal blooms and a discussion of permitting. Access this free member webinar at My Learning Hub.

  • Dealing with Moss on Putting Greens

    Fred Yelverton, Ph.D., explains the management practices that can reduce the invasion of this weed on putting greens. Access this free member webinar at My Learning Hub.

  • Managing bentgrass greens in India

    The hot and semi-arid Deccan Plateau isn’t an ideal climate for bentgrass, but a superintendent in Hyderabad is making it work. Read this article in the May 2012 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Reaching the 99 percent

    This "Environment" column in the April 2012 issue of Golf Course Management magazine offers tips to help superintendents become an environmental resource to homeowners in their communities.

  • How to win the algae wars

    An understanding of pond biology can help you restore your golf course’s water quality. Read this article in the February 2011 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • Different herbicide responses by moss species in creeping bentgrass greens

    Two herbicides produced different reactions in three species of mosses. Read this article in the December 2008 issue of Golf Course Management magazine.

  • From roots to shoots

    Read this article in the July 2008 issue of Green is Beautiful.

  • Color Atlas Of Turfgrass Weeds

    The information you need in your ongoing quest to control weeds and limit deleterious effects: the weed clumps, color variation, and unsightly patches that disrupt turf uniformity. This book is available in the GCSAA store.

  • Of moss and men

    Research trials from across the U.S. have identified control options for this invasive weed of putting green turf. Field observations indicate management is an important component of successful eradication. Read this article in the July - August 2007 issue of the USGA Green Section Record.

  • Influence of Phosphonates, Wetting Agents and Fertilizer on Algae Found on Putting Greens

    Presented by John Kaminski of the Pennsylvania State University and John Inguagiato of the University of Connecticut.

  • Mastering the moss menace

    An examination of moss control published in the October 2006 issue of GreenMaster