• Damage is usually limited to closely cut annual bluegrass.
• Brown patches of turf that do not respond to irrigation.
• Damage may be confused with Dollar spot disease.
• Adults can leave notches on leaf blades.
• Most damage occurs in May and June when first generation of ABW is present.
• Damage from larvae occurs on crowns (stems) and roots.
• Presence of brown excrement (frass) that looks similar to sawdust.
• Turf can be pulled away easily from damage to stems and roots.
• Treat when larvae or adults are active in significant numbers during the spring and summer months.
• Applications to control the larvae should be lightly watered in.
Aug8WedAugust 8, 2018
Brian Rosenberg has been named the new Head of Bayer Environmental Science Canada effective August 1, 2018.
May15TueMay 15, 2018
May11FriMay 11, 2018
The premier educational and networking event for golf course superintendents will accept 50 elite members for its 2018 class
May10ThuMay 10, 2018
Bayer is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Albert as Territory Sales Manager Technical for the Canadian Golf Market. Jon will be responsible for providing technical information and support to golf courses in Eastern Ontario and the province of Quebec.