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UC ANR Turfgrass Publications

The following are some of the publications available at the UC Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) website.

Updated July 2009

Complete ANR Publications Catalog
(Note: the complete catalog includes numerous articles regarding trees and landscapes)

General Information
 
California Master Gardener Handbook
  Know Your Turfgrasses
  Turfgrass Selection for the Home Landscape (FREE)

Turfgrass Management
 
Establishing and Maintaining the Natural Turf Athletic Field
 
Lawns and Dogs (FREE)
  Managing Lawns on Heavy Soils (FREE)
  Managing Lawns in Shade (FREE)
  Managing Turfgrasses During Drought
  Mowing Your Lawn and Grasscycling (FREE)
  Practical Lawn Fertilization (FREE)
  The Sand Putting Green: Construction and Management
  Turfgrass Sod Production
  Turfgrass Traffic and Compaction: Problems and Solutions (FREE)

Irrigation and Water Issues
  Effluent Water for Turfgrass Irrigation
  Evaluating Turfgrass Sprinkler Irrigation Systems
  Interpreting Turfgrass Irrigation Water Test Results (FREE)
  Irrigation Scheduling: A Guide for Efficient On-farm Water Management
  Lawn Watering Guide For California (FREE)
  Monitoring Soil Moisture for Irrigation Water Management
  Scheduling Irrigations: When and How Much
  Turfgrass Evapotranspiration Map: The Central Coast of California
  Turfgrass Irrigation Scheduling
  Turfgrass Water Conservation
  Water Conservation: The Potential
  Water Conservation Tips for the Home Lawn and Garden (FREE)

Pest and Disease Management
  Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants
  Ants: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Annual Bluegrass: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Bermudagrass: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Bermudagrass Seed Production: UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines (FREE)
  Clovers: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Common Knotweed: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE)
  Common Purslane: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Crabgrass: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE)
  Creeping Woodsorrel and Bermuda Buttercup: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE) 
  Dallisgrass: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE) NEW
  Dandelions: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Demonstration and Research Uses of Pesticides
Establishing Integrated Pest Management Policies and Programs: A Guide for Public Agencies (FREE)
• 
Healthy Turf: First Line of Defense Against Weeds
  IPM in Practice: Principles and Methods of Integrated Pest Management
•  Kikuyugrass: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE)
• 
Landscape Maintenance Pest Control
• 
Lawn and Resiential Landscape Pest Control: A Guide for Maintenace Gardeners
• 
Lawn Diseases: Prevention and Management: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
• 
Lawn Insects: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
• 
Mushrooms and Other Nuisance Fungi in Lawns: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE)
  Nutsedge: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Pesticide Safety: A Reference Manual for Private Applicators
  Plantains: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
•  Plant Growth Regulators
• 
Pocket Gophers: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE)
  Red Imported Fire Ant: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
  Residential, Industrial, and Institutional Pest Control (Second Edition)
•  The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides (Second Edition)
  Spotted Spurge: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
(FREE)
•  Turfgrass: UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines
•  Weed Management in Lawns: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape (FREE)
• 
Weeds of California and Other Western States NEW
  Weeds of the West


Also see the UC Guide to Healthy Lawns website and the complete collection of Pest Notes

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