page contains links to publications produced by the UCR Turfgrass Research
Program and other UC programs.
Better Turf Thru Agronomics
by Publication Date Index
This periodic newsletter, produced by the University of California Turfgrass
Research Advisory Committee (UCRTRAC), includes
updates and summaries of ongoing and completed research by UCR turf researchers
and Extension personnel affiliated with the UCR Turfgrass Research Program.
Topical issues, industry news, and event announcements are also featured.
California Turfgrass Culture
Turfgrass Culture, formerly Southern California Turfgrass Culture, has
been in print for forty years and, during that time, a wealth of turfgrass
literature has been presented. Includes releases of technical and semi-technical
UCRTRAC Accumulative Research
purpose of the Accumulative Research Summary is to provide the most recent
reporting on past and current studies in a brief outline format along
with associated Final Reports.
Annual UCR Turfgrass and Landscape Research Conference and Field Day Proceedings
Archive of the proceedings of the annual research conference and field
tour held at the UCR Turfgrass Research Facility from 1987 to 2002, including
abstracts of results and observations of research projects on topics such
as turfgrass and landscape management, cultural practices and pest management. The next Field Day Porceedings is September 16, 2010.
News from the UCR Turfgrass Program
Quarterly updates of ongoing research and timely information based on
research from the UCR Turfgrass Research Program published in February,
May, August and November.
Notes (such as Lawn Diseases and
database supplies the University of California's official guidelines for
pest monitoring techniques, pesticides, and nonpesticide alternatives
for managing pests in homes and landscapes. Spanish edition (Notas
Breves en español) is also available.
UC Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Turf and Lawns Publications
UC ANR Communication Services produces a variety of practical, research-based
educational media -- publications, videos, slide presentations, interactive
distance learning, audio recordings and electronic multimedia. This link
will take you directly to the turf and lawn section of the UC ANR catalog.
Pest Management Guidelines for Turfgrass
in 1980 with the California State Legislature's support and encouragement,
the University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Project
(UC IPM) develops and promotes the use of integrated, ecologically sound
pest management programs in California. This site has about 50 turfgrass-related
articles, including general information about turfgrass species and descriptions
and control measures for diseases, insects and mites, nematodes, and weeds
which affect turfgrass.
Reports on Topical Issues
on selected topical issues including water
use, water quality, fate
of pesticides in the environment, fertilization,
and trends in the southern California turfgrass
industry, and benefits of turfgrass.
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