Plant Growth Regulators for Fine Cool-Season Turf

Tuesday, February 2
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This session will discuss Class A, B, C and E PGRs (Plant Growth Regulators) for use on cool-season, fine turf. The session will cover plant health benefits, formulation differences, application programming with calendar and growing degree day (GDD) methods and methods to control annual bluegrass encroachment and seedhead production. Topics covered in this session include:

• Mode of action, formulation, use rates

• Frequency of application and tank mixing compatibilities

• Developmental effects (shoots, roots, stems) and physiological effects (non-stressed and stressed)

• Seedhead control strategies


Adam Van Dyke

Bill C Kreuser, Ph.D.