Agronomic Crops

Title

Soil Salinity and its Effects on Turfgrass Pests

Student Author Information

Management of soil salinity and pests are among the most critical components of maintaining a healthy stand of turfgrass. Salinity and pest management are increasingly severe issues for turfgrass managers in recent years. Individually, soil salinity and pests cause a great deal of damage to most turfgrass species; in combination, their impacts on turfgrass health are highly situational. This article aims to introduce and inform turfgrass management professionals, extension agents, and research institutions about an unconventional relationship between soil salinity and turfgrass pest management.

Clemson Extension Program Team

Agronomic Crops

Publication Date

Fall 9-22-2023

Publication Number

LGP 1179

Summary

Management of soil salinity and pests are among the most critical components of maintaining a healthy stand of turfgrass. Salinity and pest management are increasingly severe issues for turfgrass managers in recent years. Individually, soil salinity and pests cause a great deal of damage to most turfgrass species; in combination, their impacts on turfgrass health are highly situational. This article aims to introduce and inform turfgrass management professionals, extension agents, and research institutions about an unconventional relationship between soil salinity and turfgrass pest management.

Publication Type

Brief

Publisher

Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

Agricultural Science, Agronomy and Crop Sciences, Other Plant Sciences, Plant Pathology

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