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Many bulletins are also available at the MSU Extension Bookstore
Publications marked with an asterisk (*) are available only through the Oakland County office of MSU Extension.


grub damage on lawnLawn-Diseases

 Anthracnose (BP-108-W) 
 Brown Patch (BP-106-W) 
 Dollar Spot (BP-105-W) 
 Fairy Ring (BP-113-W) (file size 391k)
 Gray Leaf Spot (BP-107-W) 
 Gray Snow Mold (BP-101-W) 
 Leaf Rust (BP-110-W) 
 Leaf Spot/Melting Out (BP-103-W) 
 Necrotic Ring Spot (BP-116-W) 
       Pink Patch (OSU)
 Pink Snow Mold & Microdochium Patch (BP-102-W) 
 Powdery Mildew (BP-111-W) 
 Pythium Blight (BP-109-W) 
 Red Thread (BP-104-W) 
 Rhizoctonia Large Patch (BP-117-W) 
 Seasonal Activity of Turfgrass Pathogens (BP-125-W) 
 Slime Molds (BP-112-W) 
 Smut Diseases (BP-119-W) 
 Summer Patch (BP-115-W)
 Take All Patch (BP-114-W) 
 Turfgrass Diseases (OC0390) 
 Yellow Patch (BP-118-W) 

lawn mowerLawn-General

 Choosing a Lawn Care Company (E2771) 
 Cultivation of Lawns (E0003TURF) 
 Don't Guess ... Soil Test (E3192)
*Establishing a New Lawn Using Seed (E2910)
*Establishing a New Lawn Using Sod (E2911) 
 Fertilizing Home Lawns to Preserve Water Quality (E0005TURF)
        Flooding of Turf (E0020TURF)
*Grass: Quick Tips for Homeowners (OC0425) 
*Grasses for Michigan Lawns (OC0172) 
  Irrigation Practices to Preserve Water Quality (E0009TURF) 
*Lawns in Shade (OC0183) (file size 235k)
  Maintaining Waterfront Turf to Preserve Water Quality (E0011TURF) 
  Managing Yard Waste to Preserve Water Quality (E0012TURF)
*Moss, Algae, and Slime Mold in Lawns (OC0177) 
  Mowing Lawn Turf (E0013TURF) 
  Optimizing Cultural Practices to Improve Athletic Field Performance (E0018TURF) 
  Phosphorus and Home Lawns (E0021TURF) 
  Purchasing Quality Turfgrass Seed (E0014TURF) 
  Summer Lawn Care (E3180)
*Thatch in Lawns (OC0190) 
*Topsoil for Turf & Landscape Use (OC0164) 
  Turfgrass Species & Cultivar Selection (E2912) 
*Watering Lawns (OC0193) 
       Winterkill of Turfgrass (E0019TURF)
*Working with Wet Areas in the Landscape (OC0165) 
*Zoysiagrass (OC0191) 


Lawn-Insects & Pests

  Bluegrass Billbug (E2497)
  European Chafer (E0022TURF)
  Hairy Chinch Bug (E2496) 
        Home Lawn Grub Control Products (E0024TURF)
*Integrated Pest Management for Home Lawns (OC0427)
  Japanese Beetle (E0010TURF) 
  Sod Webworm (E2498) 
*Turf Pests (OC0389) 
  White Grubs (E2499)



Michigan State University provides an excellent lawn weed identification and control resource at MSU Turf Weeds.  This web site offers a step-by-step guide to identifying lawn weeds as well as their management and control. 
Crabgrass Control in Home Lawns (E0002TURF) 

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