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2-12-16

General Horticulture and Nursery and Landscape Kick-off:  Answer the following questions about turfgrass in Georgia.  

1.  Name 3 types of cool season grasses that grow in Georgia  

2. Name 4 commonly found broadleaf lawn weeds. 

3. What is the difference between a selective herbicide versus a non-selective herbicide?  

4. What time of year does warm season grasses go dormant and what does it look like when it is dormant?

5. What is over-seeding?  

6. In north Georgia, what type of grass is most often overseeded, and what species of cool-season grass is most often used?

7.  What type of grass would be best to plant under the dense shade of a large oak tree?

8. What is a transition zone as it relates to trufgrass?  

9.  Which turfgrass weed has 3 small heart-shaped leaves, a yellow flower that matures into a small okra-like pod? The stems, flowers, and leaves of this weed are also edible with a sour taste.

Forest Management Kick-off:  Use the wordbank to identify the following forest insects.  

Wordbank: tent caterpillar, cicada, pine bark beetle, bagworm, scale, aphids

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