Weed Control

The Ontario Turfgrass Research Foundation is proud to support weed control research to improve sustainable management of turfgrass through proceeds from fundraising initiatives, charitable donations, and annual industry contributions.

Click below to read our weed control research projects:

Biological control of crabgrass

Dr. Alan Watson | University of McGill

Co-sponsored by Landscape Ontario

Biological control of dandelion weed in turfgrass using beneficial microbes

Dr. Manish Raizada | University of Guelph

Co-sponsored by Agricultural Adaptation Council Growing Forward 2

Integration of tools and species to promote sustainability in residential lawns

Dr. Michael Brownbridge | Vineland Research and Innovation Station

Co-sponsored by Agricultural Adaptation Council Growing Forward 2

Weed suppression in turfgrass using different species and thicknesses of leaf mulch

Peter Purvis & Pam Charbonneau | University of Guelph

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