Smutgrass Control in Perennial Grass Pastures
Smutgrass infestation in bahiagrass pasture.
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Sellers, Brent, Neha Rana, José Luiz Carvalho de Souza Dias, and Pratap Devkota. 2020. “Smutgrass Control in Perennial Grass Pastures: SS-AGR-18/AA261, Rev. 10/2020”. EDIS 2020 (6). Gainesville, FL.


This 4-page document provides an overview of smutgrass biology, control, and general recommendations. Written by Brent Sellers, Neha Rana, José Luiz C. S. Dias, and Pratap Devkota, and published by the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, revised October 2020.

Original publication date February 2000 (Sellers, Ferrell, and Mullahey). Revised November 2009, January 2015.

Revised February 2018 (Sellers, Rana, Dias, and Devkota), and October 2020 (this version)

Previous versions: 

Sellers, Brent, Jason Ferrell, and John Mullahey. 2009. “Smutgrass Control in Perennial Grass Pastures”. EDIS 2009 (10).
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