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Stahnke, G.K., S.E. Brauen, A.L. Antonelli, and R.L. Goss. 1993. Alternatives for European Cranefly Control in Turfgrass. International Turfgrass Soc. Res. Journ. 7. R.N. Carrow, N.E. Christians, R.C. Shearman (Eds.). Intertec Publ. Corp. Overland Park, Kansas. pp 375-381.

Stahnke, G.K. and A.L. Antonelli. 1995. European Crane Flies in the Pacific Northwest. Golf Course Management. December. pp 56-60.

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Arthur L. Antonelli, Ph.D.
WSU Puyallup
24 years at present location
Major interest: Landscape IPM
Avocation: Ichthyology (specifically fish behavior)

Gwen K. Stahnke, Ph.D.
WSU Puyallup
11 years at present location
Major interest: Turfgrass Management

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Life Cycle

Current Management Practices

Management Techniques - Past & Current


See also:

"They don't drive Harleys" - by Craig MacConnell

"ECF & CCF" - by Sharon Collman

"Managing ECF in Whatcom Co." - by Todd Murray and Scarlet Tang

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