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About Clark Throssell, Ph.D.

Clark Throssell, Ph.D., is the former director of the Purdue University turf program as well as the former director of research for GCSAA. Throssell is the research editor for Golfdom, focusing on managing the Super Science section of the magazine and website. He also contributes his "Clark Talks Turf" column to Golfdom every month.

Posts by Clark Throssell, Ph.D.

Just another day in turf research paradise Posted on 18 Oct 2017 in the Columns categories.

I had a great day July 12 at the University of Nebraska Turfgrass Research Field Day. You have read in my columns before of my belief that attending a field Read more»

Clark Talks Turf: Yellowjackets and garbage cans Posted on 01 Sep 2017 in the Featured & Research categories.

Timothy Gibb, Ph.D., is an entomologist at Purdue University. Tim has worked on numerous insect problems throughout his career, including turfgrass pests and insects that can impact human health. You Read more»

Clark Talks Turf: Battling goosegrass Posted on 18 Jul 2017 in the Research categories.

Scott McElroy, Ph.D., is a turfgrass weed scientist at Auburn University. Scott conducts numerous field and laboratory experiments each year to develop weed control strategies for golf courses. You may Read more»

Clark Talks Turf: Digging deep into fraze mowing Posted on 02 May 2017 in the Columns & Research categories.

Brian Whitlark is a USGA agronomist in the West Region. Brian conducts course consulting visits, writes for USGA publications and is a conference speaker. Brian has observed several golf courses Read more»

Clark Talks Turf: All things wetting agents Posted on 07 Apr 2017 in the Maintenance & Research categories.

Doug Karcher, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at the University of Arkansas. Doug has conducted extensive research and teaches numerous seminars on wetting agents. You may reach Doug at Read more»

Spring dead spot in bermudagrass Posted on 15 Mar 2017 in the Research categories.

Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is a turfgrass pathologist with Syngenta. Lane has conducted many research projects on spring dead spot and has written extensively on the biology, management and control of Read more»