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About Aaron J. Patton, Ph.D.

Professor of Horticulture, Purdue University

Posts by Aaron J. Patton, Ph.D.

How fine fescues aid in crabgrass weed suppression Posted on 12 Oct 2021 in the Current Issue & Featured & From the Magazine & Research categories.

Experts take a look at how different fine fescue cultivars fare against suppressing crabgrass pressure on golf courses in Minnesota. Read more»

Super Science: A year of research in review Posted on 04 Dec 2020 in the From the Magazine & Research categories.

Mike Kenna offers a look at all of the best turfgrass research that has been published by Golfdom within the past year of 2020. Read more»

Controlling annual bluegrass on golf course putting greens Posted on 08 May 2020 in the Research categories.

Experts describe tactics and experiments on how to go about controlling annual bluegrass on golf course putting greens around the U.S. Read more»

Suppressing Meyer zoysiagrass seedheads Posted on 12 Nov 2018 in the Research categories.

Zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.) is on about 25,000 acres of golf course turf in the United States. It provides golfers with an excellent ball lie when used in fairways, and its Read more»

Suppressing zoysiagrass in cool-season turf Posted on 02 Nov 2017 in the Featured & Research categories.

Zoysiagrass (Zoysia japonica) is a desirable turfgrass for golf courses in the Transition Zone because of its low maintenance requirement, but it can become invasive when it spreads via rhizomes Read more»

Golf ball lie, mowing height and shot execution Posted on 19 Jul 2016 in the 0716 & Research categories.

Anyone who has played golf knows that shots from the preferred lies of the fairway are more likely to be successful compared with a similar shot in the rough. Players Read more»