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About Bill Kreuser, Ph.D.

Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and can be reached at wkreuser2@unl.edu

Posts by Bill Kreuser, Ph.D.

Super Science: Looking back on 2021 Posted on 30 Dec 2021 in the Featured & From the Magazine & Research categories.

Take a look back at all of the best turfgrass research from some experts that has been published by Golfdom within the past year of 2021. Read more»

How to guide PGR applications by growing degree days Posted on 04 Jun 2021 in the From the Magazine & Research categories.

At the University of Nebraska, our lab has been creating models to predict the duration and performance of plant growth regulators (PGRs) using growing degree day (GDD) models. We have Read more»

Prevent winter desiccation on creeping bentgrass Posted on 17 Sep 2019 in the Research categories.

Winter injury from desiccation is a leading cause of turf loss across the northern and central Great Plains. Desiccation occurs whenever turfgrass water loss exceeds its ability to acquire water Read more»

Treatment of iron deficiency and chlorosis Posted on 15 Aug 2018 in the Featured & Research categories.

Iron (Fe) chlorosis of Kentucky bluegrass and creeping bentgrass can be a perennial summer problem. Symptoms usually include light yellow or lime-green leaves in July and August. Scientists believe that Read more»

Using heat vision to aid water-use predictions Posted on 11 Sep 2017 in the Research categories.

Thermal, or infrared, camera systems being developed to measure water status in turf have the potential to become an essential tool for precision turfgrass management. As these systems become more Read more»

The sun/nitrogen connection Posted on 09 Nov 2016 in the Research categories.

Plants need nitrogen (N) and sunlight to be healthy. Nitrogen allows leaves packed with chlorophyll to absorb the sun’s energy and ultimately turn CO2 into sugar. Nitrogen also stimulates growth Read more»