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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.

Sandor settles in at Virginia Tech Posted on 07 Feb 2020 in the Research categories.

Daniel (Dan) Sandor, Ph.D., joined the Virginia Tech Turfgrass Science faculty as assistant professor of turfgrass science in December 2019. Read more»

Thanks, and farewell Posted on 07 Feb 2020 in the Columns categories.

As he prepares to head into retirement, Clark Throssell, Ph.D., takes the opportunity to thank all who've made his career enjoyable. Read more»

Kyllinga species a challenge to control Posted on 09 Jan 2020 in the Columns categories.

Clark Throssell, Ph.D., discusses why kyllinga species are a challenge to control with Scott McElroy, Ph.D., a turfgrass weed scientist at Auburn University. He conducts numerous weed control experiments every Read more»

Managing organic matter in greens Posted on 23 Dec 2019 in the Columns categories.

Clark Throssell, Ph.D., and Roch Gaussoin, Ph.D., discuss how golf course superintendents can manage organic matter in greens. Gaussoin is a turfgrass scientist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has Read more»

Maxtima and Navicon Intrinsic: New fungicides to help superintendents Posted on 07 Nov 2019 in the Columns categories.

Clark Throssell interviews Renee Keese, Ph.D. Keese is a biology R&D project leader in turf and ornamentals for BASF. She leads numerous field trials every year on new and commercially Read more»

Manuscript herbicide to control tropical signalgrass and other weeds Posted on 04 Oct 2019 in the Columns categories.

Lane Tredway, Ph.D., is a technical services manager with Syngenta. Lane has overseen numerous field experiments with Manuscript and other herbicides. You may reach Lane at for more information. Read more»