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About Wendell Hutchens

Wendell Hutchens earned his MS degree at North Carolina State University, and now is a Ph.D. candidate at Virginia Tech University. You may reach Wendell at wendelljh@vt.edu.

Posts by Wendell Hutchens

Help your fungicide with post-application irrigation Posted on 23 Dec 2019 in the Featured & Research categories.

All turfgrass species can be devastated by crown- and root-infecting pathogens. Diseases such as summer patch (Magnaporthiopsis poae), spring dead spot (Ophiosphaerella spp.) and Pythium root rot (Pythium spp.) can Read more»

Iron sulfate and lightweight rolling for dollar spot Posted on 14 Oct 2019 in the Research categories.

Dollar spot (Clarireedia spp.) is one of the most damaging turfgrass diseases worldwide. Superintendents routinely apply a wide variety of broad spectrum and site-specific fungicides to suppress dollar spot, but Read more»