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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

Posts by Wendell Hutchens

How bermudagrass recovers from spring dead spot Posted on 16 Mar 2022 in the From the Magazine & Research categories.

Hybrid bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon × C. transvaalensis) is one of the most desirable turfgrasses for golf courses in the Transition Zone because of its aggressive growth habit, traffic tolerance, uniformity Read more»

Choose the best fungicide spring dead spot species Posted on 16 Mar 2022 in the From the Magazine & Research categories.

Learn more about the two most common fungal species that cause the detrimental bermudagrass disease spring dead spot in the Transition Zone of the U.S. 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»

Moving fungicides down in soil Posted on 20 Feb 2020 in the Featured & Research categories.

Fungicides are the most common means of crown- and root-disease suppression, so optimizing the product is economical and beneficial to turfgrass health. Read more»

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»