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About Zac Reicher, Ph.D.

Reicher is a turfgrass scientist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he works with professional turf managers, teaches and conducts research. Each year Reicher conducts annual grass weed-control experiments that he uses to help formulate weed-control recommendations. Reicher can be reached at for more information.

Posts by Zac Reicher, Ph.D.

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»

Super Science: Managing unmellow yellow nutsedge Posted on 22 May 2017 in the Featured & Research categories.

Yellow nutsedge is a difficult-to-control weed that increasingly is a problem on golf courses. Its yellow-green color, coarse foliage and fast growth decrease visual quality, uniformity and, in the worst Read more»

Controlling smooth bromegrass in cool-season turf Posted on 18 Feb 2016 in the Research categories.

Smooth bromegrass (Bromus inermis) is a difficult-to-control perennial grass in cool-season turf. There currently are no ways to selectively control smooth bromegrass, so superintendents often use non-selective herbicides such as Read more»

Q&A: Proxy for annual bluegrass seedhead suppression Posted on 18 Feb 2016 in the Columns categories.

Zac Reicher, Ph.D., is a technical specialist with Bayer Environmental Science. He has more than 25 years of turfgrass research experience and has conducted many annual bluegrass control experiments on Read more»