DLF bestows 2021 Excellence in Research award

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DLF presented Stacy A. Bonos, Ph.D., professor of plant biology, current director of the turfgrass breeding program and associate director of the Center for Turfgrass Science at Rutgers University, with its 2021 Excellence in Research award.

Bonos has been on the faculty at Rutgers University for 20 years, co-developing over 250 cool-season turfgrass cultivars. Thanks to her meticulous breeding efforts, significant advancement has been accomplished in turfgrass science related to disease resistance, wear tolerance and cool-weather active growth. Her substantial partnership with DLF has been crucial in the development of new turfgrass cultivars that deliver superior performance with less resource inputs.

The DLF Excellence in Research award, delivered to many research partners over its history, helps recognize the significant impact and progress made to date in turfgrass breeding and celebrates the continued collaboration between DLF and public turfgrass research programs.

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