Tag: Clark Talks Turf

My turfgrass wish list

December 17, 2018 By
In the spirit of Christmas, I am sharing my research wish list. There are great turfgrass scientists hard at work on many of the items on my list. Despite their efforts, some of my wishes remain unfulfilled. That just goes ...

The dollars (and temps) of greens covers

November 12, 2018 By
Mike Richardson, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at the University of Arkansas. Mike and his colleagues have been studying the air temperature at which temporary covers should be used on ultradwarf bermudagrass greens. Mike can be reached at mricha@uark.edu for ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Controlling basidiomycete fungi with Pedigree

October 15, 2018 By
Brian Aynardi, Ph.D., is a turfgrass pathologist and leads the fungicide development effort at PBI-Gordon as the company’s Northeast research scientist. You may reach Brian at baynardi@pbigordon.com for more information. Q: Provide a brief history of Pedigree and its active ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Photosynthesis and respiration

August 15, 2018 By
Jack Fry, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at Kansas State University. Jack conducts research on water use, physiology and zoysiagrass cultivar development and teaches students and turf professionals. You may reach Jack at jfry@ksu.edu for more information. Q: Briefly define ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Nitrogen mineralization

July 18, 2018 By
Kevin Frank, Ph.D., is a turfgrass scientist at Michigan State University. He conducts research on soil fertility, turf nutrition and soil physical and chemical processes in addition to publishing and speaking on these topics. You may reach Frank at frankk@msu.edu ...
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Clark Talks Turf: Turfgrass research is always on my mind

February 15, 2018 By
I think of research as a logical, systematic approach to solving problems. Research takes many forms, and for the purposes of this column I’m going to focus on turfgrass field research. There are many variations of field research, but consider ...
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