Tag: Clark Talks Turf

A return to my beginnings

March 12, 2019 By
I had the good fortune in early January to attend the Indiana Green Expo, the turf and landscape conference in Indiana. For me, it was a return to where I started my career. My first professional position following graduation was ...

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Spring dead spot — it returns

February 26, 2019 By
Superintendents managing bermudagrass in the Transition Zone and in the northern part of the warm-season turfgrass zone are awaiting an unfortunate annual event. How much of their bermudagrass will be affected by spring dead spot? Spring 2018 brought bad news ...

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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 ...

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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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