Scientific Pubs

Publications in this section are from field and laboratory research conducted by the Kaminski Lab. All publications have been peer reviewed.


Baetsen-Young, A.M., J.E. Kaminski, and M. Tien. 2017. Lignocellulos degrading capabilities of Sphaerobollus stellatus in creeping bentgrass. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 12: Accepted for Publication.

Han, K.M. J.E. Kaminski, and T.T. Lulis. 2017. Influence of nitrogen, plant growth regulators, and iron sulfate on annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) populations on a golf green. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 12: Accepted for Publication.


Bigelow, C.A., and J.E. Kaminski. 2016. Social Media and electronic Networking Use and Preferences among Undergraduate Turf Science Students. Nat. Sci. Educ. 45:1-8.

Inguagiato, J.C., J.E. Kaminski, and T.T. Lulis. 2016. Effect of Phosphite rate and source on cyanobacteria colonization of putting green turf. CropSci: doi:10.2135/cropsci2016.06.0469.


Baetsen-Young, A.M., J.E. Kaminski, M.T. Kasson, and D.D. Davis. 2015. Insights into the Biology of Sphaerobolus stellatus as a Causal Agent of Thatch Collapse in Golf Turfs. CropSci 55:2342-2351. pdf

Huang, Y., J.E. Kaminski, and P.J. Landschoot. 2015. Regulation with Trinexapac-ethyl and Dew Removal at the Time of Fungicide Application Did Not Influence Dollar Spot Control. HortScience 40:496-500. pdf


Li, Y., W. Uddin, and J.E. Kaminski. 2014. Effects of relative humidity on infection, colonization and conidiation of Magnaporthe oryzae in gray leaf spot pathosystem. Plant Pathology DOI:10.1111/ppa.12127. pdf


Delvalle, T., P.J. Landschoot, and J.E. Kaminski. 2011. Effects of dew removal and mowing frequency on fungicide performance for dollar spot control. Plant Disease 95:1427-1432. pdf

Jones, M.A., J.E. Kaminski, N.E. Christians, and M.D. Hoffman. 2011. Using blogs to disseminate information in the turfgrass industry. Journal of Extension 49:1RIB7.

Putman, A.I. and J.E. Kaminski. 2011. Mowing frequency and plant growth regulator effects on dollar spot severity and on duration of dollar spot control by fungicides. Plant Dis. 95:1433-1442.


Patton, A.J., and J.E. Kaminski. 2010. Tracking the impact of your web-based content. Journal of Extension 48:4TOT1.

Putman, A.I., G. Jung, and J.E. Kaminski.  2010.  Geographic distribution of fungicide-insensitive Sclerotinia homoeocarpa isolates from golf courses in the northeastern United States.  Plant Disease 94:186-195pdf


Kaminski, J.E., and M.A. Fidanza. 2009.  Dollar spot severity as influenced by fungicide mode of activity and spray nozzle.  HortScience 44:1762-1766.

Kaminski, J.E., and A.I. Putman.  2009.  Safety of bispyribac-sodium on colonial bentgrass and influence on brown patch severity. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 11:219-226.

Fidanza, M.A., J.E. Kaminski, M. Agnew, and D. Shepard.  2009. Evaluation of water droplet size and water carrier volume on fungicide performance for anthracnose control on annual bluegrass. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 11:195-205.

Chi-Min C., K.A. de la Cerda, J.E. Kaminski, G. W. Douhan, and F.P. Wong.  2009.  Geographic distribution and rDNA-ITS region sequence diversity of Waitea circinata var. circinata isolated from annual bluegrass in the United States.  Plant Disease 93:906-911. pdf


Dernoeden, P.H., J.E. Kaminski, and S.J. McDonald. 2008. Creeping bentgrass and perennial ryegrass seedling tolerance to bispyribac-sodium. HortScience 43:2186-2190.

Dernoeden, P.H., J.E. Kaminski, and J. Fu. 2008. Selective removal of creeping bentgrass from Kentucky bluegrass with mesotrione and triclopyr. HortScience 43:509-513.


Fidanza, M.A., B.B. Clarke, M.L. Agnew, J.E. Kaminski, and T. Reed. 2007. Pesticide application research demonstrated at a field day event. J. of Extension. 45:1IAW7.

Kaminski, J.E., and P.H. Dernoeden.  2007. Seasonal emergence patterns of Poa annua in Maryland. Crop Sci. 47:773-779.

Kaminski, J.E., P.H. Dernoeden, and M.A. Fidanza. 2007. Environmental monitoring and exploratory development of a predictive model for dead spot of creeping bentgrass. Plant Disease 91:565-573.


Kaminski, J.E., P.H. Dernoeden, S. Mischke, and N.R. O’Neill. 2006. Genetic diversity among Ophiosphaerella agrostis strains causing dead spot in creeping bentgrass. Plant Disease 90:146-154.

Kaminski, J.E., and P.H. Dernoeden. 2006. Dead spot severity, pseudothecia development, and overwintering of Ophiosphaerella agrostis in creeping bentgrass.  Phytopathology 95:248-254.

Fidanza, M.A., H.C. Wetzel III, M.L. Agnew, and J.E. Kaminski. 2006. Evaluation of fungicide and plant growth regulator tank-mix programmes on dollar spot severity of creeping bentgrass. Crop Protection 25:1032-1038.

Kaminski, J.E., and T. Hsiang. 2006. First report of Ophiosphaerella agrostis infecting creeping bentgrass in Canada. Plant Disease 90:1114.

McDonald, S.J., P.H. Dernoeden, and J.E. Kaminski. 2006. Creeping bentgrass tolerance and annual bluegrass control with Bispyribac-sodium tank-mixed with iron and nitrogen.  Online.  Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2006-0811-01-RS.


Kaminski, J.E., and Dernoeden, P.H. 2005. Dead spot of creeping bentgrass and hybrid bermudagrass. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2005-0419-01-DG.

Kaminski, J.E., and P.H. Dernoeden. 2005. Nitrogen source impact on dead spot (Ophiosphaerella agrostis) incidence and severity in creeping bentgrass. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 10:214-223.

Kaminski, J.E., P.H. Dernoeden, N.R. O’Neill, and H.C. Wetzel III. 2005. A PCR-based method for the detection of Ophiosphaerella agrostis in creeping bentgrass. Plant Disease 89:980-985.

Kaminski, J.E., P.H. Dernoeden, and N.R. O’Neill. 2005. Environmental influences on the release of Ophiosphaerella agrostis ascospores under controlled and field conditions. Phytopathology 95:1356-1362.


Kaminski, J.E., C.A. Bigelow, and P.H. Dernoeden. 2004. Soil amendments and fertilizer effects on creeping bentgrass establishment, soil microbial activity, thatch and disease. HortScience 39:620-626.

Kaminski, J.E., P.H. Dernoeden, and C.A. Bigelow. 2004. Creeping bentgrass seedling tolerance to herbicides and paclobutrazol. HortScience 39:1126-1129.


Dernoeden, P.H., C.A. Bigelow, J.E. Kaminski, and J.M. Krouse. 2003. Smooth crabgrass control in perennial ryegrass and creeping bentgrass tolerance to quinclorac.  HortScience 38:607-612.


Kaminski, J.E., and P.H. Dernoeden. 2002. Geographic distribution, cultivar susceptibility, and field observations on bentgrass dead spot. Plant Disease 86:1253-1259.

Kaminski, J.E., P.H. Dernoeden, N.R. O’Neill, and B. Momen. 2002. Reactivation of bentgrass dead spot and growth, pseudothecia production and ascospore germination of Ophiosphaerella agrostis. Plant Disease 86:1290-1296.