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  • Administrative Support Assistant 3, Graduate Programs Coordinator
  • University Distinguished Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • crop ecophysiology
  • plant adaptation to abiotic stress
  • plant genetics
  • simulation modeling
  • Professor of Turfgrass Science
  • Director of Graduate Studies in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Turfgrass disease and weed management
  • Turfgrass nutrient management
  • Soil fertility and fertilizers
  • Irrigation water quality
  • Composts as soil amendments
  • Evaluation of turfgrass species and cultivars
  • Management and selection of grasses for non-mowed/naturalized areas