Turfgrass and Ornamental Horticulture researchers working in the Department of Plant Science at Penn State.

  • Professor of Horticulture

Areas of Expertise

  • Informal seed systems in Southeast Asia
  • Temperate zone woody plants
  • Christmas tree management
  • Extension and advisory systems for developing countires
  • Assistant Teaching Professor in Turfgrass Weed Management
  • Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences,
  • (Division of Science, Penn State Berks Campus).
  • Courtesy Professor of Turfgrass Science,
  • (Dept. Plant Science, Penn State University Park).
  • Professor of Turfgrass Science
  • Associate Head, Department of Plant Science
  • Director, Golf Course Turfgrass Management Program

Areas of Expertise

  • Turfgrass Science
  • Turfgrass Management
  • Agronomy
  • Golf Course Management
  • Turfgrass Pathology
  • Weed management
  • Associate Professor of Production Systems and Modeling

Areas of Expertise

  • Agroecosystems
  • Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling
  • Hydrologic and Nutrient Cycling Modeling
  • Environmental Biophysics
  • Plant Ecophysiology
  • 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
  • Associate Professor of Turfgrass Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Turfgrass Entomology
  • Insect behavior
  • Biological Control
  • Cultural and mechanical control
  • Insect Ecology
  • Insecticide resistance
  • Program Coordinator, Turfgrass Science Major
  • Professor of Soil Science
  • Director, Center for Sports Surface Research

Areas of Expertise

  • Turfgrass Soil Physical Properties
  • Playing surface characterization and safety
  • Athletic Field and Golf Course Drainage
  • Athletic Field and Golf Course Construction and Maintenance
  • Associate Professor of Ornamental Horticulture
  • (Berks Campus Agricultural Program Coordinator)
  • Associate Professor of Turfgrass Nutrition/Soil Fertility

Areas of Expertise

  • Turfgrass Nutrition
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Nutrient Management
  • Fertilizer / Amendment Evaluation
  • Water Quality
  • Data Analysis