Sessions

CSI Turf: What Killed My Grass?

Tuesday, Feb. 4: 10 a.m. - noon
Room W311F
#GIS14_CSI


Your turf is challenged every day by various natural stressors - weeds, disease and water (both quality and availability), limited maintenance inputs, etc. - and you need to be ready to meet these challenges to keep your grass alive. This panel of leading researchers will help you learn how to identify the problems and find the latest solutions for saving your grass.

Moderator: John C. Sorochan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee


Speakers:

Why Won't My Weeds Go Away?
James Brosnan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee

Summer Patch: Compaction and Aerification Get at the Root of the Problem
John Inguagiato, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Turfgrass Pathology, University of Connecticut

Does Your Course Have a Drinking Problem?
Kelly Kopp, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Extension Water Conservation and Turfgrass Specialist, Utah State University

The X Files: Practicing Prevention to Avoid the Cure
Thomas A. Nikolai, Ph.D., Turfgrass Academic Specialist, Michigan State University