Turfgrass Science News

Long-Term Ecological Research Funding

By Eric Watkins

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 10:38

University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 4/26/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Extension Educator Maggie Reiter wrote an article in Yard and Garden News and Lawn Water Conservation Educator Shane Evans presented a webinar!

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 09:24

Spring is finally here in northern MN!

Do you have an interest in turf and forage seed production systems in northwestern Minnesota? If yes, you should follow the Minnesota Turf Seed Council Newsletters! This newsletter is sent to producers and interested stakeholders from greenup through swathing. The first issue for 2021 has been published. Stay tuned for a new newsletter every week during the growing season.

Thu, 04/22/2021 - 11:52

Common leaf development patterns in plants can help improve turfgrasses

By Nicole Mihelich

Turfgrasses are diverse species that are of interest to researchers and consumers around the world. However, there has not been as much research conducted on turfgrasses compared to extensively studied model species and major world food crops. Investigating the developmental similarities between well-researched plants and turfgrasses can help translate insights to understand and improve turf.

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:24

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