WinterTurf

Waiting for Winter

By Kim Tiber

Just like everyone else we’ve been waiting for winter to show up this year (Figure 1).


Taking a closer look at perennial ryegrass vascular tissue

By Maicy Vossen

This article was originally published on the WinterTurf project blog.

Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) is a turfgrass species that is quick to germinate and establish but is one of the least winter hardy cool-season species. As part of the WinterTurf project, we are trying to understand the physiologic characteristics that contribute to freeze tolerance.


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 6/22/23

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. There are several recent articles that feature our team!


Register now - 2023 WinterTurf Field Day

Registration is open for our first UMN Turfgrass Field Day of 2023! The WinterTurf Field Day will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023 from 1:00 to 3:00pm.


Using untargeted metabolomics to assess cold tolerance in perennial ryegrass - Part 2

By Kate Freund

This article was originally published on the WinterTurf project blog.


Using untargeted metabolomics to assess cold tolerance in perennial ryegrass - Part 1

By Kate Freund

This article was originally published on the WinterTurf project blog.


Identifying traits enabling turfgrass crown resistance to freezing damage

By Maicy Vossen

This article was originally published on the WinterTurf project blog.


Introducing Katrina Freund Saxhaug, Postdoctoral Researcher

By Katrina Freund Saxhaug


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 6/2/2022

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Several articles from the UMN Turfgrass Science team was featured in the latest edition of the MGCSA's Hole Notes publication.

See the May 2022 edition of Hole Notes for: