Roadside

Restoring roadsides and man: A turfgrass seed mixture experiment with a Christian reflection

By Dominic Christensen

The information contained in this blog post represents the views and opinions of the author. The view expressed herein does not represent the views or opinions of the Turfgrass Science Research group or the Department of Horticultural Science nor does publication of this post constitute an endorsement.

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 09:14


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 12/22/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Eric Watkins did a podcast for Field, Lab, Earth, the podcast from the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.

Listen to the podcast -  Salt-Affected Roadside Grasses with Dr. Eric Watkins - to learn more about our roadside grass research.

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 09:32


Mowing parks and roadsides: Dispelling myths

By Dominic Christensen

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 13:00


New research publications from our team - 11/08/21

Learn more about our research! Three research articles from our group have been published in the September/October 2021 issue of Crop Science.

Mon, 11/08/2021 - 11:43


How should we consider plant diversity when designing roadside mixtures?

By Dominic Christensen

What is planted along roadside boulevards and how they are maintained is often a heavily debated subject. There are those who are more concerned about accomplishing the perceived primary goal to seed simpler nonnative mixtures to prevent erosion, and some who think the goals and functions of these boulevards should behave similar to a short-statured prairie, and others who are not so opinionated.

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 08:52


Turfgrass Science Team at the 2020 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Virtual Annual Meeting

The Turfgrass Science team from the University of Minnesota gave two presentations and presented two posters at this year’s ASA-CSSA-SSSA Virtual Annual Meeting. Below is a listing of the abstracts, along with links to the poster PDF files.

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 11:42


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 8/24/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have an article and two webinar videos to share.

Mon, 08/24/2020 - 09:50