Purdue Turf Scientists and Their Work Highlighted in Recent Press Releases

Scientists make turfgrass safer for animals, deadly for insects

September 6, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The right combination of compounds produced by a beneficial fungus could lead to grasses that require fewer pesticides and are safer for wildlife and grazing animals, according to Purdue University scientists. Read More


Purdue ‘tool box’ could be ace in the hole for golf courses

August 23, 2011


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Below par looks great on the leaderboard but never when it describes the appearance and playability of golf course putting greens. Purdue University researchers are working to help course managers produce winning greens at lower cost and with less labor. Read more.


Avoid use of herbicide Imprelis, Purdue experts advise

July 22, 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Lawn care providers should not use the herbicide Imprelis on residential and other properties such as golf courses as experts try to determine whether it is injuring trees and ornamental plants and can be used safely, a team of Purdue University specialists advises. Read more.


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