Current research with biostimulants on turfgrass

Although the use of biostimulants on golf course turf has increased in recent years, minimal published research is available that describes their impacts on turfgrass. This presentation will examine previous and current biostimulant research not typically available to the public since most articles are published in scientific journals. Examples will focus on an array of biostimulant ingredients with emphasis placed on explaining their effects on turfgrass quality, root morphology, nutrient use efficiency, and stress tolerance.

Presented by Dr. Gerald Henry, Athletic Association Endowed Professor, University of Georgia

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Dr. Gerald Henry
University of Georgia | Athletic Association Endowed Professor

Dr. Gerald Henry is the Athletic Association Endowed Professor of Environmental Turfgrass Science at the University of Georgia. He is the director of the Athens Turfgrass Research and Education Center, the Undergraduate Coordinator for the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, and the director of the UGA Turfgrass Management program. His research is focused on precision turfgrass management, weed science, and biotic/abiotic stress physiology. Dr. Henry has published over 50 refereed journal articles and 175 scientific abstracts as well as presented over 200 extension presentations related to turfgrass science both nationally and internationally

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