Today’s Turf is….. Stress Tolerant

March 26th, 2018 9:35pm CDT

Education Points: 0.2

Your Tax Dollars at Work to Create Drought, Shade, and Salt Tolerant Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, St. Augustinegrass, and Seashore Paspalum

Brian Schwartz, Ph.D., gives an overview of the USDA-NIFA-SCRI grant funded research to develop new warm-season grasses in Georgia, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, and Oklahoma that will persist when older varieties fail. In this 90-minute webcast, Schwartz summarizes what has been done to improve each species, and when you can expect new varieties to hit the market.

Topics discussed include:

  • Next Generation Drought Tolerance – Is it Possible to Go Green?
  • Made in the Shade – I Want Trees…and My Turf Too!
  • The Beach – It’s Not Just for Sand Anymore!