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Current Projects

Category ID# Project Title University 2020 Support
Environment 2016-03-550 Creating Cost Savings Opportunities based on a Carbon Footprint Analysis using CarbonSave: Demonstration and Analysis for Four Diverse Golf Courses Environmental & Turf Services, Inc.  
Environment 2018-19-669 Simulation of Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Zoysiagrass Fairway Kansas State University  
Environment 2020-10-715 Golf course biodiversity project: Facilitating abundance and biodiversity of at-risk taxa on golf course ecosystems Loyola University Chicago  
Genetics and Breeding 2016-01-551 Development of Seed and Vegetatively Propagated Bermudagrass Varieties Improved in Turf Quality and Stress Tolerance  Oklahoma State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2016-04-554 Development and Release of Turf-Type Saltgrass Variety Colorado State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2016-38-608 Bermudagrass and Zoysiagrass cultivar response to winter dormancy University of Florida  
Genetics and Breeding 2017-11-621 Development of Seeded Zoysiagrass Cultivars with Improved Turf Quality and High Seed Yield Texas A&M University  
Genetics and Breeding 2017-21-631 Improvement of Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, and Kikuyugrass for Winter Color University of California-Riverside  
Genetics and Breeding 2018-01-651 Development of Cold Hardy Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Golf Courses in the Transition Zone Texas A&M University  
Genetics and Breeding 2018-02-652 Development of Cold Hardy Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Golf Courses in the Transition Zone Kansas State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2018-03-653 Development of Cold Hardy Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Golf Courses in the Transition Zone Purdue University  
Genetics and Breeding 2019-15-685 Deciphering the relationship between environmentally induced epigenetic modification and dwarfism in greens-type Poa annua L The Pennsylvania State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2020-11-716 Expression profiling of host plants and Ophiosphaerella spp. during infection and colonization of diseased and asymptomatic hosts Oklahoma State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-04-728 Buffalograss Breeding and Development University of Nebraska-Lincoln  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-09-733 Characterization of an antifungal protein from the fungal endophyte of strong creeping red fescue with activity against the dollar spot pathogen Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-11-735 Seeded diploid buffalograss University of Nebraska-Lincoln  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-16-740 Developing stress-tolerant zoysiagrasses as a low-input turf for golf course roughs North Carolina State University
Purdue University
University of Georgia-Tifton
 
Genetics and Breeding 2021-18-742b 2021 zoysiagrass Co-op trial: Large patch tolerance University of Missouri  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-18-742c 2021 zoysiagrass Co-op trial: Divot recovery University of Arkansas  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-18-742d 2021 zoysiagrass Co-op trial: Divot recovery Virginia Tech  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-18-742e 2021 zoysiagrass Co-op trial: Thatch and traffic tolerances University of Tennessee  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-18-742f 2021 zoysiagrass Co-op trial: Water deficit University of Florida  
Genetics and Breeding 2021-18-742g 2021 zoysiagrass Co-op trial: Cold screen and adaptability Utah State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2022-01-744 Transcriptome analysis of bentgrass germplasm using RNA-seq to identify novel targets for enhancement of dollar spot resistance in the field University of Tennessee
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 
Genetics and Breeding 2022-04-747 Selection and Evaluation of Shade Tolerance in Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis stolonifera) Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Genetics and Breeding 2022-08-751 Evaluation and Breeding of Kentucky Bluegrass and Western Wheatgrass for Rapid Seed Germination, Salt Tolerance, and Turf Quality Washington State University  
Genetics and Breeding 2022-12-755 Use of endophytic microorganisms from a nematode-tolerant Bermudagrass cultivar as nematicidal biocontrol agents University of Florida  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-17-627 Satellite-Based Estimation of Actual Evapotranspiration of Golf Course Cool Season Turf Utah State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2017-38-648 Comparison of Irrigation Scheduling Methods Kansas State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-04-654 Enhancing Water Conservation Through Remote Sensing Technology on Golf Courses Texas Tech University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2018-15-665 Evaluation of Warm-Season Species, Blends and Mixtures to Reduce Golf Course Rough Inputs National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP)  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-07-677 Progress toward solving the silvery-thread moss issue in cool-season putting greens University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Ohio State University; Texas Tech University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-11-681 Targeted assessment of bermudagrass growth in a shaded environment Oklahoma State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-14-684 Physiological Regulation and Mitigation of Summer Decline of Annual Bluegrass Using Plant-Health Products  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-17-687a Understanding Factors Associated with Successful Re-Establishment of Golf Course Putting Greens Following Winterkill University of Massachusetts  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-17-687b Understanding Factors Associated with Successful Re-Establishment of Golf Course Putting Greens Following Winterkill University of Minnesota  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2019-30-700 Advancing Precision Turfgrass Management University of Nebraska-Lincoln  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-03-708 Topdressing sand size effects on mat layer development during treatment years 5 - 7 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-04-709 Effect of acidification on soil bicarbonate concentration, infiltration rate, and ryegrass performance New Mexico State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-05-710 Turfgrass under effluent water irrigation: Long-term data collection and model simulation to predict management effectiveness for minimizing salinization and sodification risks Colorado State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-06-711 Timings and rates of Proxy for suppression of annual bluegrass seed heads on putting greens Oregon State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-08-713 Long-term suppression of turfgrass insect pests with native persistent entomopathogenic nematodes Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-09-714a Characterization of turfgrass plant induced defenses in response to annual bluegrass weevil feeding Michigan State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-09-714b Characterization of turfgrass plant induced defenses in response to annual bluegrass weevil feeding Pennsylvania State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-13-718 Combined field irrigation trials and economic analysis to investigate water conservation determinants, water saving potential, and the return on investment of multiple water management technologies and strategies University of California, Riverside  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-14-719 Long term effects of topdresssing and cultivation on an annual bluegrass putting green Oregon State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-15-720 Improving weed control and playability in naturalized fine fescue areas Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2020-16-721 Economic impact of take-all root rot on bermudagrass putting green management Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-02-726 Bentgrass Cultivar and Autumn-applied Fungicide Timing Effects
on Spring Suppression of Dollar Spot 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-03-727 Characterizing Immune System Responses of Select Plant Health Products for Putting Greens University of Delaware
Auburn University
Penn State University
 
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-05-729 Influence of Plant Growth Regulators on Core Cultivation Recovery Time of Annual Bluegrass Putting Green Turf Oregon State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-06-730 Towards advancing precision irrigation on golf courses Texas A&M University
University of Minnesota
 
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-07-731 Shade and water quality effects on efficacy of plant growth regulators University of Arkansas
University of Tennessee
Purdue University
 
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-08-732 Reduced Fungicide Usage Through Application Optimization University of Illinois  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-12-736 Preservation of SDHI nematicide chemistry on golf turf University of Florida  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-13-737 On-Site Golf Course Evaluation of New Turfgrasses for Putting Greens University of Georgia – Tifton Campus  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-14-738 Environmental sensors for golf course greens to improve knowledge and management of winter stresses in cold climates University of Minnesota  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2021-15-739 Determining Irrigation Thresholds to Optimize Water Use, Turf Health, and Playability University of Minnesota  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-02-745 Tolerance of Sand-Capped Fairways to Deficit Irrigation and Simulated Traffic Texas A&M University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-03-746 A National Evaluation of Cool-Season Turfgrass Cultivar Water Use and Drought Tolerance under Golf Course Fairway Management National Turfgrass Evaluation Program  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-05-748 Stratification of Herbicide Resistance in Soil: An Ecological Glimpse into Changes in Poa annua Herbicide Resistance by Soil Depth Purdue University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-06-749 Investigating white grub resistance in turf-type tall fescue Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-07-750 Optimizing Irrigation Strategies Through Remote Stress Detection Virginia Tech  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-09-752 Engineering Turfgrass Rhizobacteria For Selective Control Of Fall Armyworm Auburn University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-10-753 Influence of topdressing on the firmness and soil organic matter content of bentgrass putting greens University of Wisconsin-Madison  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-11-754 Enhancing germplasm selection and breeding strategies for improved gray leaf spot disease resistance in cool-season turfgrass species Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-13-756 Variable-rate versus conventional nitrogen application methods to golf course fairways Texas A&M University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-14-757 High throughput phenotyping of turfgrass photosynthetic and growth responses to drought Michigan State University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-15-758a Developing a standard for measuring organic matter in putting green soils University of Wisconsin-Madison  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-15-758b Developing a standard for measuring organic matter in putting green soils University of Nebraska-Lincoln  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-15-758c Developing a standard for measuring organic matter in putting green soils Delaware Valley University  
Integrated Turfgrass Management 2022-15-758d Developing a standard for measuring organic matter in putting green soils Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2019-21-691 National Evaluation of New Zoysiagrasses Texas A&M University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-01-725 Revision, promotion and funding of the National Turfgrass Research Initiative (NTRI) National Turfgrass Federation, Inc.  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-17-741 Golf ball reaction and soil strength study Michigan State University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-19-743a Advancing host resistance and cultural management practices to control dollar spot Kansas State University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-19-743b Advancing host resistance and cultural management practices to control dollar spot Michigan State University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-19-743c Advancing host resistance and cultural management practices to control dollar spot Pennsylvania State University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-19-743d Advancing host resistance and cultural management practices to control dollar spot Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-19-743e Advancing host resistance and cultural management practices to control dollar spot University of Massachusetts, Amherst  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2021-19-743f Advancing host resistance and cultural management practices to control dollar spot University of Wisconsin-Madison  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2022-16-759 Evaluate toxicological response of field populations of mole crickets to fipronil Auburn University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2022-17-760 Exploring divot resistance and recovery of new turfgrasses for use on driving range tees University of Tennessee  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2022-18-761 Soil Moisture Sensing for Golf Course Water Conservation –
A Case Study
New Mexico State University  
Outreach and Regional Grants 2022-19-762 Effects of foot and cart traffic during frost on annual bluegrass and creeping bentgrass putting greens and fairways Oregon State University