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Month: August 2016

“Reflecting on Turfgrass” : KSU NDVI research featured in Golf Course Management

(Megan Kennelly, KSU Plant Pathology)

Research by Dr. Dale Bremer and Dr. Steve Keeley along with former students Hyeonju Lee and Kemin Su is featured in Golf Course Management. Check out the article here:

http://gcmdigital.gcsaa.org/i/706647-aug-2016/74

It’s an online e-magazine format and takes a minute to load.

The researchers were studying how NDVI ratings correlate to visual ratings of turfgrass quality. It’s not as simple as you might think! The article at the link above does a nice job summarizing their academic article.

KSU & KDOT Collaborate on Roadside Research Project

Kansas State University, Assistant Professor Jared Hoyle, PhD, along with researchers Jacob Reeves and Evan Alderman, are studying turfgrass on a plot of land on  U.S. 283 near WaKeeney. The two-year-study is testing the right blend of turfgrass that will do well on Kansas roadsides. Please watch the video and let Hoyle explain what they are doing on the side of the road, and how it will be beneficial to all roadsides in Kansas.

http://kansastransportation.blogspot.com/2016/06/growing-turf-grass.html