Lawn Research


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Personnel

Thomas J. (Tom) Samples
Professor
Turfgrass science and management

Events

Summer Celebration Lawn & Garden Show, 7/12/2018

 

News

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

Video


(1 mention)

Weed Olympics 
We've had an Olympic competition here in Tennessee involving ... plants. More specifically, plants we don't like or want. It's called the 'Weed Olympics' on the UT agriculture campus.


 

Recent Publications

PB 1158 Lawn Insects: How to Control Them 2019 Hale, F. A., and K. M. Vail.  2019.  Revision, UT Extension.

Large patch (Rhizoctonia solani AG 2-2LP) severity on Japanese lawngrass (Zoysia japonica) influenced by fungicide and application target site Benelli, J. J., B. J. Horvath, A. R. Womac, B. H. Ownley, A. S. Windham, and J. C. Sorochan.  2018.  Crop Protection, 106: 23-28.

Lawn Insects: How to Control Them 2018 Hale, F. A., and K. M. Vail.  2018.  Revisions to PB 1158 and PB 1690, UT Extension.

Insect Control for Home Lawns (revision) Vail, K. M.  2017.  PB 1690. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual.

Tennessee's Turfgrass Industry: Economic Contributions.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, K. L. Jensen, C. Boyer, and J. T. Brosnan.  2016.  Tennessee Turfgrass, December 2016/January 2017. [Abstract]

Lawn and landscape insect pest update.  Hale, F. A.  2016.  EPP 453, UT Extension.

Water and Lawns.  Samples, T. J.  2016.  Turf Note- Extension Turfgrass Website.

Water in Lawns.  Samples, T. J.  2016.  UTIA Web Packet.

Insect Control for Home Lawns (revision) Vail, K. M.  2016.  PB 1690. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual.

Insect Control for Home Lawns Vail, K. M.  2015.  PB 1690. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual.

Insect Control for Home Lawns Vail, K. M.  2014.  PB 1690. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual.

Scott’s weed and feed programs for warm-season lawns.  Brosnan, J. T., G. K. Breeden, and J. J. Vargas.  2013.  University of Tennessee Turfgrass & Ornamental Weed Science Annual Research Report. pp. 158-159..