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Personnel

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

 

Video


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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

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

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

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

Insect Control for Home Lawns 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..

Scott’s weed and feed programs for cool-season lawns.  Brosnan, J. T., G. K. Breeden, and J. J. Vargas.  2013.  University of Tennessee Turfgrass & Ornamental Weed Science Annual Research Report. pp. 160-161..

Wet conditions promoting fungus in lawns.  Samples, T. J., B. J. Horvath, and A. S. Windham.  2013.  UTIA Web Packet.

Distorted Seedheads May Appear in Bermudagrass Lawns in Tennessee.  Samples, T. J., B. J. Horvath, and A. S. Windham.  2013.  Turf Note- Extension Turfgrass Website, July.

Insect Control for Home Lawns Vail, K. M.  2013.  PB 1690. Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual.

Grasscutters that provide food, not manicured lawns Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(32). August 10, 2012.