GDDs for Timing PGR Applications and Re-Applications - On Demand

Bill Kreuser, Ph.D.
Start Date
90 Minutes
Details in this webinar taught by Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., can help you maximize the benefits of plant growth regulators (PGR). Research on the use of growing degree days (GDDs) for precise scheduling of plant growth regulator (PGR) applications on cool-season putting greens and bermudagrass fairways is reviewed. Particular attention is paid to timing of PGR re-application with regard to growth suppression, green speed, stress tolerance and turfgrass nutrient requirements.

Original presentation date: Dec. 16, 2015
Education points: 0.2

About the instructor

Bill Kreuser PhDBill Kreuser, Ph.D., is an extension specialist and assistant professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He earned his bachelor and master’s degrees at University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Ph.D. at Cornell University. Kreuser’s research focuses on winter desiccation and spring green-up, iron layer formation in sand putting greens, and nitrogen fertilization management. His appointment at UNL is 55% extension, 35% research and 10% teaching. Kreuser worked as research manager at UW-Madison while studying PGRs during his M.S. While completing his Ph.D. at Cornell, he also worked as spray technician at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. He has taught both seminars and webcasts for GCSAA. 

Member price: Free
Nonmember price: $60

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Frank Klaus - 02/17/2019

Very informative. Fast but very educational presentation.

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