Factors Influencing Growth Rate and Nutrient Requirements On Demand

​​​​​​​Bill Kreuser, Ph.D.
Start Date
90 Minutes

Turfgrass managers are really growth rate managers. Clipping yield influences turfgrass performance, plant health, and nutrient requirements. While it is understood that nitrogen generally increases growth rate, other factors such as temperature, sunlight, and plant growth regulators can alter nitrogen responsiveness. In this 90-minute webinar, Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., challenges conventional notions of turfgrass growth response. He discusses the link between growth rate and fertilization requirements under different environmental and management conditions. Listen in to learn tips you can use this growing season.

Original presentation date: Apr. 24, 2018
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 bachelors 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. Kreuser worked as research manager at UW-Madison where he developed a GDD model to apply PGRs. During his time at Cornell, he also worked as a spray technician at the Robert Trent Jones Golf course. Kreuser has been a GCSAA faculty member since 2013, teaching both seminars and webinars.

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