Research Publications

Petrella, D.P. and E. Watkins. 2020. Variation in fine fescue taxa response to simulated foliar shade. Crop Science 60:3377-3394. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20279

Braun, R.C., A.J. Patton, E.T. Braithwaite, and A.R. Kowalewski. 2020. Establishment of low-input turfgrass from seed using patch and repair mixtures: Mulch and starter fertilizer effects. Crop Science 60:3362-3376. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20266

Qiu, Y., S. Hamernick, J.B. Ortiz, and E. Watkins. 2020. DNA content and ploidy estimation of Festuca ovina accessions by flow cytometry. Crop Science 60: 2757– 2767. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20229

Barnes, M, K.C. Nelson, A. Kowalewski, A. Patton, and E. Watkins. 2020. Public land manager discourses on barriers and opportunities for a transition to low input turfgrass in urban areas. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 53:126745. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2020.126745

Braun, R.C., A.J. Patton, E. Watkins, P. Koch, N.P. Anderson, S.A. Bonos, and L.A. Brilman. 2020. Fine fescues: A review of the species, their improvement, production, establishment, and management. Crop Science 60:1142-1187.  https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20122

Qiu, Y., C.D. Hirsch, Y. Yang and E. Watkins. 2019. Towards Improved Molecular Identification Tools in Fine Fescue (Festuca L., Poaceae) Turfgrasses: Nuclear Genome Size, Ploidy, and Chloroplast Genome Sequencing. Frontiers in Genetics 10:1223. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.01223

Yue, C., J. Wang, E. Watkins, Y. Xie, S. Shekhar, S.A. Bonos, A. Patton, K. Morris, and K. Moncada. 2019. User preferences for accessing publically available turfgrass cultivar performance data. HortTechnology 29:599–610.