STORRS, CT—Different turfgrass species have dramatically different water needs in the summertime, according to turfgrass scientist Jason Henderson, an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Science.

He spoke about low maintenance turfgrass species during UConn’s first Turfgrass Field Day hosted by the plant science department on the Storrs campus in July.

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Nearly 350 people attended the day-long event, including sports turf managers, golf course superintendents, sod farm owners, landscape architects and contractors, industry representatives, and lawn and garden professionals from across New England.

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