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WATCH: An innovative turfgrass research collaboration, yielding an unprecedented look into Worm Power Turf

Posted by AQUA-AID Solutions on Apr 27, 2020 6:21:03 PM
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In 2020, Dr. Jim Brosnan, Professor, University of Tennessee and Phenotype Screening Corporation (PSC) collaborated to evaluate the effects of Worm Power Turf on annual bluegrass (Poa annua) rooting.

The collaboration provided a new and innovative way to evaluate rooting through the use of Phenotype Screening Corporations' induced-expression phenotyping. In 2004, PSC pioneered induced-expression phenotyping, the comparative study of how agricultural products affect plant development utilizing X-ray technology. Dr. Brosnan utilizing PSC's advanced technology has provided the turfgrass industry a precise look into Worm Power Turf's effect on Poa annua:

• Projected Root Area
• Total Root Length
• Root Distribution by Depth

REVIEW: University of Tennessee Worm Power Turf Research

Topics: Vermicompost Extract, Roots, Worm Power Turf, Turfgrass, Rootzone Management, University of Tennessee Turfgrass, Poa annua