Heineck, G.C., E. Watkins, and N.J. Ehlke. 2018. The Fungal Endophyte Epichloë festucae var. lolii Does Not Improve the Freezing Tolerance of Perennial Ryegrass. Crop Sci. 58:1788-1800. doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.12.0731
Grimshaw, A.L., Y. Qu, W.A. Meyer, E. Watkins, and S.A. Bonos. 2018. Heritability of Simulated Wearand Traffic Tolerance in Three Fine Fescue Species. HortScience. 53(4):416–420. 2018. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12450-17
Heineck, G., E. Watkins and N.J. Ehlke. 2018. Exploring alternative management options for multiyear perennial ryegrass seed production in northern Minnesota. Crop Science. 58(1):426-434. doi:10.2135/cropsci2017.03.0136.
Yue, C., J. Wang, E. Watkins, S.A. Bonos, K.C. Nelson, J.A. Murphy, W.A. Meyer, and B.P. Horgan. 2017. An investigation of trait prioritization in turfgrass breeding programs. HortScience. 52(11):1544-1549. doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12027-17.
Barnes, M.R., K.C. Nelson, A.J. Meyer, E. Watkins, S.A. Bonos, B.P. Horgan, W.A. Meyer, J. Murphy, and C. Yue. 2017. Public land managers and sustainable urban vegetation: the case of low-input turfgrasses. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ufug.2017.12.008.
Bauer, S., M. Cavanaugh and B.P. Horgan. 2017. Wetting agent influence on putting green surface firmness. Int. Turf Res. Journal. 13:1-15.
Rice, P.J., B.P. Horgan and J. Hamlin. 2017. Evaluation of individual and combined management practices to reduce the off-site transport of pesticides from golf course turf. Science of the Total Environment. 583:72-80.
Rice, P.J. and B.P. Horgan. 2017. Off-site transport of nitrogen fertilizer with runoff from golf course fairway turf: A comparison of creeping bentgrass with a fine fescue mixture. Science of the Total Environment. 580:533-539.
Koch, P.L., D.J. Soldat, S.J. Bauer, A.J. Patton and B.P. Horgan. 2017. The great lakes school of turfgrass science: A nine-state online collaboration to improve the turfgrass short course. Journal of Extension. 55(3):1-6.
Reiter, M., J. Friell, B. Horgan, D. Soldat, and E. Watkins. 2017. Drought response of fine fescue mixtures maintained as a golf course fairway. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 13:65-74. doi:10.2134/itsrj2016.06.0460.
Hollman, A.B., G.C. Heineck, F.W. Frank, S.J. Bauer, J. Bryan, and B.P. Horgan. 2017. Effects of de-icing products on putting green turf. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 13:1-8. doi:10.2134/itsrj2016.06.0488.
Yue, C., J. Wang, E. Watkins, S. Bonos, K. Nelson, J.A. Murphy, W. Meyer and B. Horgan. 2017. Consumer preferences for information sources of turfgrass products and lawn care. Agronomy Journal 109:1726-1733. doi:10.2134/agronj2016.05.0310.
Bauer, S., B.P. Horgan, D. Soldat and D. Gardner. 2017. Effects of low temperatures on nitrogen uptake, partitioning and utilization in creeping bentgrass putting greens. Crop Sci. 57:1001-1009.
Friell, J., E. Watkins, B.P. Horgan, M. Cavanaugh. 2016. Sod strength characteristics of 51 cool-season turfgrass mixtures. Agronomy Journal 109:1749-1757. doi:10.2134/agronj2016.05.0295.
Hugie, K.L. and E. Watkins. 2016. Performance of low-input turfgrass species as affected by mowing and nitrogen fertilization in Minnesota. HortScience 51:1278-1286.
Yue, C., J. Wang, E. Watkins, S. Bonos, K. Nelson, J. Murphy, W. Meyer, and B. Horgan. 2016. Heterogeneous consumer preferences for turfgrass attributes in the United States and Canada. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. doi:10.1111/cjag.12128
Dabney III, C., J. Ostergaard, E. Watkins, and C. Chen. 2016. A novel method to characterize silica bodies in grasses. Plant Methods 12: doi 10.1186/s13007-016-0108-8.
Friell, J., E. Watkins, and B.P. Horgan. 2015. Cool-season turfgrass species mixtures for roadsides in Minnesota. Ecological Engineering 84:579-587.
Koeritz, E.J., E. Watkins, and N.J. Ehlke. 2015. Seeding rate, row spacing, and nitrogen rate effects on perennial ryegrass seed production. Crop Science: 55:2319-2333.
Watkins, E., D.S. Gardner, J.C. Stier, D.J. Soldat, R.A. St. John, N.E. Christians, A.D. Hathaway, K.L. Diesburg, S.R. Poppe, R.E. Gaussoin. 2014. Cultivar performance of low-input turfgrass species for the North Central United States. Applied Turfgrass Science: doi:10.2134/ATS-2013-0101-RS.
Miller, D., R. Mugaas, M. Meyer, and E. Watkins. 2013. Performance of low-maintenance turfgrass mixtures and blends. HortTechnology 23:610-612.
Friell, J., E. Watkins, and B. Horgan. 2013. Salt-tolerance of 74 turfgrass cultivars in nutrient solution culture. Crop Science 2013 53:1743-1749.
Koeritz, E., E. Watkins, and N.J. Ehlke. 2013. A split application approach to nitrogen and growth regulator management for perennial ryegrass seed production. Crop Science 53:1762-1777.
Yue, C., K. Hugie and E. Watkins. 2012. Are consumers willing to pay more for low-input turfgrasses on residential lawns? Evidence from choice experiments. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 44:549-560.
Clark, M.D, and E. Watkins. 2012. Broad-sense heritability estimates of turfgrass performance characteristics in native prairie junegrass germplasm. HortScience 47:1228-1233.
Hugie, K., C. Yue, and E. Watkins. 2012. Consumer preferences for low-input turfgrasses: A conjoint analysis. HortScience 47:1096-1101.
Hulke, B.S., B.S. Bushman, E. Watkins, and N.J. Ehlke. 2012. Association of freezing tolerance to LpCBFIIIb and LpCBFIIIc gene polymorphism in perennial ryegrass accessions. Crop Science 52:2023-2029.
Friell, J., E. Watkins, and B. Horgan. 2012. Salt tolerance of 75 cool-season turfgrasses for roadsides. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Soil & Plant Science 62:44-52.
Bauer, S., B.P. Horgan, E. Watkins, A. Hathaway, R. Calhoun, and K. Frank. 2012. Establishment of creeping bentgrass in annual bluegrass fairways using glyphosate and interseeding. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2012-0127-01-RS.
Bauer, S., D. Lloyd, B.P. Horgan, and D.J. Soldat. 2012. Agronomic and physiological responses of cool-season turfgrass to fall-applied nitrogen. Crop Science 52:1-10.
Cavanaugh, M., E. Watkins, B. Horgan, and M. Meyer. 2011. Conversion of Kentucky bluegrass rough to no-mow, low-input grasses. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2011-0926-02-RS.
Wang, S., Q. Zhang, and E. Watkins. 2011. Evaluation of salinity tolerance of prairie junegrass, a potential low-maintenance turfgrass species. HortScience 46: 1038-1045.
Rice, P.J., B.P. Horgan, C.Hapeman and L. McConnell. 2011. Effectiveness of management practices to mitigate off-site movement and ecological risk of pesticides transported with runoff from agriculture and turf systems. In Pesticides – Formulations, Effects, Fate, Margarita Stoytcheva (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-532-7, InTech.
Watkins, E, S. Fei, D. Gardner, J. Stier, S. Bughrara, D. Li, C. Bigelow, L. Schliecher, B. Horgan and K. Diesburg. 2011. Low-input turfgrass species for the north central United States. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2011-0126-02-RS.
Bierman, P.M., B.P. Horgan, C.J. Rosen, A.B. Hollman and P.H. Pagliari. 2010. Phosphorus runoff from turfgrass as affected by phosphorus fertilization and clipping management. Journal of Environmental Quality 39:282-292.
Clark, M.D., and E. Watkins. 2010. Seed production characteristics of prairie junegrass germplasm accessions. Crop Science 50:1057-1065.
Clark, M.D., and E. Watkins. 2010. Turfgrass characteristics of prairie junegrass germplasm accessions. Crop Science 50:2092-2102.
Hoffman, L., M. DaCosta, J.S. Ebdon, and E. Watkins. 2010. Physiological changes during cold acclimation of perennial ryegrass accessions differing in freeze tolerance. Crop Science 50:1037-1047.
Kerns, J.P., P.L. Koch, D. Cook, B.P. Horgan and F.P. Wong. 2010. First report of brown patch caused by Waitea circinata var. circinata on Poa annua in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Plant Disease. Vol. 94, No. 9:1165.
Jiang, Y., E. Watkins, S. Liu, X. Yu, and N. Luo. 2010. Antioxidative responses and candidate gene expression in prairie junegrass under drought stress. Journal of the American Society of Horticultural Science 135: 303-309.
Rice, P.J., B.P. Horgan and J.L. Rittenhouse. 2010. Pesticide transport with runoff from creeping bentgrass turf: relationship of pesticide properties to mass transport. Envrion. Tox. and Chem. Vol. 29, No. 6:1209-1214.
Rice, P.J., B.P. Horgan and J.L. Rittenhouse. 2010. Evaluation of core cultivation practices to reduce ecological risk of pesticides in runoff from Agrostis palustris. Environ. Tox. and Chem. Vol. 29, No. 6:1215-1223.
Watkins, E., A.B. Hollman and B.P. Horgan. 2010. Evaluation of alternative turfgrass species for low-input golf course fairways. HortScience 45(1):113-118.