Travis Gannon

Assistant Professor

twgannon@ncsu.edu

Williams Hall Box 7620, NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC 27695

Biography

Travis Gannon is associate professor and assists Dr. Yelverton in coordinating projects in all facets of weed management and plant growth regulator use in turf including sports turf, golf course, roadsides, home lawns, etc. He worked closely with NC DOT devising Integrated Vegetation Management plans for roadsides and other noncropland areas.

Education

Travis Gannon completed his B.S in Technical Agronomy(1999), M.S. in Weed Science (Establishment and allelopathic potential of centipedegrass along rights of way) in 2003 and Ph.D in Weed Science (Fate of pesticides in turfgrass versus traditional agriculture under direction of Dr. Fred Yelverto) in 2011 from North Carolina State University.

Research

COMPLETED GRANTS

NC DOT evaluating establishment techniques and herbicide programs to convert existing roadsides to desireable species.
evaluated application placement technologies for herbaceous vegetation management along roadsides.

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Evaluated various herbicides and PGRs for use along roadside turf.

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