Advancing Knowledge Through Turfgrass Center Research – Yelverton

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Have you ever thought that plants may be used to clean our surface waters? Crop and Soil Sciences Professor Dr. Fred Yelverton is studying how various plant species can effectively remove pesticides from aquatic and wetland systems. In his work, various riparian, aquatic, and wetland species are being evaluated for their effectiveness for phytoremediation of pesticides. For more information contact: Fred Yelverton ( for more information.Soft Rush setup