B.S., Agriculture, Kansas State University, 2008
M.S., Horticulture, Kansas State University, 2011
Ph.D., Horticulture, Kansas State University, 2014
Area of FocusIntegrated Turfgrass Weed and Disease Management
- Integrated weed and disease management strategies in all turfgrass settings
- Ecological aspects of pest prevalence
- Alternative and input-limited turfgrass and pest management strategies
- Environmental fate of pesticides in urban settings
- Increase the implementation of input-limited turfgrass pest management that integrates multiple control strategies
- Integrating consumer expectations and turfgrass and pest control strategies
- Encourage precision residential turfgrass management
- Thompson, C., J. Fry, R. Braun, and M. Kennelly. 2017. Rough bluegrass incidence in a new tall fescue sward as affected by seeding rate and mowing height. Crop Forage Turfgrass Manage. 3:1-4. doi:10.2134/cftm2016.11.0074.
- Thompson, C., M. Kennelly, J. Fry, M. Sousek, and Z. Reicher. 2017. Physiological and pathogenic contributors to summer decline of roughstalk bluegrass. Int. Turfgrass Soc. Res. J. 13:1-9. doi:10.2134/itsrj2016.05.0304.
- Thompson, C., M. Sousek, Z. Reicher, J. Fry, and M. Kennelly. 2016. Evaluation of selective herbicide combinations and paclobutrazol for rough bluegrass control. Online. Crop Forage Turfgrass Manage doi:10.2134/cftm2015.0123
- Thompson, C., J. Fry, M. Kennelly, M. Sousek, and Z. Reicher. 2014. Seasonal timing of glyphosate application influences control of Poa trivialis. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.2134/ATS-2013-0044-BR.
- Thompson, C. and J. Fry. 2014. Recovery of ‘Chisholm’ zoysiagrass after sod harvest as affected by simazine and nitrogen fertility. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.2134/ATS-2013-0031-BR.
- Thompson, C., J. Fry, and M. Kennelly. 2011. Evaluation of conventional and alternative products for silvery-thread moss control in creeping bentgrass. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2011-1018-01-RS.
- Thompson, C., M. Kennelly, and J. Fry. 2011. Effect of nitrogen source on silvery-thread moss on a creeping bentgrass putting green. Online. Applied Turfgrass Science doi:10.1094/ATS-2011-1018-02-RS.