Tag: turfgrass research

Introducing Cobalt™ Hybrid St. Augustinegrass

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research program and turfgrass breeder Dr. Ambika Chandra have officially released Cobalt™ Hybrid St. Augustinegrass (experimental designation DALSA 1618). After nearly 20 years of research and development, Cobalt was selected over other experimental turfgrass lines for its commercial potential. “Cobalt will change how the industry views and uses St. Augustinegrass. Its… Read more »

From Peru to North Carolina State University: The Journey of Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis

Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis

Dr. Susana Milla-Lewis, a professor and university faculty scholar of turfgrass breeding at North Carolina State University (NCSU) has a very impressive and interesting life story. Born and raised in Lima, the capital of Peru, she now runs one of the best up-and-coming turfgrass programs in the nation. Her attention to nature and green space… Read more »