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Knoxville, TN
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Tom SamplesTom Samples

Educational Experience

Ph.D. Crop Science (Turfgrass Management), Oklahoma State University, December, 1985.
M.S. Agronomy (Turfgrass Management), Oklahoma State University, July, 1981.
B.S. Agriculture. Agronomy / Crops, Ohio State University, December, 1972.

Professional Experience

1997-Present. Professor, Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design/Plant Sciences, the University of Tennessee Extension.
1990-1997. Associate Professor, Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design, the University of Tennessee, Agricultural Extension Service.
1985-1990. Assistant Professor, Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design, the University of Tennessee, Agricultural Extension Service.

Dr. Samples's primary interests are production, establishment and maintenance of warm and cool season grasses.

Please visit Tom's Tennessee Turf site (new & imporved!)