Barry R. Stewart

Associate Professor

Specialty: Sports Turf Science

Mailing Address:

Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS
39762

Physical Address:

356 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS
39762

Contact:

Email:brs40@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-2725

Research/Extension Assignments:

  • Interaction of turfgrass, soils and athletes

Education:

  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Society Memberships:

  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Committee D 18 on Soil and Rock
  • Committee E 50 on Environmental Assessment
  • Committee F 08 on Sports Facilities and Equipment
  • American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America
  • American Society for Mining and Reclamation
  • American Society for Horticultural Science
  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
  • American Society for Horticultural Science Mississippi Turfgrass Association
  • Alpha Zeta
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Seth Raynor Society

Awards:

  • C. I. Rich Research Award, Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech, (1996)
  • Memorial Scholarship, American Society for Surface Mining Reclamation (1992)
  • National Science Foundation Fellow (1987-1991)
  • Outstanding Senior in Agronomy Award, University of Wisconsin at River Falls (1986)
  • Pioneer Seed Scholarship Award, University of Wisconsin at River Falls (1985)

Publications

2014
Munshaw, G.C., J.M. Layton, B.R. Stewart, H.W. Philley, J.S. Beasley, and R. Lemus. 2014. The Germination Responses of Five Bermudagrass Cultivars to Seedcoating and Temperature . HortScience, Vol. 49(9):1225-1229. Download
2014
Vines, P.L., M. Tomaso-Peterson, T.W. Allen, C.J. Balbalian, and B.R. Stewart. 2014. Distribution of ectotrophic root-infecting fungi associated with declining ultradwarf bermudagrass putting greens. Phytopathology, Vol. 104:S3.122. Download
2013
Vines, P.L., M. Tomaso-Peterson, T.W. Allen, B.R. Stewart, F.S. Meyer, and J.L. DuBien. 2013. Characterization of ectotrophic root-infecting fungi isolated from ultradwarf bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon x C. transvaalensis) root materials. Phytopathology, Vol. 103:S2.153. Download
2009
Munshaw, G., H.W. Philley, J.M. Goatley, P.D. Gerard, B.R. Stewart. 2009. Timing of seeded bermudagrass establishment affects first-winter survival. International Turf Research Journal 11:417-426.
2009
Stewart, B.R., G. Munshaw, H.W. Philley, D.W. Wells. 2009. Ball marks: Does repair tool influence recovery time? International Turf Research Journal 11:489-499.
2007
Goatley, J.M., J.R. Sneed, V.L. Maddox, B.R. Stewart, D.W. Wells, H.W. Philley. 2007. Turf covers for winter protection of bermudagrass golf greens. Applied Turfgrass Science. Download
2007
Munshaw, G., B.R. Stewart, H.W. Philley, D.W. Wells. 2007. Ball mark repair: Is it the tool, or how you use it? Applied Turfgrass Science. Download