Barry R. Stewart

Barry R. Stewart

Associate Professor

Agronomy - Turfgrass



Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Mailing Address:
356 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762
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

Courses:
  • PSS 4443 Athletic Field Management
  • PSS 3411 and 3421 Turfgrass Seminar
  • PSS 1313 Plant Science

Society Membership:
  • 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

Recognitions and 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

  • Beasley, J., J. D. McCurdy, B. LeBlanc, B. R. Stewart, R. Strahan. 2018. Nutrient BMPs for golf courses in Louisiana and Mississippi. Louisiana State University AgCenter Publication 3611. Download
  • Begitschke, E. G., J. D. McCurdy, T. M. Tseng, T. C. Barickman, B. R. Stewart, C. M. Baldwin, M. P. Richard, J. K. Ward. 2018. Preemergence herbicide effects upon hybrid bermudagrass sprigged establishment and sod tensile strength. Agronomy Journal 110(6):2243-2249. Download
  • Begitschke, E. G., J. D. McCurdy, T. M. Tseng, T. C. Barickman, B. R. Stewart, C. M. Baldwin, M. P. Richard, M. Tomaso-Peterson. 2018. Preemergence herbicide effects on hybrid bermudagrass root architecture and establishment. HortScience 53(4):567-572. Download
  • Begitschke, E., J. D. McCurdy, W. Philley, C. M. Baldwin, B. R. Stewart, M. P. Richard, K. Kalmowitz. 2017. Effects of residual topramezone on sprigged hybrid bermudagrass establishment. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 13(1):707-711. Download
  • Craft, J., C. M. Baldwin, J. D. McCurdy, B. R. Stewart, H. W. Philley, E. K. Blythe, M. Tomaso-Peterson. 2017. Maintaining soil physical properties in athletic fields using alternative technology. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 13(1):636-641.
  • Stewart, B. R., J. Vanderford, D. W. Wells, H. W. Philley. 2017. Growing sand-based sod using transported sand over native soil. International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 13(1):383-388. Download
  • Vines, P. L., M. Tomaso-Peterson, T. W. Allen, B. R. Stewart, J. L. DuBien. 2017. Ultradwarf bermudagrass performance as influenced by cultivar selection and cultural management practice. Crop Science 57(1):497-505. Download
  • Vines, P. L., M. Tomaso-Peterson, T. W. Allen, J. L. DuBien, B. R. Stewart. 2017. Cultivar selection, cultural management practice, and fungicide application influence leaf spot and dollar spot on ultradwarf bermudagrass. Crop, Forage and Turfgrass Management 3(1). Download
  • Craft, J. M., C. M. Baldwin, W. H. Philley, J. D. McCurdy, B. R. Stewart, M. Tomaso-Peterson, E. K. Blythe. 2016. Impact of dry-injection cultivation to maintain soil physical properties for an ultradwarf bermudagrass putting green. HortScience 51(9):1171-1175. Download
  • Hodges, B., C. Baldwin, B. R. Stewart, M. Tomaso-Peterson, J. McCurdy, E. Blythe, H. Philley. 2016. Quantifying a daily light integral for establishment of warm-season cultivars on putting greens. Crop Science 56(5):2818-2826. Download
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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