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Primary Research Papers

Chen, M.-H., and Nelson, E. B. 2009. Carbon competition as a mechanism of Pythium ultimum damping-off suppression in a municipal biosolids compost Applied and Environmental Microbiology, in review.

Chen, M.-H., and Nelson, E. B. 2009. Characterization of seed-colonizing bacterial communities associated with the suppression of Pythium ultimum damping-off in a municipal biosolids compost. Microb. Ecol., in review.

Chen, M.-H., and Nelson, E. B. 2008. Seed-colonizing microbes from municipal biosolids compost suppress Pythium ultimum damping-off on different plant species. Phytopathology 98:1012-1018. [pdf]

Windstam, S., and Nelson, E. B. 2008. Differential interference with Pythium ultimum sporangium activation and germination by Enterobacter cloacae in the corn and cucumber spermospheres. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:4285-4291. [pdf]

Windstam, S., and Nelson, E. B. 2008. Temporal release of seed exudate fatty acids and their sugar-regulated degradation by Enterobacter cloacae. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:4292-4299. [pdf]

Medvecky, B. A., Q. M. Ketterings, and E. B. Nelson. 2007. Relationships among soilborne bean seedling diseases, Lablab purpureus L. and maize stover residue management, bean insect pests, and soil characteristics in Trans Nzoia district, Kenya. Appl. Soil Ecol. 35:107-119. [pdf]

Arcate, J.M., Karp, M.A., and Nelson, E.B. 2006, Diversity of peronosporomycete (oomycete) communities associated with the rhizosphere of different plant species, Microbial Ecology, 51: 36–50. [pdf]

Kageyama, K., Nakashima, A., Kajihara, Y., Suga, H., and Nelson, E.B. 2005. Phylogenetic and morphological analyses of Pythium graminicola and related species. J. Gen Plant Pathol., 71:174–182. [pdf]

Rumberger, A., Yao, S., Merwin, I.A., Nelson, E.B., and Thies, J.E. 2004. Rootstock genotype and orchard replant position rather than soil fumigation or compost amendment determine tree growth and rhizosphere bacterial community composition in an apple replant soil. Plant and Soil 264:247-260. [pdf]

Kageyama, K. and Nelson, E.B. 2003. Differential inactivation of seed exudate stimulants of Pythium ultimum sporangium germination by Enterobacter cloacae influences biological control efficacy on different plant species, Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69(2): 1114-1120. [pdf]

McKellar, M.E. and Nelson, E.B. 2003. Compost-induced suppression of Pythium damping-off is mediated by fatty acid metabolizing seed colonizing microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69(1): 452-460. [pdf]

van Dijk, K. and Nelson, E.B. 2000. Fatty acid competition as a mechanism by which Enterobacter cloacae suppresses Pythium ultimum sporangium germination and damping-off.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 66: 5340-5347. [pdf]

Ben-Yephet, Y, and Nelson, E.B.  1999. Differential suppression of cucumber damping-off caused by Pythium aphanidermatum, P. irregulare, and P. myriotylum in composts at different temperatures.  Plant Disease 83: 356-360. [pdf]

Ben-Yephet, Y, and Nelson, E.B., Reuven, M., Lampel, M., Kogan, N., and Manulis, S.  1998.  Presence of Pythium species in Gypsophila nurseries in Israel.  Dappe Meda 2 (October): 68-69 (in Hebrew)

Hood, M.A., van Dijk, K., and Nelson, E.B. 1998. Factors affecting colonization of germinating seeds by Enterobacter cloacae.  Microbial Ecology 36: 101-110. [pdf]

van Dijk, K. and Nelson, E.B. 1998. Inactivation of seed exudate stimulants of Pythium ultimum sporangium germination by biocontrol strains of Enterobacter cloacae and other seed-associated bacteria.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry 30(2): 183-192. [pdf]

Lo, C.-T., Nelson, E.B., Hayes, C.K., and Harman, G.E.  1998.  Ecological studies of transformed Trichoderma harzianum strain 1295-22 in the rhizosphere and on the phylloplane of creeping bentgrass.  Phytopathology 88: 129-136. [pdf]

Lo, C.-T., Nelson, E.B., and Harman, G.E.  1997. Improving the biocontrol efficacy of Trichoderma harzianum 1295-22 for controlling foliar phases of turfgrass diseases by spray applications.  Plant Disease 81: 1132-1138. [pdf]

Ruttledge, T.R., and Nelson, E.B. 1997. Extracted fatty acids from Gossypium hirsutum stimulatory to the seed-rotting fungus, Pythium ultimum.  Phytochemistry 46: 77-82. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 1997. Microbial inoculants for the control of turfgrass diseases.  International Turfgrass Society Research Journal 8 (Part 1): 791-811.

Craft, C.M. and Nelson, E.B. 1996. Microbial properties of composts that suppress damping-off and root rot of creeping bentgrass caused by Pythium graminicola.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 62(5): 1550-1557. [pdf]

Lo, C.-T., Nelson, E.B., and Harman, G.E.  1996. Biological control of turfgrass diseases with a rhizosphere competent strain of Trichoderma harzianum.  Plant Disease 80: 736-741. [pdf]

Roberts, D.P., Short, N.M., Jr., Maloney, A.P., Nelson, E.B., and Schaff, D.A.  1994.  Role of colonization in biocontrol: Studies with Enterobacter cloacae.  Plant Science 101: 83-89. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Hsu, J. 1994.  Nutritional factors affecting responses of sporangia of Pythium ultimum to germination stimulants.  Phytopathology 84: 677-683. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and A.P. Maloney. 1992. Molecular approaches for understanding biological control mechanisms in bacteria:  Studies of the interaction of Enterobacter cloacae with Pythium ultimum.  Can. J. Plant Pathol.  14: 106-114.

Nelson, E.B., and Craft, C.M. 1992.  Suppression of dollar spot on creeping bentgrass/annual bluegrass turf with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers.  Plant Dis.  76: 954-958. [pdf]

Nelson, E. B. and Craft, C. M.  1992.  A miniaturized and rapid bioassay for the selection of soil bacteria suppressive to Pythium blight of turfgrasses.  Phytopathology 82: 206-210. [pdf]

Nelson, E. B. and Craft, C. M. 1991. Identification and comparative pathogenicity of Pythium spp. from roots and crowns of turfgrasses exhibiting symptoms of root rot.  Phytopathology 81: 1529-1536. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1991.  Introduction and establishment of strains of Enterobacter cloacae in golf course turf for the biological control of Dollar Spot.  Plant Dis. 75: 510-514. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B.  1990.  Exudate molecules initiating fungal responses to seeds and roots.  Plant and Soil 129: 61-73. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1989.  Comparative germination of culture-produced and plant-produced sporangia of Pythium ultimum in response to seed exudates and exudate components.  Phytopathology 79: 1009-1013. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Biological control of Pythium seed rot and pre-emergence damping-off of cotton with Enterobacter cloacae and Erwinina herbicola applied as seed treatments.  Plant Disease 72: 140-142. [pdf]

Nelson, E. B., Harman, G.E., and Nash, G.T. 1988.  Enhancement of Trichoderma-induced biological control of Pythium seed rot and pre-emergence damping-off of peas.  Soil Biol. Biochem. 20: 145-150. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 1987. Rapid germination of sporangia of Pythium species in response to volatiles from germinating seeds. Phytopathology 77: 1108-1112. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B., Chao, W.L., Norton, J.M., Nash, G.T., and Harman, G.E. 1986. Attachment of Enterobacter cloacae to hyphae of Pythium ultimum: Possible role in the biological control of Pythium pre-emergence damping-off. Phytopathology 76:327-335. [pdf]

Chao, W.L., Nelson, E.B., Harman, G.E., and Hoch, H.C. 1986. Colonization of the rhizosphere by biological control agents applied to seeds. Phytopathology  76:60-65. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Hoitink, H.A.J. 1983.  The role of microorganisms in the suppression of Rhizoctonia solani in composted hardwood bark container media.  Phytopathology  73:274-278. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B., Kuter, G.A. and Hoitink, H.A.J. 1983.  Effects of fungal antagonists and compost age on suppression of Rhizoctonia damping-off in container media amended with composted hardwood bark. Phytopathology  73: 1457-1462. [pdf]

Kuter, G.A., Nelson, E.B., Hoitink, H.A.J. and Madden, L.V. 1983.  Fungal populations in container media amended with composted hardwood bark suppressive and conductive to Rhizoctonia damping-off. Phytopathology  73: 1450-1456. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Hoitink, H.A. 1982.  Factors affecting suppression of Rhizoctonia solani in container media.  Phytopathology 72:275-279. [pdf]

Book Chapters and Reviews

Nelson, E.B. 2006. Rhizosphere regulation of  preinfection behavior of oomycete plant pathogens, pp. 311-343 In: Mukerji, KG, Manoharachary, C., Singh, J. (Eds.)., Microbial Activity in the Rhizosphere, Springer-Verlag, Berlin. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B., Kageyama, K., van Dijk, K.V., and Windstam, S. 2004. Biological control of soilborne diseases: Important concepts from a model system. Acta Horticulturae 635:115-130. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 2004. Microbial dynamics and interactions in the spermosphere. Ann. Rev. Phytopathol. 42: 271-309. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 2004. Biological Control of Oomycete and Fungal Pathogens, pp 137-140 In: R.M. Goodman, Ed., Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science, Marcel Dekker, Inc. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 2003. Biological control of turfgrass diseases, pp 19-51 In: Advances in Plant Disease Management, H.C. Huang, Ed., Research Signpost Publishers, Kerala, India. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Boehm, M.J. 2002. Microbial mechanics of compost-induced suppression. Part 2. BioCycle, July 2002, pp 45-47. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Boehm, M.J. 2002. Compost-induced suppression of turfgrass diseases. Part 1. BioCycle June 2002, pp 51-55. [pdf]

Hill, G.T., Mitkowski, N.A., Aldrich-Wolfe, L., Emele, L.R., Ficke, A., Maldonado-Ramirez, S., Lynch, S.T., Jurkonie, D.D., and Nelson, E.B. 2000. Methods for assessing the structure of soil microbial communities.  Appl. Soil Ecol. 15: 25-36. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 2000.  Microbial strategies for the biological control of turfgrass diseases. Pp. 342-352 in: Fate of Turfgrass Chemicals and Pest Management Approaches, J. Clark and M. Kenna, Eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

Nelson, E.B.  1998.  Current status and future prospects for the biological control of turfgrass diseases.  Biological and Cultural Tests for the Control of Plant Diseases 13: 1-8.

Nelson, E.B.  1997. Microbial mechanisms of biological disease control. pp. 55-92 In: Turfgrass Biotechnology, M.B. Sticklen and M. Kenna, Eds, Ann Arbor Press, Chelsea, MI

Nelson, E.B. and Maloney, A.P.  1996.  Applications of recombinant DNA technology for the management of soilborne diseases.  pp 65-99 In: Management of Soilborne Diseases, R. Utkhede and V.K. Gupta , Eds., Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana, Pb, India, 354 p.

Harman, G.E. and Nelson, E.B. 1994. Mechanisms of protection of seed and seedlings by biological seed treatments: Implications for practical disease control.  pp 283-292 In: Seed Treatment: Progress and Prospects, BCPC Monograph No. 57, T. Martin, Ed., British Crop Protection Council, Surrey, UK.

Maloney, A.P., Nelson, E.B., and van Dijk, K. 1994.  Genetic complementation of a biocontrol-negative mutant of Enterobacter cloacae reveals a potential role of pathogen stimulant inactivation in the biological control of Pythium seed rots.  pp 135-137 in Improving Plant Productivity with Rhizosphere Bacteria, M.H. Ryder, P.M. Stephens, and G.D. Bowen, Eds., Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria, Graphics Services, Adelaide, Australia, 288 pp.

Nelson, E.B., Burpee, L.L. and Lawton, M.B.  1994.  Biological control of turfgrass diseases. pp 409-427 In: Integrated Pest Management for Turfgrass and Ornamentals, A. Leslie, Ed., CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida.

Nelson, E.B.  1992.  Bacterial metabolism of propagule germination stimulants as an important trait in the biocontrol of Pythium seed infections. pp. 353-357 in: Biological Control of Plant Diseases: Progress and Challenges for the Future, E.C. Tjamos, G.C. Papavizas and R.J. Cook, Eds., Plenum Publ. Co, London.

Nelson, E.B.  1990.  Current limits to biological control of fungal phytopathogens.  pp 327-355 in: Handbook of Applied Mycology, Vol 1. "Soil and Plants", D.K.Arora, B. Rai, K.G. Mukerji, and G.R. Knudsen, Eds., Marcel-Dekker, Inc., New York.

Nelson, E.B.  1991.  Exudate molecules initiating fungal responses to seeds and roots.  pp 197-209 in: Proc. 14th Beltsville Symposium: The Rhizosphere and Plant Health, D.L. Keister and P.B. Creegan, Eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.

Sanders, P.L. and Nelson, E.B. 1992.  Pythium Diseases.  pp. 43-46  In: Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases, Second Ed., B. Clarke and P.H Dernoeden, Eds., APS Press, St. Paul, 98 pp.

Nelson, E.B.  1992.  Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases.  pp. 82-83  In: Compendium of Turfgrass Diseases, Second Ed., B. Clarke and P.H Dernoeden, Eds., APS Press, St. Paul, 98 pp.

Non-Refereed Technical Publications

Harman, G. E., E. B. Nelson, and K. L. Ondik. 2006. Effects of fungicide application on nontarget microbial populations of putting greens, p. 102-105, Golf Course Management. [pdf]

Harman, G. E., E. B. Nelson, and K. L. Ondik. 2006. Fungicide application effects on non-target microbial populations of putting greens, p. 42-45, Australian Turfgrass Management. [pdf]

Harman, G. E., E. B. Nelson, and K. L. Ondik. 2006. Non-target effects of fungicide applications on microbial populations of putting greens, p. 102-105, USGA Green Section Record. [pdf]

Harman, G. E., Nelson, E. B., Donzelli, B., and Ondik, K. L. 2005. Diversity and biology of the dollar spot organism, Sclerotinia homoeocarpa, and its implications. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online. February 15. 4(4): 1-9. [pdf]

Karp, M.A. and Nelson, E.B. 2004. Bacterial communities associated with creeping bentgrass in soil and sand root zones. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online (TERO). December 15. 3(24): p. 1-19. [pdf]

Nelson, E.B. 2003. Biological control of turfgrass diseases. CUTT 13(4): 18-22, 24.

Nelson, E.B. 2003. Biological control of turfgrass diseases. CUTT 13(3): 14-16.

Nelson, E.B. 2001. What are those microbes?  CUTT 12(1): 6-7.

Nelson, E.B. 2000.  The continuing Pythium root rot problem in the Northeast.  CUTT 10(4):12.

McKellar, M.E. and Nelson, E.B. 2000. Mechanisms of disease control in compost-amended Pythium-suppressive soil: Role of fatty acid metabolizing microbial communities.  Auburn University Web Site, Available: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/argentina/pdfmanuscripts/mckellar.pdf, Accessed 12/05/2000, 7 Pages (Including 3 Figures).

van Dijk, K., Douglas, M.P., and Nelson, E.B. 2000. Fatty acid competition as a mechanism by which Enterobacter cloacae suppresses Pythium ultimum sporangium germination and damping-off. Auburn University Web Site, Available: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/argentina/pdfmanuscripts/vandijk.pdf, Accessed 12/05/2000, 8 Pages (Including 2 Figures)

Lamboy, J.S. and Nelson, E.B. 1999. Commercial composts and microbial inoculants. NYSTA Bulletin #157, p49.

Nelson, E.B. 1999. Gray leaf spot: A potential threat to perennial ryegrass and tall fescue. CUTT 10(2): 15-16.

Rossi, F.S., Schaub, A., and Nelson, E.B. 1999. Establishing and trafficking new bentgrass putting greens. CUTT 9(4): 1, 4-5, 11, 12.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1999.  Do Biocontrols and pesticides mix?  CUTT 9(4): 14, 15.

Rossi, F.R., Nelson, E.B. and Schaub, A. 1998.  Evaluation of turfgrass establishment systems for pesticide reduction.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report, 1997-1998, pp 34-37.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998. Enhancement of Pythium suppression in turfgrass soils amended with composts.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report, 1997-1998, pp 26-31.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998. Determination of disease suppressiveness and soil microbial responses to applications of natural organic fertilizers.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report, 1997-1998, pp 21-25.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998. Impacts of convventional turfgrass pesticides on the efficacy of compost amendments used for the biological control of turfgrass diseases.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report, 1997-1998, pp 15-20.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998. Evaluations of fungicides for control of Pythium root rot on creeping bentgrass.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report, 1997-1998, pp 12-14.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998. Evaluations of fungicides for control of dollar spot and copper spot on creeping bentgrass.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report, 1997-1998, pp 9-11.

Nelson, E.B. 1998. Genetic basis of biological control in a bacterium antagonistic to turfgrass pathogens.  USGA 1997 Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summary, pp. 47-50.

Nelson, E.B. 1998. Managing snow mold diseases: Typhula blight and Microdochium patch. CUTT 9(3): 15-16.

Nelson, E.B. 1998. Turfgrass patch diseases: The El Niño connection. CUTT 9(2): 7, 10.

Nelson, E.B. 1998. Understanding seed treatments for turfgrass establishment.  CUTT 8(5): 1, 4-7.

Nelson, E.B., Craft, C.M., Hicks, D., and Dinelli, F.D.  1998.  Turfgrass pesticides and biological disease control: Are they compatible?  CUTT 8(4): 7-9.

Nelson, E.B., Harman, G.E., Craft, C.M., Ondik, K., and Karasevicz, D. 1997. The turfgrass pathology program. CUTT 8(3):6.

Harman, G.E., Nelson, E.B., and Ondik, K. 1997.  Nontarget effects of turfgrass fungicides on microbial communities in USGA putting green profiles.  1996-97 Cornell turfgrass Annual Report, pp 4-8.

Nelson, E.B. and van Dijk, K.V. 1997.  Genetic basis of biological control in a bacterium antagonistic to turfgrass pathogens. 1996-97 Cornell turfgrass Annual Report, pp 9-13.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1997. Evaluation of microbial inoculants for turfgrass disease control.  1996-97 Cornell turfgrass Annual Report, pp 14-19.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1997.  Evaluation of fungicides for control of brown patch on creeping bentgrass.  1996-97 Cornell turfgrass Annual Report, pp 20-21.

Nelson, E.B. 1997. Genetic basis of biological control in a bacterium antagonistic to turfgrass pathogens.  USGA 1996 Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summary, pp. 46-47.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1996.  Enhancing biological disease control with composts.  CUTT 7(1):10-13.

Nelson, E.B.  1996.  Controlling snow mold.  CUTT 7(3): 12,9.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Genetic basis of biological control in a bacterium antagonistic to turfgrass pathogens.  USGA 1995 Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summary, pp. 52-53.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. The microbiology of turfgrass soils.  CUTT 5(4): 10-12, 7.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Genetic basis of biological control in a bacterium antagonistic to turfgrass pathogens.  USGA 1994 Turfgrass and Environmental Research Summary, pp. 46-47.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. Recognizing and managing Summer Patch.  CUTT 5 (2): 8,5.

Nelson, E.B. 1993.  Pythium root rot disease.  CUTT 4(3): 8.

Nelson, E.B. 1993.  Snow mold diseases.  CUTT 4(3): 8.

Hummel, N.W. and Nelson, E.B.  1993. Disease resistance of bentgrasses.  CUTT 4(2): ?

Thurn, M.C., Hummel, N.W., and Nelson, E.B. 1993. Organic source effects on disease suppression and physical stability of putting green rootzone mixes.  CUTT  3(?): 18.

Nelson, E.B. and Trutmann, P.  1993.  The utilization of aqueous compost fermentation extracts for the suppression of turfgrass pathogens.  CUTT 4(2): ?.

Han, D. and Nelson, E.B.  1993.  Factors affecting propagule germination in two Pythium species pathogenic to turfgrasses. CUTT 4(2): ?.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1993.  Microbial basis of disease suppression in composts applied to golf course turf. CUTT 4(2): ?.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Maximizing fungicide performance.  CUTT 3 (3): 1, 4-5.

Nelson, E.B.  1992.  Patch disease control strategies.  CUTT 3(2): 8.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1992. Suppression of dollar spot with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers, 1990.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 7: 106.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1992.  Suppression of Typhula blight with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers, 1990.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 7: 107.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1992.  Suppression of Pythium root rot with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers, 1991.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 7: 104.

Nelson, E.B.  1992. Microbial basis of disease suppression in composts applied to golf course turf.  USGA 1991 Environmental Research Summary, p. 12.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1991. Suppression of dollar spot with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers, 1989.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 6: 93.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1991.  Suppression of brown patch with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers, 1989.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 6: 90.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1991.  Suppression of red thread with top-dressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers, 1989.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 6: 101.

Nelson, E.B., Hummel, N.W., and Craft, C.M.  1991. Reaction of creeping bentgrass cultivars to Pythium root rot, 1990.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 6: 92.

Nelson, E.B. 1991.  The Development of Microbial Fungicides for Turfgrass Disease Management.  CUTT  2 (3): 1, 4-5.

Nelson, E.B. 1991.  Disease control.  CUTT 2(3): 3.

Nelson, E.B. 1991.  Biology and control of Pythium root and crown rot diseases.  CUTT 2(1): ?

Nelson, E.B. 1990.  The Advent of Biological Controls for Turfgrass Disease Management.  CUTT 1 (1): 1, 4.

Scott, S.J., Dobbs, S.H. and Nelson, E.B.  1990.  Pythium damping-off of okra cultivars, 1987.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 5: 22.

Kalb, D.W., Bergstrom, G.C., Nelson, E.B., Harman, G.E., and Stasz, T.E. 1989. Evaluation of seed-applied biocontrol agents on winter wheat in a site with a history of foot rot diseases, 1988.  Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases. 4: 54.

Nelson, E.B. and Courtney, M.L. 1987.  Enhancement of seedling emergence and protection from seedling pathogens by pre-germination of cotton seed. Ark. Farm Res. May/June: 8. 

Nelson, E.B. and Rowe, R.C. 1982. Control of downy mildew of turnip with fungicide sprays.  Fungicide and Nematicide Tests 37:90.

Articles in Technical Trade Publications

Nelson, E.B.  1999.  Using Biological Control Strategies for Turf. Grounds Maintenance, March Issue, pp 22, 24, 26.

Nelson, E.B.  1998. Disease Resistance in Bentgrasses Cultivars.  Turfgrass Trends. 7 (10): 1-12.

Nelson, E.B.  1998.  Current Status of U.S. Turfgrass Pathology Research.  Turfgrass Trends 7(5): 10-15.

Nelson, E.B.  1998.  Compost amendments for turfgrass disease control. AllGro Update 3(1): 2-3

Nelson, E.B.  1997.  Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases, pp. 177-195 in the 1997 Public Golf Forum Resource Manual, 213 pp.

Nelson, E.B.  1997.  Turfgrass seedling treatments for the control of Pythium diseases and the improvement of stand establishment.  Turfgrass Trends 6(9): 8-13.

Nelson, E.B.  1997. Subsurface algae in turfgrass soils: Both friend and foe.  Turfgrass Trends 6 (7): 5-8.

Nelson, E.B.  1997. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 7. Making sense out of fungicide efficacy tests. Turfgrass Trends, in press

Nelson, E.B.  1997. Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases: Today’s Technology Offers Much Promise, Golf Course Management, July issue, pp 60-69.

Nelson, E.B.  1997. Microbiology of Turfgrass Soils.  Grounds Maintenance, March 1997, pp 33, 36, 40, and 42.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 6. Plant and pathogen factors affecting fungicide efficacy.  Turfgrass Trends, 5(12): 15-18.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 5. Plant and pathogen factors affecting fungicide efficacy.  Turfgrass Trends, 5(12): 1-5.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 4. Plant and pathogen factors affecting fungicide efficacy.  Turfgrass Trends, 5(8): 10-15

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Enhancing turfgrass disease control with organic amendments.  Turfgrass Trends 5(6): 1-15.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 3. Plant and pathogen factors affecting fungicide efficacy.  Turfgrass Trends, 5(4): 1-7.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 2. Behavior in soil.  Turfgrass Trends, 5(3): 5-11.

Nelson, E.B. 1996. Maximizing disease control with fungicide applications: Part 1. The basics of turfgrass fungicides.  Turfgrass Trends 5(2): 10-17.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Biological control of turfgrass diseases - Using nature to advantage.  Green Master Aug/Sep, E3-E6, E10.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Biological control of turfgrass diseases. Using nature to advantage.  Green Master Aug/Sep 95, pp E3-E10.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Nematode disorders of turfgrasses: How important are they?  Turfgrass Trends 4(10): 1-16.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Biological control of plant parasitic nematodes affecting turfgrasses.  Turfgrass Trends 4(10): 17-20.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Diagnosis of turfgrass diseases: The art and the science.  Turfgrass Trends 4(7): 1-11.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Turfgrass diagnostic laboratories in the United States and Canada.  Turfgrass Trends 4(7), 4 pp.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Identification of unknown turfgrass pathogens: Koch's Postulates.  Turfgrass Trends 4(7): 11-12.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Diagnosis of root and crown diseases of turfgrass.  Turfgrass Trends 4(7): 13-15.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Nontarget effects of fungicide applications.  Turfgrass Trends 5(5): 1-9.

Nelson, E.B. 1994.  The disease triangle and the disease cycle.  Turfgrass Trends 4(8): 8-9.

Nelson, E.B. 1994.  Is Pythium really a fungus?  Turfgrass Trends 4(8): 11, 15

Nelson, E.B. 1994.  Pythium diseases of turfgrasses: An overview.  Turfgrass Trends 4(7): 1-7.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. Naming cool- and warm-season Pythium diseases.  Turfgrass Trends 4(7): 8-9.

Nelson, E.B. 1994.  Getting the most from fungicides.  Grounds Maintenance, July issue, pp 20, 24, 28.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. A taxonomic history of Dreschlera and Pyrenophora.  Turfgrass Trends 3(4): 10-11.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. How to minimize leaf spot and melting-out damage.  Turfgrass Trends 3(4): 7-9.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. Dreschlera and Pyrenophora leaf-spotting diseases.  Turfgrass Trends 3(4): 1-6, 11.

Nelson, E.B. 1994.  Environmental leadership is an opportunity.  Turfgrass Trends 3(3): 14-15.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. The microbiology of turfgrass soils: More than meets the eye.  Turfgrass Trends 3(2): 1-7,14.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. Future trends in turfgrass research: Science and technology.  Turfgrass Trends 3(2): 9, 14.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. Biological controls: Promising new tools for disease management.  Turfgrass Trends 3(1): 1-1-4, 7-9.

Nelson, E.B. 1994. Process is the key to disease-suppressive composts.  Turfgrass Trends 3(1): 4-6.

Nelson, E.B. 1992.  Biological Control: Promises and Realities in Turfgrass Disease Management.  Golf Course Management, April issue, pp 78-90.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Soil: What is it anyway?  Turfgrass Trends 1 (6): 11.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Soil: a biological resource worth managing.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (5): 11.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Late summer leaf spots and leaf blights.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (4): 1-6, 11.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Pythium root rot: A growing problem on high maintenance turf.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (premier issue): 1-4.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Understanding fungicides.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (premier issue): 5.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. The state of turfgrass research.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (premier issue): 12-13.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Summer patch: The biology and conditions that favor its growth.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (1): 1-5.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Biotechnology: The future of the turfgrass industry.  Turfgrass Trends 1 (1): 14-15.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Biological Control of Diseases on Golf Course Turf.  Monthly Golf Management, July 1992, No. 90, (in Japanese)

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Biological Control of Diseases on Golf Course Turf.  USGA Greens Section Record  30: 11-14.

Nelson, E.B. 1990.  Pythium Complex Spreads.  Northern Turf Management.  1(1): 1, 38.

Nelson, E.B. 1990  Emerging Disease Control Technologies.  Lawn Care Industry   June issue...

Nelson, E.B. 1990. Pythium root rot damages high quality turfgrass.  Espaces Vert, June issue (a French-Canadian turf management magazine)

Nelson, E.B. 1989.  Pythium Root Rot damages high quality turfgrass.  NYSTA Bulletin No. 134. p 1356.

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Preventing Pythium Blight.  Turf 1: 20-21.

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Pythium Root Rot Damages High Quality Turfgrass.  Agricultural News Service Publication, article published in several county cooperative extension association newsletters.

Hoitink, H.A.J., Nelson, E.B. and Gordon, D.T. 1982. Composted bark controls soil pathogens of plants.  Ohio Report 67(1):7-10.

 

Extension Publications and Proceedings

Nelson, E.B., Douglas, M.P., and Deibert, E. 2000. Optimization of application timing and frequency of microbial inoculants for turfgrass disease control. pp. 67-72 in "1999 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #414.

Chinery, D., Nelson, E.B., and Wells, R. 2000. Further examination of organic fertilizers/microbial products and their possible role in disease suppression on golf course turfgrass in the Capital District of New York State. pp. 36-43 in "1999 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #414.

Rossi, F.S., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1999.  1999 Pest Management Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 25 pp.

Chinery, D. and Nelson, E.B. 1999. Quantifying disease suppression activity of organic fertilizer/microbial products on golf course turfgrass in the Capital District of New York State. pp. 22-29 in "1998 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #413.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1999. Optimization of application timing and frequency of microbial inoculants for turfgrass disease control. pp. 58-65 in "1998 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #413.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1999. Compatibility of microbial inoculants with conventional turfgrass pesticides. pp. 66-74 in "1998 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #413.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998.  Impacts of conventional turfgrass pesticides on the efficacy of compost amendments used for the biological control of turfgrass diseases. pp. 22-27 in "1997 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #411.

Rossi, F.S. and Nelson, E.B. 1998.  Evaluation of turfgrass establishment systems for pesticide reduction. pp. 28-31 in "1997 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #411.

Rossi, F.S., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1998.  1998 Pest Management Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 25 pp.

Nelson, E.B. 1997.  Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases, pp 91-103 in Proceedings of the University of Massachusetts Conference, Focusing on Biological Control for the Green Industry, Univ. of Massachusetts Extension, 145 pp.

Harman, G.E., Nelson, E.B., and Ondik, K.  1997.  Nontarget effects of turfgrass fungicides on microbial communities in USGA putting green profiles.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report 1996-1997, p. 4-8.

Nelson, E.B. and van Dijk, K. 1997.  Genetic basis of biological control in a bacterium antagonistic to turfgrass pathogens. Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report 1996-1997, p. 9-13.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1997. Evaluation of microbial inoculants for turfgrass disease control. Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report 1996-1997, p. 14-19.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1997. Evaluation of fungicides for control of brown patch on creeping bentgrass.  Cornell Turfgrass Annual Report 1996-1997, p. 20-21.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1997.  Evaluation of Microbial Inoculants for Turfgrass Disease Control.  IPM Annual Report 1997, p 43.

Rangarajan, A., E. Nelson, G. Abawi.  1997. Impact of composts on disease incidence in vegetable systems.  1997 NYS Vegetable Project Reports Relating to IPM.  NYS IPM Publication #123. pp. 31-36.

Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1997.  1997 Pest Management Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 25 pp.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1996. Enhancement of biological disease control in turfgrasses with composts: Impacts of compost amendments on soil microbial communities.  1996 Annual Report, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, p. 35.

Hummel, N., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1996.  1996 Pest Management Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 24 pp.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C. 1996. Enhancement of biological disease control in turfgrasses with composts: Impacts of compost amendments on soil microbial communities.  pp. 37-44 in "1995 New York State Ornamentals Project Reports Relating to IPM, NYS IPM Publication #409.

Thurn, M.C., Hummel, N.W., Neal, J.C., Nelson, E.B., and Villani, M.G. 1995. Home Lawns: Varieties and Pest Control Guide, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 8 pp.

Hummel, N., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1995.  1995 Pest Management Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 24 pp.

Nelson, E.B. 1995. Organic lawn disease control. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Professional Turf and Landscape Conference, pp 40-46.

Villani, M.G., Neal, J.C., and Nelson, E.B. 1994. Biologically-based management of turfgrass pests.  pp. 21-33 in Reports Pertinent to the Integrated Pest Management Effort at Cornell University, 1993, IPM Publ. #406.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1994.  1994 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 17 pp.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1993.  1993 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 17 pp.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1993. Microbial basis of pathogen suppression in compost-based organic fertilizers applied to turfgrasses.  pp. 38-50 in Reports Pertinent to the Integrated Pest Management Effort at Cornell University, 1992, IPM Publ. #405.

Neal, J.C., Zhou, T., Williams, N.D., Hummel, N.W., and Nelson, E.B. 1993. Annual bluegrass control with Xanthomonas campestris pv. poannua, 1992 progress.  pp 51-60 in Reports Pertinent to the Integrated Pest Management Effort at Cornell University, 1992, IPM Publ. #405.

Thurn, M.C., Hummel, N.W., and Nelson, E.B. 1993. Organic source effects on disease suppression and physical stability of putting green rootzone mixes.  pp 67-74 in Reports Pertinent to the Integrated Pest Management Effort at Cornell University, 1992, IPM Publ. #405.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Potential for biological control of turfgrass diseases.  Proceeding of the 1991 Michigan Turfgrass Conference  21: 75-84.

Nelson, E.B. 1992. Pythium root rot - Another new disease.  Proceeding of the 1991 Michigan Turfgrass Conference  21: 119-122.

Nelson, E.B. 1992.  Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases.  Cornell Cooperative Extension Information Bulletin #220, 12 pp.

Nelson, E.B. 1992.  Microbial basis of pathogen suppression in compost-based organic fertilizers applied to turfgrasses.  pp. 56-66 in:  1991 Reports: IPM Research, Demonstration and Implementation Projects, IPM Publ. #404, 77 pp.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1992.  1992 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 17 pp.

Nelson, E.B. 1991. Are there alternative pest control methods: Biological control of diseases.  in: Rutgers Turfgrass Proceedings 22: 11-15.

Nelson, E.B. 1991. Perspectives on the biology and control of Pythium root and crown rot.  in: Rutgers Turfgrass Proceedings 22: 37-39.

Nelson, E.B.  1991.  The use of biological controls in turfgrass disease management.  pp 3-4 in Proc. 53rd Annual New York State Pest Management Conference.

Webber, N.D., Neal, J.C. and Nelson, E.B.  1991.  Annual bluegrass (Poa annua) biocontrol with Xanthomonas campestris pv MSU.  pp 26-30 in Proc. 53rd Annual New York State Pest Management Conference.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1991. Suppression of gray snow mold on creeping bentgrass/annual bluegrass turf with topdressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers.  1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 90-92.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1991. Suppression of dollar spot on creeping bentgrass/annual bluegrass turf with topdressings amended with composts and organic fertilizers.  1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 93-94.

Nelson, E. B. and Craft, C. M. 1991. Identification and comparative pathogenicity of Pythium spp. from roots and crowns of turfgrasses exhibiting symptoms of root rot.  1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 95-98.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1991.  Development of a pathogen monitoring system for golf course turf: Population dynamics of turf pathogens in golf course putting greens.  1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 99-107.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1991.  Biological Control of Dollar Spot on a Creeping Bentgrass Putting Green, 1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 113-115.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1991.  Pathogenicity of Root-Infecting Pythium spp. on Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis palustris) Turf, 1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 110-112.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1991.  Biological Control of Brown Patch on a Creeping Bentgrass Putting Green, 1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 108-109.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1991.  Biological Control of Red Thread on Perennial Ryegrass, 1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 116.

Nelson, E.B. 1991.  Development of a pathogen monitoring system for golf course turf: Population dynamics of turf pathogens in golf course putting greens.  pp. 79-91 in Reports from the 1990 IPM Research, Development and Implementation Projects in Ornamentals, IPM Publ. #402.

Hummel, N.W. and Nelson, E.B.  1991.  Evaluation of bentgrass cultivars and fine fescue/bentgrass mixes for disease resistance.  1989-90 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  4: 117-118.

Hummel, N.W. and Nelson, E.B.  1991.  Evaluation of bentgrass cultivars and fine fescue/bentgrass mixes for disease resistance.  pp. 92-94 in Reports from the 1990 IPM Research, Development and Implementation Projects in Ornamentals, IPM Publ. #402.

Nelson, E.B.  1991.  Microbial basis of pathogen suppression in compost-based organic fertilizers applied to turfgrasses.  pp. 95-96 in Reports from the 1990 IPM Research, Development and Implementation Projects in Ornamentals, IPM Publ. #402.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1991.  1991 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 16 pp.

Nelson, E.B. 1990.  Utilization of compost- and antagonist-amended topdressings as a fungicide alternative for the control of turfgrass diseases.  pp 8-16 in Reports from the 1989 IPM Research, Development and Implementation Projects in Ornamentals, IPM Publ. #401.

Hummel, N.W., Nelson, E.B. and Villani, M.G. 1990.  Implementing an IPM program at the Sagamore Resort golf course.  pp 46-48 in Reports from the 1989 IPM Research, Development and Implementation Projects in Ornamentals, IPM Publ. #401.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1990.  1990 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 16 pp.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1989.  Biological control of Dollar Spot on a creeping bentgrass/annual bluegrass putting green.  1988 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  3: 68-72.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1989.  Evaluation of  bacterial antagonists for the biological control of Pythium Blight of turfgrass. 1988 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  3: 73-77.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1989.  Sensitivity of Pythium species isolated from turfgrass roots to systemic Pythium fungicides.  1988 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  3: 78-80.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1989.  Evaluation of systemic Pythium-selective fungicides for the control of Pythium root rot of turfgrass.  1988 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  3: 81-83.

Hummel, N.W., Skorulski, J.E., Nelson, E.B. and Ferrentino, G.  1989.  Development of IPM strategies for turfgrass.  1988 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  3: 84-86.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1989.  1989 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 18 p.

Nelson, E.B. 1989. Commercial Turf Disease Recommendations for New York State. 1989 New York State Pesticide Recommendations, Cornell Redbook, pp. 405-410.

Hummel, N., Petrovic, A.M., Neal, J., Villani, M., Nelson, E., and Senesac, A. 1988.  1988 Cornell Recommendations for Commercial Turfgrass Management, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 19 pp.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M.  1989.  Utilization of compost- and antagonist-amended topdressings as a fungicide alternative for the control of turfgrass diseases.  p. 1 in Proceedings of the 51st NY State Pest Management Conference.

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Commercial Turf Disease Recommendations for New York State. pp 385-390 in: 1988 New York State Pesticide Recommendations, Cornell Redbook

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Identity and pathogenicity of Pythium spp. recovered from creeping bentgrass/annual bluegrass roots.  1987 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report,  2: 42-43.

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Biological control of Pythium Blight and Brown Patch of creeping bentgrass.  1987 Cornell Turfgrass Research Report, 2: 44-47.

Dobbs, S.H., Scott, S.J., and Nelson, E.B. 1985. Okra stand establishment.  Proc. Arkansas Hort. Soc.  106:15-20.

Other Extension Publications

Nelson, E.B. and Snover, K.L. 2004.  Diagnosis and Management of Turfgrass Diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2004 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 2004.  Soil Microbiology. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2004 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Snover, K.L. 2003.  Diagnosis and Management of Turfgrass Diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2003 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 2003.  Soil Microbiology. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2003 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Snover, K.L. 2002.  Diagnosis and Management of Turfgrass Diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2002 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 2002.  Soil Microbiology. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2002 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 2002.  Diagnosis and Management of Turfgrass Diseases. in: Cornell Organic Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2002 organic turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 2002.  Soil Biology. in: Cornell Organic Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2002 organic turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Snover, K.L. 2001.  Diagnosis and Management of Turfgrass Diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2001 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 2001.  Soil Microbiology. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2001 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 2000.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 2000 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1999.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1999 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. 1999.  Overview of Turfgrass Disease Management Practices. in: Cornell Golf Turf Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1999 golf turf short course.

Nelson, E.B. 1999.  Pythium Diseases of Turfgrasses. in: Cornell Golf Turf Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1999 golf turf short course.

Nelson, E.B. 1999.  Biological Control of Turfgrass Diseases. in: Cornell Golf Turf Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1999 golf turf short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1998 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1998.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Long-Island Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1998 Long Island turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1997.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1997 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1997.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Long-Island Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1997 Long Island turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1996.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1996 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1995.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1995 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1994.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1994 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Craft, C.M. 1993.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1993 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B.  1992.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1992 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B.  1991.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1991 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B. and Smiley, R.W. 1990.  Turfgrass Diseases.  Slide set prepared for the New York State Turfgrass Association.  Distributed to educators and turfgrass managers.

Nelson, E.B.  1990.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1990 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B.  1989.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1989 turfgrass short course.

Nelson, E.B.  1988.  Turfgrass diseases. in: Cornell Turfgrass Short Course Manual.  Prepared in support of the 1988 turfgrass short course.

Teaching Publications

Nelson, E.B. and Braun, E.J. 1988. Bacterial pathogens.  pp. 109-115 In: Baudoin, A.B.A.M., Ed., Laboratory Exercises in Plant Pathology: An Instructional Kit, APS Press, St. Paul, 213 p.

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Study of plant parasitic nematodes.  pp. 146-147. In: Baudoin, A.B.A.M., Ed., Laboratory Exercises in Plant Pathology: An Instructional Kit, APS Press, St. Paul, 213 p.

Gray, F.A. and Nelson, E.B. 1988. Root knot nematodes: Symptoms, life stages, and control.  pp 148-155. In: Baudoin, A.B.A.M., Ed., Laboratory Exercises in Plant Pathology: An Instructional Kit, APS Press, St. Paul, 213 p.

Nelson, E.B. 1988. Cyst nematodes.  pp. 156-157. In: Baudoin, A.B.A.M., Ed., Laboratory Exercises in Plant Pathology: An Instructional Kit, APS Press, St. Paul, 213 p.

Weidemann, G.J. and Nelson, E.B. 1987.  Laboratory Exercises in Plant Pathology.  Dept. of Plant Pathology, Univ. of Arkansas, Misc. Publ., 84 pp.