Erik Ervin



Plant and Soil Sciences

UD Media Relations staffers are happy to assist journalists with interview requests for this expert.


Areas of Expertise

  • Research focuses on adaptation and management of cool- and warm-season turfgrasses used on lawns, parks, athletic fields and roadsides. Also studies synthetic and natural plant growth regulators and turfgrass response to sunlight, temperature, wind currents and other abiotic factors.
  • Can discuss conditions of turfgrasses on golf courses.
  • Recently featured as an expert on HBO's "The Case Against Adnan Syed," where he analyzed grass from a crime scene.

Contact Information

(302) 831-3902