Weed Tenacity

Linda Benedict, Griffin, James L.  |  4/23/2008 12:00:51 AM

James L. Griffin, an LSU AgCenter weed scientist, discovered this golf ball in a sugarcane field in Youngsville, La., where he was conducting an experiment. As he was removing crop residue, he noticed that a weed, which is named Poa annua, is actually growing out of the golf ball.

(This article was published in the winter 2008 issue of Louisiana Agriculture.)

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