Dr. Tim Pannkuk

Tim Pannkuk

pannkukAssociate Professor 

Department of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering Technology
Sam Houston State University 
P.O. Box 2088 
Huntsville, TX 77341-2266

Phone: 936-294-3333
Fax: 936-294-4163 
E-mail: agr_trp@shsu.edu
Office: Fred Pirkle Engineering Technology Center #450H


Ph. D.
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University

Courses Taught:

AGRI 2375 Turfgrass Science
AGRI 2395 Ornamental Plant Identification
AGRI 3374 Production & Mgmt of Ornamentals
AGRI 3395 Plant Propagation
AGRI 3440 Soil Science
AGRI 4368 Landscape Operations
AGRI 4372 Sports Turf Management
AGRI 4397 Integrated Pest Management

Professional Organizations/Affiliations:

Pi Alpha Xi - Ornamental Horticulture Honors Society
American Society of Horticultural Sciences
Crop Science Society
Texas Nursery and Landscape Association


Faculty Advisor - Horticulture/ Crop Science Club
Coordinator - Texas FFA Area IX Nursery and Landscape CDE
Co-Coordinator - Texas FFA State Nursery and Landscape CDE

Research Interests:

Landscape water use;
Hybrid bermuda grasses for athletic fields

Scholarly Works:

Wherley, B., T. Pannkuk, R. Cabrera, C. Campos. 2013. Off-Target Injury to Southern Landscape Species following Aminocyclopyrachlor Applications.  Journal of Environmental Horticulture. September 2013.

Pannkuk, T. 2012.  A Taxonomic Key for Selected Turf-Type Bermudagrasses. Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources 24:83-87. April 2012.

Pannkuk, T., Aitkenhead-Peterson, J., Steinke, K., Thomas, J., Chalmers, D., White, R. 2011.  Carbon, Nitrogen, and Orthophosphate Leaching from Soil under Single- and Mixed-Species Landscapes. HortScience 46(11):1533-1539.

Pannkuk, T. and D. Fazzaro. 2011. Strengthening Collaborations with Landscaping Industry and Department of Agricultural Sciences: Using Structured Group Interview Approach for Enhancing the 21st Century Workforce.  Online Journal of Workforce Education and Development. Vol. V Issue 2 – Summer 2011.

Pannkuk, T., R. White, K. Steinke, J Aitkenhead-Peterson, D. Chalmers, and J. Thomas. 2010. Landscape Coefficients of Single- and Mixed-Species Landscapes. HortScience 45(10):1529-1533.

Fazarro, D., T. Pannkuk, D. Pavelock, D. Hubbard. 2009. The Effectiveness of Instructional Methods Based on Learning Style Preferences of Agricultural Students: A Research Tool for Continuous Improvement for Faculty in Career and Technical Programs. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education 45(3):84-104.

Pannkuk, T., Wingenbach, G. W., Degenhart, S. H., White, J., & Smith, J.  (2006).  Relationship of student teachers’ knowledge and teaching comfort levels with agricultural science and technology objectives. [Abstract]  NACTA Journal 50(2).  74.

Pannkuk, T.R. Plant Factors for Irrigating Mixed Turfgrass and Shrub Landscapes in a Humid Environment. HortTechnology 25(3):322-329.

Pannkuk, T.R. and L.A. Wolfskill. Residential outdoor water use in one east Texas community. Texas Water Journal 6(1):79-85.

Tim Pannkuk Vita