Dr. Emma Lookabaugh, Technical Service Rep at BASF Professional Turf & Ornamentals
Emma Lookabaugh, Technical Service Specialist, BASF Professional & Specialty Solutions, works in field development for BASF’s Turf and Ornamentals division. She is a graduate of NC State University with BSc in Plant Biology and Biological Sciences, and MSc and PhD in Plant Pathology. Her past experience includes over 9 years as a lab technician and diagnostician in the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic at NC State University and she worked as a Seed Production Scientist with BASF Vegetable Seeds. Based in the Southeast, Emma now supports ornamental growers, golf course superintendents and lawn care operators with proven, field-tested solutions from BASF’s line of plant protection products. She also works closely with University cooperators and private consultants to develop research-driven recommendations and IPM programs to ensure maximum success of these products for years to come.
Chemical Solutions for Improving Turf and Plant Quality.
From indoor greenhouses to outdoor nurseries, BASF has the expertise and the product portfolio growers need to meet the intense demands of their operations. Our insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and biological controls help manage disease, weeds and insects. Ensuring the ornamentals you grow will start and finish strong, regardless of challenge.
Based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., the BASF Professional Turf and Ornamentals business group develops and markets chemical solutions for improving turf and plant quality through pest management, which includes weed, disease and insect control. Since 1865, BASF has created opportunities for its customers by combining collaborative market insight with disciplined science. After more than 140 years leading the chemical industry, it’s understood that success relies on more than molecules and scientific reactions; it also relies on people and human interactions.