B.S.E., Horticulture, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
M.S., Turfgrass Science, Sichuan Agricultural University, China
Ph.D., Crop Science, option in Horticulture, Oklahoma State University
Xi Xiong's research interests focus on turfgrass management and physiology with an emphasis on best management practices in the transition zone and on turfgrass responses to abiotic stresses, such as water and temperature stresses. Her teaching duties include the undergraduate courses PS 3355 (Introductory Turfgrass Management) and she co-instructs PS 4355 (Advanced Turfgrass Management).