101 Student Oral Competition: Stress Physiology, Breeding, & Genetics of Turfgrass

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science Theme: Turfgrass Breeding, Genetics, and Stress Tolerance Goal: Provide graduate students opportunity to present their research before the C05 membership
Monday, October 17, 2011: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 008A

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Organizer:
James A. Murphy
Presiders:
Ryan Goss , Michelle DaCosta and Eric Watkins
10:20 AM
Determination of Deacclimation Temperature and Duration for Creeping Bentgrass and Annual Bluegrass.
Lindsey Hoffman, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Michelle DaCosta, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
10:35 AM
Pollen Shedding Pattern, Viability, and Longevity of Seashore Paspalum.
Na Wang, University of Georgia; Paul L. Raymer, University of Georgia; Hazel Y. Wetzstein, University of Georgia
11:20 AM
Exogenous Ethylene Applied to Creeping Bentgrass.
William Strunk, University of Arkansas; Douglas Karcher, University of Arkansas; Michael Richardson, University of Arkansas
11:35 AM
Drought Induced Cuticular Changes to Creeping Bentgrass As It Affects Foliar Absorption of 15N.
Frank Bethea Jr., Clemson University; Dara Park, Clemson University; Andrew Mount, Clemson University; Nick Menchyk, Clemson University; Haibo Liu, Clemson University
11:50 AM
Foliar and Root Urea-Nitrogen Fertility of Five Warm Season Turfgrasses Under Salinity Stress.
Nicholas Menchyk, Clemson University; Bruce Martin, Clemson University; Doug Bielenberg, Clemson University; Hong Luo, Clemson University; Frank Bethea Jr., Clemson University; Haibo Liu, Clemson University
12:05 PM
12:20 PM
1:35 PM
The Impact of Ultraviolet-B Light On Turfgrass Pigmentation and Physiology.
Edward Nangle, The Ohio State University; David Gardner, The Ohio State University; T. Karl Danneberger, The Ohio State University; James D. Metzger, The Ohio State University; Luis E. Rodriguez-Saona, The Ohio State University
1:50 PM
Athletic Field Paint Impacts Light Spectral Quality and Turfgrass Photosynthesis.
Casey Reynolds, North Carolina State University; Grady Miller, North Carolina State University; Thomas Rufty, North Carolina State University
2:05 PM
Influence of Shade on Growth Parameters of Zoysiagrass Genotypes.
Christian Christensen, University of Florida; Kevin Kenworthy, University of Florida; John Erickson, University of Florida; Jason Kruse, University of Florida; Brian Schwartz, University of Florida
2:20 PM
Traffic Tolerance of Kentucky Bluegrass Varieties In Blends and Monostands.
Jeffrey Dunne, Michigan State University; John Rogers, Michigan State University
2:35 PM
2:50 PM
3:05 PM
3:15 PM
Molecular Survey of Turfgrass Species for Mutations Conferring Resistance to ACCase Inhibiting Herbicides.
Trent M. Tate, University of Georgia; Melanie L. Harrison-Dunn, USDA-ARS; Paul Raymer, University of Georgia
3:30 PM
High-Throughput Digital Gene Expression System to Investigate EpichloŽ-Grass Symbiosis.
Karen Ambrose, Rutgers University; Faith Belanger, Rutgers University
3:45 PM
4:00 PM
Development and Characterization of Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) Markers for St. Augustinegrass (Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walt.) Kuntze).
Steven Mulkey, North Carolina State University; Maria C. Zuleta, North Carolina State University; Jonathan Keebler, North Carolina State University; Susana R. Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University
4:15 PM
Use of Molecular Markers for Identity Preservation In St. Augustinegrass: Elucidating the Authenticity of ĎRaleigh' Samples From Sod Farms Across the Southeastern United States.
Jennifer Kimball, North Carolina State University; Carolina Zuleta, North Carolina State University; Matthew Martin, North Carolina State University; Kevin Kenworthy, Univ. of Florida; Ambika Chandra, Texas A&M System; Susana Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University
4:30 PM
Evolutionary Origin of Poa annua L.
Qing Mao, the Pennsylvania State University; David R. Huff, the Pennsylvania State University
4:45 PM
5:00 PM