231 Genetics, Tolerance to Stresses, and Evaluations of Turfgrasses

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science Theme: Current research on the breeding, genetics, stress tolerance, and physiology of turfgrasses. Goal: Provide presentations to the C05 membership on the most recent research addressing the theme above.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011: 12:55 PM-4:10 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 008B

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James A. Murphy
Ambika Chandra
1:00 PM
Transposable Elements In Agrostis.
Keenan L. Amundsen, USDA-ARS; Scott Warnke, USDA-ARS
1:15 PM
Identification of SSR Markers That Differentiate Bermudagrass Cultivars Derived From ‘Tifgreen'.
Karen R. Harris-Shultz, USDA-ARS; Brian Schwartz, University of Georgia; Jeff A. Brady, Texas AgriLife Research
1:30 PM
Towards Association Mapping of Drought and Cold Tolerance In Perennial Ryegrass.
Yiwei Jiang, Purdue University; Xiaoqing Yu, Purdue University
2:00 PM
Evaluation of St. Augustinegrass (Stenotaphrum secundatum (Walt.) Kuntze) Germplasm for Gray Leaf Spot Resistance.
Susana R. Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University; Bangya Ma, North Carolina State University; Consuelo Arellano, North Carolina State University; Maria C. Zuleta, North Carolina State University; Casey C. Reynolds, North Carolina State University; Lane P. Tredway, North Carolina State University
2:15 PM
Relating Spectral Reflectance Measurement to Turfgrass Response.
Alexander Kowalewski, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College; Brian Schwartz, University of Georgia; Dana Sullivan, TurfScout, LLC; Yale Leiden, TurfScout, LLC
2:30 PM
Responses of Various Buffalograss Cultivars to Drought Stress.
Mohammad Pessarakli, The University of Arizona; Nigel Shemanski, The University of Arizona; David Kopec, The University of Arizona; J.J. Gilbert, The University of Arizona
2:45 PM
2:55 PM
Transpiration Response of Warm-Season Turfgrasses to Drying Soil.
Sarah Cathey, University of Florida; Jason K. Kruse, University of Florida; Michael Dukes, University of Florida; Thomas Sinclair, University of Florida
3:25 PM
Growth Responses of Seashore Paspalum to Sodium Chloride Stress.
Mohammad Pessarakli, The University of Arizona; Dennis E. McMillan, The University of Arizona; Ralph S. Cantrell, The University of Arizona; David Kopec, The University of Arizona
3:40 PM
Evaluation of University of Georgia Turfgrass Germplasm for Response to Sting Nematode Feeding.
Brian Schwartz, University of Georgia; Eric Luc, University of Florida; Karen Harris-Shultz, USDA-ARS; Paul Raymer, University of Georgia; Wayne Hanna, University of Georgia
3:55 PM
4:10 PM