104 Stress Physiology, Breeding and Genetics of Turfgrass Graduate Student Competition

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science graduate student competition on topics related to stress physiology, breeding and genetics of turfgrasses
Monday, October 22, 2012: 1:00 PM-4:05 PM
Millennium Hotel, Bronze Ballroom A, Second Floor

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Brian Horgan
Keenan Amundsen
1:20 PM
Supplemental Nickel Applications and Foliar Urea Fertility On Two Warm-Season Turfgrass Species Under Salinity Stress.
Nicholas Menchyk, Clemson University; Doug Bielenberg, Clemson University; S. Bruce Martin, Clemson University; Hong Luo, Clemson University; Frank, Jr. Bethea, Clemson University; Haibo Liu, Clemson University
1:35 PM
Discovery of Accase Herbicide Resistance in Bermudagrass.
Austin Grimshaw, University of Georgia - Tifton; Brian M. Schwartz, University of Georgia
1:50 PM
Responses of Warm Season Turfgrass Cultivars to Different Light Intensities.
Jing Zhang, University of Florida West Florida Research & Education Center; J. Bryan Unruh, University of Florida; Kevin Kenworthy, Univ. of Florida; John E. Erickson, University of Florida; Diane Rowland, University of Florida; Jason Kruse, University of Florida
2:05 PM
Changes in Carbohydrate and Nitrogen Metabolism Associated with Cold Deacclimation of Annual Bluegrass and Creeping Bentgrass.
Lindsey Hoffman, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Michelle DaCosta, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Annick Bertrand, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Yves Castonguay, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
2:20 PM
Evaluation of Zoysia Under Natural Tree Shade.
Kenton W. Peterson, Kansas State University; Jack Fry, Kansas State University; Dale Bremer, Kansas State University
2:35 PM
2:50 PM
Genetic Control of Rhizome Formation and Tillering Rate in Tall Fescue [Lolium Arundinaceum (Schreb.) Darbysh.].
Priti Saxena, Rutgers University; Stacy A. Bonos, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; William Meyer, Rutgers University
3:05 PM
Patterns of Genetic Variation Suggest Introgression Between Zoysia Species.
Jennifer A. Kimball, North Carolina State University; Maria Zuleta, North Carolina State University; Karen R. Harris-Shultz, USDA-ARS; Kevin Kenworthy, Univ. of Florida; Virginia Lehman, Blue Moon Farm; Susana Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University
3:20 PM
Screening of Turfgrasses for Drought Tolerance in a Competitive Soil Moisture Extraction System.
Mason Kearns, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension; Ambika Chandra, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension; Benjamin Wherley, Texas A&M University; Marla Binzel, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension; Richard White, Texas A&M University; James Thomas, Texas A&M University; Meghyn Meeks, Texas A&M University
3:35 PM
Heritability of Rhizomes in Rhizomatous Cultivar JT-783.
Jonathan Schnore, J.R. Simplot Company; Arron Carter, Washington State University; Christian Baldwin, J.R. Simplot Company; Steven Ullrich, Washington State University; Susan Samudio, Jacklin Seed by SimplotĀ®; A. Douglas Brede, J.R. Simplot Company
4:05 PM