255 Breeding and Genetics, Stress Tolerance and Evaluations of Turfgrass

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science turfgrass stress tolerance, breeding, genetics, and evaluation
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: 12:55 PM-4:15 PM
Millennium Hotel, Grand Ballroom A, Second Floor

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Brian Horgan
Ambika Chandra
1:00 PM
Confirmation of ALS-Inhibiting Herbicide Resistant Annual Bluegrass: Herbicide Response and Genetic Analysis.
J. Scott McElroy, Auburn University; Michael L. Flessner, Auburn University; Fenny Dane, Agronomy and Soils; Zhouyu Wang, Auburn University; Robert Walker, Auburn University
1:15 PM
Physiological Effects of Intensive Management Practices On Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens.
Joseph Young, University of Arkansas; Michael Richardson, University of Arkansas; Douglas Karcher, University of Arkansas
1:30 PM
Genotype by Environment Interaction in Zoysiagrass.
Kevin Kenworthy, University of Florida; J. Bryan Unruh, Univ. of Florida; Ambika Chandra, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension; Lloyd nelson, Texas A and M University; Brian M. Schwartz, University of Georgia; Paul Raymer, University of Georgia; Grady Miller, North Carolina State University; Susana Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University; Yanqi Wu, Oklahoma State University; Dennis L. Martin, Oklahoma State University; Patricio Munoz, University of Florida; Mihai C. Giurcanu, University of Florida
1:45 PM
Development and Characterization of Seashore Paspalum SSR Markers and Identification of Markers Associated with Salt Tolerance.
Karen R. Harris-Shultz, USDA-ARS; Paul Raymer, University of Georgia; Mary Duke, USDA-ARS, Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Unit; Linda Ballard, USDA-ARS, Genomics and Bioinformatics Research Unit; Brian Scheffler, USDA-ARS; Renee S. Arias, USDA-ARS
2:00 PM
Towards a Better Understanding of Turfgrass-Endophyte Symbiosis Using Next-Generation Sequencing.
Karen Ambrose, Rutgers University; Faith Belanger, Rutgers University
2:15 PM
Identification or Creation of a Putative Triploid Seashore Paspalum.
Brian M. Schwartz, University of Georgia; Ryan N. Contreras, Oregon State University; Karen R. Harris-Shultz, USDA-ARS; Jason B. Peake, University of Georgia; Paul Raymer, University of Georgia
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Quantifying Turfgrass Cover with Digital Image Analysis Using Imagej.
Douglas Soldat, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Glen Obear, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brad DeBels, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Phillip Barak, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:15 PM
Evaluation of Cool-Season Turfgrasses Under Two Irrigation Regimes in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.
Crystal A. Fricker, Pure-Seed Testing, Inc.; Colin Scott, Pure-Seed Testing, Inc.; Melodee Fraser, Pure-Seed Testing, Inc.
3:30 PM
Developmental Responses of St. Augustinegrass Cultivars and Experimental Lines in Shade.
Benjamin Wherley, Texas A&M University; Ambika Chandra, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension; Mason Kearns, Texas A&M University; Anthony Genovesi, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension
3:45 PM
Effects of the Baldree Traffic Simulator On the Wear Tolerance of Four Bermudagrass Hybrids.
Alexander Kowalewski, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College; Brian M. Schwartz, University of Georgia; Austin Grimshaw, University of Georgia - Tifton
4:00 PM
Interactive Effects of Encapsalt Bio-Stimulant and Salinity Stress On Growth and General Quality of Ryegrass (Lolium prenne L.).
Mohammad Pessarakli, University of Arizona; Reza Dehghani Bidgoli, University of Arizona; David Kopec, University of Arizona
4:15 PM