Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

105 Turf Management and Ecology (includes student competition)

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
General topics related to turf management
Monday, October 23, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:45 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 24

Cale Bigelow
John E Kaminski
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Does Variability within a Sports Field Influence Ground-Derived Injuries?.
Chase M. Straw, University of Georgia-Athens; Gerald M. Henry, University of Georgia-Athens; Christine O. Samson, University of Georgia; Will Jackson Bowling, University of Georgia-Athens; Cathleen N. Brown, Oregon State University
1:50 PM
Daily Light Integral Requirement of Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens Determined By Shade Intensity and Timing.
Travis R. Russell, University of Arkansas; Douglas E. Karcher, University of Arkansas; Michael D. Richardson, University of Arkansas
2:05 PM
Influence of Mowing Height and Frequency on Putting Green Speed and Plant Health.
Timothy T. Lulis, Pennsylvania State University; John E Kaminski, The Pennsylvania State University
2:20 PM
Reducing Ultradwarf Bermudagrass Putting Green Winter Injury with Covers and Wetting Agents.
Eric DeBoer, University of Arkansas; Michael D. Richardson, University of Arkansas; John McCalla, University of Arkansas; Douglas E. Karcher, University of Arkansas
2:35 PM
2:45 PM
The Effects of Potassium Fertilization and Sand Topdressing on Creeping Bentgrass.
Peter Bier, CPT, United States Military Academy; Douglas J. Soldat, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Paul L Koch, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:00 PM
Assessment of Germination of Agrostis Cultivars in Vitro at Optimal and Low Temperatures.
Devon Carroll, Pennsylvania State University; John E. Kaminski, Pennsylvania State University; Peter J. Landschoot, Pennsylvania State University
3:15 PM
Evaluation of Methods for Quantifying Thatch Accumulation in Zoysiagrass.
J. Bryan Unruh, University of Florida West Florida Research & Education Center; Travis W. Shaddox, University of Florida; Phillip H. Moon, University of Florida
3:45 PM