Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

11 Undergraduate Research Contest - Oral I

Oral Session
Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences (SASES)
Undergraduate Students present research and compete for cash prizes against other undergraduate students.
Sunday, October 22, 2017: 12:30 PM-3:00 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Grand Ballroom I

Yoana Newman and Susan M. Chapman
12:30 PM
Characterization of Root-Associated Fungal Endophytes of Bioenergygrass Freedom Giant Miscanthus.
Anna Kazarina, Alcorn State University; Keerthi mandyam, Alcorn State University; Ananda Nanjundaswamy, Alcorn State University
12:45 PM
Soil Physical Characteristics across Three Ecuadorian Regions: A Soil Judgers Prospective.
Elizabeth Gray, Virginia Tech; Antonio Leon, University of San Frasisco, Quito; John M. Galbraith, Virginia Tech; A. Ozzie Abaye, Virginia Tech
1:15 PM
Soil Organic Carbon and Mineralization Rates at the Woolsey Wet Prairie Mitigation Project in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Zachary Tipton, University of Arkansas; Lisa Wood, University of Arkansas; Mary C Savin, University of Arkansas Fayetteville
1:30 PM
Effects of Vermicompost and Vermicompost Tea on Ginseng Production at 3 Wisconsin Sites.
Brooke Bembeneck, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point; Lindsey E Carlson, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Jacob Reed Prater, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Daniel Keymer, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Robert C. Michitsch, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
1:45 PM
Legacy of Lead Paint Use and Its Impact on Soil Contamination at a California University Campus.
Jaclyn Carry, Cal Poly, SLO; Christopher S. Appel, California Polytechnic State University Earth & Soil Sciences; Craig P. Stubler, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo; Adrian Broz, Cal Poly, SLO; Rachel Schultz, Cal Poly, SLO; Sarena Bromberg, Cal Poly, SLO; Zoe Dascalos, Cal Poly, SLO; Holly Deniston-Sheets, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo; Erik Hoffnagle, Cal Poly, SLO; Kylen Maple, Cal Poly, SLO; Chandler Reller, Cal Poly, SLO; Haley Schlageter, Cal Poly, SLO; Brian Whetsler, Cal Poly, SLO
2:00 PM
Differences in Phytosiderophore Production of Grain Sorghum Cultivars.
Keren Duerksen, Wheat State Agronomy Club; Colby J. Moorberg, Kansas State University; Nathan Ryan, Kansas State University; Lucas Scott, Kansas State University; Hannah Wallace, Kansas State University
2:15 PM
Effects of Tillage and Fertility on Weed Communities over 48 Years in Southern Illinois.
Sarah J. Dintelmann, Southern Illinois University; Ronald F. Krausz, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Karla L Gage, Southern Illinois University
2:30 PM
Plant Development and Soils Conditions Effected By Planting Date and Maturity Group.
William Singer, University of Tennessee-Martin Agronomy Club; Barbara A. Darroch, University of Tennessee at Martin; Paula M. Gale, University of Tennessee-Martin
2:45 PM
Impact of Fertigation on Corn and Soybean Health in Indiana.
Lindsey Mckinzie, Southern Illinois University
3:00 PM