156 Symposium--Breeding, Use and Management of Low Growing Grasses

Oral Session
A02 Military Land Use & Management

The need for erosion control and the stabilization of disturbed soils on military installations is critical in supporting the military mission. Low growing grasses are increasingly studied as a viable method for mitigating the effects of Miltary landuse.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 202A, Second Floor

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Heidi Howard
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:05 PM
Assessing Military Impacts On Vegetative Firebreaks.
Timothy Cary, ERDC-CRREL; Antonio Palazzo, ERDC-CRREL; Heidi Howard, U.S. Army
2:20 PM
The Use of Low-Growing Species on Military Ranges.
Bruce MacAllister, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center; Heidi Howard, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
2:35 PM
Improved Cultivars of Low-Growing Fine Fescues.
Melodee Fraser, Pure Seed Testing, Inc.; Crystal Rose-Fricker, Pure Seed Testing Inc.
3:35 PM
4:05 PM
Concluding Remarks
4:10 PM