206 Forage Ecology and Physiology: I/Div. C06 Business Meeting

Oral Session
C06 Forage and Grazinglands

The focus of this oral session will be current research on any aspect of forage/grassland ecology and physiology. Examples include studies on physiological mechanisms underlying forage responses, biotic and abiotic stresses affecting forages and their management, species and variety responses to management, and ecological studies on forage growth and management

Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 2:25 PM-5:30 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 302, Seaside Level

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R. Mark Sulc
Bisoondat Macoon
2:25 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:30 PM
Contrasting Net Ecosystem Carbon Dynamics for Managed Cool-Season Forages.
Vern Baron, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; David Young, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; R. Howard Skinner, USDA-ARS
3:00 PM
Tolerance of Pasture Grasses to Deficit Irrigation in Northern California.
Steve Orloff, University of California-Davis; Daniel Putnam, University of California, Davis
3:15 PM
Seed Yield Potential of Tall Fescue Germplasm in the Great Plains of Wyoming.
Anowarul Islam, University of Wyoming; Malay C. Saha, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.; Robert E. Baumgartner, University of Wyoming; Jerry J. Nachtman, University of Wyoming
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Seed Scarification and a Companion Crop May Enhance Forage Legume Establishment in the Central West Regions of USA.
Emi Kimura, University of Wyoming; James M. Krall, University of Wyoming; Bret W. Hess, University of Wyoming; Anowarul Islam, University of Wyoming
4:00 PM
Sweet Sorghum Yield Performance Across Florida.
John Erickson, University of Florida; Zane Helsel, Department of Biology and Pathology, Rutgers University (and Dept. of Agronomy, Univ. of Florida); Lynn Sollenberger, University of Florida; Kenneth Woodard, University of Florida; Joao Vendramini, University of Florida; Robert Gilbert, University of Florida
4:15 PM
Division Business Meeting
5:15 PM