106 Graduate Student Competition

Oral Session
S04 Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition

Graduate student competition


Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis
Monday, November 1, 2010: 8:10 AM-3:30 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 202A, Second Floor

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Paulo H. Pagliari and John Lamb
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
The Use of Plant Indices for In-Season Prediction of Cotton Lint Yield Response to Nitrogen Fertilization.
Josh Lofton, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Brenda Tubana, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER; Donald Boquet, LSU Agricultural Center - Northeast Research Station; Ernest Clawson, Monsanto Company - USA; Jasper Teboh, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER; Yumiko Kanke, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER; Theophilus K. Udeigwe, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
8:30 AM
Variability of Maize Canopy Reflectance within Field-Length Strips Fertilized with Low to High Rates of Nitrogen.
Eric Miller, Purdue University; James Camberato, Purdue University; Robert Nielsen, Purdue University
8:45 AM
Algorithm for Predicting Rice Yield Potential at Different Sensor Head Orientation.
Yumiko Kanke, Louisiana State University; Josh Lofton, Louisiana State University; Brenda Tubana, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER; Dustin Harrell, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER; Jasper Teboh, LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AGCENTER; Timothy Walker, Mississippi State University; Steve Phillips, International Plant Nutrition Institute
9:00 AM
The Influence of Flood Irrigation in Rice Systems On the Spatial Distribution of Soil Nutrients, Plant Nutrient Uptake and Yield.
Maegen Simmonds, University of California-Davis; Bruce Linquist, University of California-Davis; Richard Plant, University of California-Davis; Chris van Kessel, University of California-Davis
9:15 AM
In Vitro Evaluation of Coatings to Control Ammonia Volatilization From Surfaced Applied Urea.
William Frame, Virginia Tech; Marcus Alley, Virginia Tech; Garnett Whitehurst, Vice President-Whitehurst and Associates; Brooks Whitehurst, President-Whitehurst and Associates
9:45 AM
Nitrogen Fertility Management and Soil Nitrogen Dynamics in Alternative Rice Establishment Systems.
Cameron Pittelkow, University of California-Davis; Bruce Linquist, University of California-Davis; Jim Hill, University of California-Davis; Luis Espino, University of California-Davis; Chris Greer, University of California-Davis; Cass Mutters, University of California-Davis; Chris van Kessel, University of California-Davis
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
Nitrogen and Sulfur Fertility Effect on Pacific Northwest Dryland Canola (Brassica napus) Production.
Warren Hammac, Washington State University; Richard Koenig, Washington State Univeristy; William Pan, Washington State University
10:30 AM
Capitalizing On Residual Nitrate for Winter Wheat Establishment: a Fall Nitrate Test.
Patrick Forrestal, University of Maryland; Robert Kratochvil, University of Maryland; John Meisinger, USDA-ARS; Bahram Momen, University of Maryland; Jose Costa, University of Maryland; Joseph H. Sullivan, University of Maryland
11:00 AM
Management Strategies for Chlorotic Soybeans in Western Kansas.
Amanda Liesch, Kansas State University; Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Kansas State University; Kent Martin, Kansas State University; David Mengel, Kansas State University; Kraig Roozeboom, Kansas State University
11:15 AM
Evaluating the Effects of Cover Crop Type, Planting Date and Removal On Nitrogen Dynamics in a Cucumber Cover Crop Cucumber Rotation.
Lindsey Cartier, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus; Ivan P. O'Halloran, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus; Gary Parkin, University of Guelph; Laura Van Eerd, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
12:40 PM
Nitrogen Assimilation of Weed Species as Influenced by Application Rate and Weed Removal Timing.
Laura Bast, Michigan State University; Wesley Everman, North Carolina State University; Darryl Warncke, Michigan State University
11:30 AM
Lunch Break
1:00 PM
Nitrogen Immobilization In a Rye (Secale cereale L.) Roll-Killed System.
M. Wells, North Carloina State University; Samuel Christopher Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University; Adam Smith, North Carolina State University
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:30 PM
Establishment of Miscanthus × Giganteus in North Carolina in Response to Phosphorus and Nitrogen Fertilization.
Stephanie Haines, North Carolina State University; Ronald Gehl, North Carolina State University; Thomas G. Ranney, North Carolina State University; John Havlin, North Carolina State University
1:45 PM
Managing Phosphorus Fertilizer to Reduce Algae, Maintain Water Quality and Sustain Yields In Direct-Seeded, Flooded Rice.
Mark Lundy, University of California; David Spencer, USDA & University of California; Chris van Kessel, University of California; Bruce Linquist, University of California
2:00 PM
An Evaluation of GIS Methodologies for Improving P Index Measurement in the Illinois Watershed.
Cara Hastings, School of Forest Resources, University of Arkansas at Monticello; Hal Liechty, School of Forest Resources, University of Arkansas at Monticello; Robert C. Weih Jr., School of Forest Resources, University of Arkansas at Monticello; Andrew Sharpley, University of Arkansas
2:15 PM
Soil Phosphorus Availability and Other Nutrient Elements in a Two-Year Corn/Soybean Rotation.
AimĂ© Messiga, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Noura Ziadi, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Cynthia Grant, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Christian Morel, Institut national de la recherche agronomique; Léon-Etienne Parent, Université Laval
2:45 PM
Nutrient Management and Seasonal Dynamics in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) Production.
Joshua Massey, Oklahoma State University; Hailin Zhang, Oklahoma State University; Alsamad Aldabaa, Oklahoma State University
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
The Effect of Different Nutrient Sources On Biomass and Selected Nutritional Quality of Switchgrass for Animal Feed.
Yesuf Mohammed, Oklahoma State University; Kefyalew Girma Desta, Oklahoma State University; Muaid Ali, Oklahoma State University; Apurba Sutradhar, Oklahoma State University
3:15 PM