109 Ecology, Water, Soil, Cultural and Pest Management: Student Oral Competition

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Graduate student oral competition in the broad category of turfgrass ecology, water, soil, cultural and pest management.
Monday, November 4, 2013: 12:55 PM-4:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 21

Erik H. Ervin
David Y. Han
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Turf Response to Polymer Coated Urea.
Curtis Ransom, University of Missouri-Columbia; Lloyd Sutton, Brigham Young University; Trenton Blair, Brigham Young University; Karen Campbell, Brigham Young University; Adam Miller Winchester, Brigham Young University; Von D. Jolley, Brigham Young University; Bryan G. Hopkins, Brigham Young University; Rachel L. Buck, Brigham Young University
1:15 PM
Selecting Turfgrasses and Mowing Strategies to Reduce Mowing Requirements.
Quincy Daker Law, Purdue University; Aaron J Patton, Purdue University
1:30 PM
Biostimulant and Plant Growth Regulator Effects On Etiolation of Creeping Bentgrass Putting Green Turf.
Joseph Anthony Roberts, University of Maryland; David Ritchie, NC State University
1:45 PM
Comparison of Soil Microbial Community Between Organically and Conventionally Managed Golf Courses Using Pyrosequencing-Based Metagenomics.
Elisha Allan-Perkins, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Daniel K. Manter, USDA-ARS; Geunhwa Jung, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
2:00 PM
The Effect Of Turfgrass Species, Stand Age, and Soil Depth On Labile Soil Carbon.
Jon M. Trappe, Purdue University; Aaron J Patton, Purdue University
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Comparison of Athletic Field Performance Assessment Methodologies.
Chase M. Straw, University of Georgia-Athens; Gerald M. Henry, University of Georgia-Athens; Robert N. Carrow, University of Georgia - Griffin; Van W. Cline, Toro Company; Kevin Tucker, University of Georgia-Athens; Robin Landry, University of Georgia
2:45 PM
Effect of Golf Course Turfgrass Management On Water Quality of Streams in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Chantel Marie Wilson, Virginia Tech; Stephen H. Schoenholtz, Virginia Tech; Erik H. Ervin, Virginia Tech University
3:00 PM
Assessing Environmental Impacts Among Management Choices for Home Lawn Care: A Method to Improve and Promote Sustainable Turf Practices.
Mark Andrew Garrison, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John C. Stier, University of Tennessee-Knoxville; Douglas J. Soldat, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Paul Mitchell, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:15 PM
A Radiometric Surface Temperature Approach To Measure Turfgrass Evapotranspiration.
Brad T. DeBels, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Douglas J. Soldat, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Redistribution of Alkalinity in Sand-Based Putting Green Soils.
Glen R. Obear, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Douglas J. Soldat, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Phillip Barak, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:00 PM