107 Weed and Disease Control: Student Oral Competition

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Graduate student oral competition in the broad area of turfgrass weed and disease control.
Monday, November 4, 2013: 7:55 AM-12:00 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 21

Erik H. Ervin
Lee Miller
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Evaluation of Application Placement and Adjuvants On Flumioxazin Efficacy for Controlling Annual Bluegrass and Crabgrass.
Thomas Reed, University of Georgia - Griffin; Patrick E. McCullough, University of Georgia - Griffin
8:15 AM
Methiozolin Absorption and Fate in Six Cool-Season Grasses.
Jialin Yu, University of Georgia - Griffin; Patrick E. McCullough, University of Georgia - Griffin
8:30 AM
Influence of Herbicide Safeners On Creeping Bentgrass Herbicide Tolerance.
Matthew Elmore, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; James T Brosnan, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Gregory K Breeden, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Gregory R. Armel, BASF
8:45 AM
Absorption and Fate of Aminocyclopyrachlor in Bermudagrass, Bahiagrass, Cogongrass, and Tall Fescue.
Ethan Trent Parker, Auburn University; J. Scott McElroy, Auburn University; Glenn R Wehtje, Auburn University; Andrew Price, USDA-ARS
9:00 AM
Methiozolin Soil Sorption and Influence On Herbicidal Activity.
Michael L. Flessner, Auburn University; J. Scott McElroy, Auburn University; Glenn R Wehtje, Auburn University; Julie A Howe, Texas A&M University
9:15 AM
Evaluation of Weed Control of Phoma Macrostoma for Use in Warm-Season Turf.
Jonathon M. Smith, Texas A&M University; Benjamin Wherley, Texas A&M University; Paul A. Baumann, Texas A&M University; Scott A. Senseman, Texas A&M University; Stuart Falk, The Scotts Company; Richard White, Texas A&M University
9:30 AM
9:45 AM
Effect of Seasonal Timing of Glyphosate Application for Nonselective Control of Roughstalk Bluegrass.
Cole Thompson, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Jack D. Fry, Kansas State University; Megan M. Kennelly, Kansas State University; Zachary J. Reicher, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
10:00 AM
Endophyte-Mediated Biotic Resistance In Fine Fescues: What We Know Currently.
Karen V. Ambrose, Rutgers University; Faith C. Belanger, Rutgers University
10:15 AM
Dollar Spot Severity and The Effect Of The Epichloae Endophyte Presence In Hard Fescue (Festuca brevipila).
Trent Matthew Tate, Rutgers University; William A. Meyer, Rutgers University; Stacy A. Bonos, Rutgers University
10:30 AM
Signatures of Global Dispersal and Population Structure In Sclerotinia Homoeocarpa.
Alexander I Putman, North Carolina State University; Lane P. Tredway, Syngenta Crop Protection; Ignazio Carbone, North Carolina State University
10:45 AM
Evaluation of Nitrogen Source, Sulfur, and Fungicides for Suppression of Spring Dead Spot of Bermudagrass.
Derek Joseph Cottrill, University of Missouri; Gerald L Miller, University of Missouri
11:00 AM
Potassium Source and Rate Effect On Anthracnose Severity of Annual Bluegrass.
Charles J Schmid, Rutgers University; Bruce B. Clarke, Rutgers University; James A. Murphy, Rutgers University
11:15 AM
A Combination of Lightweight Rolling and Sand Topdressing Programs to Decrease Pesticide Inputs and Enhance Fairway Turfgrass Quality.
Thomas Okada Green, Michigan State University; John N. Rogers III, Michigan State University; Thomas A Nikolai, Michigan State University; Joseph M. Vargas Jr., Michigan State University; James R Crum, Michigan State University
11:30 AM
Cultivation and Manganese Application Effects On Summer Patch Severity in Compacted and Non-Compacted Kentucky Bluegrass Turf.
John C. Inguagiato, University of Connecticut; Jason J. Henderson, University of Connecticut; Xuan Chen, University of Connecticut
11:45 AM
Thatch Collapse: A New Disease of Golf Course Turfgrasses.
John E. Kaminski, Pennsylvania State University; Amy Baetsen, Penn State
12:00 PM