241 Turfgrass Cultural Management

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Contributed papers in the broad category of turfgrass cultural management practices
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 1:15 PM-4:05 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Florida Salon IV

Erik H. Ervin
James Goatley Jr.
1:15 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:20 PM
Residual Effect of Laccase Application On Thatch Layer Characteristics of Creeping Bentgrass.
Sudeep Singh Sidhu, University of Florida North Florida Research & Extension Center; Qingguo Huang, University of Georgia - Griffin; Robert N. Carrow, University of Georgia - Griffin; Paul L. Raymer, University of Georgia - Griffin
1:35 PM
Effect of Synthetic Hydraulic Fluid On Warm Season Turfgrass.
William L. Berndt, William Berndt Associates
1:50 PM
Effects of Hybrid Bermudagrass Cultivar and Plant Growth Regulator Use On Turf Sustainability and Aesthetics.
Alexander R. Kowalewski, Oregon State University-Horticulture; Brian M Schwartz, Univeristy of Georgia; John Layton, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
2:05 PM
Performance and Safety Characteristics of Kentucky Bluegrass and Bermudagrass Athletic Fields Established On Sand- and Soil-Based Rootzones.
Adam Thoms, Iowa State University; John C. Sorochan, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; James T Brosnan, University of Tennessee - Knoxville; Thomas J. Samples, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
2:20 PM
Nitrogen and Carbon Dynamics Within a Maintained Bermudagrass-White Clover Lawn.
James D. McCurdy, Mississippi State University; J. Scott McElroy, Auburn University; Elizabeth A. Guertal, Auburn University; C. Wesley Wood, Auburn University
2:35 PM
Influence of Nitrogen Source On Nitrate-Nitrogen Leaching When Applied to Centipedegrass and St. Augustinegrass.
J. Bryan Unruh, University of Florida West Florida Research & Education Center; Darcy E. P. Telenko, University of Florida; Laurie E. Trenholm, University of Florida
2:50 PM
3:05 PM
Nitrogen and Phosphorus Runoff During St. Augustinegrass Turfgrass Sod Establishment.
Benjamin Wherley, Texas A&M University; Jacqueline Ann Aitkenhead-Peterson, Texas A&M University; Richard White, Texas A&M University; Philip Joseph Dwyer Jr., Scotts Co., The; James Thomas, Texas A&M University; Charles Henry Fontanier, Oklahoma State University
3:20 PM
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) for Remote Sensing in Precision Turfgrass Management.
Larry J. Stowell, PACE Turf, LLC; Wendy D. Gelernter, PACE Turf LLC
3:35 PM
Physiological Responses and Visual Quality of Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) Influenced By Mycorrhizal Infection and Humic Acid.
Ali Nikbakht, Isfahan University of Technology; Naghmeh Daneshvar-Hakimi-Maibodi, University of Tehran; Mohsen Kafi, University of Tehran; Mohammad Pessarakli, University of Arizona
3:50 PM
Programs and Technological Tools Promoting Youth Safety in Lawncare.
James Goatley Jr., Virginia Tech; D.C. Ohanehi, Virginia Tech; R.D. Grisso, Virginia Tech; J.V. Perumpral, Virginia Tech
4:05 PM