159 M.S. Graduate Student Oral Competition: I

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition
M.S. Graduate Student Oral Competition 1.  $400 award for first place, $300 for second place, $200 for third place, $100 for fourth place.  Presentations in any area of Soil Fertility, Plant Nutrition, Nutrient Management, and Soil & Plant Analysis are welcomed.  Award winners will be announced at joint business meeting of the divisions of Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition and Nutrient Management and Soil & Plant Analysis.

Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition
Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis

Monday, November 3, 2014: 9:10 AM-12:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 102A

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Peter C. Scharf and Robert W. Mullen
David R. Huggins
9:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:15 AM
Fertilization of Lentil with Zinc on Saskatchewan Soils to Increase Yield and Grain Zinc Content.
Sarah Anderson, University of Saskatchewan; Jeff Schoenau, University of Saskatchewan; Albert Vandenberg, University of Saskatchewan
9:30 AM
Ammonia Volatilization and Rice Grain Yield As Affected By Simulated Rainfall Amount and Nitrogen Fertilizer Amendment.
Randy J. Dempsey, University of Arkansas; Nathan A. Slaton, University of Arkansas; Trenton L. Roberts, University of Arkansas; Richard J. Norman, University of Arkansas; Russell E. DeLong, University of Arkansas; Matthew S. Fryer, University of Arkansas; Md. Rasel Parvej, University of Arkansas
9:45 AM
Nitrogen Uptake and Partitioning Lessons Learned from Pulse-Labeled 15N Applications to Field-Grown Corn.
Amanda de Oliveira Silva, Purdue University; James J. Camberato, Purdue University; Tristan Coram, Dow Agro Sciences; Timothy Filley, Purdue University; Tony J. Vyn, Purdue University
10:00 AM
Effect of Varying Rates of Silicon and Nitrogen Fertilizer on Grain Yield, Yield Components, and Nutrient Uptake of Wheat.
Brandon White, Louisiana State University; Henry J Mascagni Jr., LSU AgCenter Northeast Research Station; Payton Dupree, Louisiana State University; Brenda Tubana, Louisiana State University; Tapasya Babu, Louisiana State University
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Potassium Fertilization for Soybean in the Mid-Atlantic US.
Anna E Stewart, Virginia Tech; David L. Holshouser, Virginia Tech Tidewater Agricultural Research & Extension Center; Mark S. Reiter, Virginia Tech
11:00 AM
Assessing the Benefits of Radish As a Cover Crop.
Megan Chawner, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Matthew D. Ruark, University of Wisconsin-Madison; James Stute, Univ. of Wisconsin-Extension; Michael Ballweg, University of Wisconsin-Extension; Richard Proost, University of Wisconsin-Madison
11:15 AM
Phosphorus and Potassium Rate and Placement in Upland Cotton.
Austin Brown, Virginia Tech; William Hunter Frame, Virginia Tech
11:30 AM
Corn Production Using Amino Acid Biosynthesis Byproducts As Nitrogen Fertilizer Sources.
Juan Carlos Quezada Rivera, Iowa State University; Kenneth J. Moore, Iowa State University; Andrew W. Lenssen, Iowa State University
11:45 AM
Characterizing Phosphorus in Agricultural Ditch Sediments to Guide Effective Ditch Management.
Melissa Anne Savin, University of Delaware; Amy L. Shober, University of Delaware; James Thomas Sims, University of Delaware; Jennifer Volk, University of Delaware
12:00 PM