242 Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics, Stress Tolerance

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Contributed papers in the broad categories of turfgrass breeding and genetics, and stress tolerance.

C05 Turfgrass Science

Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 12:55 PM-4:15 PM
Hilton Minneapolis, Marquette Ballroom IV-V

Kelly L. Kopp
Shui-Zhang Fei
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Freeze Tests in St. Augustinegrass: Evaluation of Acclimation Effects.
Jennifer Ann Kimball, North Carolina State University; Susana R. Milla-Lewis, North Carolina State University; Tan D. Tuong, U.S. Department of Agriculture; David P. Livingston, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Consuelo Arellano, North Carolina State University
1:15 PM
Freezing Tolerance of Creeping Bentgrass Cultivars.
Matthew Cavanaugh, University of Minnesota; Samuel Bauer, University of Minnesota; Garett Heineck, University of Minnesota; Andrew Hollman, University of Minnesota; Eric Watkins, University of Minnesota; Brian Horgan, University of Minnesota
1:30 PM
Genetic Mechanisms of Winter Survival in Perennial Ryegrass.
Xiaoqing Yu, Iowa State University; Paula M Pijut, USDA-Forest Service,; Torben Asp, Aarhus University; Stephen Byrne, Aarhus University; Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS; Yiwei Jiang, Purdue University
1:45 PM
Genetic Variations in Drought Tolerance in Creeping Bentgrass.
Qi Zhang, North Dakota State University
2:15 PM
Down-Regulation of the Brassinosteroid Receptor Gene, BRI1 in Creeping Bentgrass Results in a Dwarf Phenotype and Increased Drought Tolerance.
Shui-Zhang Fei, Iowa State University; Jingjie Hao, Iowa State University; Yanhai Yin, Iowa State University
2:30 PM
2:40 PM
Understanding Seed Dormancy Breaking in Buchloe Dactyloides.
Katherine Kreuser, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Keenan Amundsen, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; William Collin Kreuser, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Gautam Sarath, USDA-ARS
2:55 PM
Evaluation of Tenacity Selected Fine Fescues to Eleven Rates of Tenacity from 0-8966 Grams a.I. ha-1.
Trent Matthew Tate, Rutgers University; William A. Meyer, Rutgers University; Stacy A Bonos, Rutgers University; Patrick E. McCullough, University of Georgia - Griffin; Carrie Mansue, Rutgers University
3:25 PM
Aerial and Ground Based Imagery Techniques for Evaluation of NTEP Variety Trials.
James D. McCurdy, Mississippi State University; Lee Hathcock, Mississippi State University; Sean Meacham, Mississippi State University; Barry R. Stewart, Mississippi State University; Herbert W. Philley, Mississippi State University; Christian M. Baldwin, Mississippi State University; Robert J. Moorhead II, Mississippi State University; Dana Sullivan, Turf Scout
3:40 PM
Insights from Low-Throughput Genomic DNA Sequencing.
Keenan Amundsen, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Scott E. Warnke, USDA-ARS
3:55 PM
Survivorship of Curly Mesquite Clones on a Severe Shrinking Clay Based Soil.
David M. Kopec, University of Arizona; Steven Smith, Univ. Az.; Kent Eskridge, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Heather Dial, USDA -NRCS- Tucson Plant Materials Center; Blase Evancho, USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center; Mohammed Pessarakli, Univ. Arizona
4:10 PM
Concluding Remarks
4:15 PM