242 Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science

Approved for 1.0 CM CEUs

Tuesday, November 8, 2016: 10:25 AM-11:45 AM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 225 B

Zachary J. Reicher
Mohammad Pessarakli
10:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:30 AM
Utilization of Genomic Simple Sequence Repeat Markers to Study the Diversity and Reproductive Biology of Danthonia Spicata.
Chandra Thammina, USDA-ARS U.S. NATIONAL ARBORETUM; Keenan Amundsen, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; B. Shaun Bushman, USDA-ARS; Scott E. Warnke, USDA-ARS
10:45 AM
Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequence of Goosegrass (Eleusine indica) and Comparison with Other Poaceae.
Hui Zhang, Auburn University; Nathan Hall, Auburn University; J. Scott McElroy, Auburn University; Elijah K Lowe, Michigan State University; Leslie R Goertzen, Auburn University
11:00 AM
Elucidating the Influence of Seeds and Soil on the Developing Creeping Bentgrass Microbiome.
Joseph Doherty, University of Maryland; Jo Anne Crouch, USDA-ARS; Joseph Roberts, University of Maryland
11:15 AM
Genetic Mechanism of Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Perennial Ryegrass.
Yaoshen Li, Purdue University; Xin Song, Purdue University; Gang Nie, Purdue University; Megan Taylor, Purdue University; J. J. Camberato, Purdue University; Yiwei Jiang, Purdue University
11:30 AM
Characterization and Validation of Molecular Markers Linked to Heat and Drought Tolerance for Marker Assisted Selection of Stress-Tolerant Creeping Bentgrass.
David Jespersen, University of Georgia; Stacy A. Bonos, Rutgers University; Faith C. Belanger, Rutgers University; Paul L. Raymer, University of Georgia - Griffin Campus; Bingru Huang, Rutgers University