Wednesday, November 15, 2006: 1:00 PM
Indiana Conv. Center, Sagamore 3, Second Floor
264: Symposium--Advances in Soil Water Repellency - Causes and Alleviation in Turf
Sponsor:C05 Turfgrass Science
Presiding:Stanley Kostka, Aquatrols Corp. of America
1:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:05 PMCauses and Alleviation of Soil Water Repellency. 
Coen J. Ritsema, Alterra - Wageningen University
1:45 PMChemical Causes of Soil Water Repellency and their Implications for Turfgrass Management.
Stefan H. Doerr, University of Wales Swansea
2:20 PMMethods to Assess Soil Water Repellency in Soils. 
keith Karnok, University of Georgia
2:40 PMGCSAA/USGA Wetting Agent Evaluation. 
Clark Throssell, Golf Course Super. Assoc. of Amer.
3:00 PMBreak
3:15 PMImpact on Water Requirements and Turf Quality of Water Repellency and its Correction with Surfactants in a USGA Specification Green. 
Douglas Karcher, 308 PTSC, Michael Richardson, University of Arkansas, Jason Miller, University of Arkansas
3:30 PMPhysiological responses of a bentgrass/Poa green to surfactant use on a water repellent rootzone. 
Erik Ervin, CSES Dept., Virginia Tech, Xunzhong Zhang, Virginia Tech
3:45 PMThe Impact on Turf Quality of Reduced Irrigation Plus Surfactants Compared to ETp Replacement Irrigation in Soils Prone to Exhibit Water Repellency.
Dara Park, University Of Florida, John Cisar, University of Florida
4:00 PMImpact on Water Conservation and Turf Performance from Systematic Use of Surfactants in Soils with only Slight Evidence of Water Repellency.
Sowmya Mitra, Cal Poly-Pomona, Dept/Hort&Plnt Sci, Paitawee Suphantharita, Cal Poly-Pomona, Dept/Hort&Plnt Sci, Magdy Fam, Cal Poly-Pomona, Dept/Hort&Plnt Sci, Russell Plumb, Cal Poly-Pomona, Dept/Hort&Plnt Sci
4:15 PMFairy ring disease and soil water repellency in turfgrass ecosystems. 
Michael Fidanza, Penn State University-Berks Campus
4:30 PMDiscussion
5:00 PMAdjourn

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