Monday, November 13, 2006: 7:25 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Sagamore 2, Second Floor
68: Graduate Student Oral Competition
Sponsor:C05 Turfgrass Science
Presidings:Thomas Fermanian, Univ of Illinois
Clint Waltz, The Univ of Georgia
7:25 AMIntroductory Remarks
7:30 AMPhosphorus and Nitrogen Recommendations for Turf Grown on a Phosphorus Deficient Soil. 
Sang-Kook Lee, Michigan State University, Kevin Frank, Michigan State University, Jeffrey M. Bryan, Michigan State University, James R. Crum, Michigan State University
7:45 AMLong-term Evaluation of Liquid vs. Granular Nitrogen on 'L-93' Creeping Bentgrass. 
Frederick Totten, Clemson University, L.B. McCarty, Clemson University, H. Liu, Clemson University, J.E. Toler, Clemson University
8:00 AMNitrate Uptake Efficiency of Bermudagrass During Growth and Dormancy Cycles.
Benjamin Wherley, North Carolina State University, Wei Shi, North Carolina State University, Daniel Bowman, Dep. of Crop Science, Thomas Rufty, North Carolina State University
8:15 AMNitrogen Recovery, Use Efficiency, and Soil Losses of Three Cool-Season Turfgrass. 
Kristina S. Walker, Purdue University, Cale Bigelow, Purdue University
8:30 AMEvaluation of Vitazyme as a Fertilizer Supplement in Establishing and Maintaining Bermudagrass. 
Jack Rose, Tarleton State University, Hennen Cummings, Tarleton State University, Roger Wittie, Tarleton State University, David Kattes, Tarleton State University
8:45 AMBreak
9:00 AMEffects of Turfgrass Species on Nitrous Oxide Fluxes under Typical Nitrogen Management Regimes. 
Jason Lewis, Kansas State University, Dale Bremer, Kansas State University
9:15 AMThe Effect of Rootzone MIX and Compaction on Nitrogen Leaching in Turfgrass.
Sang-Kook Lee, Michigan State University, Kevin, W. Frank, Michigan State University, James R. Crum, Michigan State University
9:30 AMInfluence of Amendment and Irrigation Frequency on Soil Water Repellency Development in Sand-Based Root Mixes.
David Moody, Penn State University, M.J. Schlossberg, Penn State University, A.S. McNitt, Penn State University, M.A. Fidanza, Penn State University-Berks Campus
9:45 AMEffects of Crumb Rubber Topdressing on Kentucky Bluegrass and Bermudagrass Athletic Fields in the Transition Zone. 
Matt Goddard, University of Tennessee, John Sorochan, University of Tennessee, Scott McElroy, University of Tennessee, Thomas Samples, University of Tennessee, Douglas Karcher, 308 PTSC
10:00 AMOrganic Matter Accumulation in High Sand Content Root Zones. 
Tim Vanloo, Michigan State University, John N. Rogers III, Michigan State University, James R. Crum, Michigan State University
10:15 AMBreak
10:30 AMLong-term cultivation effects on rootzone properties of a sand-based putting green. 
John Kauffman, University of Arkansas, Douglas Karcher, 308 PTSC, Michael Richardson, University of Arkansas
10:45 AMEvaluating Baseball Infield Playing Quality. 
James Brosnan, Penn State University, Andrew McNitt, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Thomas J. Serensits, Penn State University
11:00 AMTurfgrass Reestablishment Techniques Following Winterkill. 
Erica Titus, Michigan State University, Kevin, W. Frank, Michigan State University, J.M. Vargas Jr., Michigan State University
11:15 AMAn improved method for determining golf green uniformity. 
Roch Gaussoin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Charles Schmid, Dept. of Agron. & Horticulture, Bradley A. Mills, University of Nebraska, Robert Shearman, Department of Agron. & Horticulture
11:30 AMLunch
12:30 PMManagement of Velvet Bentgrass Putting Greens.
Eric Koeritz, University of Wisconsin, John Stier, University of Wisconsin
12:45 PMAgrostis Stolonifera Response to Microbial Inoculant and Seaweed Extract Application.
Tim, E. Butler, Michigan State Univ, Kevin, W. Frank, Michigan State Univ, Alan, E. Hunter, Univ College Dublin
1:00 PMCharacteristics of SAG12-IPT Transgenic Creeping Bentgrass.
Yan Xu, Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers Univ., Jinpeng Xin, Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers Univ., Eddie Zhang, Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers Univ., Thomas Gianfagna, Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers Univ., Bingru Huang, Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers Univ.
1:15 PMTrinexapac-ethyl Formulations Influence Bispyribac-Sodium Efficacy and Foliar Absorption.
Patrick Mccullough, Rutgers Univ., Steve Hart, Rutgers Univ.
1:30 PMPhysiological Effects of Trinxapac-ethyl on Bentgrass Adaptation to Summer Stress. 
Stephen E. McCann, Rutgers University, Bingru Huang, Rutgers University
1:45 PMBreak
2:00 PMCold stress studies of wild perennial ryegrass germplasm.
Brent Hulke, University of Minnesota, Eric Watkins, Dept. of Horticultural Science, Nancy Ehlke, University of Minnesota, Donald L. Wyse, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota
2:15 PMTemperature Affects Germination of Seeded Bermudagrasses. 
Tyler N. Sandlin, Mississippi State University, Gregg Munshaw, Mississippi State University, H. Wayne Philley, Mississippi State University, Brian S. Baldwin, Mississippi State University, Barry R. Stewart, Mississippi State University
2:30 PMThe Role of Proteins in the Freeze Tolerance of Zoysiagrass. 
Aaron Patton, Purdue University, Zac Reicher, Purdue University
2:45 PMMethods for Screening Zoysiagrass Cultivars for Sting Nematode Response. 
Brian M. Schwartz, University of Florida, Kevin Kenworthy, University of Florida, William Crow, University of Florida
3:00 PMBreak
3:15 PMBroad-Sense Heritability of Brown Patch Resistance in Tall Fescue. 
Jonathan Bokmeyer, Rutgers University, Stacy Bonos, Rutgers U./Plant Bio. & Pathology, William Meyer, Rutgers Univ., Cook Col.
3:30 PMDetermining the Cause of Pythium Root Dysfunction of Creeping Bentgrass in North Carolina. 
James Kerns, NCSU Department of Plant Pathology, Lane Tredway, North Carolina State University, David Shew, NCSU Plant Pathology
3:45 PMFrequency of occurrence of Ophiosphaerella korrae on ‘Tifway' bermudagrass roots in Mississippi. 
D. Hunter Perry, Mississippi State University, M. Tomaso-Peterson, Mississippi State University, Gregg Munshaw, Mississippi State University
4:00 PMDrought Tolerance and Water-Saving Characteristics of Kentucky and Hybrid Bluegrasses.
Bingru Huang, Rutgers University, Emily B. Merewitz, Rutgers University
4:15 PMInfluence of Organic Matter Quality and Quantity on Simazine Sorption by Bermudagrass Soil Systems.
Adam C. Hixson, North Carolina State University, Jerome B. Weber, North Carolina State University, Fred H. Yelverton, North Carolina State University
4:30 PMDiscussion
4:40 PMAdjourn

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