Monday, November 13, 2006: 7:55 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Sagamore 3, Second Floor
69: Genetic and Disease Evaluation of Turfgrasses
Sponsor:C05 Turfgrass Science
Presiding:David Han, Auburn Univ, Dept of Agronomy and Soils
7:55 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:00 AMHeat-inducible Gene Expression Associated with Stress Tolerance in Agrostis species. 
Bingru Huang, Dept. of Plant Biology and Pathology, Jichen Xu, Rutgers University, Faith Belanger, Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
8:15 AMComparative genetics of disease resistance in turfgrass with cereals. 
Geunhwa Jung, Univ. of Wisconsin-Plant Pathology, Young-Ki Jo, Univ. of Wisconsin-Plant Pathology, Reed Barker, USDA/ARS, Scott Warnke, USDA ARS
8:30 AMColonial bentgrass genetic linkage mapping. 
David Rotter, Rutgers University, Scott Warnke, USDA ARS, Stacy A. Bonos, Rutgers University, William Meyer, Rutgers University, Faith Belanger, Plant Path Dept., Cook College
8:45 AMMeadow fescue and tetraploid perennial ryegrass: Two new species for overseeding dormant bermudagrass turf. 
Michael Richardson, University of Arkansas, Kenneth Hignight, Advanta Seeds Pacific, Inc., Robert Walker, Auburn University, Charlie Rodgers, Seeds West, Inc., Debra Rush, Advanta Seeds Pacific, John McCalla, University of Arkansas, Douglas Karcher, 308 PTSC
9:00 AMWeediness and Persistance of Transgenic Bentgrass Hybrids. 
Steve Hart, Rutgers Univ., Faith Belanger, Rutgers Univ., Patrick McCullough, Rutgers Univ.
9:15 AMBreak
9:30 AMField Evaluation of Roundup Ready Kentucky Bluegrass.
Christopher Blume, Iowa State University, Nick Christians, Dept. Hort., 133 Horticulture Bldg, Shui-Zhang Fei, Iowa State University
9:45 AMIdentification of Genotypes of Annual Bluegrass (Poa annua L.) with Contrasting Resistance to Pink Snow Mold. 
Annick Bertrand, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Yves Castonguay, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Tom Hsiang, Dept. Environmental Biology, Luc Couture, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Julie Dionne, Royal Canadian Golf Association
10:00 AMDollar Spot Severity as Influenced by Irrigation Practices and Plant Protection Chemicals.
Steven J. McDonald, University of Maryland, Peter Dernoeden, University of Maryland, Cale Bigelow, Purdue University
10:15 AMEvaluation of NTEP Bermudagrass Trial Entries for Spring Dead Spot Resistance. 
Dennis Martin, Oklahoma State Univ., Nathan Walker, Oklahoma State University, Charles Taliaferro, Oklahoma State Univ., Greg Bell, Oklahoma State Univ., Henry Wetzel III, Jacklin-Simplot, Ned Tisserat, Colorado State University
10:30 AMUse of Silica to Enhance Dollar Spot Resistance in 'Crenshaw' Creeping Bentgrass. 
Raymond McCauley, Clemson University, Frederick W. Totten, Clemson University, L.B. McCarty, Clemson University, Alan Estes, Clemson University, Jason Higingbottom, Clemson University, Greg Willis, Clemson University
10:45 AMRevealing transcribed genes of bentgrass species (Agrostis spp.) using sequence related amplified polymorphism.
Senem Su, Sabanci University, Hikmet Budak, Sabanci University
11:00 AMDiscussion
11:15 AMAdjourn

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