561 Graduate Student Oral Competition: Physiology and Diseases

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Monday, 6 October 2008: 7:55 AM-11:05 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 382AB

John Kaminski
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Influence of Irrgation Management on Anthracnose Severity of Annual Bluegrass.
Joseph Roberts, Rutgers University; John C. Inguagiato, Rutgers University; Bruce Clarke, Rutgers University; James Murphy, Rutgers University
8:15 AM
Isolation of Fungi Associated with Fairy Rings on Golf Putting Greens and Identification Using Analysis of the ITS1 and ITS2 rDNA Regions.
Gerald Miller Jr., North Carolina State Univ.; Lane Tredway, North Carolina State University
8:30 AM
Mechanisms Leading to Thiophanate Methyl-resistant Colletotrichum cereale Isolates Collected from Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens.
Joseph Young, Mississippi State Univ.; Maria Tomaso-Peterson, Mississippi State University; Frank Wong, Univ. of California, Riverside; Karla de la Cerda, University of California Riverside
8:45 AM
Stimulation of Proline-linked Antioxidant Response System in Cool-season Turfgrasses under UV-B Radiation.
Dipayan Sarkar, Dept. of Plant Soil and Insect Sciences; Prasanta Bhowmik, Univ. of Massachusetts; Kalidas Shetty, University of Massachusetts
9:00 AM
Topdressing Incorporation and Sand Shape Effects on Anthracnose Severity of Annual Bluegrass.
John C. Inguagiato, Rutgers University; James Murphy, Rutgers University; Bruce Clarke, Rutgers University; Joseph Roberts, Rutgers University
9:15 AM
9:20 AM
9:30 AM
Geographic Distribution of Fungicide-Insensitive Sclerotinia homoeocarpa in New England.
Alexander Putman, University of Connecticut; John Kaminski, University of Connecticut
9:45 AM
Metabolic Responses to Heat Stress for Two Agrostis Grass Species Contrasting in Heat Tolerance.
Yan Xu, Rutgers University; Hongmei Du, Rutgers University; Bingru Huang, Rutgers University
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Bispyribac-sodium Metabolism in Annual Bluegrass, Creeping Bentgrass, and Perennial Ryegrass.
Patrick McCullough, Rutgers Univ.; Stephen Hart, Rutgers State Univ.
10:30 AM
Nitrate and Cytokinin Interactions in Creeping Bentgrass under Supra-optimal Temperatures.
Kehua Wang, Virginia Tech; Xunzhong Zhang, Virginia Tech; Erik Ervin, Virginia Tech; James Goatley, Virginia Tech
10:45 AM
Direct Measurement of Foliar-Applied Nitrogen Uptake by a Cool-Season and Warm-Season Putting Green Turfgrass Species.
J. Stiegler, Univ. of Arkansas; Michael Richardson, Univ. of Arkansas; Douglas Karcher, Univ. of Arkansas; Richard Norman, University of Arkansas; Trenton Roberts, University of Arkansas
11:00 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:05 AM