563 Graduate Student Oral Competition: Soils and Water

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Monday, 6 October 2008: 12:55 PM-3:35 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 382AB

Jason Kruse
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
Creeping Bentgrass Golf Ballmark Recovery as Affected by Various Tools, and Varying Rootzone Surface Firmness and Moisture Content.
Jared Nemitz, Purdue Univ.; Cale Bigelow, Purdue Univ.; Adam Moeller, U.S. Golf Association
1:30 PM
Cultivation Effects on Organic Matter Accumulation in Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens.
Charles Schmid, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Roch Gaussoin, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Robert Shearman, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Martha Mamo, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Charles Wortmann, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
1:45 PM
Impacts of Cultural Practices on Soil Organic Matter Levels in USGA Specified Ultradwarf Bermudagrass Golf Greens.
John Rowland Jr., University of Florida; George Snyder, University of Florida; John Cisar, Univ. of Florida; Jerry Sartain, Univ. of Florida; Alan Wright, University of Florida
2:00 PM
2:05 PM
2:15 PM
Improving Athletic Field Drainage With Drain Tile Installation and Subsequent Sand Topdressing.
Alexander Kowalewski, Michigan State Univ.; James Crum, Michigan State University; James A. Flore, Michigan State University; John Rogers, Michigan State University; Joseph Vargas, Michigan State University
2:30 PM
Topdressing and Aeration Programs on Creeping Bentgrass Fairways.
Matthew Klingenberg, Iowa State University; Deying Li, North Dakota State Univ.; Nick Christians, Iowa State Univ.; Christopher Blume, Iowa State Univ.
2:45 PM
The Effects of Nitrogen Fertilization and Irrigation on St Augustinegrass.
Pauric McGroary, University of Florida; John Cisar, University of Florida; George Snyder, University of Florida
3:00 PM
Irrigation Timing and Subsurface Drip Placement Improves Soil Surface Wetting for Tall Fescue Establishment.
Michael Schaaf, New Mexico State University; Ryan Goss, New Mexico State Univ.
3:15 PM
Comparative Irrigation Requirements of 28 Cultivars of Kentucky Bluegrasses and 2 Texas Bluegrass Hybrids in the Transition Zone.
Jason Lewis, Kansas State Univ.; Dale Bremer, Kansas State University - Horticulture, Forestry, & Recreation Resources; Steven Keeley, Kansas State University - Horticulture, Forestry, & Recreation Resources; Jack Fry, Kansas State University - Horticulture, Forestry, & Recreation Resources
3:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
3:35 PM