724 Physiology/Diseases/ Breeding/Genetics (Posters)

Poster Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E

Poster #332
Simulated Rainfall and Mowing Impact Fungicides Targeting Dollar Spot.
Raymond Pigati, University of Maryland; Peter Dernoeden, Univ. of Maryland
Poster #333
Breeding Buffalograss for Improved Seed Yield.
Bekele Abeyo, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Robert Shearman, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Leonard A. Wit, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Desalegn Serba, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Poster #334
Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Zoysiagrass [Zoysia matrella (L.) Merr.] Using Embryogenic Callus versus Shoot Cultures.
Marco T. Buenrostro-Nava, Texas A&M University; Anthony Genovesi, Texas AgriLife Research-Dallas; Shivapriya Manchali, Texas A&M University; Ambika Chandra, Texas AgriLife Research-Dallas; M. C. Engelke, Texas AgriLife Research-Dallas; M. B. Dickman, Texas A&M University
Poster #335
Field Evaluation of Zoysigrass Cultivars.
David Han, Auburn University; E.A. Guertal, Auburn University
Poster #336
The Identification of SSR QTL Markers for Dollar Spot Resistance in Creeping Bentgrass.
Stacy Bonos, Rutgers State University; Eric Weibel, Rutgers State University; Josh Honig, Rutgers State University; Christine Kubik, Rutgers State University; Scott Warnke, USDA-ARS
Poster #337
Cultural, Morphological, Molecular Characterization of Rhizoctonia solani, and its Pathogenicity on Zoysiagrass and Bentgrass.
Susan Metz, Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Dallas; Blake J. Pond, Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Dallas; Ambika Chandra, Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Dallas
Poster #338
Proteomic Response to Drought Stress and Recovery in Turfgrass Leaves.
Chenping Xu, Rutgers University; Bingru Huang, Rutgers Univ.
Poster #339
Molecular Responses to Salinity Stress in Poa pratensis L. by Subtractive Hybridization Analysis.
Shyam Shridhar, Utah State University; B. Bushman, USDA-ARS-NPA-SPNRU; Paul Johnson, Utah State University
Poster #340
Black Cutworm Herbivory and Mowing Height Effects on Antioxidant Metabolism in Endophytic and Non-Endophytic Turf-type Tall Fescue.
Kristina Walker, Purdue Univ.; Cale Bigelow, Purdue Univ.; Jeffrey Volenec, Purdue Univ.; Douglas Richmond, Purdue Univ.; Yiwei Jiang, Purdue Univ.; George Van Scoyoc, Purdue Univ.; Suzanne Cunningham, Purdue Univ.
Poster #341
Physiological Responses of Endophytic Turf-type Tall Fescue to Mowing Height and Nitrogen Fertility.
Kristina Walker, Purdue Univ.; Cale Bigelow, Purdue Univ.; Jeffrey Volenec, Purdue Univ.; Yiwei Jiang, Purdue Univ.; Douglas Richmond, Purdue Univ.; George Van Scoyoc, Purdue Univ.; Suzanne Cunningham, Purdue Univ.
Poster #342
Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides) resistance to the Rhodesgrass mealybug.
Michael Maurer, Stephen F. Austin State University; James Reinert, Texas A&M University System; Dick Auld, Texas Tech University; Shawn Brewer, Texas Tech University
Poster #343
The Effect of GA2ox Gene Transformation on Creeping Bentgrass Shade Tolerance.
T. Karl Danneberger, Ohio State University - Columbus; Aneta Studzinska, Ohio State Univ.; David Gardner, Ohio State Univ. - Columbus
Poster #344
Physiological and Biochemical Responses Induced by Cold Acclimation in Relation to Freezing Tolerance for Perennial Ryegrass.
Michelle DaCosta, University of Massachusetts; Lindsey Hoffman, University of Massachusetts; Eric Watkins, University of Minnesota
Poster #345
Impact of Heat on Shoot and Root Function in Bentgrass.
Danesha Seth Carley, North Carolina State Univ.; Lane Tredway, North Carolina State University-Plant Pathology Dept.; Thomas Rufty, North Carolina State University-Crop Science Dept.
Poster #346
Impact of Pythium volutum Infections on Creeping Bentgrass Nitrate Uptake and Evapotranspiration Rate.
James Kerns, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Lane Tredway, North Carolina State University; Thomas Rufty, North Carolina State Univ.
Poster #347
Phytosiderophore Exudation from the Roots of Iron Stressed Kentucky Bluegrass.
Emily A. Buxton, Brigham Young Univ.; Bryan Hopkins, Brigham Young University; Von Jolley, Brigham Young University; Ryan C, Christensen, Brigham Young University