70 Graduate Student Oral Competition: I

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Oral competition for turfgrass science graduate students.
Monday, November 2, 2009: 9:55 AM-12:20 PM
Convention Center, Room 315, Third Floor

Aaron J. Patton
12:20 PM
9:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:00 AM
The Potential for Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration in Home Lawns.
Gina Zirkle, Ohio State Univ.; Bruce Augustin, Scotts Co., The; Rattan Lal, Ohio State Univ.
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Metabolomic Responses of Transgenic Creeping Bentgrass Overproducing Cytokinins to Heat Stress.
Yan Xu, Rutgers State Univ.; Bingru Huang, Rutgers State Univ.; Hongmei Du, Rutgers State Univ.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
Using Sand Topdressing to Improve Native Soil Athletic Field Wear Tolerance and Surface Stability.
Alexander Kowalewski, Michigan State Univ.; James Crum, Michigan State Univ.; James A. Flore, Michigan State Univ.; John Rogers III, Michigan State Univ.; Joseph M. Vargas, Michigan State Univ.
11:15 AM
Foliar Nitrogen Uptake Efficiency of Creeping Bentgrass as Affected by Spray Volume, Adjuvants, Tank-Mixing, and Fertilizer Formulation.
Shelby Henning, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Bruce Branham, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Richard Mulvaney, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
11:30 AM
Integration of Iron Into N Fertility Regimes for Regulation of Fertilizer and Water Requirements of Penn A-Series Creeping Bentgrasses (Agrostis stolonifera L.).
Jing Dai, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Maxim Schlossberg, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Alfred Turgeon, Pennsylvania State Univ.
12:00 PM
Metabolic Responses of Transgenic Creeping Bentgrass for a Cytokinin Biosynthesis Gene to Drought Stress.
Emily Merewitz, Rutgers State Univ.; Bingru Huang, Rutgers State Univ.; Thomas Gianfagna, Rutgers State Univ.
12:15 PM
Concluding Remarks