94 Graduate Student Oral Competition

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism This is a joint C-2 and C-4 graduate oral student competition on topics pertinent to crop physiology and metabolism and seed physiology.


C04 Seed Physiology, Production & Technology
Monday, October 17, 2011: 12:55 PM-5:15 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Ballroom C-2

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Maria Balota and Jeffrey White
1:00 PM
Water-Deficit Stress Effects On Polyamine Metabolism During Cotton Reproductive Development.
Dimitra Loka, University of Arkansas; Derrick Oosterhuis, University of Arkansas
1:15 PM
Stem End Chip Defect In Tubers Used for Potato Chip Production.
Yi Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Paul C. Bethke, USDA-ARS; Alvin J. Bussan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1:30 PM
Elevated Cytokinin Content In Creeping Bentgrass May Promote Drought Tolerance by Regulation of the Metabolite Profile.
Emily Merewitz, Rutgers University; Thomas Gianfagna, Rutgers University; Bingru Huang, Turfgrass center,Rutgers
1:45 PM
Weight Distribution of Individual Seeds In Castor Plants Submitted to Drought Stress.
Liv Severino, Texas Tech University; Dick Auld, Texas Tech University & Texas AgriLife Reserch; Oscar J. Cordoba Sr., Texas Tech University & Texas AgriLife Reserch
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Genotypic Variation and Genotype by Environment Interactions Among New Switchgrass Populations in Oklahoma.
Raghuveer Sripathi, Oklahoma State University; Yanqi Wu, Oklahoma State University; Vijaya Gopal Kakani, Oklahoma State University
2:30 PM
Enhanced Molybdenum Uptake In Rice.
Ratnaprabha Ratnaprabha, Texas A&M University; Shannon M. Pinson, USDA-ARS Rice Research Unit; Lee Tarpley, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center
2:45 PM
Relationships of Cotton Productions and High Temperatures for Lee County, Arkansas.
Toby FitzSimons, University of Arkansas; Derrick Oosterhuis, University of Arkansas
3:00 PM
3:15 PM
Application of 1-Methylcyclopropene On Heat Stressed Cotton During Reproductive Development.
Justin B. Phillips, University of Arkansas; Derrick M. Oosterhuis, University of Arkansas; Eduardo Kawakami, University of Arkansas
3:30 PM
Physiological Traits Affecting the Acquisition and Utilization of Phosphorous by Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) Over Plant Development.
Julie Rothe, Texas A&M University; Tulle Alexander, Texas A&M University; Courage Bangira, Texas A&M University; Richard Loeppert, Texas A&M University; B. B. Singh, Texas A&M University; Dirk Hays, Texas A&M University
3:45 PM
Evaluating Variability In Water Use Efficiency of Some Selected Sorghum Genotypes.
Raymond N. Mutava, Kansas State University; P.V. Vara Prasad, Kansas State University; Scott Staggenborg, Kansas State University; Jianming Yu, Kansas State University; Kraig L. Roozeboom, Kansas State University
4:00 PM
Physiological Consequences of Late Leaf Spot on Peanut Cultivars of Differing Resistance.
Maninderpal Singh, University of Florida; John Erickson, University of Florida; Kenneth J. Boote, University of Florida; Barry L. Tillman, NFREC, University of Florida
4:30 PM
Inhibition of Cell-Wall Acidification and Leaf Growth in Maize During the First Phase of Salt Stress Are Controlled by ABA Signaling.
Ahmad Shahzad, Institute of Plant Nutrition; Britta Pitann, , Justus Liebig University; Sven Schubert, University of Giessen
4:45 PM
The Utility of Stance™ for Managing Growth of New Earlier Maturing Cotton Varieties In Georgia.
Calvin Meeks, University of Georgia; Guy D. Collins, University of Georgia; Glen Ritchie, Texas Tech University; Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia
5:00 PM
Assessing the Impact of Salinity On Citrus Rootstocks In the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Catherine R. Simpson, Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Astrid Volder, Texas A&M University; Shad Nelson, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Greta Schuster, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Juan Carlos Melgar, Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center; John Jifon, USDA AgriLife Extension; Stephen King, Texas A&M University
5:15 PM