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Turfgrass Research and Extension

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Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

UC Riverside Turfgrass Research Facility
Department of Agricultural Operations
1096 Martin Luther King Blvd
Riverside, CA 92521

Register early for a discount.

$100 before August 26
$125 on or after August 26
$145 on-site

AGENDA

7:00 AM

Exhibitor Setup

7:30 AM

Registration and Trade Show

8:30 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Peggy Mauk, UC ANR CE Specialist, UC Riverside, Subtropical Horticulture; Director of Agricultural Operations, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

8:40 AM

Field Tour Rotation #1 (20 minutes per stop)

Stop #1: Improvement of Bermudagrass, Kikuyugrass, and Zoysiagrass for Winter Color Retention and Drought Tolerance

Adam Lukaszewski, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Marta Pudzianowska, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #2: USGA/NTEP Cool-Season Water Use Trial

Marco Schiavon, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #3: Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Anthracnose and Summer Patch Diseases on Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens

Pawel Petelewicz, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #4: Evaluation of Fertilizer Products and Formulations on Bermudagrass Turf; Selective Oxalis and Crabgrass Control in Bermudagrass Turf

Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside


10:00 AM

Break and Trade Show

10:30 AM

Field Tour Rotation #2 (20 minutes per stop)

Stop #5: Management of Salinity and Rapid Blight Disease on Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens

Jim Baird, UC ANR CE Associate Specialist, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #6: Broadleaf Herbicide Safety and Water Use on Kurapia Groundcover

Pawel Orlinski, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #7: Wetting Agents for Water Conservation on Bermudagrass Turf

Marco Schiavon, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

Stop #8: Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Pythium Blight Disease on Perennial Ryegrass Turf

Pawel Petelewicz, Dept. of Botany and Plant Sciences, UC Riverside

12:00 AM

Barbeque Lunch and Trade Show

1:30 AM

Adjourn