Turfgrass and Landscape Research Field Day

September 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am – 1:30 pm
UC Riverside Turfgrass Research Facility
1060 Martin Luther King Blvd. Riverside
CA 92521
Julia Kalika
7:30 Registration and Trade Show
8:30 Welcome and Introductions – Tribute to Steve Cockerham
Peggy Mauk and Jim Baird
8:50 Group Field Tour

Stop #1: Improvement of Bermudagrass, Kikuyugrass, and Zoysiagrass for Winter Color Retention and Drought Tolerance – Adam Lukaszewski, Marta Pudzianowska, and Christian Bowman

Stop #2: PRE and POST Oxalis and Crabgrass Control in Bermudagrass Turf – Jim Baird and Pewel Petelewicz

Stop #3: USGA/NTEP Cool-Season Water Use Trial – Marco Schiavon and Mingying Xiang

Stop #4: Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Anthracnose Disease on Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens and Plant Health Under Deficit Irrigation on Creeping Bentgrass Putting Greens – Pawel Petelewicz and Jim Baird

10:10 Break and Trade Show
10:40 Field Tour Rotation (20 minutes per stop; choose 4 stops)

Stop #5 (Gold Tent): Management of Salinity and Rapid Blight Disease on Annual Bluegrass Putting Greens – Jim Baird

Stop #6 (Red Tent): USGA/NTEP Warm-Season Water Use Trial – Mingying Xiang

Stop #7 (Green Tent): How to Properly Irrigate Kurapia Groundcover – Pawel Orlinski

Stop #8 (Blue Tent): Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Fairy Ring on Putting Greens – Pawel Petelewicz

Stop #9 (Black Tent): Nitrogen Timing and Verticutting Effects on ‘De Anza’ Zoysiagrass – Steve Ries

Stop #10 (White Tent): Wetting Agents for Water Conservation on Bermudagrass Turf – Marco Schiavon

12:00 PM Barbecue Lunch and Trade Show

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