Shortening Germination Periods for California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) Using Incubated Worm Casting Substrates. William Criner*, Justin Sparks, Kris-Ann Kaiser and Pat Williams, Department of Agricultural Sciences, 213 S. Oakley Applied Science, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071-3345. (email@example.com) Ultrastructure of grape petioles infected with Pierce’s Disease. Samantha Clark*1, E. Ann Ellis2, George Ray McEachern1, B. Greg Cobb1, 1Dept. of Horticultural Sciences and 2Dept. of Biology EM Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Production of wine from cactus pear, Chris Brundrett* and B. Greg Cobb, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843. (email@example.com)
NORMAN F. CHILDERS M.S. GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION
Room: Presiding: Elect,
Riverview, Dauphin Suite Penny Perkins-Veazie, President- Southern Region ASHS
10:00 am – 11:45 am Order of presentations determined by drawing at beginning of contest.
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Break
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Order of presentations determined by drawing at beginning of contest.
Sensory Properties of Puffed Gorgon Nut M. Paka1*, P.C. Coggins1, C.E. Coker2, P.R. Knight2, Garrison Sensory Evaluation Laboratory, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, Mississippi State University, Stone Blvd., Box 9805, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9805, 2Coastal Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University, 1815 Popps Ferry Road, Biloxi, MS 39532 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Response of Texas and Florida Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) Seedlings to Drought. Amber Bonds* and Thayne Montague, Plant and Soil Science Department, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409. (email@example.com) 1
The Effect of Drought on Root Growth of Two Native Landscape Shrub Species. Matthew F. Wilkin*, A.N. Wright, R.C. Ebel, and D.J. Eakes, Horticulture Department, Auburn University, 101 Funchess Hall, Auburn, AL 36849-5408. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Using Degree Days to Predict Nitrogen Mineralization from Organic Amendments. Alejandra Sierra*1, Danielle Treadwell1, Eric Simonne1 and Donald Graetz2. 1Department of Horticultural Science, P.O. Box 110690, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0690. 2Soil and Water Science Department, P.O. Box 110510, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0510. (email@example.com) Influence of Four Salinity Treatments on Growth and Leaf Nutrient Concentration of Three Taxodium Genotypes. LiJing Zhou* and D. Creech, Department of Agriculture, PO Box 13000, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Evaluation of Optimal Substrates and Fertilizers for Organic Vegetable Transplant Production in Alabama. C.J. Mcgrath*, J.M. Kemble, A.N. Wright, and W.G. Foshee III, Department of Horticulture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849. (email@example.com) Influence of a Modified Pot-in-pot Production S t r a t e g y o n R o o t T e m p e r a t u r e a n d G r o w t h o f R h o d o d e n d r o n X ‘ M r s . G . G . G e r b i n g ’ i n F u l l S u n . Brennan Whitehead* and D. Creech, Department of Agriculture, PO Box 13000, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Timing of Herbicide Application Effects Weed Germination. Diana R. Cochran1*, Charles H. Gilliam1, D.J. Eakes1, Glenn R. Wehtje1, and Patricia R. Knight2, 101 Funchess Hall, Department of Horticulture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, Mississippi State University, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Biloxi, MS 39532. (email@example.com). Consumer Preference and Postharvest Life of Field-grown Fresh-cut Sunflowers. Kara Howard*, Ellen Peffley, Chad Davis, Jorge Vizcarra, Department of Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Product Development and Optimization of a Soy Concept Food. A. Samala*, P.C. Coggins, M.W. Schilling, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion Mississippi State University, Stone Blvd., Box 9805, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9805 (email@example.com) 2