27th Annual Rutgers Turfgrass Symposium

The Center for Turfgrass Science at Rutgers University will host the 27th Annual Rutgers Turfgrass Symposium on Friday, January 12, 2018, in room 138A Foran Hall. Oral presentations will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 PM. Dr. Jeffrey Steiner, USDA - NIFA Institute of Food Production and Sustainability, will present a keynote address entitled “Resourcing the Next Generations of Turfgrass Science.” This year’s symposium will focus on current research topics in Turfgrass Microbiomes, Weed Science, Turfgrass Management and Stress Physiology, and Pest Biology and Management.

All principal investigators (and their students) who are currently receiving Turf Center funding will be expected to present a poster of their research and provide an abstract for the symposium proceedings. Others conducting turf research are also encouraged to present a poster and submit an abstract. Posters will be displayed in the Foran Hall lobby all day Friday. A 4' x 4' display board will be provided for poster presentations. Abstracts are due by December 12, 2017 and will be published as a Rutgers Turfgrass Symposium Proceedings distributed at the meeting. Past Symposium proceedings are archived at turf.rutgers.edu.

Production of the Rutgers Turfgrass Symposium Proceedings is not a simple task; therefore, please submit your abstracts on time. Abstracts can range from a few paragraphs to two pages in length, using a 12-point font (Times New Roman). Please submit your abstract following the format of previous symposia as a Microsoft Word document, so that it is RECEIVED NO LATER THAN December 12, 2017. Abstracts should be sent as an e-mail attachment to Barbara Fitzgerald (barbara.fitzgerald@rutgers.edu). For additional information, contact the Symposium editor Dr. Matt Elmore at 848-932-6324 (e-mail: matthew.elmore@rutgers.edu). We look forward to seeing you at this year's event!

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Abstracts should be sent to:

Barbara Fitzgerald
Department of Plant Biology and Pathology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
59 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520
Email: barbara.fitzgerald@rutgers.edu

Registration Form should be submitted by December 12, 2017

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