Cutting Edge Irrigation for Salinity Management (1213-02)


January 27, 1- 2:45 p.m.
Room: W307B – West Concourse
1-hour, 45-minute seminar: .20 edu pts Pricing: $85 member  $130 non-member $45 student member

Calling all superintendents looking to expand their knowledge of techniques to better manage turfgrass soil and irrigation salinity on the golf course. Attendees will explore numerous techniques, and research-based evidence ultimately focused on the interactions of irrigation water quality, quantity, and soil salinity to accurately interpret soil and water tests in order to make the right maintenance and management decisions. 

 Participants will learn how to:

  • Accurately interpret soil and water test results  
  • Calculate leachate fractions with better accuracy 
  • Identify products available to best alleviate symptoms of salinity in stressed turf

Presenters

Marco Schiavon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences - Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida 

Matteo Serena, Ph.D.
, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University

Tracks

New EducationWater Track