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2011

Bhowmik, P. C. 2011.  Allelochemicals in soil environment: Fate, functions and implications. Sixth World Congress on Allelopathy, Guangzhou, China from December 16-19, 2011.  Abstract no. PL-4, pp 4

Bhowmik, P. C. 2011.  Plant bioassays for allelopathic research in agriculture.  Sixth World Congress on Allelopathy, Guangzhou, China from December 16-19, 2011. Abstract no. S1.4-2, pp 43

Bhowmik, P.C. 2011. Introduction to the symposium: History of sulfonylurea herbicides in turfgrass environments. 51st. Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 7-11, 2011, Portland, OR   http://wssaabstracts.com/public/4/abstract-165.html

Sanyal, D. and P.C. Bhowmik. 2011. Role of adjuvants on sulfonylurea herbicide efficacy. 51st. Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 7-11, 2011, Portland, OR
http://wssaabstracts.com/public/4/abstract-169.html

Tharayil, N., S. Nirmalkumar, D. Triebwasser, P. Alpert, and P.C. Bhowmik. 2011. Nontoxic roles of polyphenols in facilitating plant invasions: a case study with Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum). 51st. Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 7-11, 2011, Portland, OR   http://wssaabstracts.com/public/4/abstract-217.html

Yelverton, F.H., P.C. Bhowmik and T. Gannon. 2011. Sulfonylurea herbicides for sedge and kyllinga control. 51st. Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 7-11, 2011, Portland, OR

http://wssaabstracts.com/public/4/abstract-174.html

2010
Bhowmik, P. C. 2010. Biology and control of Kyllinga gracillima in turfgrass environments.
2010 Second European Turfgrass Society Conference, April 11-14, 2010, Angers, France.

Bhowmik, P. C. 2010. Characteristics of invasive plant species: Its importance to ornamental horticulture.
 28th. International Horticultural Congress, August 22-17, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. Abstract no. 551
http://www.ihc2010.org/docs/sm11.FinalProgramme.pdf

Bhowmik, P. C. 2010.  Postemergence control of false green kyllinga (Kyllinga gracillima).  Joint Meeting of the Society for Range Management and Weed Science Society of America, February 8-11, 2010, Denver, CO  (Electronic abstract)  http://www.rangelands.org/denver2010/

Bhowmik, P.C. and J. Ebdon. 2010.  Tolerance of Kentucky bluegrass cultivars to sulfosulfuron. International Meeting of Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America, October 31- November 4, 2010. Long Beach, CA. Abstract no.234, C5-77-3
Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2010am/webprogram/Paper60838.html

Ebdon, J. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2010. Ingress of Poa Annua into perennial ryegrass.  International Meeting of Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America, October 31- November 4, 2010. Long Beach, CA. Abstract no.243, C5-77-12 

Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2010am/webprogram/Paper57683.html

2009
Bhowmik, P. C. 2009. Experimental methods of allelopathy: Plant bioassays.
Proceedings of the First Asian Allelopathy Society Conference, Guangzhou, China, December 18-21, 2009.

Bhowmik, P. C. and N. Tharayil. 2009.  Importance of preferential sorption of phenolic acids to soil on allelopathic activity. Proceedings of the First Asian Allelopathy Society Conference, Guangzhou, China, December 18-21, 2009

Bhowmik, P. C., D. Lycan and D. Sarkar. 2009.  Safety of mesotrione to new seedings of turfgrass species. 49th. Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 9-12, 2009, Orlando, FL.  Electronic Abstract no. 396 http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php

Triebwasser, D., N. Tharayil, R. M. Callaway and P. C. Bhowmik. 2009. Diurnal rhythm of catechin exudation by invasive Centaurea maculosa. 49th. Annual Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, February 9-12, 2009, Orlando, FL.  Electronic Abstract

2008
Bhowmik, P. C. 2008. Characteristics of Polygonum cuspidatum: An invasive species. Fifth International Weed Science Congress, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 21-27, 2008. Abstract No. 38669
http://www.iwss.info/docs/IWSC_2008_Abstracts.pdf

Bhowmik, P. C. 2008. Preferential sorption of phenolic acids to soil and their allelochemical activity. 236th. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17-21, 2008. Abstract No. 1199472.

Bhowmik, P. C. 2008. Spread and management of quarantine and invasive weeds. Biennial National Conference of the Indian Society of Weed Science, Patna, Bihar, India, February 27-29, 2008.

Bhowmik, P. C. and D. Sarkar. 2008. Biology of dodder: A noxious weed.  61st. Proc. Northeast. Weed Science Society. 62:65

Bhowmik, P. C. and D. Sarkar. 2008. Response of Cyperus esculentus to sulfosulfuron in tyrfgrass. Fifth International Weed Science Congress, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 21-27, 2008. Abstract No. 38673
http://www.iwss.info/docs/IWSC_2008_Abstracts.pdf

Biswas, P. K., M. M. Morshed and P. C. Bhowmik. 2008.  Control of weeds in wheat field by applying allelopathic concept in Bangladesh. 5th. World Congress on Allelopathy, International Allelopathy Society, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. In: P. Bhowmik, S. Duke and L. Weston (Eds), Abstract no. 185, pp. 91

Ghosh, S., B. Pan, P. C. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2008.  Sorption and influence of humic acid (HA) on colloidal stability of aluminium oxide nanoparticles. The Physical Chemistry of Environmental Interfaces. Abstr. No. 393. American Chemical Society National Meeting

Sanyal, D., P. C. Bhowmik, and H. K. Abbas. 2008.  Common cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium) biocontrol by Alternaria helianthi as affected by surfactants. 48th. Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstr. No. 134  http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php

Sarkar, D., P. C. Bhowmik and M. DaCosta. 2008. Carbohydrate partitioning in creeping bentgrass as influenced by nitrogen fertilization and a plant growth regulator. Joint Meeting of GSA and ASA-CSSA-SSSA, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX. Abstract no. 564-3.
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Paper42588.html

Sarkar, D., P. C. Bhowmik, Y. I. Kwon, and K. Shetty. 2008.  Induction of antioxidant response system of three cool-season turfgrasses during cold acclimation.  48th. Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting.  Abstr. No. 159  http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php

Sarkar, D., P. C. Bhowmik and K. Shetty. 2008. Stimulation of proline-linked antioxidant response system in cool-season turfgrasses under UV-B radiation. Joint Meeting of GSA and ASA-CSSA-SSSA, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX. Abstract no. 561-4.
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Paper42567.html

Shetty, K., S. Cheplick and P. C. Bhowmik. 2008. Small fruit phenolics and relevance for diabetes and hypersion management. Abstract No. 1173295. 236th. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17-21, 2008.

Tharayil, N. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2008. Presence that belies the persistence: A perspective on mediation of allelopathy by soils. Fifth World Congress on Allelopathy, International Allelopathy Society, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.   In: P. Bhowmik, S. Duke and L. Weston (Eds), Abstract no. 33, pp. 39

Tharayil, N., P. C. Bhowmik and P. Alpert. 2008. The bittersweet paradox: Toxic allelochemicals also facilitate nutrient acquisition. Fifth World Congress on Allelopathy, International Allelopathy Society. Saratoga Springs, NY, USA.  In: P. Bhowmik, S. Duke and L. Weston (Eds), Abstract no. 174, pp. 89

Tharayil, N., P. Alpert and P. C. Bhowmik. 2008. Dual-purpose secondary compounds: Allelochemicals of Centaurea also increase nutrient uptake. 93rd. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, August 3-8, 2008. Abstr. No. 14092

Tharayil, N., P. C. Bhowmik and P. Alpert. 2008.  Allelopathy as a corollary effect of resource acquisition mechanism: a case study with Centaurea diffusa48th. Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Abstr. No. 185

http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php

2007


Bhowmik, P. C. and P. K. Jha. 2007. Importance of invasive plant species and its impact on biological resources. Proc. National Conference, Pokhara, Nepal

Bhowmik, P. C., S. Ebdon and D. Sarkar. 2007. Tolerance of Kentucky bluegrass to mesotrione. Abstract of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LO, November 4-6, 2007. Abstr. No. 170-4, pp. 100  http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2007am/techprogram/P32625.HTM

 

Bhowmik, P. C., D. Sarkar and N. Tharayil. 2007. Biology of multiflora rose: An invasive species. 61st. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 61:66-67

Fidanza, M. A., J. A. Borger, M. B. Naedel, C. A. Bigelow, and P. C. Bhowmik. 2007. Preliminary study at four locations on using growing degree-days to apply a preemergence herbicide. 61st. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 61:89

Tharayil, N., B. Xing and P. C. Bhowmik. 2007.  Phytoavailability of allelochemicals as affected by companion compounds in soil-microbial systems.  47th. Weed Sci. Soc.  Abstr. No. 310
http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php

 

Sarkar, D., P. C. Bhowmik, Y. I. Kwon, and K. Shetty. 2007. Evaluation of praline-linked pentose phosphate pathway in creeping bentgrass.  61st. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 61:46

2006


Bhowmik, P. C. 2006.  Perspectives on teaching a large size class. 60th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 60:29.

Bhowmik, P. C., D. Sarkar. And D. Riego.  2006.  Activity of sulfosulfuron in controlling yellow nutsedge and quackgrass. 60th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 60:86.

Cheplick, S., K. Shetty and P. C. Bhowmik. 2006. Strawberry phenolics and their effect on seed germination and vigor of weed species. 60th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 60:39.

 

Ghosh, S., S. Kang., P. C. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2006.  Structure of humic materials on mineral surfaces. 60th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 60:79.

Ghosh, S., S. Kang, P. C. Bhowmik, B. Xing. 2006. Mechanistic view of carbon sequestration on mineral surface.  18th World Congress of Soil Science Conference, Philadelphia- North Eastern Branch Meeting, July 9-15, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. 

Ghosh, S., S. Kang, P. C. Bhowmik, B. Xing. 2006. Adsorption of humic acid (HA) on minerals as examined by FTIR, NMR, and elemental analysis. 18th World Congress of Soil Science Conference, Philadelphia, PA, July 9-15, 2006. Abstract no. 1077B

Sanyal, D. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2006. Effect of surfactant on primisulfuron activity on common purslane and velvetleaf.  46th. Weed Sci. Soc. of America  Abstr. no. 350.

Sanyal, D., P. C. Bhowmik and K. N. Reddy. 2006. Effect of leaf characteristics of green foxtail and barnyardgrass on primisulfuron droplet spread. 46th. Weed Sci. Soc. of America Abstr. no. 288.

Sarkar, D., P. C. Bhowmik and N. Tharayil. 2006. Characteristics and distribution of garlic mustard: An invasive species. 60th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 60:51.

Tharayil, N. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2006  Physiological joint action of allelopathic compounds in plant bioassays.  60th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 60:72.

Tharayil, N., B. Xing and P. C. Bhowmik. 2006.  Soil preferential sorption in allelopathy – a physical joint action paradigm.  46th. Weed Sci. Soc. of America  Abstr. no. 285.

 

2005
Bhowmik, P. C. 2005.  Nature and status of invasive plant species.  50th Joint Annual Meeting of the Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT  Abstract no. 252-1   www.CSSA.com

Bhowmik, P. C. 2005.  Implication of allelopathy in pest management.  XVII International Botanical Congress.  Abstract No. 5.13.7, pp. 90 www.ibc2005.ac.at

 

Bhowmik, P. C., N. Tharayil-Santhakumar, and D. Sanyal. 2005.  Characteristics and significance of Mile-a-minute: An invasive species. 59th Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 59:135

Ghosh, S., S. Kang, P. C. Bhowmik, B. Xing. 2005. Structural characterization of adsorbed humic acid by minerals. American Chemical Society, Division of Agrochemicals, 230th ACS National Meeting, PICOGRAM and Abstracts.  Abstract no. 182

Sanyal, D., P. C. Bhowmik and H. K. Abbas. 2005. Surfactant and dew period affect biocontrol activity of Alternaria helianthi on multiple-seeded cocklebur. 45th. Weed Sci. Soc. of America, Abstr. no. 347, pp. 104

Sanyal, D., P. C. Bhowmik and K. N. Reddy. 2005. Primisulfuron activity on green foxtail as influenced by surfactants. 45th. Weed Sci. Soc. of America Abstr. no. 388, pp. 116

Sarkar, S., B. Xing and P. C. Bhowmik. 2005.  Structural characterization of adsorbed humic acid by minerals. American Chemical Society, Div. of Environmental Chemistry  Abst. no. 182, pp. 85

Tharayil, N., P. C. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2005. Bioavailability of phytotoxins in multistate systems as influenced by soil competitive sorption properties. American Chemical Society, Div. of Agrochemicals  Abstr. no. 122, pg. 76

 

Tharayil, N., P. C. Bhowmik and B. Xing. 2005. Bioavailability of phytotoxins in multistate systems as influenced by soil competitive sorption properties.  230th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Division of Agrochemicals, Abstr. no. 122

 

2004


Bhowmik, P. C. 2004.  Cool-season turfgrass: Weed management strategies. Proc. Inter. Weed Sci. Soc. Congress, Durban, South Africa. Pp. 37 Abstr. no. S11 MT 25PO1

 

Bhowmik, P. C., N. Tharayil-Santhakumar, and D. Sanyal. 2004.  Characteristics and significance of Japanese knotweed: An invasive species. 58th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 58:159.

Mitra, S., P. C. Bhowmik, R. P. Crokett, and D. C. Riego. 2004.  Sulfonylurea: A new herbicide for weed control in warm-season turfgrasses.  Proc. Inter. Weed Sci. Soc. Congress, Durban, South Africa. Pp. 59 Abst. No. S15 MT25POO

 

Sanyal, D., K. N. Reddy, and P. C. Bhowmik. 2004.  Leaf-surface micro-morphology of common lambsquarters, common purslane, and velvetleaf. 58th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 58:14.

2003


Bhowmik, P. C., E. McGlew, D. Sanyal and J. D. Smith. 2003.  Annual weed control with mesotrione in field corn. 57th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 57:14.

Bhowmik, P. C. and D. C. Riego. 2003.  Management alternatives for glyphosate resistant creeping bentgrass. 57th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 57:114.

Bhowmik, P. C., C. S. Hollingsworth and J. Levassuer. 2003.  Nature and distribution of giant hogweed: An invasive species.  57th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 57:118.

Bhowmik, P. C. and D. Sanyal. 2003.  Annual weed control with mesotrione in field corn (Zea mays).  43rd. Weed Sci. Soc. Amer. Abstr. No. 245.

2002
Bhowmik, P. C. and Inderjit. 2002.  Challenges and opportunities in implementing allelopathy for natural weed management. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, Boca Raton, FL.  (41-page manuscript)

Bhowmik, P. C. and M. Elston. 2002. Biological activity of Xanthomonas campestris as influenced by commonly used turfgrass products. 56th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 56: 117.

Bhowmik, P. C. and D. Sanyal. 2002. Method for bioassaying isoxaflutole in soil. 56th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 56:8.

Inderjit, H. Kaur and P. C. Bhowmik. 2002.  Significance of laboratory bioassays in determining the role of allelochemicals in plant growth inhibition. Third world Congress on Allelopathy, Abstr. No. S06-06, pp. 85

Elston, M. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2002.  Effects commonly used turfgrass products on the growth of Xanthomonas campestris pv. poannua. 42nd. Weed Sci. Soc. Amer. Abstr. No. 283.

Inderjit, C. L. Foy, P. C. Bhowmik and M. Saini. 2002.  Allelochemical interactions: Methodological difficulties and challenges. Weed Sci. Soc. Amer. Abstr. No. 169.

Curran, W. S., P. J. VanGessel, B. A. Majek, P. C. Bhowmik, E. S. Haygood, R. R. Hahn, F. J. Himmelstein, J. M. Jemison, R. L. Ritter, H. P. Wilson. 2002.  Success of total post weed control in Northeastern U. S. corn – second year results. 56th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 56:18.

2001
Bhowmik, P. C. 2001. Herbicide tolerant corn: Weed management options. 55th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 55:15.

Bhowmik, P. C. 2001. Crabgrass control in cool-season turfgrasses: Pre- and Post-emergence strategies. 55th. Proc. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 55:104.

Bhowmik, P. C. 2001. Advances in weed management technology. Proc. International Conference on Pesticides, Environment and Food Security. Nov. 19-23, 2001. New Delhi, India. pp. 28-29.

Inderjit, C. L. Foy and P. C. Bhowmik. 2001. Chemical ecology of annual and perennial weeds. 24th International Symposium on Natural Products Chemistry, Mexico City, November 4-10, 2001. Abstr. No.

2000
Bhowmik, P. C. 2000.  Herbicide Resistance: A Global Concern.  52nd International Symposium on Crop Protection, Gent, Belgium, May 9, 2000.  Med. Fac. Landbouww. Univ. Gent. Abstr. Sec. 1, pp. 15.

Bhowmik, P. C. and M. K. Swarcewicz. 2000.  Annual weed control in field corn with tank-mix combinations of isoxaflutole. Third International Weed Science Congress - IWSS, Foz Do Iguassu Falls, Brazil, June 6-11, 2000. Abstr. no. 145, pp. 67. pp. 301. http://www.iwss.info/docs/IWSC_2000.pdf

Kushwaha, S. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2000.  Absorption, translocation, and metabolism of isoxaflutole in yellow foxtail (Setaria lutescens).  54th. Northeast. Weed Sci. Soc. 54: 28. 

Kushwaha, S. and P. C. Bhowmik. 2000.  Absorption, translocation, and metabolism of isoxaflutole by velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti).  40th. Weed Sci. Soc. of Amer. Abstr. no. 290, pp. 120.

 

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