360 Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerances: Strategies for a Sustainable Planet

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism This session examines physiological mechanisms of abiotic and biotic stress tolerance with emphasis on how such tolerances can contribute to sustainable agricultural production. It includes adaptations to climate change.


C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
Wednesday, October 24, 2012: 7:55 AM-10:30 AM
Duke Energy Convention Center, Room 235, Level 2

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Jeffrey W. White
Maria Balota
8:00 AM
Evaluation of Wheat Chromosome Translocation Lines for High Temperature Stress Tolerance At Grain Filling Stage.
Gautam P. Pradhan, Kansas State University; P.V. Vara Prasad, Kansas State University; Bikram Gill, Kansas State University
8:15 AM
High Day and Night Temperature Tolerance in Rice.
Onoriode Coast, University of Reading; Alistair J. Murdoch, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading; Richard H. Ellis, School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading; Krishna S. Jagadish, International Rice Research Institute
8:30 AM
Effect of Post-Flowering Drought On Flavonoid Composition and Antioxidant Activity in Vigna Unguiculata.
Joseph Awika, Texas A&M University; Archana Gawde, Texas A&M University; Bir B. Singh, Texas A&M University; Jeffrey Ehlers, University of California-Riverside
8:45 AM
Living Cortical Area in Roots Influences Root Respiration and Drought Tolerance in Maize.
Eric Nord, Penn State; Kathleen Brown, The Pennsylvania State University; Jonathan Lynch, Penn State
9:00 AM
Root Biomass and Morphology of the Pavon 76 Bread Wheat - Rye Translocations 1RS.1AL, 1RS.1BL and 1RS.1DL.
Ruth J. Kaggwa -Asiimwe, University of Arizona; John G. Waines, University of California, Riverside; Guangyao Wang, University of Arizona
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Conserving Water Through the Use of Antitranspirants in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.): Effects On Gas Exchange, Yield, and Quality in a Production Field Environment.
Diane Rowland, Univ. of Florida; John Nordgaard, Black Gold; Blaire Colvin, Univ. of Florida; Seth Byrd, Univ. of Florida
9:45 AM
Effects of Silicon Supplementation in the Cucumber-Anthracnose (Colletotrichum orbiculare) Pathosystem.
Sarah K. Taber, University of Florida; Jessica Palenchar, University of Florida; Jodie V. Johnson, University of Florida; Robert McGovern, NBD Research Co.; Lawrence Datnoff, LSU AgCenter; Bala Rathinasabapathi, University of Florida
10:00 AM
Investigation of Compositional Differences in Epicuticular Wax Between Wheat Lines.
Francis W. Beecher, Texas A&M University; Chris Chick, Texas A&M University; Richard Jeannotte, University of California Davis; Marek Domin, Boston College; Amir M. Ibrahim, Texas A&M University; Dirk B. Hays, Texas A&M University
10:15 AM
10:30 AM