113 Symposium--Conserving and Using Crop Wild Relatives: Partnering for Success

Oral Session
C08 Plant Genetic Resources
Broad partnerships are key to conserving and using crop wild relatives but how to succeed at this aspect is rarely discussed. This symposium brings together speakers who discuss  lessons learned  forging and sustaining partnerships over the life of crop wild relative (CWR) projects. 

C08 Plant Genetic Resources

Monday, November 16, 2015: 2:10 PM-4:15 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, 101 I

Clarice J. Coyne
Stephanie L Greene
2:10 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:15 PM
Partnerships at the Heart of a Global Initiative to Collect, Conserve and Utilize Crop Wild Relatives.
Hannes Dempewolf, Global Crop Diversity Trust; Ruth Eastwood, Millennium Seed Bank - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Peter Wenzl, Global Crop Diversity Trust; Luigi Guarino, Global Crop Diversity Trust; Jonas Mueller, Millennium Seed Bank - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
2:45 PM
Collaboration Between the US Forest Service and the USDA Agricultural Research Service on the Complementary Conservation of Crop Wild Relatives in the United States.
Karen A. Williams, USDA-ARS; Larry Stritch, United States Forest Service; Juan E. Zalapa, USDA-ARS, Vegetable Crops Research Unit; Kim E. Hummer, USDA-ARS; Lorraine Rodriguez-Bonilla, University of Wisconsin
3:15 PM
Partnering on Crop Wild Relative Research at Three Scales: Commonalities for Success.
Colin K. Khoury, CIAT - Intl Center for Tropical Agriculture; Stephanie Greene, USDA-ARS; Nora P. Castañeda-Álvarez, CIAT- Intl Center for Tropical Agriculture
3:45 PM
Prospecting for Gene Function in Complex Natural Environments and Their Derived Agricultural Systems.
R. Varma Penmetsa, University of California-Davis; Alex Greenspan, University of California-Davis; Peter Chang, University of California-Davis; Noellia Carrasquilla-Garcia, University of California-Davis; Bullo E Mamo, University of California-Davis; Lisa Vance, University of California-Davis; Susan Moenga, University of California-Davis; Betsy Alford, University of California-Davis; Kassaye Negash, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research; Donna Lindsay, University of Saskatchewan; Zehara Damtew, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research; Lijalem Korbu Balcha, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research; Vincent Vadez, ICRISAT; Mahmut Gayberi, GAP Agriculture Research Institute; Huseyin Ozcelik, Black Sea Agricultural Research Institute; Fassil Assefa, Addis Ababa University; Kassahun Tesfaye, Addis Ababa University; Abdulkadir Aydogan, Central Research Institute for Field Crops; Bekir Bukun, Dicle University; Bunyamin Tar'an, University of Saskatchewan; Masresha Fetene, Addis Ababa University; Sergey Nuzhdin, University of Southern California; Jens Berger, CSIRO; Asnake Fikre, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research; Abdullah kahraman, Harran University; Eric von Wettberg, Florida International University; Doug Cook, University of California-Davis
4:15 PM