251 Symposium--Role of Secondary Metabolites in Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
Secondary plant metabolite play a significant role in tolerance of crop plants to both biotic and abiotic stresses. We will invite and bring scientist to disuss these issues to cover multiple topics of interest.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015: 1:00 PM-3:35 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M100 GH

P.V. Vara Prasad and Felix B. Fritschi
Felix B. Fritschi
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Dissecting the Role of Metabolites in Drought Tolerance in Maize Under Hot and Dry Environments.
Junping Chen, USDA-ARS; Yinping Jiao, USDA-ARS; Zhanguo Xin, USDA-ARS; John J. Burke, USDA-ARS
1:25 PM
Increased Production of Secondary Compounds Under Iron Deficiency and Alkaline Stress in Soybean (Glycine max).
Brian M. Waters, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; George Graef, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Keenan Amundsen, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
2:05 PM
2:20 PM
An Ancient African Crop Hosts a Beneficial Microbe That Co-Evolved to Combat the Toxigenic Fungus, Fusarium Graminearum.
Walaa Mousa, University of Guelph; Manish Raizada, University of Guelph; Charles Shearer, University of Guelph; Jonathan Eisen, University of California; Cassie Ettinger, University of California
2:40 PM
3:20 PM
3:35 PM