54 C-2/C-4 Graduate Student Oral Competition - I

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
Graduate Student Oral Competition
Monday, November 16, 2015: 8:55 AM-12:00 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M100 GH

P.V. Vara Prasad
P.V. Vara Prasad
8:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:15 AM
Phenology of Adapted and Non-Adapted Tropical Corn Genotypes in Central Iowa.
Pedro A. Infante Posada, Iowa State University; Kenneth J. Moore, Iowa State University; Sotiris V Archontoulis, Iowa State University
9:30 AM
Sorghum Whole-Plant Responses to Pre-Flowering Drought Stress.
Sarah B. Miller, Colorado State University; Marie F.S. Turner, Colorado State University; Jay S. Kirkwood, Colorado State University; Corey D. Broeckling, Colorado State University; Jessica E. Prenni, Colorado State University; Courtney E. Jahn, Colorado State University
9:45 AM
Molecular Mapping of Drought Tolerance Genes in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp).
Laura Masor, Texas A&M University; Dirk Hays, Texas A&M University; Brijesh Angira, Texas A&M University; Hongbin Zhang, Texas A&M University; Meiping Zhang, Texas A&M University; Chantel Scheuring, Texas A&M University; Yang Zhang, Texas A&M University; Bir B. Singh, Texas A&M University and G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
10:00 AM
Net Carbon and Evapotranspiration Dynamics of Irrigated Cotton Compared to Dryland Cotton.
Sumit Sharma, Texas Tech University; Nithya Rajan, Texas A&M University; Stephen J. Maas, Texas Tech University
10:15 AM
Stomatal Closure Stimulated By Inoculated Symbiotic Bacteria Increases Water Use Efficiency of Rice Plants.
Hyungmin Tony Rho, University of Washington; Sharon Lafferty Doty, University of Washington; Soo-Hyung Kim, University of Washington
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Cotton's Biochemical Response to a Heat and Water Stress Combination.
Toby R. FitzSimons, University of Arkansas; Dimitra A Loka, University of Arkansas; Wei Hu, University of Arkansas; Derrick M. Oosterhuis, University of Arkansas
11:00 AM
Physiology and Associated Metabolic Expression in Soft Wheat Genotypes Under Terminal Heat Stress.
Kayla Thomason, University of Florida; John E. Erickson, University of Florida; MD Babar, University of Florida; Masum Akond, University of Florida
11:15 AM
Timing of Episodic Drought on West Texas Cotton Cultivars.
Curtis Schaefer, Texas Tech University; Glen Lorin Ritchie, Texas Tech University
11:30 AM
Physio-Morphological Analysis of Soybean Lines Showing the Extremely High Photosynthetic Capacity.
Kazuma Sakoda, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University; Yu Tanaka, Kyoto University; Tatsuhiko Shiraiwa, Kyoto University; Randall Nelson, USDA-ARS
11:45 AM
Effect of Heat Stress and Its Timing on Reproductive Organs and Seed Set in Field Pea.
Yunfei Jiang, University of Saskatchewan; Thomas D. Warkentin, University of Saskatchewan; Arthur Davis, University of Saskatchewan; Rachid Lahlali, Canadian Light Source; Chithra Karunakaran, Canadian Light Source; Rosalind A. Bueckert, University of Saskatchewan
12:00 PM