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2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

106 Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology General Oral

Oral Session
C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
This is a general oral session for the Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology Division.
Monday, October 23, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:45 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Florida Salon VI

Rajeev K. Varshney and Henry T. Nguyen
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Heat Stress Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.): Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Seedling Growth Under Heat Stress.
Newton Kilasi, University of Florida, Gainesville; Jugpreet Singh, University of Florida, Gainesville; Qingyuan Xiang, University of Florida; Tongjun Gu, University of Florida,; Carlos Vallejos, University of Florida; Changrong Ye, IRRI; Krishna Jagadish S.V., Kansas State University; Paul Kusolwa, Sokoine University of Agriculture; Bala Rathinasabapathi, University of Florida, Gainesville
1:50 PM
QTL Mapping Reveals the Genetic Architecture of Biomechanical Properties in Sorghum.
Francisco Gomez, Texas A&M University; Anastasia Muliana, Texas A&M University; John Mullet, Texas A&M University; William L. Rooney, Texas A&M University
2:05 PM
Construction of High Density Linkage Map in Alfalfa Using GBS.
Laxman Adhikari, University of Georgia-Athens; Ali M Missaoui, University of Georgia-Athens; Orville M. Lindstrom Jr., University of Georgia
2:20 PM
Validation of Yield Component Traits Identified By Gwa Mapping in a Rice Tropical japonica x Tropical japonica Ril Mapping Population.
Georgia C. Eizenga, USDA-ARS; Melissa H. Jia, USDA-ARS; Aaron K. Jackson, USDA-ARS; M. Liakat Ali, University of Missouri; Ehsan Shakiba, University of Arkansas; Debbie L. Boykin, USDA-ARS; Susan R. McCouch, Cornell University; Jeremy D. Edwards, USDA-ARS
2:35 PM
2:45 PM
Genomic Prediction for Winter Survival in Lowland Switchgrass.
Hari Poudel, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Guillaume Ramestein, UW Madiosn; C. Robin Buell, Michigan State University; Michael D. Casler, USDA-ARS
3:00 PM
Strategies for Reduced Sprouting Damage in Wheat.
Linda Brown, Michigan State University; Eric Olson, Michigan State University
3:15 PM
Accelerating Wheat Breeding with High-Throughput Phenomics.
Daljit Singh, Kansas State University; Jesse Poland, Kansas State University
3:45 PM