Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

253 Symposium--Root Physiology: Integration of Molecular Biology to Functional Traits

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
This symposium will discuss current research advances and address future research perspectives for mechanisms for efficient water and nutrient acquisition of the root system through integration of root molecular biology and physiological traits.

C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
C06 Forage and Grazinglands

Soil-Plant-Water Relations Community

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 22

Bingru Huang
Louise H. Comas
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Understanding Differences in Alfalfa Root Systems and Their Importance for Abiotic Stress Tolerance.
Maria J. Monteros, Noble Research Institute, LLC; Silvas Prince, Noble Research Institute; M. Rokebul Anower, Noble Research Institute; Nadim Tayeh, Noble Research Institute; Deborah Samac, USDA-ARS; Elison Blancaflor, Noble Research Institute; Christy M. Motes, Noble Research Institute, LLC; Timothy Hernandez, Noble Research Institute
2:25 PM
Role of the Transcription Factor Nin-like Protein 7 (NLP7) in Root Development and Stress Responses.
Rucha Karve, Purdue University; Frank Suarez-Roman, Purdue University; Anjali S. Iyer-Pascuzzi, Purdue University
2:50 PM
Root Exudates Are a Functional Trait That Influence Root Microbiome Interactions.
Daniel Schachtman, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Peng Wang, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
3:15 PM
3:30 PM