184 Tools for Evaluating and/or Enhancing Genetic Progress

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics

Focus on statistical analysis related to plant breeding and done on data from yield trials, statistical methods for evaluating breeding lines for variety release, evaluations of genotype x environment interactions


C08 Plant Genetic Resources
Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 7:55 AM-12:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 101A, First Floor

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Georgia Eizenga
Ganesan Srinivasan
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Indirect Selection Efficiency of Sugarcane Genotypes for Organic and Mineral Soils In Florida.
Isabel del Blanco, USDA-ARS; Neil Glynn, USDA-ARS; R.W. Davidson, Florida Sugarcane League; Jack Comstock, USDA-ARS; S.B. Milligan, Monsanto Vegetable Seeds; Barry Glaz, USDA-ARS; Serge Edme, USDA-ARS; Michael S. Irey, U.S. Sugar Corporation
8:45 AM
Evaluating Soybean Genetic Progress in Weed-Free and Weedy Conditions.
Elroy Cober, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre; Malcolm J. Morrison, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre
9:00 AM
Comparison and Heritability of Major Rice End-Use Quality Traits Among Diverse Accessions Grown in Both Tropical and Temperate USA Environments and Genetic Marker Implications.
Robert Fjellstrom, USDA-ARS; Ming-Hsuan Chen, USDA-ARS; Kent McKenzie, California Cooperative Rice Research Foundation; Christine J. Bergman, University of Nevada
10:00 AM
Can Population Crosses Be a Means to Exploit Heterosis in American Wildrice?.
Raymond Porter, University of Minnesota; Alexander Kahler, University of Minnesota
9:45 AM
10:15 AM
Unbalanced Genetic Data Analyses: Genetic Model Evaluations and Applications.
Jixiang Wu, South Dakota State University; Johnie Jenkins, Genetics & Precision Ag Research Unit, USDA-ARS; Jack McCarty, Genetics & Precision Ag Research Unit, USDA-ARS; Karl Glover, South Dakota State University; William Berzonsky, South Dakota State University
10:45 AM
A New Method for Identifying Lines with Superior and Stable Alleles to Improve An Elite Single Cross Hybrid.
D. Mohan Reddy, A.N.G.R. Agricultural University; K. Raja Reddy, Mississippi State University; K. Hariprasad Reddy, A.N.G.R. Agricultural University
11:00 AM
Modeling Stalk and Root Lodging as a Heterogeneous Zero-Inflated Process.
Kelly Robbins, Dow AgroSciences; Jan Erik Backlund, Dow AgroSciences; Cherie Ochsenfeld, Dow AgroSciences; Fabiano Pita, Dow AgroSciences
11:15 AM
Forming Double Cross Hybrids Using Two Line Synthetics.
Gary Atlin, CIMMYT; Biswanath Das, CIMMYT; Bindiganavile Vivek, CIMMYT; Cosmos Magorokosho, CIMMYT
11:30 AM
Evaluation of Hybrid Maize Performance Under Diverse Weather Conditions and Soil Types.
Ani A. Elias, Purdue University; Kelly Robbins, Dow AgroSciences; Rinkal Patel, Dow AgroSciences; Rebecca W. Doerge, Purdue University; Dev S. Niyogi, Purdue University; James J. Camberato, Purdue University; Mitchell R. Tuinstra, Purdue University
11:45 AM
12:00 PM