179 Improving Bioenergy Production Systems through Species Selection, Breeding, and Genetics/Div. A10 Business Meeting

Oral Session
A10 Bioenergy and Agroindustrial Systems


Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 12:55 PM-3:30 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 201B, Second Floor

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Michael Casler
Michael Casler
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Twenty-Year Biomass Yields for Eight Switchgrass Varieties in Alabama.
David Bransby, Auburn University; Ping Huang, Auburn University; Edzard van Santen, Auburn University; Lindsay Crider, Mendel Biotechnology; Susan Sladden, Auburn University
1:15 PM
Selecting the Best Wheat for Biorefining.
Kedija Awole, Harper Adams University College; Peter Kettlewell, Harper Adams University College; Martin Hare, Harper Adams University College; James Brosnan, The Scotch Whisky Research Institute; Reginald Agu, The Scotch Whisky Research Institute; Thomas Bringhurst, The Scotch Whisky Research Institute
1:30 PM
Fine Mapping the High Endosperm Digestibility Trait Using near-Isogenic Lines in Sorghum.
Babitha Jampala, Texas A&M University; Dirk Hays, Texas A&M University; William Rooney, Texas A&M University; Gary Peterson, Texas A&M University; Joseph Awika, Texas A&M University
1:45 PM
Flax: A Potential Biofuel Oilseed Crop for Texas.
Murali Darapuneni, Texas A&M University Agronomy Society; Gaylon Morgan, Texas AgriLife Extension Service; Amir Ibrahim, Texas A&M University; Robert Duncan, Texas A&M University; Dirk Hays, Texas A & M University
2:00 PM
3:15 PM