295 General Plant Genetic Resources: II

Oral Session
C08 Plant Genetic Resources

Plant genetic resources - General session. The session will cover topics on status of plant genetic resources in countries outside the U.S. and will explore variability of diverse traits in different crop species.


C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics, C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 12:55 PM-2:30 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 101B, First Floor

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Andrea Cardinal
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Current Status and Utilization of the Wild Cassava Germplasm at Embrapa Cassava and Tropical Fruits.
Alfredo Alves, Embrapa/LABEX-USA; Carlos Ledo, Embrapa Cassava & Tropical Fruits (CNPMF); Ivo Costa, Embrapa Genetic Resources & Biotechnology; Rui Mendes, Consultant; Paulo Carvalho, Federal University of Bahia 'Reconcavo'; Alineaurea Silva, Embrapa Semi-Arid
1:15 PM
Conservation and Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources in Oman.
Humphrey Esechie, Sultan Qaboos University; Nadiya Al-Saady, Sultan Qaboos University; Akhtar Khan, Sultan Qaboos University; Amanat Ali, Sultan Qaboos University; Ali Al-Subhi, Sultan Qaboos University; Kahmis Al-Habsi, Sultan Qaboos University
1:30 PM
The Role of Gene Flow In the Spread of Chenopodium album Resistance to Herbicides.
Melinda Yerka, University of Wisconsin-Madison; David Stoltenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Natalia De Leon, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1:45 PM
Multiple Nuclear Ortholog (COSII) Phylogeny of Wild Potatoes and Tomatoes.
David Spooner, University of Wisconsin; Flor Rodriguez, University of Wisconsin
2:00 PM
Assessment of Oil Content and Fatty Acid Composition Variability in the U.S. Peanut Mini-Core.
Ming Li Wang, USDA-ARS, Plant Genetic resources Conservation Unit; Charles Chen, USDA-ARS; Jerry Davis, University of Georgia; H. Thomas Stalker, North Carolina State University; Roy Pittman, USDA-ARS, Plant Genetic resources Conservation Unit; C. Corley Holbrook, USDA-ARS, Crop and Breeding Research Unit, Coastal Plain Experiment Station; Gary A. Pederson, USDA-ARS, Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit
2:15 PM
2:30 PM