24 Challenges in Achieving a Second Green Revolution

Oral Session
Z01 Z Series Special Sessions

This session is to allow discussions across all crop science disciplines of the challenges and opportunities to contribute to a second Green Revolution - the theme of the meeting.


C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics, C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism, C03 Crop Ecology, Management & Quality, C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
Monday, November 1, 2010: 8:05 AM-12:20 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Seaside Ballroom A, Seaside Level

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Thomas Sinclair
Kenneth Cassman
8:05 AM
Introductory Remarks by Dr. Ken Cassman
8:15 AM
The Lessons of History: Past Green Revolutions.
Thomas R. Sinclair, North Carolina State University; Carol Janas Sinclair, 2822 Pickett Rd
8:45 AM
Breeding Reboot: The Second Green Revolution.
Peter Baenziger, University of Nebraska; Robert Graybosch, USDA-ARS and University of Nebraska
9:15 AM
The Use of Transgenes to Improve Plant Performance: An Industry Perspective.
Jeffrey Habben, Pioneer Hi-Bred; Honor Lafitte, Pioneer Hi-Bred; Dennis Dolan, Pioneer Hi-Bred; Jeffrey Schussler, Pioneer Hi-Bred
9:45 AM
10:30 AM
More Genes or More Agronomists?.
Paul Fixen, International Plant Nutrition Institute; Achim Dobermann, International Rice Research Institute
11:30 AM
Summary by Dr. Ken Cassman
11:50 AM
Panel Discussion
12:20 PM