87 General Plant Genetic Resources: I/Div. C08 Business Meeting

Oral Session
C08 Plant Genetic Resources

General Plant Genetic Resources

Monday, November 1, 2010: 8:10 AM-11:45 AM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 102A, First Floor

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Prakash Arelli
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Establishing An Applied Breeding Program for Flood Tolerance in Sea Oats.
Pheonah Nabukalu, Louisiana state University AgCenter; Carrie Knott, LSU AgCenter
8:30 AM
Morphological and Molecular Variation in Perennial Medicago (Alfalfa) Germplasm.
Yuanhong Han, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Stephanie Greene, Washington State University; Maria J. Monteros, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
8:45 AM
Evaluating Progeny of Glycine Max by Glycine Tomentella for Novel Disease Resistance.
Justin Ma, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Tara Slaminko, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Ram Singh, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Glen Hartman, USDA-ARS; Randall L. Nelson, USDA-ARS
9:00 AM
Adding Value to the US Northern Corn Belt Hybrids with Temperate and Tropical Exotic Germplasms.
Santosh Sharma, North Dakota State University; Marcelo J. Carena, North Dakota State University
9:30 AM
Top Cross Assessment of Combining Ability for Extra Long Staple Trait in Upland Cotton.
C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M University; Ben Beyer, Texas A&M University; Steve Hague, Texas A&M University; Richard Percy, USDA-ARS
9:15 AM
9:45 AM
Determining Ploidy Level in Guayule Breeding Populations.
Terry Coffelt, USDA-ARS; Michael Gore, USDA-ARS; Dennis T. Ray, University of Arizona
10:00 AM
Protecting Crops against Diseases and Pests Using Resistance From New Sources of Germplasm.
Hari Upadhyaya, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); Devvart Yadav, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); CL Laxmipathi Gowda, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Division Business Meeting
11:30 AM