99 Symposium--Adaptation Of Temperate Crops To Climate Change

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Regardless of the cause, our climate is changing and our crops need to be adapted to the changes. This symposium explores some of the mechanisms for adaption and methods to measure adaption as well as breeding and genomics tools to develop adapted crops.

C08 Plant Genetic Resources

Monday, November 4, 2013: 8:25 AM-11:55 AM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 22 and 23

Mitchell R. Tuinstra
8:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:30 AM
How Will the Two Major Midwest Crops Respond to Global Climate Change? Results From Ten Years of Investigation At Soyface.
Elizabeth A. Ainsworth, USDA ARS; Carl J Bernacchi, UDSA-ARS; Andrew D.B. Leakey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Stephen P. Long, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Randall L. Nelson, USDA ARS; Donald R. Ort, USDA ARS; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:00 AM
Improving Crop Water Use.
Thomas R. Sinclair, North Carolina State University
9:30 AM
Breeding for Heat Stress Tolerance in Tropical and Subtropical Maize.
Prasanna Boddupalli, CIMMYT; Jill Cairns, CIMMYT; P. H. Zaidi, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
Winter-Hardy Barley As a Strategy for Dealing With Drought.
Patrick M. Hayes, Oregon State University; Alfonso Cuesta-Marcos, Oregon State University; Kevin P. Smith, University of Minnesota; Scott Fisk, Oregon State University
10:50 AM
Breeding for Tolerance to Drought in Winter Wheat.
Patrick Byrne, Colorado State University; Scott D. Reid, Colorado State University; Scott Haley, Colorado State University
11:20 AM
11:50 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:55 AM