230 General Crop Breeding and Genetics: I

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
This is a general oral session for papers related to crop breeding and genetics.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 10:15 AM-2:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 25

Jodi A. Scheffler
B. Todd Campbell
10:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:20 AM
The Association of Yield Stability With Epicuticular Leaf Wax Across Diverse Environments.
Trevis Huggins, Texas A&M University Agronomy Society; Suheb Mohammed, Texas A&M University Agronomy Society
10:35 AM
10:50 AM
Solving the Puzzle of Barley Genomic Sequences By Radiation Hybrid Mapping.
Mona Mazaheri, North Dakota State University; Penny M. Kianian, NDSU; Mohamed Mergoum, North Dakota State University; Raed Seetan, NDSU; Anne Denton, North Dakota State University; Shahryar Kianian, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory
11:05 AM
Population Structure and Genome Wide Association Mapping for Diseases Resistance in the Ndsu Barley Breeding Lines.
Renata Jung, North Dakota State University; Robert Bruggeman, North Dakota State University; Sujan Mamidi, North Dakota State University; Adisu Teshome Negeri, Weaver Popcorn Company; Richard D. Horsley, North Dakota State University
11:20 AM
11:35 AM
Breeding Vigna Unguiculata (L.) Walp. (cowpea) Lines Tolerant to the Phosphorus Poor Soils of Sub-Saharan West Africa.
Julie Rothe, Texas A&M University; Dirk B. Hays, Texas A&M University; Bir B. Singh, Texas A&M University and G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
11:50 AM
Breeding Winter Wheat for Increased Weed Suppressive Ability Against Italian Ryegrass.
Margaret Worthington, North Carolina State University; S. Chris Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University; Gina Brown-Guedira, USDA-ARS Regional Genotyping Laboratory; David L. Jordan, North Carolina State University; J. Paul Murphy, North Carolina State University
12:05 PM
Lunch Break
1:15 PM
1:15 PM
The Role of Leaf Epicuticular Wax in Improved Adaptation to Drought Stress.
Suheb Mohammed, Texas A&M University Agronomy Society
1:30 PM
Genetic Analysis Of Performance Of Early Maize Inbred Lines Under Low-N and Striga-Infested Environments.
Beatrice Elohor Ifie, IITA; Baffour Badu-Apraku, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-Nigeria; Vernon Gracen, University of Ghana; Eric Y Danquah, University of Ghana
1:45 PM
Will Expiration of Crop-Protection Patents Affect Cotton Pest Management Costs?.
Robert L. Nichols, Cotton Incorporated; Joanna M. Wilde, Cotton Incorporated; Kenyon L. Schuett, Cotton Incorporated; Donald Jones, Cotton Incorporated; Kater D. Hake, Cotton Incorporated
2:00 PM
Screening Maize for Drought Tolerance in the Rainforest Ecology of Sw Nigeria.
Morakinyo A.B. Fakorede, Obafemi Awolowo University; Abimbola Oluwaranti, Obafemi Awolowo University; Abebe Menkir, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Baffour Badu-Apraku, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-Nigeria; Richard Olutayo Akinwale, Obafemi Awolowo University
2:15 PM
The Role of Selection for Hybrid Performance in Diversifying Heterotic Groups.
Collin Lamkey, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Aaron J. Lorenz, University of Minnesota Agronomy & Plant Genetics
2:30 PM