276 Symposium--Integrating Genotypes and Phenotypes to Improve Crops for Challenging Environments

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Regardless of the cause, our climate is changing and our crops need to be adapted to new and stressful conditions. This symposium explores the science of crop improvement for stressful environments including genomic and statistical tools to address the challenges of genotype and environment interactions.

C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: 8:25 AM-11:35 AM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 202C

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Mitchell R. Tuinstra
8:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:00 AM
Challenges of G x E and How to Overcome Them.
Jianming Yu, Iowa State University; Xin Li, Iowa State University; Xianran Li, Iowa State University; Jode W. Edwards, USDA-ARS; Sotiris V Archontoulis, Iowa State University; Fernando Miguez, Iowa State University, Department of Agronomy
9:30 AM
Towards an Application of Crop Growth Models with Genomewide Prediction to Enhance Selection Response for Maize Drought Tolerance.
Mark Cooper, DuPont-Pioneer; Frank Technow, DuPont-Pioneer; L. Radu Totir, DuPont-Pioneer; Carlos D. Messina, DuPont-Pioneer
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Exploring Complex GEM Combinations to Improve Dryland Sorghum.
Scott C. Chapman, CSIRO; David R. Jordan, The University of Queensland; Graeme L. Hammer, The University of Queensland
11:00 AM
Developing Stress-Resilient Maize for Asian Tropics.
P. H. Zaidi, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); M. T. Vinayan, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); K. Seetharam, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Raman Babu, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Mitchell R. Tuinstra, Purdue University
11:30 AM