296 Symposium--Getting Biofortified Foods Onto the Plate

Oral Session
C09 Biomedical, Health-Beneficial & Nutritionally Enhanced Plants
This symposium will discuss nutritionally enhanced and health-beneficial crop development and address challenges and successes related to introducing these crops into human food systems.

C09 Biomedical, Health-Beneficial, and Nutritionally Enhanced Plants (Provisional)
Global Agronomy

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Renaissance Long Beach, Naples Ballroom I

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Brian M. Waters
Brian M. Waters
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:25 PM
Developing and Delivering Biofortified Rice to the Consumer.
Anna M. Mcclung, USDA-ARS; Ming-Hsuan Chen, USDA Agricultural Research Service
1:45 PM
Getting Zinc-Biofortified Rice on to Plates in Bangladesh.
Sarah E. Johnson Beebout, IRRI-International Rice Research Institute; Md. Munirul Islam, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B); Md. Khairul Bashar, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); Md. Alamgir Hossain, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
2:05 PM
The Road to Biofortification: Progress and Prospects for Orange, High Provitamin Α Maize.
Michael A. Gore, Cornell University; Catherine B. Kandianis, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University; Alexander E. Lipka, University of Illinois; Brenda F. Owens, Purdue University; Tyler Tiede, University of Minnesota; Christine H. Diepenbrock, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University; Torbert Rocheford, Purdue University; C. Robin Buell, Michigan State University; Edward Buckler, USDA-ARS, Cornell University; Dean DellaPenna, Michigan State University
2:25 PM
2:40 PM
Association of P1B‑ATPase HMA3-B1 with Phenotypic Variation in Grain Cadmium Concentration in Durum Wheat.
Neil S. Harris, University of Alberta; Krysta Wiebe, University of Saskatchewan; John M. Clarke, University of Saskatchewan; Curtis J. Pozniak, University of Saskatchewan; Gregory J. Taylor, University of Alberta
3:00 PM
Agronomic Biofortification of Wheat for Preventing Zinc Malnutrition: Multi-Year, Multi-Location Results from Pakistan.
Abdul Rashid, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commision (PAEC); Khalid Mahmood, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB); Mahmood-ul- Hassan, 2Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB); Muhammad Rizwan, Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB); Zafar Iqbal, 2Nuclear Institute for Agriculture & Biology (NIAB); Ismail Cakmak, Sabanci University
3:15 PM
Genetic and Physiological Regulation of Folate in Pakchoi (Brassica rapa subsp. Chinensis) Germplasm.
Md Jahidul Shohag, ZheJiang University; Yanyan Wei, Zhejiang University,; Zhenli He, University of Florida; Xiaoe Yang, ZheJiang University
3:30 PM