277 Crop Breeding and Genetics: III

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Crop Breeding and Genetics

C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: 1:00 PM-3:55 PM
Renaissance Long Beach, Naples Ballroom III

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Mitchell R. Tuinstra
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Six Rice Chromosome Segment Substitution Lines Libraries with O. Rufipogon Introgressions.
Georgia C. Eizenga, USDA-ARS; Namrata Singh, Cornell University; Ehsan Shakiba, University of Arkansas; M. Liakat Ali, University of Nebraska; HyunJung Kim, Cornell University; Mark H. Wright, Cornell University; Sang-Nag Ahn, Chungnam National University; Susan R. McCouch, Cornell University; Genevieve DeClerck, Cornell University
1:20 PM
Cotton Breeding in India-Past, Present and Future.
Vishal Saitwal, Texas A&M University; C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M University; Rajendra Singh Mahala, Pioneer Overseas Corporation-India Branch
1:35 PM
Association Analysis in Cowpea.
Ainong Shi, University of Arkansas; Blair Buckley, LSU AgCenter; Beiquan Mou, USDA-ARS; Haizheng Xiong, University of Arkansas; Weiguo Lu, Institute of Industrial Crops, Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences; Jianbing Ma, University of Arkansas; Dennis Motes, University of Arkansas; David Hensley, University of Arkansas; Jessica Chitwood, University of Arkansas
1:50 PM
Diversification of Graduate Education in Plant Breeding: The Plant Breeder Training Network.
Jamie Sherman, Montana State University; Mary Brakke, University of Minnesota; Martin Matute, Montana State University; Mao Thao, University of Minnesota; Frances Lawrenz, University of Minnesota; Deana M. Namuth-Covert, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
2:05 PM
Combining Ability and Heterotic Patterns of Extra-Early Maturing Yellow Maize Inbreds and Hybrid Performance Under Stress and Non-Stress Environments in Nigeria.
IJEOMA AKAOGU, National Biotechnology Development Agency Abuja; Baffour Badu-Apraku, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture-Nigeria; Victor Olawale Adetimirin, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria; Benjamin Annor, IITA
2:20 PM
2:35 PM
Quantitative Genetics of Drought Resistance in Early Maturing Maize (Zea mays L.).
Santosh Sharma, North Dakota State University; Marcelo J. Carena, North Dakota State University
2:50 PM
Validation of Molecular Markers Associated with Seed Dormancy Using Breeding Lines from US Malting Barley Breeding Programs.
Veronica Brotons, North Dakota State University; Ana Maria Heilman-Morales, Monsanto Company; Robert Brueggeman, North Dakota State University; Shiaoman Chao, USDA-ARS Cereal Crops Research Unit; Kevin P. Smith, University of Minnesota; Robert Brunick II, MillerCoors Brewing; Joshua Butler, Busch Agricultural Resources, LLC; Richard D. Horsley, North Dakota State University
3:05 PM
RICE Germplasm Development for Blast Disease, Cold Tolerance and Salt Affected Environments: Progress MADE in Breeding and Genetic Analysis at Africa RICE Center.
Isaac Kofi Bimpong, AfricaRice center; Baboucarr Manneh, AfricaRice center; Maimoudou Sock, AfricaRice center; Ibrahima Ndoye, University Cheick Anta Diop in Dakar; Abdelbagi M. Ismail, IRRI-International Rice Research Institute; Glenn Gregorio, International Rice Research Institute; Moussa Sie, AfricaRice center; Faty Diaw, AfricaRice center; Michiharu Nakano, Kyoto University; M. Wopereis, Africa Rice Center
3:20 PM
Breeding Common Bean for High Levels of Resistance to White Mold.
Diego Viteri, University of Idaho; Shree P. Singh, University of Idaho
3:35 PM
Genotype By Environment Interaction and Epistasis of Flowering Time.
Xin Li, Iowa State University; Tesfaye Tesso, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University; Jianming Yu, Iowa State University
3:50 PM