284 Symposium--Pulse Crops: Partners in Resilience

Oral Session
Special Sessions
2016 has been declared the International Year of Pulses and this symposium will cover important topics about the production and importance of pulse crops, tools for the imporvement of pulse crops, and the role pulse crops pay in resilient agricultural.  We anticipate a strong industry-academic approach in the final proposal.  Further, we anticipate industry support for a food event following the symposium.

Approved for 2.0 CM CEUs

Tuesday, November 8, 2016: 1:30 PM-4:00 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 221 B

Mark A. Brick , Clarice J. Coyne , Michael A. Grusak , Matthew Blair and Bir B. Singh
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:55 PM
Increasing Production and Consumption of Pulses in the World: Challenges and Opportunities.
Bir B. Singh, Texas A&M University and G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
2:15 PM
Taking Lentil Higher.
Kirstin Bett, University of Saskatchewan; Albert Vandenberg, University of Saskatchewan
2:35 PM
3:00 PM
Pea Genomics: What Else?.
Grégoire Aubert, INRA; Mohammed-Amin Madoui, Genoscope; Jonathan Kreplak, INRA; Nadim Tayeh, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Karine Labadie, Genoscope; Anthony Klein, INRA; Mathieu Falque, INRA Le Moulon; Jacqui Batley, WAU; Jean-Philippe Pichon, Biogemma; Corinne Cruaud, Genoscope; Marie-Christine Le Paslier, INRA EPGV; Magalie Leveugle, Biogemma; Judith Lichtenzveig, Curtin Uni.; Dave Edwards, WAU; Tom Warkentin, University of Saskatchewan; Clarice J. Coyne, USDA-ARS; Jaroslav Dolezel, IEB; Patrick Wincker, Genoscope; Judith Burstin, INRA
4:00 PM
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