94 C-2/C4 Graduate Student Oral Competition - II

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism

C04 Seed Physiology, Production and Technology

Monday, November 7, 2016: 1:10 PM-3:45 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 225 B

Felix B. Fritschi and Sabry G. Elias
1:10 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Exploring Rice and Sorghum Roots– Can Root Anatomical Modification Increase Drought Tolerance in Rice?.
Raju Bheemanahalli Rangappa, Kansas State University; Kshirod Jena, International Rice Research Institute; Krishna Jagadish S.V., Kansas State University
1:30 PM
Genome-Wide Association Mapping of Preharvest Sprouting Traits in PNW White Winter Wheat.
Shantel A. Martinez, Washington State University; Kendra L. Jernigan, Washington State University; Rehana S. Parveen, Washington State University; Kimberly A. Garland Campbell, USDA-ARS Washington State University; Arron H. Carter, Washington State University; Zhiwu S. Zhang, Washington State University; Camille M. Steber, USDA-ARS
1:45 PM
3D Reconstruction and Characterization of High-Throughput Cotton Phenotyping Data for Analyzing Growth and Development.
Nothabo Dube, Texas Tech University; Glen Lorin Ritchie, Texas Tech University; Hamed Sari-Sarraf, Texas Tech University; Benjamin Bryant, Texas Tech University
2:00 PM
Peanut Genotypic Root Architecture in Response to Irrigation.
Brendan A Zurweller, University of Florida; Diane L. Rowland, University of Florida; Barry L. Tillman, University of Florida; Kati Migliaccio, University of Florida, Tropical Research & Education Center; Paxton Payton, USDA-ARS; John Erickson, University of Florida; David L. Wright, North Florida Research and Education Center
2:15 PM
Non-Destructive Sampling for Monitoring the Growth and Performance of Winter Wheat Genotypes.
Sarah Opeyemi Ajayi, Texas A&M University; Qingwu Xue, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Amir M.H. Ibrahim, Texas A&M University; Nithya Rajan, Texas A&M University; Srirama Krishna Reddy, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Jackie C Rudd, Texas A&M Univsersity; Shuyu Liu, Texas Agrilife Research-Amarillo; Ruixiu Sui, USDA-ARS; Kirk E Jessup, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Changes in Gene Expression in Relation to Freezing Tolerance of Perennial Ryegrass.
Rachael Bernstein, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Olivia Roberts-Sano, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Michelle DaCosta, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Geunhwa Jung, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Jeffery Scott Ebdon, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
3:00 PM
Maize Genetic Improvement in Density and Nitrogen Stress Tolerance Traits from 1967 to 2005.
Keru Chen, Purdue University; Tony J. Vyn, Purdue University; James J. Camberato, Purdue University; Mitchell R. Tuinstra, Purdue University; Matthijs Tollenaar, Monsanto Company - USA; Saratha Kumudini, Monsanto Company
3:15 PM
Organ-Specific N Dynamics for Maize Plants at Varying N Stress in the Critical Period.
Sarah M. Mueller, Purdue University; James J. Camberato, Purdue University; John Shanahan, P & G Farms; Tony J. Vyn, Purdue University
3:30 PM
Diazotrophic Endophytes Improve Photosynthesis and Water Relations Leading to Increase Water Use Efficiency of Rice Plants.
Hyungmin Tony Rho, University of Washington; Sharon Lafferty Doty, University of Washington; Soo-Hyung Kim, University of Washington
3:45 PM