720 Stress Physiology

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:40 AM-11:30 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 372F

Mary Beth Kirkham
8:40 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
Effects of Leafspot on Leaf and Canopy Photosynthesis in Two Peanut Cultivars of Differing Resistance.
John Erickson, Univ. of Florida; Kenneth Boote, University of Florida
9:15 AM
Response of Elite Pearl Millet Genotypes to Salinity Stress in Oman.
Humphrey Esechie, OMAN,Sultan Qaboos Univ.; Safaa Al Farsi, OMAN,Sultan Qaboos Univ.
9:30 AM
Characterizing Leaf Gas Exchange Responses of Cotton.
Jonghan Ko, USDA-ARS; Giovanni Piccinni, Texas A&M University; Amy Wentz, Texas A&M University; Yujin Wen, Texas A&M University
9:45 AM
Efficient Chlorophyll Fluorescence Measurements of Sugarcane.
Barry Glaz, USDA-ARS; Michael S. Irey, U.S. Sugar Corporation; Nael El-hout, United States Sugar Corporation; Jason Langdale, U.S. Sugar Corporation
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Genotype-dependent Differential Responses of Three Forage Species to Ca Supplement in Saline Conditions.
Nayer A. Khosh Kholgh Sima, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran; Hossein Askari, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran; Hossein Hadavand Mirzaei, Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran; Mohammad Pessarakli, University of Arizona
10:30 AM
Nutrient Homeostasis, C:N Ratio, and Oil Content in Cuphea Seed.
Abdullah Jaradat, USDA-ARS; Jana Rinke, USDA-Agricultural Research Service
10:45 AM
Molecular and Physiological Assays of the Efficacy of 1-MCP at Preventing Adverse Ethylene Effects in Cotton.
Hongwen Su, Texas A&M University; Scott Finlayson, Texas A&M University
11:00 AM
Transgenic Manipulation of Several Drought-responsive Physiological and Phenotypic Traits in Maize.
David Warner, Monsanto Company; Michael Luethy, Monsanto Co.; Hugo Campos, Monsanto Co.; Jaqueline Heard, Monsanto Co.; Tom Peters, Monsanto Co.
11:15 AM
Acclimation of Peanut to Water Stress Through Exposure to Differing Periods of Early Season Drought.
Diane L. Rowland, USDA-ARS; Wilson Faircloth, USDA-ARS; Phat Dang, National Peanut Research Laboratory; J. Larry Powell, National Peanut Research Laboratory
11:30 AM