571 Mining the Germplasm for Diversity and Crop Improvement

Oral Session
C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
Monday, 6 October 2008: 2:25 PM-3:30 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370A

Maria Gallo
2:25 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:30 PM
Convergent Evolution of Ureide-Catabolizing Enzymes in Plants and Animals.
Dirk Charlson, Univ. of Arkansas; Larry Purcell, Univ. of Arkansas
2:45 PM
Development of a 50,000 SNP Infinium assay for Genotyping the Soybean Germplasm Collection.
David Hyten, USDA-ARS; Qijiang Song, University of Maryland; Steven Cannon, USDA-ARS; Randall L. Nelson, USDA-ARS, Soybean/Maize Germplasm; James Specht, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Randy Shoemaker, USDA-ARS; Perry Cregan, USDA-ARS
3:00 PM
Association Mapping of Wheat Genes Resistant to Aluminum Toxicity.
Dadong Zhang, Kansas State Univ.; Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS, Kansas State Univ.; Brett Carver, Oklahoma State Univ.; Jianming Yu, K-State Res. & Ext.; Chengsong Zhu, Kansas State University
3:15 PM
Genetic Diversity of Sea Oat Lines Collected from a Wide Geographic Range.
Carrie Knott, Louisiana State University - Agronomy & Environmental Management; Sarah Bertrand, Louisiana State University; Niranjan Baisakh, LSU AgCenter - Southeast Research Station; Prasanta Subudhi, Louisiana State Univ.
3:30 PM