655 Genetic Mechanisms for Enhancing Yield and Quality

Oral Session
C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 9:25 AM-10:45 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370A

Gary Muehlbauer
9:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:30 AM
Expression of Flowering Time Genes in Soybean E1 Gene Isolines.
Randy Dinkins, USDA-ARS; Dhiraj Thakare, Univ. of Kentucky; Saratha Kumudini, University of Kentucky
9:45 AM
Molecular Characterization of Threshability Genes, Sog and Tg in Wheat.
Shilpa Sood, Kansas State University; Vasu Kuraparthy, Kansas State University; Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS/Kansas State University; Bikram Gill, Kansas State University
10:00 AM
RiceCAP: Mapping Rice Milling Yield QTL In A U.S. Long Grain Cross.
Anna Mcclung, USDA-ARS; Robert Fjellstrom, USDA-ARS; James Oard, Louisiana State University; Steve Linscombe, Louisiana State University; Karen Ann Kuenzel Moldenhauer, Univ. of Arkansas; Farman Jodari, California Rice Research Bd.; Xavier Lacaze, Kansas State University; Sally Leong, USDA ARS; Henry Nguyen, Univ. of Missouri; Guo-liang Wang, Ohio State University; Clare Nelson, Kansas State University
10:15 AM
Impact of Selection for Grain Methionine Content.
M. Paul Scott, USDA-ARS; Nevzat Aydin, Black Sea Agricultural Research Institute; Marie A. Hasenstein, Iowa State University; Adrienne N. Moran Lauter, USDA-ARS
10:30 AM
Genetics of Tillering in Barley.
Gary Muehlbauer, Univ. of Minnesota
10:45 AM