717 Genetic Improvement of Cotton and Peanut

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 1:05 PM-3:40 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370B

Steve Hague
1:05 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Extra Long Staple Upland Cotton.
C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M Univ.; Steve Hague, Texas A&M Univ.
1:30 PM
Evaluation of Extra Long Staple Upland Cotton Cultivars.
Kolbyn Joy, Texas A&M University; C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M University; Steve Hague, Texas A&M University; Eric Hequet, Intl. Textile Res. Center; Ed Hughs, Southwestern Cotton Ginning Research Laboratory
1:45 PM
Combining Ability of Extra-Long Staple Cotton Germplasm Lines.
Steve Hague, Texas A&M University; Nino Brown, Texas A&M University; C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M University; Jenny Clement, Texas A&M University
2:00 PM
Performance of Selected 94L-25 Mutated Lines.
Jenny Clement, Texas A&M; C. Wayne Smith, Texas A&M; Steve Hague, Texas A&M
2:15 PM
Sources of Heterosis in Cotton.
B. Todd Campbell, USDA-ARS; Daryl Bowman, North Carolina State University; David Weaver, Auburn Univ.
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Use of 'Naked-Tufted' Seed Coat Mutants to Increase Lint Yield, Lint Percent, and Potential Energy Saving in Upland Cotton Production.
Efrem Bechere, Texas Tech University; Dick Auld, Texas Tech University; Gregory A. Holt, USDA
3:15 PM
Improving Grade Attributes in Disease Resistant Texas Peanut Breeding Lines using a Typical Pedigree Selection Technique.
Michael Baring, Texas A&M University; Charles Simpson, Texas A&M University; Mark Burow, Texas A&M University
3:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
3:40 PM