633 Maize Breeding

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:55 AM-11:40 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370B

Wenwei Xu
8:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:00 AM
Mechanism of High Temperature Adaptation in Maize.
Junping Chen, USDA-ARS; Wenwei Xu, Texas A&M Univ., Rangeland Ecology & Management; John Burke, USDA-ARS
9:15 AM
Optimization of Parental Selection as Well as Number and Size of Crosses in Hybrid Maize Breeding with Doubled Haploids.
Thilo Wegenast, University of Hohenheim; C. Friedrich H. Longin, University of Hohenheim; H. Friedrich Utz, University of Hohenheim; Albrecht Melchinger, University of Hohenheim; Hans P. Maurer, University of Hohenheim; Jochen C. Reif, University of Hohenheim
9:30 AM
Genetic Control of Tropical Maize Grain Yield Under Stress and Non-Stress.
Leandro V. Souza, Empresa Agropecuária de Minas Gerais EPAMIG; Glauco Miranda, Universidade Federal de Viçosa; Lauro J. M. Guimarães, Embrapa Milho e Sorgo; Aurélio Vaz de Melo, Universidade Federal de Viçosa; Marcelo S. Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Viçosa; João C. C. Galvão, Universidade Federal de Viçosa
9:45 AM
Testing the Effects of Putative QTL in F3 Maize Populations.
Jan Erik Backlund, Dow AgroSciences, LLC; David Meyer, Dow AgroSciences; Bruce Nagel, Dow AgroSciences; Kathryn Clayton, Dow AgroSciences; Jolene Unland, Dow AgroSciences; Daniel Caraviello, Dow AgroSciences, LLC; Thomas Greene, Dow AgroSciences; Steven Thompson, Dow AgroSciences
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Three Cycles of Recurrent Selection for Altered Recombination Frequency in Zea mays.
Dandan Li, Univ. of Kentucky; Todd Pfeiffer, Univ. of Kentucky
10:30 AM
Molecular Characterization of Maize Inbreds with Expired U.S. Plant Variety Protection.
Paul Nelson, North Carolina State University, Department of Crop Science; Nathan Coles, North Carolina State University; James Holland, North Carolina State Univ.; David Bubeck, Pioneer Hi-Bred Intl., Inc.; Stephen Smith, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.; Major Goodman, North Carolina State Univ.
10:45 AM
11:00 AM
A Comprehensive Comparison Between Eberhart and Russell Joint Regression and GGE Biplot Analyses to Identify Stable and High Yielding Maize Hybrids.
Sreedhar Alwala, Dow AgroSciences; C. He, Dow AgroSciences; T. Kwolek, Dow AgroSciences; Mustafa McPherson, Phytogen Seeds; John Pellow, Phytogen Seeds; N. Hnatuik, Dow AgroSciences; D. Meyer, Mycogen Seeds
11:15 AM
Field Performance of SmartStaxTM Products for Protection Against Western Corn Rootworm and Above-Ground Corn Insect Pests: A Two-Year Summary.
Michael Culy, Dow AgroSciences; Paul Neese, Dow AgroSciences; Bruce Maddy, Dow AgroSciences; Melissa Willrich-Siebert, Dow AgroSciences; David Ruen, Dow AgroSciences; Sam Ferguson, Dow AgroSciences; Ed King, Dow AgroSciences
11:30 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:40 AM