551 Cereal Breeding

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Monday, 6 October 2008: 12:55 PM-3:45 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370B

B. Todd Campbell
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Integration of Marker Assisted Selection in ICARDA's Wheat Breeding Program.
Francis Ogbonnaya, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA); Osman Abdalla, ICARDA; Amor Yahyaoui, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA); Mustapha El-Bouhssini, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
1:15 PM
ICARDA Achievements in Breeding Spring Bread Wheat Varieties to Resist Stem Rust Race Ug99.
Osman Abdalla, ICARDA; Amor Yahyaoui, ICARDA; Francis Ogbonnaya, ICARDA; Sanjaya Rajaram, ICARDA; Bedada Girma, ICARDA; Ruth Wanyera, Kenya Agric. Res. Inst. (KARI); Abdallah Sailan, ICARDA; Ala'a Yaljarouka, ICARDA; Ayele Badebo, EIAR; Solomon Woyessa, ICARDA; Belcha Yaie, ICARDA; Melaku Degefu, ICARDA
1:30 PM
QTLs for Pre-harvest Sprouting and Seed d Dormancy in Chinese White Wheat Landrace Tutoumai.
Shubing Liu, Kansas State Univ.; Shibin Cai, Kansas State Univ.; Guihua Bai, Kansas State Univ.
1:45 PM
Identification of a Major QTL for High-Temperature, Adult-Plant Resistance to Stripe Rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in the Spring Wheat Cultivar Louise (Triticum aestivum L.).
Arron Carter, Washington State University; Xianming Chen, Washington State University, USDA-ARS; Kimberly Garland-Campbell, USDA-ARS; Kimberlee Kidwell, Washington State University
2:00 PM
Some Elements to Improve and Explore Genetic Drought Resistance.
Abel Munoz-Orozco, Colegio de Postgraduados; Francisco Munoz-Arriola, University of Washington; Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Multiple-Trait QTL Mapping Using a Structural Equation Model.
Xiaojuan Mi, Univ. of Nebraska; Kent Eskridge, University of Nebraska; Dong Wang, Univ. of Nebraska; Peter Baenziger, Univ. of Nebraska; B. Todd Campbell, USDA-ARS-Coastal Plains Res. Ctr.
2:45 PM
Early Generation Selection for Resistance to Rice Kernel Fissuring Proves Effective.
Shannon Pinson, USDA-ARS; James Gibbons, University of Arkansas; Yulin Jia, Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center
3:00 PM
Minig Novel Genes Resistant to Blast Disease for US Rice Production.
Wengui Yan, USDA-ARS; James Correll, Univ. of Arkansas; Hesham Agrama, USDA-ARS; Brian Scheffler, USDA-ARS; Robert Fjellstrom, USDA-ARS, Rice Res. Unit; Anna Mcclung, USDA-ARS
3:15 PM
Responses of Three Contrasting Rice Cultivars to Salt Stress and Water Deficit.
Olivyn Angeles, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); To Tuong, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Abdelbagi Ismail, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Ernesto Castillo, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Romeo Cabangon, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
3:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
3:45 PM