780 Genetic Improvement of Soybean, Common Bean, and Legumes

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Thursday, 9 October 2008: 8:05 AM-11:25 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 371C

Joseph Burton
8:05 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:15 AM
Maternal Effects for Fatty Acid Composition in Soybean Seed Oil.
J. J. Gilsinger, Monsanto Company; Joseph Burton, USDA-ARS; Thomas Carter Jr., USDA-ARS
8:30 AM
Validation of QTLs for Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance in Two Inter-specific Soybean Populations.
Acosta Mayumi, University of Guelph; Thomas Welacky, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada; Istvan Rajcan, Univ. of Guelph
8:45 AM
Seed Protein and Oil Concentration of Soybean Cultivars Released in Argentina Between 1984 and 2000.
Diego Santos, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria; Victor O. Sadras, PIRSA - SARDI; Fernando Andrade, INTA
9:00 AM
Rust Resistant Soybean Breeding Lines at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
Hailu Tefera, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
9:30 AM
Diallel Analysis for Estimating Oligosaccharides in Vegetable Soybean Genotypes.
Tadesse Mebrahtu, Virginia State University; Thomas Devine, USDA
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Breeding for Resistance to Common Bacterial Blight and White Mold in Common Bean.
Robert Duncan, University of California, Davis; Shree Singh, Univ. of Idaho; Robert L. Gilbertson, Univ. of California, Davis
10:15 AM
Breeding Kabuli Chickpeas for Ascochyta Blight Resistance.
Rajendra Malhotra, ICARDA; Muhammad Imtiaz, ICARDA; Richard Brettell, ICARDA; Maarten van Ginkel, ICARDA
10:45 AM
Breeding Improved Forage Leucaenas for Cold and Psyllid Tolerance.
James Brewbaker, University of Hawaii; Scott A. Dalzell, University of Queensland
11:00 AM
Biological Nitrogen Fixation in White Lupin.
Harbans Bhardwaj, Virginia State Univ.
11:15 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:25 AM