637 Germplasm and Breeding for Tolerance to Abiotic Stress (includes Graduate Student Competition) (Posters)

Poster Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E

Poster #324
Drought Screening and Physiological Characterization of Wheat Lines Transformed with DREB1A Gene Driven by RD29A Promoter.
Carolina Saint Pierre, CIMMYT; Huixia Wu, CIMMYT; Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki, Japan Intl. Res. Center for Agric. Sci. (JIRCAS); Matthew Reynolds, CIMMYT; Jonathan Crouch, CIMMYT
Poster #325
Breeding for Drought Tolerance in Dry Beans.
Carlos Urrea, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Dean Yonts, Univ. of Nebraska; Drew Lyon, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ann E. Koehler, University of Nebraska
Poster #326
Gene Action of Canopy Temperature in Bread Wheat under Different Environments.
Carolina Saint Pierre, CIMMYT; Rubeena Shaikh, CIMMYT; Matthew Reynolds, CIMMYT
Poster #327
Assessment of Drought Tolerance in Dry Bean Varieties Under Both Dryland and Irrigated Conditions In The Northern Plains.
Juan Osorno, North Dakota State University; Gonzalo A. Rojas-Cifuentes, North Dakota State University; Blaine Schatz, North Dakota State University; Steve Zwinger, North Dakota State Univ.
Poster #328
Recurrent Selection for Cold Temperature Seedling Growth in Sweet Corn.
Leah Viesselmann, University of Wisconsin-Madison; William Tracy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Poster #329
Genetic Correlation, Correlated Response and Indirect Assessment of Photosynthetic and Cell-Membrane Damages by Using SPAD-Chlorophyll Content Under Post-Anthesis High-Temperature Stress in Wheat.
MD Babar, Kansas State University - Entomology; Allan Fritz, Kansas State Univ.; K. Vijayalakshmi, Kansas State University; S. K. Talukder, Kansas State University; Z. Riztic, USDA-ARS Plant Science and Entomology Unit
Poster #330
Genetic Analysis for Drought Tolerance of a Maize Segregant Population by Morphological Traits.
Antonio Castillo-Gutierrez, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos; Yamne Ortega-Saad, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos; Vicente Emilio Carapia-Ruiz, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos; Maria G. Almaguer-Sierra, Centro de Bachillerato Tecnologico Agropecuario No. 55
Poster #331
Plasticity of Soybean Root System Development Under Water Deficits.
Yong He, University of Missouri; Justin S. Garnett, University of Missouri; Will McClain, University of Missouri; Mary E. LeNoble, University of Missouri; Felix B. Fritsche, University of Missouri; David Sleper, University of Missouri; James Shannon, University of Missouri; Henry T. Nguyen, University of Missouri; Robert Sharp, University of Missouri
Poster #332
Evaluation of a Soybean Breeding Population for Iron Content as a Predictor of Resistance to Iron Deficiency Chlorosis.
Keith King, Iowa State University; Manju B. Reddy, Iowa State University; Silvia Cianzio, Iowa State University; Randy Shoemaker, USDA-ARS
Poster #333
Persistence of Rangeland Grasses under Drought and Defoliation.
Kevin B. Jensen, USDA-ARS; Blair Waldron, USDA-ARS; Joseph Robins, USDA-ARS; Howard Horton, USDA-ARS; Tom Jones, USDA-ARS; Craig Rigby, USDA-ARS
Poster #335
Molecular Characterization of the Traits Associated with High Temperature Stress Tolerance in Wheat.
MD Babar, Kansas State University - Entomology; K. Vijayalakshmi, Kansas State University; Allan Fritz, Kansas State Univ.; Bikram Gill, Kansas State University