85 Characterization and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources: I/Div. C08 Bus. Mtg.: I

Oral Session
C08 Plant Genetic Resources
Characterization and evaluation of plant genetic resources, including genotypic and/or phenotypic characterization and evaluation and/or their integration; new tools or methods for characterizing or evaluting genetic resources and interpreting the results results of charactreization or evaluation research.
Monday, November 2, 2009: 9:55 AM-12:15 PM
Convention Center, Room 402, Fourth Floor

Maria Monteros
Ann Marie Thro
9:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:00 AM
Geographic Diversity Assessed by Molecular Markers in the USDA Rice World Collection.
Wengui Yan, Dale Bumpers Natl. Rice Res. Center; Hesham Agrama, Univ. of Arkansas; Melissa H. Jia, Dale Bumpers Natl. Rice Res. Center; Robert G. Fjellstrom, USDA-ARS; Anna Mcclung, Dale Bumpers Natl. Rice Res. Center
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
A Rapid Screening Method to Evaluate Maize Root Traits in the Field.
Samuel Trachsel, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Amy Burton, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Jonathan Lynch, Pennsylvania State Univ.
11:15 AM
Characterization of Alleles in a Diversity Panel of Tomato.
Joanne Labate, USDA-ARS; Larry Robertson, USDA-ARS; Angela M. Baldo, USDA-ARS
11:45 AM
Div C08 Business Meeting: I (brief; similar to II on Tues am)
12:15 PM