61 Physiology of Crop Stress Tolerance

Oral Session
C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism
The session is concerned with the physiological mechanisms that govern stress tolerance of crops. Submissions on how to quantify stress tolerance are especially encouraged.
Monday, November 2, 2009: 12:55 PM-3:15 PM
Convention Center, Room 306, Third Floor

James Heitholt
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:00 PM
Identification and QTL Mapping of Aluminum Tolerance in Tetraploid Alfalfa.
Dong-Man Khu, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Rafael Reyno, Univ. of Georgia; E. Charles Brummer, Univ. of Georgia; Joseph Bouton, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Maria Monteros, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
1:30 PM
Protein Synthesis and Thermal Stability Associated with Root Thermotolerance in Agrostis Species.
Bingru Huang, Rutgers State Univ.; Chenping Xu, Rutgers State Univ.; Shimon Rachmilevitch, Rutgers State Univ.
1:45 PM
Root Cortical Aerenchyma Improves the Drought Tolerance of Maize.
Jinming Zhu, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Kathleen Brown, Pennsylvania State Univ.; Jonathan Lynch, Pennsylvania State Univ.
2:00 PM
2:15 PM
Progress in Oilfield Water Research in Oman.
Humphrey Esechie, Sultan Qaboos Univ.; Ali Al-Bemani, Sultan Qaboos Univ.; Mushtaque Ahmed, Sultan Qaboos Univ.; Akihiko Hirayama, Shimizu Corporation.
2:30 PM
Drought Tolerance Evaluation in Maize Germplasms: A Field Study.
Junping Chen, USDA-ARS; James Mahan, USDA-ARS; Paxton Payton, USDA-ARS; Wenwei Xu, Texas A&M Univ., Rangeland Ecology & Management; John Burke, USDA-ARS; Zhanguo Xin, USDA-ARS
2:45 PM
Effect of Progressive Drought On Yield, Root Carbohydrates and Amino Acids Composition of Different Alfalfa Accessions.
Janakiraman Maruthavanan, New Mexico State Univ.; Nina Klypina, New Mexico State Univ.; Ian Ray, New Mexico State Univ.; Tracy Sterling, New Mexico State Univ.
3:00 PM
A Three Dimensional View of Damage in Oat Crown Tissue Recovering From Freezing.
David Livingston, USDA-ARS and North Carolina State Univ.; Tan Tuong, USDA-ARS; Cynthia Henson, USDA-ARS, Cereal Crops Res. Unit; Stanley Duke, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison; Shyamalrau Tallury, North Carolina State Univ.; J. Paul Murphy, North Carolina State Univ.; Candace Haigler, North Carolina State Univ.
3:15 PM