71 Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics: I

Oral Session
C05 Turfgrass Science
Oral presentations on turfgrass genetics and breeding work.
Monday, November 2, 2009: 9:55 AM-12:20 PM
Convention Center, Room 316, Third Floor

Stacy Bonos
9:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:00 AM
Genetic Diversity and Population Structure in Perennial Ryegrass Germplasm Assessed by Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) Markers.
Yiwei Jiang, Purdue Univ.; Shuwei Liu, Purdue Univ.; Guihua Bai, USDA-ARS, Kansas State Univ.; Scott Warnke, USDA-ARS; Jianming Yu, K-State Res. & Ext.
10:15 AM
Metabolic Adjustments of Five Bermudagrass Varieties During Cold-Acclimation and De-Acclimation.
Xunzhong Zhang, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech); Erik Ervin, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech); Kehua Wang, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech); Freddie Waltz, Univ. of Georgia; Tim Murphy, Univ. of Georgia
10:30 AM
Analysis of EST Sequences of Sclerotinia Homoeocarpa Isolates Generated by High-Throughput Short-Read Illumina Sequencing Technology.
Geunhwa Jung, Univ. of Massachusetts; Jiyeon Ban, Univ. of Massachusetts; Frank Dixon, Univ. of Massachusetts; Keenan Amundsen, USDA-ARS; Scott Warnke, USDA-ARS
10:45 AM
Biological Interpretation of GE Interactions Using AMMI Analysis in NTEP Trials.
Jeffrey Ebdon, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; Hugh G. Gauch, Cornell Univ.
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Suppression of An Auxin F-Box Like Gene Is Linked to the ‘Greens-Type' Phenotype in Poa Annua L.
Jonathan La Mantia, Texas AgriLife Res. & Ext. Center; David Huff, Pennsylvania State Univ.
11:30 AM
Transition From ANOVA to AMMI Analysis to Improve Accuracy and Reporting of NTEP Data.
Jeffrey Ebdon, Univ. of Massachusetts; Kevin Morris, Natl. Trufgrass Federation, Inc.; Hugh G. Gauch, Cornell Univ.
11:45 AM
Development of Intergeneric Hybrids of Ryegrasses with Fescues as New Stress Tolerant Turfgrasses.
James Baird, Univ. of California; Adam Lukaszewski, Univ. of California; David Kopecky, Inst. of Experimental Botany; Brent Barnes, Univ. of California
12:00 PM
Concluding Remarks