317 Symposium--Challenges In Crop Science Brought about by Global Climate Change

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics The goal of this symposium is to review and address the challenges that global climate change present to crop production, breeding and ecology. The session will include world experts in each of these areas, and we hope to draw heavily from the international community.


Biometry and Statistical Computing, C02 Crop Physiology and Metabolism, C03 Crop Ecology, Management & Quality, C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology, C08 Plant Genetic Resources
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 214D

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Gina Brown-Guedira and Maria Balota
Mark Brick
8:05 AM
Effects of Climate Change On Food Production In Asia.
Krishna Jagadish, International Rice Research Institute; Endang Septiningsih, International Rice Research Institute; Sigrid Heuer, International Rice Research Institute; Arvind Kumar, International Rice Research Institute; Rakesh K. Singh, International Rice Research Institute
8:30 AM
Climate Change: Can Crop Science Meet the Challenge.
Jerry Hatfield, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment; Jack Morgan, USDA-ARS; Roberto C. Izaurralde, Battelle Pacific NW Lab.; Allison Thomson, USDOE
9:20 AM
9:50 AM
Breeding for Global Climate Change.
John F. Soper, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.; Carlos Messina, Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.; Mark Cooper, Pioneer Hi-Bred
11:00 AM