318 Tools to Improve Selection Efficiency In Plant Breeding: I

Oral Session
C01 Crop Breeding & Genetics This session will present general poster and oral sessions on new molecular techniques for breeding crops. It will focus on molecular plant breeding methods.


Biometry and Statistical Computing, C07 Genomics, Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 1:00 PM-3:05 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 207B

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Mohamed Mergoum
1:05 PM
Identification of Metabolite Markers That Correlate with Grain Quality In Barley (Hordeum vulgare).
Adam Heuberger, Colorado State University; Corey Broeckling, Colorado State University; Gary Hanning, Anheuser-Busch, Inc.; Jessica Prenni, Colorado State University
1:20 PM
Techniques to Determine Salt Tolerance In Safflower.
Kevin B. Meeks, Texas Tech University; Dick Auld, Texas Tech University & Texas AgriLife Reserch; Jane K. Dever, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Mayo Castillo, Texas Tech University & Texas AgriLife Reserch; Michael A. Foster, Texas Agrilife Research
1:35 PM
Practical Application of Modern Molecular Techniques to Musa Breeding In Nigeria.
Happiness O. Oselebe, Ebonyi State University; Ignatius I. Obi, University of Nigeria; Micheal Uguru, University of Nigeria
1:50 PM
Genotyping Services for Molecular Breeding In Developing Countries: Opportunities and Perspectives.
Chunlin He, Generation Challenge Programme, c/o CIMMYT; Xavier Delannay, Generation Challenge Programme, c/o CIMMYT
2:05 PM
2:20 PM
Genome-Wide Association Studies and Genomic Selection In Perennial Grasses.
Alexander E. Lipka, USDA-ARS; Fei Lu, Cornell University; Michael Gore, USDA-ARS; Kenneth M. Paddock, Cornell University; Nicholas Lepak, USDA-ARS; Jerome H. Cherney, Cornell University; Michael Casler, USDA-ARS; Edward S. Buckler, USDA-ARS; Denise Costich, Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University
2:50 PM
Rice Chromosome Segment Substitution Line Selection Utilizing SNP Markers.
Georgia Eizenga, USDA-ARS; M. Liakat Ali, University of Arkansas; HyunJung Kim, Cornell University; Mark H. Wright, Cornell University; Sang Ahn, Chungnam Natl Univ Yuseong; Susan McCouch, Cornell University
3:05 PM