Plant Molecular Breeding

Jinguo Hu(USDA- ARS) , Zhikang Li(ICS Nat'l Key Facility for Crop Gene Resources) and Yunbi Xu(CIMMYT)
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Golden Ballroom
Jinguo Hu
Jinguo Hu and Zhi-Kang Li
1:30 PM
Developing a SNP Marker Set for Breeding and Genetics Applications in Cucumber
Simon Jan de Hoop, East-West Seed; Darush Struss, East West Seed ; Rabuesak Khumthong, 1) East-West Seed ; Jim Lothrop, 1) East-West Seed ; Simon Langeveld, Genetwister Technologies B.V.; Annemieke Jungerius, Genetwister Technologies B.V.; Inge Matthies, Genetwister Technologies B.V.

1:50 PM
A Backcross Breeding Strategy for Improving Multiple Complex Traits – A Case Study in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)
Jianlong Xu, Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agri Sci; Jahuar Ali, International Rice Research Institute; Yongming Gao, Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agri Sci; Zhi-Kang Li, Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agri Sci

2:10 PM
Marker-Assisted Selection for Improvement of Some Major Crops in India
Pushpendra K. Gupta, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Harindra S Balyan, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Sachin Kumar, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Raman Dhariwal, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Vandana Jaiswal, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Sandhya Tyagi, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Priyanka Agarwal, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Vijay Gahlaut, Chaudhary Charan Singh University; Supriya Kumari, Chaudhary Charan Singh University

2:30 PM
Molecular Tools for Contemporary Cotton Breeding
John Z. Yu, USDA-ARS, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center; David Fang, USDA-ARS, Southern Regional Research Center; Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov, Center of Genomic Technologies, Institute of Genetics and Plants Experimental Biology; Shuxun Yu, National Key Laboratory of Cotton Biology, Cotton Research Institute, CAAS; Richard G. Percy, USDA-ARS, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center

2:50 PM
Molecular Breeding for Reducing Antinutrient Factors in Cereals
Søren K. Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen; Xiaoli Shu, University of Copenhagen; Christian Bukh, University of Copenhagen; Christina Roenn Ingvardsen, University of Copenhagen; Anna Maria Torp, University of Copenhagen

3:10 PM
Molecular Breeding for Insect Resistance - Rice a Case Study
Kshirod K. Jena, International Rice Research Institute

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