Development and Application of Transgenic Technology in Agriculture

Ashok Shrawat(Monsanto Company)
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Sunset
1:30 PM
Transgenic Resistance Genes in Wheat Breeding: Results of a Large Field Trial in Switzerland
Beat Keller, University of Zurich ; Michael Winzeler, ART ; Gerhard Herren, University of Zurich; Susanne Brunner, University of Zurich

1:50 PM
2:10 PM
Use of RNAi to Obtain Ultra-low Gossypol Cottonseed to Enhance Global Food and Feed Security
Keerti S. Rathore, Texas A&M University; Sreenath R. Palle, Texas A&M University; Devendra Pandeya, Texas A&M University; LeAnne Campbell, Texas A&M University; Lorraine Puckhaber, USDA-ARS; Robert D. Stipanovic, USDA-ARS

2:30 PM
Engineering Plants for Changing Climatic Conditions
Paramjit Khurana, Department of Plant Molecular Biology

2:50 PM
A Light-Dependent Selection Marker System in Plants
Ingyu Hwang, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology; Jae Sun Moon, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology

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