2143
Forage, Feedstocks & Turf

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Pacific Salon 4-5 (2nd Floor)
Organizers:
German Spangenberg and Reed E. Barker
8:00 AM
Loosening the Grip on Flowering and Vegetative Growth Control: MiR156 Is the Key to Enhancing Biomass Yield in Medicago sativa.
Margaret Y. Gruber, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Abdelali Hannoufa, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Banyar Aung, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Ying Wang, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Lisa Amyot, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Min Yu, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Shu Wei, Anhui Agricultural University

8:20 AM
Biosafety research for GM white clover
Kevin F. Smith, University of Melbourne

9:00 AM
Forage grass microbiomes - importance for breeding
Tim I Sawbridge, Department of Environment and Primary Industries

9:20 AM
Progress in Breeding for Perenniality in Sorghum
Wenqian Kong, University of Georgia; T. Stan Cox, The Land Institute; Changsoo Kim, University of Georgia; Valorie Goff, University of Georgia; Andrew H. Paterson, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia

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