2635
Forage, Feedstocks & Turf

Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Pacific Salon 4-5 (2nd Floor)
Organizers:
German Spangenberg and Reed E. Barker
8:00 AM
GBS-Based Yield Selection in Alfalfa: Now We're Getting Somewhere...Aren't We?
E. Charles Brummer, University of California, Davis; Xuehui Li, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Yanling Wei, University of California, Davis; Ananta Acharya, University of Georgia; Don Viands, Cornell Univ.; Julie Hansen, Cornell Univ.; Annie Claessens, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Réal Michaud, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Paolo Annicchiarico, Agricultural Research Council (CRA); Nelson Nazzicari, Agricultural Research Council (CRA)

8:20 AM
Genomic Selection in Perennial Ryegrass: Results from Empirical and Simulation Studies
Hans D. Daetwyler, Biosciences Research, DEDJTR; Zibei Lin, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Luke Pembleton, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Hiroshi Shinozuka, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Junping Wang, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; John Forster, Biosciences Research, DEDJTR; Ben Hayes, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; German Spangenberg, Department of Environment and Primary Industries; Noel O. I. Cogan, Biosciences Research, DEDJTR

8:40 AM
Understanding Tall Fescue Endophytes through Genotypic and Chemotypic Diversity
Carolyn Young, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation

9:00 AM
Sequence-Tagged High-Density Genetic Maps of Zoysia japonica Provide New Insights into Chloridoideae Genome Evolution
Fangfang Wang, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Ratnesh Singh, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Dennis Genovesi, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Ambika Chandra, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Qingyi Yu, Texas A&M AgriLife Research

9:20 AM
Exploration and Exploitation of Disease Resistance in Ryegrass
Roland Kölliker, Agroscope Institute for Sustainability Sciences; Verena Knorst, Agroscope Institute for Sustainability Sciences; Beat Boller, Agroscope Institute for Sustainability Sciences; Bruno Studer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; Torben Asp, Aarhus University; Stephen Byrne, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University; Franco Widmer, Agroscope Institute for Sustainability Sciences

9:40 AM
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