2709
Sorghum/Millet

Date: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-10:10 AM
Room: Pacific Salon 6-7 (2nd Floor)
Organizer:
Yinghua Huang
8:00 AM
Introduction
Yinghua Huang, USDA ARS

8:05 AM
Genetic Analysis of Seed Nutritional Content in Tef Millet
Jeffrey L. Bennetzen, Dept. of Genetics, University of Georgia; Xuewen Wang, Kunming Institute of Botany; Greg Ziegler, USDA-ARS Plant Genetics Research Unit; Taoran Dong, University of Georgia; Srini Chaluvadi, University of Georgia; Mark E Sorrells, Cornell University; Ivan Baxter, USDA-ARS Plant Genetics Research Unit; Katrien M. Devos, Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (Dept. of Crop and Soil Sciences), and Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Georgia

8:30 AM
Genomic Selection of 1,000 Biomass Sorghum Accessions and Empirical Validation
Xiaoqing Yu, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University; Xianran Li, Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University; Yuye Wu, Kansas State University; Sharon E. Mitchell, Cornell University; Kraig L. Roozeboom, Kansas State University; Donghai Wang, Kansas State University; Rex Bernardo, University of Minnesota; Mingli Wang, USDA-ARS, PGRCU; Gary A. Pederson, USDA-ARS, PGRCU; Tesfaye T. Tesso, Kansas State University; Jianming Yu, Iowa State University

8:55 AM
Comparative Genetics of Inflorescence and Plant Height Components in Divergentcereal Lineages Represented By Sorghum (Panicoidae) and Rice (Oryzoidae)
Dong Zhang, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia; Andrew H. Paterson, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia; Wenqian Kong, Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory

9:45 AM
Potential of Multiseeded Mutant (msd) to Boost Sorghum Grain Yield
Zhanguo Xin, USDA ARS; Yinping Jiao, USDA-ARS/Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Gloria Burow, USDA-ARS; Doreen Ware, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory/USDA-ARS; John Burke, USDA-ARS; Chad Hayes, USDA-ARS

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