WSRC IV 2013 / Wsrc 20 February 2013 Session 4

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 – Session 4



Chairperson: Mr J Gordon (Chairman of Oil and Protein Development Trust)
08h30-09h00

Keynote speaker: Applications – Dr Ken Dashiell (Deputy Director General for Partnerships and Development, IITA)

09h00-09h30

Keynote speaker: Dr Alemu Mengistu (Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS)

09h30-10h00

Keynote speaker: Prof M Karaan (Dean: Faculty of AgriScience, University of Stellenbosch)

10h00-10h15

Sponsor: DuPont Nutrition and Health, Solae

10h15-11h00

Tea

11h00-12h30

Genetics and Breeding (A.3)

CHAIRMAN. DR S JACKSON

STRESS RESISTANCE

11h00-11h30

New strategy for soybean breeding in Japan: pinpoint improvement by mass and expansion of genetic background

HAJIKA M
11h30-12h00

Progress from 80 years of breeding soybean in the United States

12h00-12h30

Utilizing exotic germplasm to increase soybean yield


12h30-13h15

Lunch

13h15-14h00

Poster Session: Categories "B", "C", "E", "F", "G", "H" and "GENERAL" (see poster schedule)

14h00-15h30

Genetics and Breeding (A.3)

CHAIRMAN. PROF H KRISHNAN

STRESS RESISTANCE

14h00-14h30

Breeding soybean for disease resistance in Brazil

14h30-15h00

Drought tolerance

CHEN P, CARTER TE, BOERMA HR JR, FRITSCHI FB, GRAEF G, LI Z, ORF JH, PURCELL LC, RUFTY TW, SCHAPAUGH WT JR, SINCLAIR TR, SPECHT JE —     PDF abstract
15h00-15h30

Breeding soybean for human consumption


15h30-16h00

Tea

16h00-17h30

Genetics and Breeding (A.3)

CHAIRMAN. DR D ZHU

STRESS RESISTANCE

16h00-16h30

Soybean breeding in Africa

16h30-17h00

Genome-wide association study of agnonomic traits in a Chinese collection of soybean germplasm

LI W, HAN Y, XUE ZHAO, LIU D, LI Y, ZHAO L, LI Y, JIANG Z, WANG Z, TENG W, LI D, QIU L, LIGHTFOOT DA, ZHENG H
17h00-17h30

Marker assisted selection for development of speciality soybean in India


EVENING

Evening Function