Tuesday, November 14, 2006: 9:00 AM
Indiana Conv. Center, Sagamore 2, Second Floor
169: Symposium--Turfgrass Improvement via Comparative Genomics of Cereals
Sponsor:C05 Turfgrass Science
Presiding:Michael Kenna, U.S. Golf Association
9:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:05 AMComparative Genome Analysis: Trends and Applications.
Mark Sorrells, Dept. Plt. Breeding & Genetics
9:30 AMComparative Analysis of Disease Resistance in Turfgrass and Cereals.
Geunhwa Jung, Univ. of Wisconsin, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Young-Ki Jo, Univ. of Wisconsin, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Reed Barker, USDA/ARS, Scott Warnke, USDA ARS
9:55 AMBreak
10:10 AMOptimizing Turfgrass Quality Potential with the Aid of Molecular Tools.
Reed E. Barker, USDA ARS, Scott Warnke, USDA ARS, Geunhwa Jung, Univ. of Wisconsin-Plant Pathology, Laurel D. Cooper, Oregon State University, Rebecca Brown, Unviersity of Rhode Island, Jim Dombrowski, USDA ARS
10:35 AMA Framework Linkage Map of Bermudagrass: A Foundation for Leveraging the Genomes of Model Cereals in Turfgrass Improvement.
A.H. Paterson, University of Georgia, Wayne Hanna, University of Georgia, C.M. Bethel, University of Georgia, E.B. Sciara, University of Georgia, J.E. Bowers, University of Georgia
11:00 AMPractical Applications of DNA Markers for Turfgrass Improvement.
Stacy Bonos, Rutgers University
11:25 AMDiscussion
11:35 AMAdjourn

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