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Breeding Technologies for Improving Global Crop Production
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Breeding Technologies for Improving Global Crop Production

4/12/2013

When: 4/12/2013
Where: ARC Ballroom on the UC Davis campus
 California 
United States

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"Breeding Technologies for Improving Global Crop Production," a full day of talks by scientists from academia, industry and NGOs, on April 12th at UC Davis (or by webinar). Six world-renowned scientists will be speaking, and there will be a lunch and cocktail hour to mingle with members of industry, academia and speakers. To attend (in person or by webinar) you must register through our website. The event is free. http://plantmolbreeding.ucdavis.edu/index.html 9:00 Opening Reception and Coffee 9:30 Tabare Abadie, Pioneer Opening Remarks 10:00 Kent Bradford, University of California Davis Genetics and physiology of seed quality 11:00 Lisa Newman, Pioneer Hi-Bred Precision Phenotyping in environmentally controlled facilities 12:00 Catered Lunch* 1:00 Paul Gepts, University of California Davis Bridging the gap between genomics and breeding: the African Bean Consortium (ABC) 2:00 Peter Wenzl, CIMMYT Seeds of Discovery (SeeD): Developing a toolkit to enable the targeted broadening of the genetic base of maize and wheat breeding efforts 3:00 Coffee Break 3:15 Molly Jahn, University of Wisconsin Madison Title: to be decided 4:15 Gary Atlin, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation New tools and strategies for increasing rates of genetic gain in staple crops in Africa and South Asia 5:15 Social Mixer details and free registration at http://plantmolbreeding.ucdavis.edu/index.html
 
 

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