2013 BARLEY IMPROVEMENT CONFERENCE

 

 

  

Barley Improvement Conference
January 13 & 14, 2013
Hacienda Hotel, San Diego, CA

 

The 39th Barley Improvement Conference will be held at the Best Western Hacienda Hotel in historic Old Town, San Diego, California.  The Barley Improvement Conference, which was first held in 1946, provides barley researchers, producers, and end-users the opportunity to hear reports on the status of barley research programs and to meet and exchange information and ideas.  Everyone who is interested in barley research is invited to attend the Barley Improvement Conference.

Program

Presentations

Welcome & Overview
Mike Davis, American Malting Barley Association

Looking in Unexpected Places-Winter Barley of the Great Plains 
Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska

Quick Shifting Without Double Clutching – From Six to Two-Row Winter Barley in a Single Bound 
Pat Hayes, Oregon State University

Improving Low Temperature Tolerance in  Malting Barley for Winter Survival
Kevin Smith, University of Minnesota

Winter Hardiness Research in Wisconsin 
Cynthia Henson, USDA-ARS, Madison, WI

Insight into the Genetic Basis of Winter Hardiness and the Potential this has to Alter Malting Quality Barley
Eric Stockinger, Ohio State University 

Malt, Feed and Food Barley Breeding at WSU
Kevin Murphy, Washington State University

Application of Metabolomics in Cereal Science
Paul Schwarz, North Dakota State University

Barley Vulnerability to Wheat Stem Rust: Enhancing our Limited Resistance Sources
Maricelis Acevedo, North Dakota State University

Adaptation to New Environments 
Robbie Waugh, James Hutton Institute 

Ds Transposition in Barley: a Dual-Purpose Tool for Transposon Tagging and Transgene Delivery
Phil Bregitizer, USDA-ARS, Aberdeen, ID

Barley Research at Aberdeen 
Gongshe Hu, USDA-ARS, Aberdeen, ID

WORLD BARLEY SITUATION
Alan Slater, Director Midwest Barley Operations, Busch Agricultural Resources

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