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  • 2016 Edgar McFadden Symposium
    the first major breakthrough in conferring genetic resistance to stem rust From a single seed his work is still making a critical difference today feeding billions of people globally The 2nd Edgar S McFadden Symposium on Wheat Improvement will be held in San Antonio on April 17 18 2016 to continue his legacy by honoring him and other global leaders in wheat research The symposium will be held in conjunction

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  • 2016 Edgar McFadden Symposium
    years of Wheat Breeding Nebraska as an Example Dr Stephen Baenziger University of Nebraska Lincoln 2 30 p m Coffee Break 3 00 p m Breeding CIMMYT spring wheat for resistance to Ug99 race group of stem rust fungus progress and challenges Dr Ravi Singh CIMMYT 3 30 p m Breeding for durable disease resistance in wheat Dr Amir Ibrahim Texas A M 4 00 p m Integration of high throughput phenotyping and genomic selection for wheat breeding Dr Jesse Poland Kansas State University 4 30 p m Designing Durable Resistance Gene Pyramids Dr Bob Bowden USDA ARS Manhattan KS 5 00 p m Ug99 Update Dr José Costa USDA ARS Dr Yue Jin USDA ARS Cereal Disease Lab Dr Harban Bariana University of Sydney 5 00 p m Adjourn Dinner on your own Hard Winter Wheat Workers Workshop April 19 2016 Program Chairs Bob Bowden Bob Graybosch USDA ARS 8 00 am 8 10 a m Introductory Comments Bob Graybosch USDA ARS 8 15 9 45 a m Session I Intractable pathogens new strategies for fighting old enemies Session Chair Bob Bowden USDA ARS Durable resistance to wheat leaf rust in the Great Plains Jim Kolmer USDA ARS Fusarium head blight resistance in hard winter wheat Bill Bockus Kansas State University Investigation of the necrotrophic pathogen infection strategy and its impact on resistance breeding in wheat Tim Friesen USDA ARS 10 00 a m 12 00 p m Session II Breeding for abiotic and biotic stress Session Chair Scott Haley Colorado State University 25 Years with Wheat Stem Sawfly Phenotypic Selection for Resistance Bill Bruckner Montana State University Exterminate Exterminate Learning from the Daleks and the Silurians to control stripe rust in the Great Plains Kim Garland Campbell USDA ARS In search of VRN PPD alleles to optimize reproductive

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  • 2016 Edgar McFadden Symposium
    Travel Maps Directions Local weather Click here to check current local weather in San Antonio Housing Holiday Inn Northwest SeaWorld 10135 State Hwy 151 San Antonio TX 78251 95 night When making reservations call 210 520 2508 and ask for

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  • 2016 Edgar McFadden Symposium
    Home Program Travel Housing Registration Posters About McFadden Registration Registration will be available in January 2016 at https agriliferegister tamu edu

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  • 2016 Edgar McFadden Symposium
    less 2 Letters of Recommendation can be submitted directly from recommenders to Shuyu Lui SLiu ag tamu edu if needed Scholarships recipients will be notified by March 15 2016 If you are being considered for a scholarship DO NOT complete your registration for the symposium until you have been notified of scholarship results Abstract Guidelines Length The abstracts should consist of less than 350 words describing the paper or poster They should highlight significant results and include interpretation of the important results as well as essential aspects of experimental procedure Abstracts of general presentations should provide a synopsis of what will be discussed in brevity Measurements All measurements discussed in the abstract should be from the metric system Scientific nomenclature Scientific names of plant species insects weeds plant pathogens etc should be cited at the first mention of the pest whether in the title or the text abstract Follow the common name with the scientific name in parenthesis and underlined Tables and Figures Not to be included in the abstract Transmittal Send abstracts together with title presenter s and co authors names affiliation and presenter or corresponding author s email address electronically WORD format to Dr Shuyu Liu SLiu ag

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  • 2016 Edgar McFadden Symposium
    Canadian prairies Stem rust infestations caused lost farm income declined rural communities and hunger As a student at South Dakota State in 1916 Edgar McFadden envisioned and accomplished the first major breakthrough in conferring genetic resistance to stem rust From a single seed his work is still making a critical difference today feeding billions of people Edgar S McFadden 1891 1956 was a remarkable scientist who made breakthroughs in wheat genetics in South Dakota and in Texas McFadden widely known as Mac was born and raised on a homestead in Day County South Dakota Stem rust was the most threatening disease of wheat and caused as much as 70 crop loss By 1913 he was conducting an aggressive breeding program in wheat oats corn and barley and by the age of 34 he accomplished what became the centerpiece of his career From a single seed he developed a spring wheat variety that was immune to stem rust Aptly he named it Hope Hope wheat was the first successful mating between common wheat and an ancestral wheat species an accomplishment that most scientists of the time believed was impossible This accomplishment set the stage for greater wheat production during World War

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