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2018 Joint Conference
NAAIC, Trifolium, & Grass Breeders
June 4-6, 2018 · Logan, UT

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Poster size - 36" by 36" (91cm tall by 91cm wide)
Poster Abstracts

P1. Constructing High Density Genetic Map in Alfalfa and Mapping QTLs for Fall Dormancy and Winterhardiness Using GBS Markers Adhikari, Missaoui

P2. Field Testing of Alfalfa Populations Carrying Both Freezing Tolerance and Root-Rot Resistance Audy, Rocher, Claessens

P3. Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) Revealed Genetic Diversity of Crested Wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaert.) Baral, Coulman, Biligetu, Fu

P4. Screening Alfalfa Accessions for Southern Great Plains Bhamidimarri, Motes, Trammell

P5. Developing Regionally-Adapted, Resilient Alfalfa Germplasm Pools Brummer, Riday, Viands, Hansen, Putnam

P6. Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields Brunet, Riday, Walsh, Bachie, Wenger

P7. Increasing the Energy in Alfalfa Using a Selection Approach Targeting Stems Claessens, Thivierge, Bertrand, Rocher

P8. Progress from Selection in Alfalfa Breeding for Resistance to the Root Feeding Pest Clover Root Curculio Crawford, Deubler, Schiller, Crawford, Hansen, Viands

P9. LIDAR and Photogrammetry to Map Alfalfa Yield and Quality Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems Dvorak, Pampolini, Goff, Jackson, Sama

P10. Identifying Factors to Optimize Establishment of Alfalfa Interseeded in Corn Grabber, Renz, Osterholz, Cassida, Burns, Williamson, Bjorneberg

P11. Implications of Using Subsurface Drip Irrigation for Increasing Water Productivity, Forage Yield and Quality of Medicago sativa L. (Alfalfa) Under a Mediterranean Climate Gull, Bali, Montazar, Putnam

P12. Dissecting Summer Dormancy in Mediterranean Tall Fescue Gutierrez, Trammell, Brummer

P13. Interspecific Hybridisation Between Trifolium repens L. and T. isthmocarpum Brot. Hussain

P14. The Silent Decline in Soil Potassium Levels and Its Effect on Alfalfa Productivity in the Central and Western U.S. Islam

P15. Agronomic Analysis of Asinfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.) and Grass Mixtures for Forage Production in Western Canada Klutz, Biligetu, McGeough

P16. Heterosis in Alfalfa - Breeding Implications Milic, Katanski, Karagic, Vasiljevic, Nagl, Taski-Ajdukovic

P17. Overhauling Alfalfa Weevil Management in Irrigated Southwest Desert Alfalfa Mostafa, Harrington, Natwick, Ramirez

P18. Re-Establishing IPM Recommendations for Aphids in Alfalfa Hay in the Low Desert Mostafa, Harrington, Natwick, Ramirez

P19. Forage Accumulation and Botanical Composition of Alfalfa and Alfalfa-Mixtures Influenced by Forage Management Nave Oakes, Pereira da Silva

P20. Nutritive Value and Forage Accumulation of Alfalfa and Alfalfa-Mixtures as Influenced by Forage Management Nave Oakes, Pereira da Silva, Bates

P21. Valuing Alfalfa for Dairy Cattle from a Nutrient Perspective Norberg

P22. Determining Genetic Factors that Influence Forage Quality in Alfalfa Norberg, Yu, Combs, Shewmaker, Wang, Llewellyn, Fransen, van Santen

P23. A Decision Support Tool for Predicting Alfalfa Yield and Quality to Enhance Resource Use Efficiency Ottman, Kisekka, Boote, Torrion, Hoogenboom

P24. Forage Nutritive Value in Alfalfa, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Cicer Milkvetch, Orchardgrass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Tall Fescue at Differing Stages of Maturity Through the Growing Season Peel, Brisco, Creech

P25. Genetic Diversity in the USDA-NPGS Annual Ryegrass Collection Perez Jimenez, Kenworthy, SAha, Munoz, Rios

P26. Fusarium Wilt of Alfalfa Caused by Fusarium oxysporum F. Sp. Medicaginis Identified in Wisconsin Peterson, Samac, Grau

P27. Quantitative Proteome Analysis of Alfalfa in Drought Stress Under the Influence of miR156 (Medicago sativa) Puri, Hannoufa, Marsolais

P28. Multi-Location Evaluation of New St. Augustinegrass Hybrids Quesenberry, Kenworthy, Milla-Lewis

P29. Increasing Preventative and Curative Options for Clover Root Curculio Management in Western Alfalfa Ramirez, Rim, Price

P30. Forage Nutritive Value in the USDSA-NPGS Cynodon spp. Germplasm Collection Rios, Lopez de Souza, Lopez, Munoz

P31. Effect of Grazing vs. Haying Harvest Management on Early and Late Maturing Orchardgrass Germplasm Robins

P32. Candidate Genes Associated with Increased Concentration of Fermentable Sugars in Alfalfa Rocher, Michaud, Claessens, Thivierge, Bertrand

P33. Grass-Birdsfoot Trefoil Mixtures to Improve Pasture-Based Dairy Performance Rose, Waldron, Creech, Isom, Peel

P34. Evidence for Additional Races of Aphanomyces euteiches Rude, Rouse

P35. Bacterial Stem Blight of Alfalfa: Connection with Frost Damage, Development of Resistent Germplasm, and Mapping Resitance Genes Samac, Dornbusch, Ao, Lenz

P36. Increasing the Nutritive Value of Forage Legumes Through the Enhancement of Lipid Production in Vegetative Tissues Singer, Wijekoon, Chen, Jayawardhane, Weselake, Acharya

P37. Aphanomyces euteiches Root Rot of Alfalfa: Improving Storage of Cultures in the Lab for the Long-Term Experimental Success Steinmetz

P38. Developing an Attractant for Lygus Hesperus Derived from Host Plant Volatile Compounds Syed, Ramirez, Brunet

P39. Developing an Alfalfa Hay Export Market in the Humid Eastern United States Teutsch, Quick, Reed, Grisso

P40. Effects of Ploidy on Photosynthesis, Transpiration Efficiency, and Growth of Annual Ryegrass Under Variable Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Water Condiditons Timmers, Erickson, Kenworthy, Dubeux, Mackowiak, Rios

P41. Development of Grazing Recommendations and On-Farm Decision Tools for Managing Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures in the Southeatern U.S. Tucker, Mullenix, Prevatt, Dubeux, Rios

P42. Mapping of Diploid Bluebunch Wheatgrass Genome Using EST-SSR and GBS Markers Wang, Li, Larson, Dorn, Poland, DeHaan, Robbins, Bushman

P43. Evaluation of Salt Tolerant Alfalfa Germplasm at Seedling Stage Xu, Frerichs, Boe

P44. Developing Molecular Markers for Enhancing Resistance to Drought and High Salinity in Alfalfa Yu, Liu, Das, Smith, Bhamidimarri