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

Poster Session
- Subject to change -

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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.) Gaertn.) Baral, Coulman, Biligetu, Fu || Poster

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

P5. Increasing the Energy in Alfalfa Using a Selection Approach Targeting Stems Claessens, Thivierge, Bertrand, Rocher

P6. Progress from Selection in Alfalfa Breeding for Resistance to the Root Feeding Pest Clover Root Curculio Crawford, Deubler, Schiller, Crawford, Hansen, Viands

P7. 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

P8. Dissecting Summer Dormancy in Mediterranean Tall Fescue Gutierrez, Trammell, Brummer || Poster

P9. Interspecific Hybridisation Between Trifolium repens L. and T. isthmocarpum Brot. Hussain

P10. Agronomic Analysis of Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.) and Grass Mixtures for Forage Production in Western Canada Klutz, Biligetu, McGeough || Poster

P11. Heterosis in Alfalfa - Breeding Implications Milic, Katanski, Karagic, Vasiljevic, Nagl, Taski-Ajdukovic

P12. Forage Accumulation and Botanical Composition of Alfalfa and Alfalfa-Mixtures Influenced by Forage Management Nave Oakes, Pereira da Silva

P13. Valuing Alfalfa for Dairy Cattle from a Nutrient Perspective Norberg || Poster

P14. 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

P15. Genetic Diversity in the USDA-NPGS Annual Ryegrass Collection Perez Jimenez, Kenworthy, Saha, Munoz, Rios || Poster

P16. Fusarium Wilt of Alfalfa Caused by Fusarium oxysporum F. Sp. Medicaginis Identified in Wisconsin Peterson, Samac, Grau || Poster

P17. Quantitative Proteome Analysis of Alfalfa in Drought Stress Under the Influence of miR156 (Medicago sativa) Puri, Hannoufa, Marsolais || Poster

P18. Multi-Location Evaluation of New St. Augustinegrass Hybrids Quesenberry, Kenworthy, Milla-Lewis || Poster

P19. Forage Nutritive Value in the USDA-NPGS Cynodon spp. Germplasm Collection Rios, Lopez de Souza, Lopez, Munoz || Poster

P20. Effect of Grazing vs. Haying Harvest Management on Early and Late Maturing Orchardgrass Germplasm Robins

P21. Candidate Genes Associated with Increased Concentration of Fermentable Sugars in Alfalfa Rocher, Michaud, Claessens, Thivierge, Bertrand

P22. Grass-Birdsfoot Trefoil Mixtures to Improve Pasture-Based Dairy Performance Rose, Waldron, Creech, Isom, Peel

P23. Evidence for Additional Races of Aphanomyces euteiches Rude, Rouse

P24. Increasing the Nutritive Value of Forage Legumes Through the Enhancement of Lipid Production in Vegetative Tissues Singer, Wijekoon, Chen, Jayawardhane, Weselake, Acharya

P25. Aphanomyces euteiches Root Rot of Alfalfa: Improving Storage of Cultures in the Lab for the Long-Term Experimental Success Steinmetz, Rouse, Rude, Bilgri || Poster

P26. Effects of Ploidy on Photosynthesis, Transpiration Efficiency, and Growth of Annual Ryegrass Under Variable Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide and Water Conditions Timmers, Erickson, Kenworthy, Dubeux, Mackowiak, Rios

P27. Implementing Lygus Management Strategies in Alfalfa Seed Production Walsh, Barbour, Hengel, Dupuis

P28. Mapping of Diploid Bluebunch Wheatgrass Genome Using EST-SSR and GBS Markers Wang, Li, Larson, Dorn, Poland, DeHaan, Robbins, Bushman

P29. Evaluation of Salt Tolerant Alfalfa Germplasm at Seedling Stage Xu, Frerichs, Boe

Lightning Poster Abstracts

LP1. Developing Regionally-Adapted, Resilient Alfalfa Germplasm Pools Brummer, Riday, Viands, Hansen, Putnam

LP2. A Decision Support Tool for Predicting Alfalfa Yield and Quality to Enhance Resource Use Efficiency Ottman, Kisekka, Boote, Torrion, Hoogenboom

LP3. Development of Grazing Recommendations and On-Farm Decision Tools for Managing Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures in the Southeastern U.S. Tucker, Mullenix, Prevatt, Dubeux, Rios || Poster

LP4. Bacterial Stem Blight of Alfalfa: Connection with Frost Damage, Development of Resistant Germplasm, and Mapping Resistance Genes Samac, Dornbusch, Ao, Lenz || Poster

LP5. Developing an Attractant for Lygus Hesperus Derived from Host Plant Volatile Compounds Syed, Ramirez, Brunet

LP6. Determining Genetic Factors that Influence Forage Quality in Alfalfa Norberg, Yu, Combs, Shewmaker, Wang, Llewellyn, Fransen, van Santen || Poster

LP7. Identifying Factors to Optimize Establishment of Alfalfa Interseeded in Corn Grabber, Renz, Osterholz, Cassida, Burns, Williamson, Bjorneberg

LP8. Overhauling Alfalfa Weevil Management in Irrigated Southwest Desert Alfalfa Mostafa, Harrington, Natwick, Ramirez

LP9. LIDAR and Photogrammetry to Map Alfalfa Yield and Quality Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems Dvorak, Pampolini, Goff, Jackson, Sama || Poster

LP10. Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields Brunet, Riday, Walsh, Bachie, Wenger

LP11. Increasing Preventative and Curative Options for Clover Root Curculio Management in Western Alfalfa Ramirez, Rim, Price

LP12. The Silent Decline in Soil Potassium Levels and Its Effect on Alfalfa Productivity in the Central and Western U.S. Islam || Poster

LP13. Re-Establishing IPM Recommendations for Aphids in Alfalfa Hay in the Low Desert Mostafa, Harrington, Natwick, Ramirez

LP14. Developing Molecular Markers for Enhancing Resistance to Drought and High Salinity in Alfalfa Yu, Peel, Hansen, Viands || Poster

LP15. Developing an Alfalfa Hay Export Market in the Humid Eastern United States Teutsch, Quick, Reed, Grisso || Poster

LP16. Nutritive Value and Forage Accumulation of Alfalfa and Alfalfa-Mixtures as Influenced by Forage Management Nave Oakes, Pereira da Silva, Bates