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Daniel F. Warnock

Oral Session 6—Ornamental Plant Breeding Moderator: Daniel F. Warnock 18 July 2005, 4:00–6:00 p.m. Room 107

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Shawn A. Mehlenbacher

55 COLLOQUIUM 2 (Abstr. 995-999) Classical and Molecular Approaches to Breeding Horticultural Plants for Disease Resistance

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Gayle M. Volk and Christopher M. Richards

Working Group. The objectives of the workshop were to 1) identify the value of using wild genetic resources in breeding and research programs; 2) provide examples of highly successful plant explorations; 3) demonstrate the uses of wild relatives of

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Ana Fita, Néstor Tarín, Jaime Prohens, and Adrián Rodríguez-Burruezo

Plant breeding is an exciting agricultural discipline as it integrates a broad range of fields of study, such as genetics, crop science, horticulture, botany, biochemistry, molecular biology, pathology, entomology, and statistics. Because of the

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Tim Rinehart, Cecil Pounders, and Brian Scheffler

Oral Session 32—Ornamental/Landscape/Turf/Plant Breeding/Management 30 July 2006, 2:00–3:15 p.m. Oak Alley Moderator: Timothy Rinehart

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Seth D. Wannemuehler, Chengyan Yue, Wendy K. Hoashi-Erhardt, R. Karina Gallardo, and Vicki McCracken

of a new method of plant breeding. Breeders can use DNA marker tests to identify individual plants (hereafter referred to as individuals) possessing the desired QTL, enabling faster breeding decisions earlier in a program. One method of DNA

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M. Joseph Stephens, Peter A. Alspach, Ron A. Beatson, Chris Winefield, and Emily J. Buck

process red raspberry cultivar grown in the PNW, although ‘Wakefield’, released in 2009, accounted for 19% of new plantings in Washington State in 2011. One of the major difficulties with breeding new red raspberry cultivars is the time-consuming nature of

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Dale T. Lindgren and Daniel M. Schaaf

of crosses/pollinations have been made in the genus Penstemon since the breeding and selection project was initiated. These include crosses between plants of different species, crosses between pure species and hybrids, and crosses between hybrids

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Yongsheng Liu

common in plants and has applications not only in plant genetics and physiology, but also in plant breeding and crop production. Now the practical importance of xenia has been realized by many plant growers and horticulturists, but its mechanism remains

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Mark E. Herrington, Craig Hardner, Malcolm Wegener, Louella Woolcock, and Mark J. Dieters

). Results Economic weights of traits, estimated breeding value of genotypes for trait, and a combination into an aggregate economic genotype. Economic weights of all 12 traits, except fruit size variation (VFSZ) and plant size, were positive ( Table 1 ). The