2006 American Oat Workers Conference
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List of Attendees
Sunday, July 23, 2006
1:00: Hosts: Welcome, Introduction, and Housekeeping.
Session #1: Industry Needs: Moderator, Sam Weaver
1:20: Jay Brandau, Grain Millers: Supply and Demand
1:30: Bill Bonner, ConAgra Food Ingredients: New Product Development, Value-Added Products
1:40: Bruce Roskens, PepsiCo/Quaker Oats: Agronomic Management
1:50: Kelley Henderson, Can-Oat Milling: Milling Quality
2:00: Joe Lutz, General Mills: Health and Wellness
2:10: Panel Discussion
Session #2: Oat Breeding Session: Moderator, Fred Kolb
2:50: Christopher Green, SW Seed Ltd, UK: Enhancing the Value for Oats: A European Perspective
3:10: Michael S. McMullen, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND: North Dakota State Oat Breeding
3:30: Don Obert, USDA-ARS, Aberdeen ID: Oat Breeding at Aberdeen, Idaho: Shuttle breeding to improve disease resistance
3:50: Deon Stuthman, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN: Alternatives to Single Major Gene Crown Rust Resistance
4:10: Brian Rossnagel, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK: Pure lining of Breeder Seed for molecular variety identification in oat
4:30: Jennifer Mitchell Fetch, AAFC, Winnipeg, MB: Breeding Milling Oat for the Rust Area of Western Canada
Monday, July 24, 2006
Session #3: Production: Moderator, Mike Gartner
8:00: David Livingston, USDA-ARS and North Carolina State Univ. Raleigh, NC: Survival of frozen tissue in winter oat crowns
8:20: Bill May, AAFC, Indian Head, SK: Milling Oat Production
8:40: Dwain Meyer, North Dakota State Univ., Fargo: Forage Yield and Quality of Oat Hays at Fargo
9:00: Pat Carr, North Dakota State Univ, Dickinson, ND: Oat Variety Comparisons on Fields Managed Organically in Minnesota and North Dakota
9:20: Steven Shirtliffe, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK: Controlling Wild Oat in Tame Oat
Session #4: Pathology: Moderator, Jean-Luc Jannink
10:00: James Chong, AAFC, Winnipeg, MB: In Search of New Effective Resistance to Crown Rust in Avena sterilis
10:20: Angela Sebelius, NDSU, Fargo, ND: Linkage relationships among factors that affect groat oil concentration, crown rust resistance, stem rust resistance and the naked character in oat
10:40: Mike Bonman, USDA-ARS, Aberdeen, ID: Crown rust resistance of oat germplasm from the ARS-Aberdeen program
11:00: E.W. Jackson, USDA-ARS, Aberdeen, ID: Qualitative and Quantitative Characterization and Mapping of Oat Crown Rust Resistance Using Phenotypic Data from Three Assessment Methods
11:20: Hedera Porter, USDA-AIRS, St Paul, MN: Intogression of Oat Crown Rust Resistance from DipioidAvena strigosa and TetraploidA. murphyi
11:40: Joe Anderson, USDA-AIRS, West Lafayette, IN: Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Oats: A Field and Laboratory View
Session #5: Genetic Markers: Moderator, Howard Rines
1:20: Steve Molnar, AAFC, Ottawa, ON: PCR Markers for Beta-glucan, Oil and Protein in Oats
1:40: Nick Tinker, AAFC, Ottawa, ON: An Allele Survey of North American Oat Varieties
2:00: Charlene Wight, AAFC, Ottawa, ON: Oatgenes: A Comprehensive Database of Oat Markers and QTLs
2:20: Panel Discussion: Oat Molecular Markers
Howard Rines, UDSU-ARS, St. Paul, MN: Oat Molecular Markers: Status and Opportunities
Jean-Luc Jannink, Iowa State University, Ames, IA: Use of Breeding Populations to Detect and Use QTL
Shiaomon Chao, USDA-ARS, Fargo, ND: Application ofMolecular Marker Technologies on Cereal Crops Improvement
Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Session #6 Processing and Chemistry: Moderator, Vernon Youngs
8:00: Doug Doehiert, USDA-ARS, Fargo, ND: Oat Kernel Density and the Physical Basis of Test Weight
8:20: Nancy Ames, AAFC, Winnipeg, MB; Enhancing Oat End Product Quality
8:40: Mitchell Wise, USDA-ARS, Madison, WI: Avenanthramides in Oat (Avena saliva), a Value Added Phytonutrient (Presentation with added notes)
9:00: Alona Chernyshova, Iowa State Univ., Ames IA: Ji-Glucan Content and Variance in Crosses Between High /3-Glucan and Elite Agronomic Lines
9:20: Kathryn Begeal, Organic Grain and Milling, Inc., Clyde, ND: Organic Market Opportunities: Value-added Marketing for High Beta-glucan Oat Varieties
Session #7 Special Topics: Moderator, Brian Rossnagel
10:00: Greg Lardy, North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, ND: Feeding Value of Oats in Livestock Diets
10:20: Massiel Orellana, Iowa State Univ., Ames IA: Bayesian Modeling Of Heterogeneous Error and Genotype By Environment Interaction Variances: Model Assessment
10:40: Christoph U. Germeier, Federal Centre of Breeding Research on Cultivated Plants, Braunschweig, Germany: Towards a Global Strategy for the ex situ Conservation of Oat Genetic Resources
11:00: Axel Diederichsen, AAFC, Saskatoon, SK: Results ofaPhenotypic Characterization of a Large Avena sativa Germplasm Collection
11:20: Yong-Bi Fu, AAFC, Saskatoon, SK: AFLP Variation in Cultivated Oat Germplasm Collection
1:20 pm-4:20 pm Field Trip
Demonstration oat plots at Casselton Seed Farm and Fargo nurseries
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
8:00 am-10:00 am American Oat
Workers' Conference Business Meeting
10:30 am: Oat Crop Germplasm Committee Meeting
01 A Graphical Web-Based Database of Oat Molecular Markers; Diane Bergeron,
Charlene Wight, Hai Pham, Nick Tinker. ECORC, AAFC, 960 Caning Ave. Ottawa ON
02 Evaluation of Oats for Reaction to Fusarium Head Blight; W. Cao, G. Fedak, A. Xue and M. Savard, ECORC, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 960 Caning Ave. Ottawa, ON Canada K1A 0C6.
03 Virulence in US crown rust populations from 2001-2005; M. L. Carson and G. E. Ochocki, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Lab, St. Paul, MN 55108.
04 Molecular Mapping of the Dw6 Dwarfing Locus; Julie Chapados, Solomon Kibite, Bonnie Bancrof, and Stephen J. Molnar. Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Central Experimental Farm, 960 Caning Ave., Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6, Canada (JC, BB, and SIM) and Lacombe Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 6000 C & E Trail, Lacombe, AB T4L 1W1, Canada (SK in memorium).
05 Pedigrees of Oat Lines (POOL): Updates and Usage; Jitka Deyl and Nick Tinker, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Central Experimental Farm, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6, Canada.
06 Molecular markers for the oat stem rust resistance gene Pg16; P. Eckstein, T. Fetch, D. Hay, T. Zatorski, B. Rossnagel, and G. Scoles. Department of Plant Sciences/Crop Development Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, CANADA, S7N 5A8 (PE, DH, TZ, and BR) and Cereal Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 195 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, CANADA, R3T 2M9, (TF)
07 Enlargement of PCR-based marker resources in oat by surveying genomic–derived SSRs from barley and wheat; Gongshe Hu, Robert Campbell, Eric Jackson, and J. Michael Bonman, USDA-ARS, Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit, 1691 South 2700 West, Aberdeen, Idaho 83210 USA.
08 Stabilizing naked oats with infrared roasting and the effects on groat quality;
Xin-Zhong Hu, J. Frégeau Reid and V. Burrows. College of Food Science & Engineering, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, P R China, 712100 (XZH) and Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada, KW Neatby Building, 960 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6 Canada (JFR and VB).
09 A detached leaf method for cereal rust disease studies; E. W. Jackson, J. Chong, J. B. Avant, and J. M. Bonman. USDA-ARS, Small Grains and Potato Genmplasm Research Unit, 1691 S. 2700 W., Aberdeen ID 83210 USA (EWJ, JBA, and JMB) and Cereal Research Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2M9 (JC).
10 Oat Information in GrainGenes; Gerard R. Lazo, David E. Matthews, Victoria Carollo, and Olin D. Anderson. USDA-ARS, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, CA 94710-1105 USA (GRL DEM, VC, and ODA), USDA-ARS, Dept. of Plant Breeding, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 USA (DEM), and Plant Science & Plant Pathology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717 USA (VC).
11 QTLs Affecting Heading Date in Oat Under Short Day Conditions; Ana Locãtelli, Luiz C. Federizzi, Sandra C. K. Milach, Charlene P. Wight, Stephen J. Molnar, Julie T. Chapados, and Nicholas A. Tinker. Pioneer Sementes Ltda., Paissandü 582,P.O.Box 72, Passo Fundo, 99.010-100, Brazil (AL and SCKM), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Caixa postal 776, CEP 91.501-970, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (LCF), and AAFC, CEF, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6, Canada (CPW, SJM, JTJ, and NAT).
12 Managing wild oat in tame oat through the seeding date and seeding rate of tame oat; W.E. May, S.J. Shirtliffe, G.P. Lafond, and D. McAndrew. AAFC, Indian Head Research Farm, Box 760, Indian Head, SK, SOG 2K0.
13 Altering the competitiveness of tame oat verses wild oat with phosphorous and seeding rate; W.E. May and G.P.Lafond. AAFC, Indian Head Research Farm, Box 760, Indian Head, SK, SOG 2K0.
14 Oats with Maize Chromosome and Chromosome Segment Additions; Matthew D. Walch, Howard W. Rines, Ronald L. Phillips, Richard V. Kowles, Adrian Stec, Raif G. Kynast, Ron J. Okagaki, Morrison Jacobs, Mark W. Galatowitsch, Christina M. Schmidt, Paul A. Huettl. Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota (WDW, HWR, RLP, AOS, RGK, RJO, MJ, MWG, and PAH), USDA–ARS, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA (HWR), and St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN, USA (RVK).
15 Identification of Molecular Markers for Aluminum Tolerance in Diploid Oat Through Comparative Mapping and QTL Analysis; Charlene P. Wight, Solomon Kibite, Nicholas A. Tinker, and Stephen J. Molnar. Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Central Experimental Farm, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6, Canada (CPW, NAT, and SJM). Lacombe Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 6000 C & E Trail, Lacombe, AB T4L 1W1, Canada. (SK, in memorium)
16 Release of a high yielding forage oat for subtropical Australia; B. Winter, L. Song and R. Uebergang. Leslie Research Centre, PO Box 2282, Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350, Australia (BW and LS), and Heritage Seeds, 22 Suscatand St, Rocklea, Queensland, 4106, Australia (RU).
17 Oatlink progress in molecular marker identification at IGER; Tim Langdon, Joana Dulawa, Robert Hasterok, Sandy Cowan, John Valentine, Catherine Howarth. Institute of Grassland & Environmental Research, Plas Gogerddan, Aberystwyth SY23 4UJ, UK (TL, SC, CH), Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Silesia, Jagiellonska 28, 40-032 Katowice, Poland (JD, RH).
18 Quantitative Trait Loci for Winter Hardiness Component Traits in Oat; David R. Wooten Jr.’ David P. Livingston, Ill, H. Jeanette Lyerly, and J. Paul Murphy, Department of Crop Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695 USA.
19 Development of a Rapid Detection Method for Yellow Dwarf Viruses; Mahua Deb and Joseph M. Anderson, Agronomy Department (MID) and USDA-ARS (JIMA), Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907.
20 The Susceptibility Response to BYDV in Avena sativa: Using the Wheat Gene Microarray as a Tool for Measuring Gene Expression in Oat in Response to BYDV Infection; Joseph M. Anderson, USDA-ARS, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907.
21 Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy for the Determination of Fiber and b-Glucan in Oats; N. Ames, C. Rhymer, and J. Mitchell-Fetch. Cereal Research Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, 195 Dafoe Rd., Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3T 2M9.
22 Genotype and Environment Effects on Oat b-glucan, Total Dietary Fiber and Antioxidant Activity; N. Ames, C. Rhymer, and B. Rossnagel. Cereal Research Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, 195 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, R3T 2M9 (NA and CR). University of Saskatchewan, Crop Development Centre, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (BR).
23 Development of a Microsatellite Library for Puccinia coronata; Hattie Dambroski and Martin Carson, USDA-ARS-Cereal Disease Laboratory, St. Paul, MN, US.A