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Whealbi training : Wheat and Barley Pre-breeding

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Sophi Tailor Building

Park Farm, Villa Road

Histon, Cambridge

CB24 9NZ

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Wheat and barley pre-breeding (30-31 May 2018)

30 May:

11.00am: Registration and field visit

3.00pm: Start of the workshop

3.00pm – 3.15pm: Welcome (Jacob Lage, KWS)

3.15pm – 4.00pm: Setting the scene, and experiences from trait focused pre-breeding (Professor Richard Trethowan, University of Sydney)

4.00pm – 4.30pm: Coffee/ tea break

Session 1: Novel source of genetic diversity

4.30pm – 4.50pm: The role of IP and Nagoya in pre-breeding: why should we care? (Paul Olson, KWS)

4.50pm – 5.10pm: Value of landraces to plant breeding (Joanne Russell, James Hutton Institute)

5.10pm – 5.30pm: From QTL mapping to introgression to validation (Tamar Krugman, Haifa University)

5.30pm – 5.50pm: Use of cytogenetics in pre-breeding (Martha Molnar, retired from Martonvasaar)

6.00pm: End of Day One

Dinner: To be decided. Either group dinner or 'free evening'

31 May:

Session 2: Tools in pre-breeding

8.00am – 8.30am: The role of Magic and NAM populations in applied pre-breeding (Gilles Charmet, INRA)

8.30am – 8.50am: Peri-centric haplotype pre-breeding (Peter Werner, KWS)

8.50am – 9.10am: Physiology based pre-breeding (Scott Boden, John Innes Centre)

9.10am – 9.30am: Use of modelling in pre-breeding (Daniela Bustos Korts, Wageningen)

10.00am – 10.30am: Coffee/ tea break

Session 3: Conventional pre-breeding in a modern era

10.30am – 11.00am: Combining winter and spring pools in hybrid breeding – lessons from a commercial hybrid programme in South Africa (Francois Koekemoer, Sensako)

11.00am – 11.30am: Role of pre-breeding in hybrid pool development (Yann Mannes, Syngenta)

11.30am – 12.00am: Introgression of novel AB&D-genome diversity into elite UK winter wheat germplasm: lessons learnt (Phil Howell, NIAB)

12.00am – 12.30pm: Pre-breeding in a commercial context (Jacob Lage, KWS)

1.00pm – 2.00pm: Lunch at NIAB

2.00pm – 5.00pm: KWS visit

5.00pm: Return to NIAB – End of workshop

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