Presentations - 4th Annual Meeting of the Chickpea Innovation Lab, December 2017

 

The following are PDF files of the meeting power point presentations.


 

Introduction and Meeting Objectives and Expected Outcomes 
Doug Cook, Director, Chickpea Innovation Lab

 

Session 1: Understanding wild species dynamics

Building the base: Widening the genetic & adaptive diversity of chickpea - a global collaboration
Jens Berger, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia

Ecology and population genetics to understand wild system dynamics
Eric von Wettberg, University of Vermont, USA

Landraces as a source of cultivated diversity
Sergey Nuzhdin, University of Southern California, USA

Unraveling the history of selection in wild and cultivated lineages
Peter Chang, University of Southern California, USA

Deciphering the wild microbiome
Doug Cook, University of California Davis, USA

 

Session 2: Moving wild traits into the cultivated genepool 

Systematic pre-breeding populations of wild x cultivated accessions
Doug Cook, University of California Davis, USA

GWAS and QTL analysis of yield-related traits
Sergey Nuzhdin, University of Southern California, USA

Heat tolerance and agronomic traits from wild accessions
Pooran Gaur, ICRISAT, India

Wild progenitors as a source of drought tolerance
Vincent Vadez, ICRISAT, India

Disease resistance
Doug Cook, University of California Davis, USA

 

Session 3: Nitrogen fixation

Diverse symbionts of chickpea
Alex Greenspan, University of California Davis, USA

Development of commercial grade inocula
Guido Ramirez, Rizobacter, Agrentina

The Australian perspective
Graham O’Hara, Murdoch University, Australia

Towards commercial outcomes
Doug Cook, University of California Davis, USA

 

Closing session - Looking forward
Doug Cook