SPP 1530: Flowering Time Control - from Natural Variation to Crop Improvement

5th Annual Status Meeting, September 5-7, 2016, Siebeldingen

Start: Monday, September 5, 2016, 15.00

End: Wednesday, September 7, 2016, 10.30

Venue: Julius Kühn-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen Geilweilerhof, 76833 Siebeldingen

Getting there:  [german]     [english]

NOTE: A progress report from each project is expected. Please address the following topics:
  • aims/hypothesis
  • progress towards aims
  • cooperation within the priority program
  • progress towards strategic aims of the priority program



Program as pdf

Monday, September 5:

15.00-19.30 Welcome, Integrative Projects, Project reports from projects in PP Work Package 1: Gene expression networks and signaling pathways

19.30 joint dinner 

Tuesday, September 6:

9.00-9.50:  Project reports from projects in PP Work Package 3: Integration of endogenous and environmental factors

9.50-13.30: Project reports from projects in PP Work Package 4: Pleiotropic effects of FTi genes and impact on adaptation and speciation

13.30-18.10: Mini-Workshop: Flowering Time in Perennials (WP2)

Invited lecture: Jose Miguel Martinez-Zapater, Title: Genetic variation for flowering traits in grapevine

Invited lecture: Hans Hoenicka, Title:  Influence of environmental factors on fertility in transgenic early flowering poplar

18.10-open end: guided tour through institute for grapevine breeding

Wednesday, September 7:

9.00-10.30: Project reports from projects in PP Work Package 5: Genetic variation for flowering time genes and application for crop improvement

10.30: End of status meeting



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