Theme 12: Forage Breeding and Genetics

The XIX International Grassland Congress took place in São Pedro, São Paulo, Brazil from February 11 through February 21, 2001.
Proceedings published by Fundacao de Estudos Agrarios Luiz de Queiroz

XIX International Grassland Congress:
Forage Breeding and Genetics

High Polymorphism for Forage Production of Lotus corniculatus Sn Transformants

Sergio Arcioni, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
F. Paolocci, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
V. Turchetti, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
F. Damiani, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy

Breeding for Resistance to Strike Leaf Blight (Scolecotrichum graminis) of Orchardgras in Argentina

A. Andrés, INTA, Argentina
M. Ruiz Diaz, INTA, Argentina
J. Anonne, INTA, Argentina
B. S. Rosso, INTA, Argentina

Genetic Variability within Two Adapted Populations of Tall Wheatgrass (Thynopyrum ponticum) in Argentina

A. Andrés, INTA, Argentina
R. Guillen, GENTOS, Argentina

Photoperiod Response in Pensacola Bahiagrass

Ann R. Blount, University of Florida
T. R. Sinclair, U.S. Department of Agriculture
R. N. Gates, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Kenneth H. Quesenberry, University of Florida
P. Mislevy, University of Florida
R. C. Littell, University of Florida

Differences between Diploid and Induced Tetraploid Lotus glaber Mill. (Lotus tenuis Waldst. & Kit.) Plants

M. S. Barufaldi, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
H. N. Crosta, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
M. F. Eseiza, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
R. H. Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
E. Sánchez, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Genetic Variation and Genotype by Environment Interaction of Crown Rust Resistance in Annual Ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.)

J. De Battista, INTA, Argentina
A. Andrés, INTA, Argentina
S. Giammaría, INTA, Argentina
M. Costa, INTA, Argentina

Evaluation of Red Clover Populations Selected for Persistence and Dry Matter Yield in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brasil

M. Dall’Agnol, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
D. P. Montardo, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
J. K. Gonçalves, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Chlorophyll Concentration (Spad Values) as an Indicator of Crude Protein Content and as a Selection Criterion in Grass Breeding

N. Gáborèík, Grassland and Mountain Agriculture Research Institute, Slovakia

Evolutionary Recurrent Selection Develops Adapted Annual Ryegrass

G. M. Prine, University of Florida

Biotechnological Improvement in Timothy Breeding

S. Pulli, University of Turku, Finland
Y. D. Guo, University of Turku, Finland

Searching for Molecular Markers for Salt Tolerance in Rhodes Grass (Chloris gayana Kunth)

E. Taleisnik, INTA, Argentina
M. Salgado, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
M. D. Bonafede, INTA, Argentina
L. E. Manghers, INTA, Argentina
H. Pérez, INTA, Argentina
L. García Seffino, INTA, Argentina
A. Castagnaro, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
D. G. Díaz, INTA, Argentina

Increase of Genetic Variability of Forage Arachis by Intra and Interspecific Hybridization

J. M. F. Valls, EMBRAPA, Brazil
C. M. Castro, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
M. A. P. Oliveira, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil
C. C. Teixeira, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil