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Plant Breeding Approaches and Technologies for Challenges in Agriculture: A view from a Texas Maize Breeding Program

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and the Plant Breeding and Genomics Community of Practice for a webinar on corn breeding by Seth Murray of the Texas A&M University . The webinar takes place on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and advanced registration is required.

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This webinar is part of the 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Webinar Series. Find all upcoming and recorded webinars at http://www.extension.org/pages/60426

About the Presenter

Dr. Murray's research focuses on molecular quantitative genetics as well as applied maize breeding.  He identifies and quantifies genetic effects in maize for tolerance and resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses along with introgression of exotic germplasm into adaptedsubtropical and temperate germplasm.  Dr. Murray develops germplasm with improved grain quality, processing properties, and value-added traits.  He uses QTL mapping, association mapping, and genomic selection to expedite the breeding process.

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