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Live from the 8th International Wheat Conference (St. Petersburg, Russia) – day 2

June 3, 2010

Day 2 of the event (02 June 2010) was indeed the busiest day of the whole conference full with rich presentations. Plenary sessions included:

  • Wheat genetics and breeding for abiotic stresses (Presenters: S. Baenziger, M.Lopez, R.Norton, O.Abdala, M. Parry, Y. Shavrukov)
  • Wheat genetics and breeding for biotic stresses (Presenters: R.Loughman, S.Goodwin, P.K.Singh, L.Tamburic-Ilincic, R.McIntosh, P.Faccio, S.Chakraborty, N-O.Bertholdsson)
  • Wheat breeding for yield potential (Presenters: D. Calderini, S.Qixin, F.Gonzales, A.Pask, S.S.Singh)

The day closed with a  Gala dinner with a dance & light performance in Show Hall “Atmosphere.”

Follow the event at Twitter: #globalwheat

More aggregated information: http://tinyurl.com/2w53xom

Photos at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/8iwc/