Monday, September 10, 2007: 1:15 PM-5:30 PM
112 (Lubbock Memorial Civic Center)
Value Added Issues for Fiber and Seed
The value added session will have presentations showing techniques or methodologies that produce increased value utilizing both fiber and seed. Perspectives will be international in scope and information will be given from both public and private researchers. Methodologies described will range from practical use of non-lint components to molecular techniques to alter seed chemistry.
1:15 PMIntroductory Remarks
1:35 PMMonsanto Presentation
Mr. A. Monsanto
1:55 PMRNAi-mediated, selective, and substantial reduction in gossypol levels from cottonseed to enhance its food and feed value 
Dr. Keerti S. Rathore, Dr. Ganesan Sunilkumar, Dr. Robert D. Stipanovic, Mr. Tom Wedegaertner
2:15 PMCotton Plant Stalk – An Alternate Raw material to Board Industry
Mr. P. G. Patil, Mr. R. M. Gurjar, Dr. A. J. Shaikh, Dr. R. H. Balasubramanya, Dr. K. M. Paralikar, Dr. P. V. Varadarajan
2:35 PMBayer CropScience Presentation
Mr. A. Bayer CropScience Representative
2:55 PM Increasing cottonseed utilization through breeding and genetic engineering to produce high levels of (+)-gossypol in seed
Dr. Jinggao Liu, Dr. Alois A. Bell, Dr. Robert D. Stipanovic, Dr. Lorraine S. Puckhaber
3:15 PMDetection of Contamination with Bt Transgene in Commercial  Cottonseed of Argentinean Non-transgenic Cultivars
Ms. Ariela Gonzalez, Mr. Olegario Manuel Royo, Mrs. Maria Alejandra Simonella, Ms. Elisa Martinez
3:35 PMA Unique Cotton Brand
Mr. A. Syngenta representative
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