Godfrey*, R. E. Dodson, M. C. Vinson, and R. C. Driscoll, University of the Virgin Islands, Agricultural Experiment Station, Kingshill, Virgin Islands.
The effect of adequate or sub-optimal nutrition during anestrous on reproduction in crossbred does. C. Rosales-Nieto*1, J. Gudino1, M. D. Eaton1,
K. Collard1, and R. L. Stanko1,2, 1Texas A&M University, Kingsville., 2Texas A&M University Agricultural Research Station, Beeville.
Estrus response and timing of ovulation in estrus synchronized goats and hair sheep treated with a combination of eCG and hCG. S. Wildeus* and J. R. Collins, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
Fertility of bucks in the Langston Buck
Performance Test. S. P. Hart* and T. A. Gipson, E
(Kika) de la Garza American Institute for Goat Research, Langston University, Langston, OK.
Performance of goat kids grazing fescue alone or with supplement. K. M. Andries*1, J. Bernheart2, and S. Beaufont2, 1Kentucky State University, Frankfort, WB Saul Agriculture High School, Philadelphia, PA. 2
Initiating a pasture-based meat goat performance test in Western Maryland. S. Schoenian*1, J. S e m l e r 2 , J . D e i t z - B a n d 1 , W . L a n t z 4 , a n d M . B . B e n n e t t 2 , 1 U n i v e r s i t y o f M a r y l a n d C o o p e r a t i Extension, Keedysville, MD, 2West Virginia University Cooperative Extension, Martinsburg, WV, 3University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, Boonsboro, MD, v e
4 University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, Mt. Lake Park, MD.
Preweaning body weights of meat goat kids
produced in a three-breed diallel managed on
southeastern pastures. R. Browning, Jr.*, B.
Donnelly, T. Payton, and M. Byars, IAgER-Tennessee
State University, Nashville.
Development of a dairy goat model to study the impact of management strategies on the dynamics of the herd. V. P. Guimarães*1,2, L. O.
Tedeschi2, and M. T. Rodrigues1, 1Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Texas A&M University, College Station. 2
104th Annual Meeting of The Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Biochemistry and Biotechnology Division Mobile Convention Center Room 105B Mobile, AL, February 5, 2007
Introductory Remarks – Dr. Jeff Boles, President Dr. SK Ballal, Program Chair and Journal Editor
“NSF Funding Initiatives and My Experience as an NSF Program Director” Margaret Johnson, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alabama, Box 870344, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.
“Application of Functional Genomic Approaches for Gene Discovery from North American Grape Species” Jiang Lu, Hong Huang, Wayne Hunter, Phat Deng, Clifford Louime, Zhongbo Ren, Fitz Bradley, Xia Xu, and Hae-keun Yun, Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32317.
“New Genomic Strategies for the Identification of Genes Involved in Grape Anthracnose (Elsinoe ampelina) Disease Resistance” Clifford Louime, Yun Hae Keun, Hong Huang, and Jiang Lu, Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32317.
“Development of Enhanced Pathogen Resistance in Plants Through Genetic Engineering” Caryl Chlan and Vijay Chigarapati, Department of Biology, UL Lafayette, Lafayette, LA 70504-2451.
“A Method for High Through-Put Preparation of cDNA Probes for High Through-Put Analysis of Total RNA Abundance.” Godson Osuji, CARC, Prairie View A&M, Prairie View, Texas 77446.
11:30 – 1:00
“Searching for Genotypic Variability Among Crops to Global Environmental Change.” Raja Reddy, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Box 9555, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762