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Author(s):Bonos, Stacy A.; Vines, Phillip L.; Meyer, William A.
Author Affiliation:Bonos and Vines: Plant Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; Meyer: Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Title:A future perspective on turfgrass breeding and related research
Section:C05 turfgrass science
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Meeting Info.:San Antonio, Texas: November 10-13, 2019
Source:ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings. 2019, p. 118045.
Publishing Information:[Madison, Wisconsin]: [American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America]
# of Pages:1
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Breeding improvement; Breeding program; Cultivar improvement; Genotype environment interaction; Microbiomes; Stress factors; Temperature stress; Turfgrass industry trends; Water stress; Weather patterns
Abstract/Contents:"It is an exciting time to be a turfgrass breeder. Advances in sequencing technology have provided the opportunity for turfgrass molecular biologists and breeders to conduct QTL analyses, genetic diversity studies, genome wide association studies and whole genome sequencing at a reasonable cost. Innovations in sensors, aeronautics, digital imagery and high-performance computing are available to advance high throughput phenotyping in turfgrass. Together, these tools can improve our understanding of genotype-to-phenotype and accelerate plant breeding efforts. Imagine if you could identify drought stressed or diseased plants before stress was visible to the naked eye or utilize whole genome prediction models to select the best plants to move forward in a the breeding program. These efficient breeding methods are needed to develop new turfgrass cultivars to overcome the extreme weather events that have been occurring at higher frequencies around the world in recent years. In addition to temperature extremes, moisture (either too much or too little) is also a factor on a plant's ability to adapt and survive in the harsh conditions of the new 'normal' weather patterns. Furthermore, new pathogens either exacerbated or caused by the changing weather patterns are occurring at higher frequencies on our turfgrass species. One example was the first occurrence of gray leaf spot (Pyricularia oryzae) on hard fescue (Festuca brevipila Tracey) that occurred in the fall of 2018. Lastly, it is the opinion of the authors that the microbiome associated with (turfgrass) plants may play a critical role in the genotype-by-environment interaction that has eluded breeders for decades. Understanding the microbiome's influence on turfgrasses, will provide breeders with the ability to continue to develop improved cultivars for a dynamic growing environment."
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ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Bonos, S. A., P. L. Vines, and W. A. Meyer. 2019. A future perspective on turfgrass breeding and related research. Agron. Abr. p. 118045.
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