5. Plant Breeding


Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the Agronomy Society of New Zealand Special Publication No. 5 published in 1986 from the combined Agronomy Society of New Zealand and the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Plant Breeding Symposium DSIR held at Lincoln, Canterbury on 17-20 February 1986.

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A.

Foreword

M.W. Dunbier p. iii

B.

Preface

T. Williams and G. Wratt p. iv

Genetic Conservation and Exchange - Chairman: Dr M.B. Forde

1.

Genetic resources - museum or utility

O.H. Frankel pp. 3-8

2.

Wild species as genetic resources for plant breeding

A.H.D. Brown and D.R. Marshall pp. 9-15

3.

Genetic diversity and plant improvement

W.E. Kronstad pp. 16-20

4.

Seed protein gel electrophoresis in genetic resource management

M.B. Forde and S.E. Gardiner pp. 21-26

5.

Hybridisation of soybean with its diploid wild perennial relatives

J.E. Grant pp. 27-29

Evaluation of Approaches to Plant Breeding - Chairman: Dr M.W. Dunbier

6.

Evaluation of approaches to breeding forages

G.W. Burton pp. 33-36

7.

Response of grain yield, plant height and kernal weight in winter wheat to different selection methods

J.J. Salmeron and W.E. Kronstad pp. 37-41

8.

A general strategy of plant breeding for varietal development

A. Gallais pp. 42-48

9.

Between plant variation of asparagus cultivars

A.S. Nikoloff, P. Ensor, T.P. Palmer and A.R. Wallace pp. 49-54

10.

Selection indices for yield estimation in grain legume plots

B.C. Imrie pp. 55-57

11.

Breeding Brassica napus for shatter resistance

G.P. Kadkol, G.M. Halloran and R.H. MacMillan pp. 58-62

12.

Possible applications of self-incompatibility in the production of Brassica napus cultivars

S. Gowers pp. 63-66

13.

Selection for yield performance within elite macadamia genotypes based on a productivity index

C.W. Winks, H.F.D. Bell and D.J.D. Bell pp. 67-69

14.

A systematic evaluation of germplasm for a breeding programme in navy beans

R.J. Redden pp. 70-72

15.

Breeding malting barley using haploid techniques

D.E. Falk and P.E. Guerrero pp. 73-78

Interface between Private and Public Breeding - Chairman: Sir James Stewart

16.

Private and public breeding: a collective responsibility for a continuum

N.G. Hogenboom pp. 81-85

17.

Development of high amylose maize production in Australia

K.S. McWhirter and C.F. Dunn pp. 86-91

18.

The role of UPOV in plant breeding

H. Mast pp. 92-93

Recent Developments in Wheat Breeding - Chairman: Dr J.M. McEwan

19.

Adoption of new techniques in wheat breeding

J. Bingham pp. 97-103

20.

Selecting for improved grain yields in variable environments

A.J. Rathjen and D.G. Pederson pp. 104-115

21.

Wheat cultivar improvement in the Pacific Northwest USA

C.J. Peterson Jr and K.J. Morrison pp. 116-119

22.

The effect of cereal breeding on agriculture in Poland

T. Wolski pp. 120-123

23.

Inter-relationship between some baking quality parameters in spring wheat

K. Ringlund, A.K. Uhlen and E. Mosleth pp. 124-128

24.

Screening of bread wheats for milling and baking quality in Canada

W. Bushuk pp. 129-134

Breeding Long-Lived Perennials - Chairman: Prof R. Rowe

25.

Breeding long-lived perennials - frustrations, temptations, opportunities

R.D. Burton pp. 137-143

26.

Control-pollinated seed orchards of best general combiners - a new strategy for radiata pine improvement

M. Carson pp. 144-149

27.

European pear breeding strategy in New Zealand

A.G. White pp. 150-154

28.

The development of cotton breeding programmes in the People's Republic of China

P.J. Ju pp. 155-157

Physiology Contributions to Plant Breeding Chairman: Prof R.H.M. Langer

29.

The physiology and physics of crops in relation to their breeding

D.R. Wilson and J.B. Reid pp. 161-169

30.

Dynamics of ear and stem growth and the control of grain number per ear in wheat

E.J.M. Kirby pp. 170-174

31.

Duration of grain filling and yield of grain sorghum

A.A. Done pp. 175-180

32.

The evolution of temperature adaptation in maize and beans: implications for breeding in cool temperate environments

H.A. Eagles pp. 181-186

33.

Phasic development in barley

W.J.R. Boyd pp. 187-191

Breeding for Disease Resistance - Chairman: Dr P.J. Brook

34.

A study of genetic segregation using single ascospore isolates of Mycosphaerella graminicola

F.R. Sanderson, A.L. Scharen, Z. Eyal and A.C. King pp. 195-201

35.

A breed of radiata pine resistant to dothistroma needle blight

S.D. Carson and M.J. Carson pp. 202-207

36.

The relevance of new approaches to breeding for disease resistance - prospects and priorities for apple and pear breeding

F.H. Alston pp. 208-212

37.

Resistance of lucerne cultivars to Verticillium albo-atrum

B.T. Hawthorne and C.M. Triggs pp. 213-218

38.

Screening of asparagus species for resistance to Stemphyllium leaf spot (Paper abstract)

R.K. Bansal, S.A. Menzies and P.G. Broadhurst p. 219

39.

Breeding apple scab resistant dessert apples for Queensland

L.B. Baxter and J.B. Heaton pp. 220-223

40.

Use of natural outcrossing to improve the anthracnose resistance of Stylosanthes guianensis

D.F. Cameron and J.A.G. Irwin pp. 224-227

41.

The barley yellow dwarf virus research programme at CIMMYT

P.A. Burnett and A.R. Klatt pp. 228-231

42.

Breeding cowpea varieties for multiple disease resistance in Rwanda

M. Price and D. Cishahayo pp. 232-235

43.

The effects of wheat rusts in the Manawatu

W.B. Griffin and P.M. Worsnop pp. 236-242

Quality Requirements in Plant Breeding - Chairman: Mr T.A. Mitchell

44.

Biochemical and molecular genetics in breeding for quality in barley

D. von Wettstein pp. 245-254

45.

Quality improvement in apple breeding in Japan

Y. Yoshida pp. 255-257

46.

Assessing malting quality for barley breeders

D.B. Smith and P.G. Gothard pp. 258-265

47.

Genetic conversion of linseed oil from industrial to edible quality

A.G. Green pp. 266-270

48.

Protein composition - quality associations in high protein hexaploid bread wheat derivatives of wild emmer wheat

P.J. Cressey and A. Grama pp. 271-275

49.

Quality requirements and cotton breeding in Australia

D.J. Luckett, N.J. Thomson and P.E. Reid pp. 276-277

50.

Lipid quality factors in breeding New Zealand wheats

N.G. Larsen, D.W. Baruch and V.J. Humphrey-Taylor pp. 278-281

Pasture Plant Breeding - Chairman: Mr J.A. Lancashire

51.

lnterspecific relations and the breeding of pasture plants for semiarid regions

M.D. Rumbaugh and B.M. Pendery pp. 285-290

52.

Breeding for improved digestibility in temperate forage grasses

B. Dennis and K.J. Frandsen pp. 291-294

53.

Old pasture population of ryegrass in New Zealand and their use in plant breeding

R.E. Burgess and H.S. Easton pp. 295-300

54.

Improved performance from screening and hybridising of white clover germplasm in Southland

K.H. Widdup and J .M. Boleyn pp. 301-305

55.

The effect of environment on response to phosphorus of white clover

J.R. Caradus pp. 306-310

56.

Screening white clover for grass grub resistance

J. van den Bosch and D.L. Gaynor pp. 311-315

57.

Biochemical mechanisms of pest resistance in pasture legumes

D.R. Briggs, G.A. Lane, G.B. Russell, D.L. Gaynor and O.R.W. Sutherland pp. 316-321

58.

Evaluation of root type in white clover genotypes and populations

J.R. Caradus and D.R. Woodfield pp. 322-325

59.

Cultivar variation in the nodulation of white clover seedlings provided with nitrogen

G.J. Rys pp. 326-329

Novel Techniques in Plant Breeding - Chairman: Dr R.T.J. Clarke

60.

Biotechnology and gene transfer: the promise and the practice

R.C. Gardiner pp. 333-339

61.

Progress in wheat and barley haploid induction using anther culture

A.A. Marsolais, W.G. Wheatley and K.J. Kasha pp. 340-343

62.

Improvement of fruit varieties by mutagenesis

L. Decourtye, Y. Lespinasse and M. Duron pp. 344-348

63.

Development of a transformation system in white clover using modified ti-plasmid vectors

D.W.R. White and D. Greenwood pp. 349-354

64.

Somaclonal variation in the apomictic pasture grass Paspalum dilatatum

L.J. Davies, D. Cohen and K.V. Mullins pp. 355-360

65.

Aluminium-resistant mutants selected from plant cell cultures

A.J. Connor and C.P. Meredith pp. 361-364

66.

Potential for interspecific hybridization in the genus Actinidia

G.J. Pringle pp. 365-368

67.

The use of tissue culture techniques in kiwifruit breeding

L.G. Fraser and C.F. Harvey pp. 369-370

68.

Embryo rescue techniques in nectarine and peach breeding

D.W. Ramming pp. 371-374