ASTA is proud to feature agriculture graduate student poster presentations from across North America. Posters will be displayed in the ASTA Innovations Lounge in Grand Ballroom E/F from Noon Tuesday, December 8 – 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 9; then be sure to visit the Seed Expo on Thursday, December 10 for our “Seed the Future” complimentary lunch reception with poster students from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. You will have a chance to vote for your favorite posters – and doing so will enter you to win a $300 Visa gift card on Thursday, December 10 inside the Exhibit Hall!

Number Name School Professor Title Email/ LinkedIn
1 Adam Gaspar University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Shawn Conley Planting Date x Maturity Group Analysis for the Upper Midwest to Maximize Early Planted and Replanted Soybean Yield. agaspar@wisc.edu
http://bit.ly/1U3PK4E
2 David Marburger University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Shawn Conley Using Fluopyram Fungicide Seed Treatment for Control of Fusarium virguliforme and Increasing Soybean Yield dmarburger@wisc.edu
http://bit.ly/21P9mOX
3 Keith Freewalt Purdue University Dr. Katy Rainey Multivariate spatial models for selection and drone based agronomic note taking in soybean progeny rows kfreewal@purdue.edu
4 Cole Stalter University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Dr. Fred Kolb, Dr. Larry Hageman Evaluation of Plant Health Effects and Tolerance of Field Corn to the Fungicide Penthiopyrad (DuPont™ Vertisan™) Applied Postemergence. Larry.H.Hageman@dupont.com
5 Katherine McLachlan University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Dr. David Walker Effects of Pythium ultimum var. ultimum and other Pythium species on the Ancestral Soybean Lines mclach1@illinois.edu
6 Alison Cooke University of Guelph Dr. Elizabeth Lee In silico mapping of yield quantitative trait loci in maize acooke01@uoguelph.ca
http://bit.ly/1PZDl39
7 Henry Awika Texas A&M University Dr. Dirk Hays Discover of early resistance to sugarcane aphids in Sorghum bicolor hawika@ag.tamu.edu
8 Nick Dietz Virginia Tech Dr. Ozzie Abaye Effector-Directed Screening of Hops for Downy Mildew Resistance nadietz@vt.edu
9 Virginia Tech Dr. Ozzie Abaye
10 Alencar Xavier Purdue University Dr. Katy Rainey Breeding Applications of Statistical Learning alenxav@gmail.com
http://bit.ly/1NVsE0V
11 Jingnu Xia University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Dr. Patrick Brown Mapping The Locus That Controls Midrib Color In Sorghum xiajinnu20101121@gmail.com
12 Lais Andrade Pereira Universidade Federal de Lavras (Federal University of Lavras – Brazil)/ Purdue University Magno Antonio Patto Ramalho, Federal University of Lavras; Katy Martin Rainey, Purdue University Genetic control of viviparity in common beans andrade.lais@gmail.comhttp://bit.ly/1Y2tgkW
13 Danilo Hottis Lyra Iowa State University Roberto Fritsche-Neto Prediction of genomic breeding values of tropical maize lines for nitrogen use efficiency daniloh@iastate.edu
http://bit.ly/1lPcSrE
14 Hongxu Dong University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Erik J Sacks High-density genetic maps through genotyping-by-sequencing confirmed whole genome duplication in Miscanthus from sorghum. donghongxu2008@gmail.com
15 Adriano Terras Mastrodomenico University of Illinois Dr. Fred Below Discovering Nitrogen Use Efficiency Heritability and Potential Using ex-PVP Germplasm mastrod2@illinois.edu
http://bit.ly/1SOkV2O
16 Sarah Brooks Purdue University Dr. Tony J. Vyn Earshoot N dynamics during the critical period for maize smuelle@purdue.edu
http://bit.ly/1jOfjJI
17 Lillian Frances Brzostowski University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Dr. Brian Diers Evaluation of a high protein allele from the tofu cultivar ‘Danbaekkong’ in two soybean backgrounds brzosto2@illinois.edu
http://bit.ly/1luy7j9
18 Elizabeth Hawkins Purdue University Dennis Buckmaster Utilizing Descriptive Metadata to Identify High Data Integrity Zones in Agricultural Fields emhawkin@purdue.edu
http://bit.ly/1jOfxkd
19 Luiz Paulo Miranda Pires Iowa State University Thomas Lübberstedt Inclusion of Dominance Effects in the Multivariate Model to Predict GBLUP Simple Maize Hybrids pireslpm@iastate.edu
20 Jacob J. Pekar Texas A&M University Seth Murray Evaluation of New and Historic Maize Inbred Lines for Improved Resistance to Aspergillus flavus and Aflatoxin Accumulation Jacob.Pekar@ag.tamu.edu
http://bit.ly/1NGne7X
21 Steven Langlie Anderson II Texas A&M University Seth Murray Association Mapping of Quantitative Traits in Maize Using Diverse Population Designs andersst@email.tamu.edu
http://bit.ly/1NGnioo
22 Valerie Craig University of Guelph Dr. Elizabeth Lee Identification of a unique signature for black layer craigv@uoguelph.ca
23 Andrew Holtrop University of Guelph Dr. Elizabeth Lee Additive Genetic Variation for Yield and Density Tolerance andrew.holtrop@syngenta.com
http://bit.ly/1M3fYh5
24 Gustavo Hugo Ferreira de Oliveira Texas A&M University Seth Murray “Development of a calibration to predict popcorn seed’ characters
using near infrared spectroscopy.”
gustavo.melhorista@gmail.com
25 Chutinan Jaroenchai University of Guelph Dr. Elizabeth Lee Biomass Dynamics of Long-Ear Genetics cjaroenc@uoguelph.ca
26 Steven Vosberg University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Shawn Conley Efficient Spectra Collection With Tractor Mounted Spectrometer skvosberg@wisc.edu
27 Trenton Newell Kansas State University Dr. Kraig Roozeboom Drought Tolerant Corn Yield Response to Water Availability tdnewell@ksu.edu
http://bit.ly/1NiCt3i
28 Amanda De Oliveira Silva Purdue University Dr. Tony J. Vyn Utilization of in-season 15N applications to compare corn hybrids for responsiveness to N fertilizer and associated N use efficiencies adeolive@purdue.edu
http://bit.ly/1NGnGTH
NCCPB Graduate Student Award Winners: Ben Campbell University of Minnesota Dr. Robert Stupar and Dr. James Orf Evaluating the Utility and Causative Genetics of Soybean Mutants
NCCPB Graduate Student Award Winners: Craig T. Beil Colorado State University Dr. Scott D. Haley Evaluation of New Genomic and Phenomic Tools to Aid in the Utilization of Eastern European Wheat Genotypes in U.S. Hard Winter Wheat Breeding
NCCPB Graduate Student Award Winners: Benjamin Stewart-Brown University of Georgia De. Zenglu Li Discovery of Novel Yield Haplotypes to Increase the Rate of Genetic Gain in Soybean