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Cucurbitaceae 2014

12-16 October • Inn at Bay Harbor • Bay Harbor, Michigan

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Agenda

Conference Agenda at a Glance

SUNDAY OCTOBER, 12  
   
2:00 - 8:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception.  Sagamore’s Dining Room
   
MONDAY, OCTOBER 13  
   
6:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast available.  Sagamore’s Dining Room
7:00 a.m.   Registration Open
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Oral Session 1 – Cucurbit Genomics I.  Arlington Room
10:30 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m. Oral Session 2 – Cucurbit Genomics II.  Arlington Room
12:30 p.m. *Lunch (on your own)
2:30 -p.m. Oral Session 3 – Cucurbit Breeding and Genetics. Arlington Room
3:45 p.m. Coffee Break
4:15 p.m.  Oral Session 4 – Cucurbit Production and Quality. Arlington Room
6:00 p.m.   Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative Meeting. Occidental Room
7:30 p.m. Cucurbit Crops Germplasm Committee. Occidental Room
   
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14  
   
6:30 – 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast available.  Sagamore’s Dining Room
8:00 – 9:45 a.m. Poster Session I.   Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding; Production and Use;
Physiology and Development. Clifton Room
9:45 a.m.  Board Busses for Mackinac Island
10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mackinac Island with lunch at Grand Hotel
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. *Dinner (on your own; Downtown Petoskey or Inn at Bay Harbor)
7:30 p.m. Melon Breeders Meeting. Occidental Room
   
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15  
   
6:30 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast available.  Sagamore’s Dining Room
8:00 a.m.  Squash Breeders Meeting. Occidental Room
9:00 a.m. Oral Session 5 – Cucurbit Pathology. Arlington Room.
10:30 a.m. Coffee break
11:00 a.m.  Oral Session 6. Breeding for resistance in cucurbit crops.  Arlington Room
12:30 p.m. *Lunch (on your own)
1:30 p.m.  C14 Melon Powdery Mildew Meeting. Occidental Room
2:30 p.m.  Session 7.  Floral and fruit development of cucurbits . Arlington Room
4:00 p.m.  Poster Session II. Cucurbit Diseases: Characterization, Genetic Control and 
Fine Mapping of Resistances to Diseases and Pests; Response to Abiotic Stresses. Clifton Room
6:00 p.m. Watermelon Research and Development Group Meeting
7:00 p.m.    Conference Reception. Bay Harbor Village, Lake Michigan Room
Motown/Soul music provided by Detroit Music Award Winners Laura Rain and the Caesars.
   
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16  
   
6:30 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast available.  Sagamore’s Dining Room
8:00 a.m. Cucumber Breeders Meeting. Occidental Room
9:00 a.m. Oral Session 8.  Genetic determinants of cucurbit fruit quality. Arlington Room
10:00 a.m.  Business meeting and Closing Remarks
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
  * A listing of local restaurants will be available at the registration desk