Symposium on Genetics and Plant Breeding in Cereals: 100th Birth Anniversary of Academician Slavko Borojević (1919-2019)

Slavko Borojevic

Academician Slavko Borojević (1919-2019)

News about the Symposium dedicated to the 100th Birth Anniversary of Academician Slavko Borojević, Novi Sad November 14, 2019


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Novi Sad, Serbia, 13-15th November 2019, organized by the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts – Branch in Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Novi Sad, and Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops in Novi Sad

Wednesday,  November 13 

  • 17.00-18.00: Registration and Welcome Reception (The Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Branch in Novi Sad, address Nikole Pašića 6)
  • from 18.00: Tour of Sremski Karlovci, Wine Tasting and Dinner

Thursday, November 14

Chairpersons: Prof. Dr. Miodrag Dimitrijević, academician Dragan Škorić, academician Stevan Pilipović

  • 9.15 – 10.00: Opening ceremony and welcome speeches by the organizers including the president of the Novi Sad Branch of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts academician Stevan Pilipović and prof. Borojević’s daughter Dr. Ksenija Borojević
  • 10.00 – 10.30: Coffee break
  • 10.30-11.00: Opening lecture: From Cold Spring Harbour to the Novi Sad School of Genetics – Prof. Dr. Miodrag Dimitrijević, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture
  • 11.00-11.30: Plenary lecture: World Food Supply Present and Future – Problems and Prospects – Prof. Dr. Perry Gustafson,  Adjunct Professor of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri, USA and retired geneticist of the Agricultural Research Service, USDA
  • 11.30-12.00: Plenary lecture: Gene Manipulation In Wheat Improvement
  • 12.00-12.30: Plenary lecture: Селекция мягкой пшеницы в Национальном Центре зерна имени П. П. Лукьяненко: традиционные и биотехнологические методы – Davojan Rumik Oganesovič, Research Institute of Agriculture named after P.P. Lukyanenko, Krasnodar, Russia
  • 12.30-12.45: Changes in Senescence Pattern Related With Breeding Progress in Winter Wheat – Dr. Milan Mirosavljević, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Novi Sad
  • 12.45-13.00: Improvement of Spike-Stem-Tillers (SST) Complex is a Challenge In Wheat Breeding – Prof. Dr. Ivan Panayotov, Agricultural Experimental Station – Dunav, Bulgaria
  • 13.00-13.15: Polymorphisms and Flow of Gliadin Alleles in Wheat – Prof. Dr. Desimir Knežević, University of Priština, Faculty of Agriculture in Lešak
  • 13.15-13.30: Discussion
  • 13.30-14.00: Poster Viewing Session
  • from 14.00: Lunch and Closing Ceremony


Past and Future of Cereal Improvement

  1. Grain yield changes in historical set of Pannonian winter wheat varieties / Bojan Jocković, Velimir Mladenov, Radivoje Jevtić, Sonja Ilin, Vladimir Aćin, Milan Mirosavljević, Dragan Živančev (Serbia)
  2. Utilisation of sodium dodecyl sulphate sedimentation test for quality prediction of wheat cultivars in Serbia / Dragan Živančev, Milan Mirosavljević, Bojan Jocković, Vojislava Momčilović,  Radivoje Jevtić, Vladimir Aćin, Slaviša Štatkić, Sanja Mikić (Serbia)
  3. Variations of ecological factors in plant production – Frames of living activities of cultivated plants / Ljubica Šarčević-Todosijević, Vera Popović, Sara Has, Ljubiša Živanović (Serbia)

Biodiversity and Utilization of Genetic Resources in Cereals

  1. Characterisation of small grains resources at IFVCNS with UPOV descriptors / Sanja Mikić, Verica Takač, Milan Mirosavljević, Dragana Trkulja, Vojislava Momčilović, Ankica Kondić Špika, Ljiljana Brbaklić (Serbia)
  2. Estimation of genetic diversity and population structure of IFVCNS wheat collection using molecular markers and pedigrees / Ljiljana Brbaklić, Dragana Trkulja, Sanja Mikić (Serbia)
  3. Analysis of chlorophyll content in a bread wheat collection  and its correlations with flowering time and grain yield / Verica Takač, Sanja Mikić, Milan Mirosavljević, Vojislava Momčilović, Dragana Trkulja, Ljiljana Brbaklić, Ankica Kondić Špika (Serbia)
  4. Improvement of buckwheat production / Vera Popović, Ljubiša Kolarić, Branka Žarković, Ljubiša Živanović, Ljubica Šarčević Todosijević, Jelena Golijan, Jela Ikanović (Serbia)

Cereals Genetics and Genomics

  1. Genomic technology identification of varieties and hybrids of perennial grass crops / Kondratskaya I. P., Yuknimuk A. N., Chizhik O. V., Reshetnikov V. N.,  Stolepchenko V. A., Vasko P. P. (Belarus)

Cereals Breeding in a light of Climatic Changes – Biotic and Abiotic Stress Resistance

  1. Obtaining of genetically changed wheat plants (Triticum aestivum L.) with increased resistance to drought / Mykhals’ka S.I., Komisarenko A.G., Pryadkina G.O. (Ukraine)
  2. Evaluation of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) response to different abiotic stresses using modern phenotyping platforms / Ankica Kondić-Špika, Sanja Mikić, Dragana Trkulja, Milan Mirosavljević, Ljiljana Brbaklić, Vesna Župunski, Imre Vass, Janos Pauk, Carl-Otto Ottosen (Serbia, Hungary, Denmark)
  3. Stem store ability of winter wheat under natural drought conditions / V. V. Morgun, G. A. Pryadkina, O. V. Zborivska (Ukraine)
  4. Photosynthetic traits of transgenic maize plants with dsRNA suppressor of proline dehydrogenase gene / O. O. Stasik, D. A. Kiriziy, O. G. Sokolovska-Sergiienko, G. O. Pryadkina, S. I. Mykhalska (Ukraine)

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