Session 3 – Innovative methods and tools in plant genetics and breeding


Field-based canopy height estimation using UAV images improves after spatial and temporal adjustment

Fania F., Spadanuda P., Pecchioni N., Pecorella I., De Vita P.

An efficient and affordable protocol to produce doubled haploids in cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.) by isolated microspore culture

Mariani A., Bocchini M., Marconi G., Schiappa A., Albertini E.

Modifying phyllotaxis in Brassica seed crop species for yield improvement

Ferrario C.C., Caselli F., Davlatboeva S., Gregis V., Kater M.

Somaclonal variation as biotechnological tool for increasing grapevine tolerance to biotic/abiotic stresses

Pagliarani C., Moine A., Nerva L., Nuzzo F., Delliri A., Boccacci P., Chitarra W., Gambino G., Perrone I.

Developing a protocol to isolate transcription factors bound to a specific DNA locus from the extracted chromatin of grapevine protoplasts using CRISPR-dCas9 system

Devillars A., Bertini E., Fattorini C., Farinati S., Rizzato S., Soria Garcia A.F., Zenoni S., Vannozzi A.

Development and proof-of-concept application of genome-enabled selection for alfalfa biomass yield in Northern Italy: preliminary results

Franguelli N., Pecetti L., Nazzicari N., Brummer E.C., Annicchiarico P.

A deep dive into the role of NLRs in Solanaceae

Trotta G., von Dahlen J., Gebker K., Rose L.E.

Application of a Genotyping-By-Sequencing approach to trace a high-quality yellow tomato landrace along the supply chain

Graci S., Olivieri F., Barone A.

Development and application of a CAPS marker (Phyto) linked to the Pc5.1 locus conferring resistance to Phytophthora capsici in pepper (Capsicum annum L.)

Cassibba V., Bongiorno G., Di Noia A., Marconi G., Ciancaleoni S., Albertini E.

CRISPR/Cas mediated chromosome rearrangement in a wild tomato genome

Palomba E., Cremona G., Paparo R., Tripodi P., Nicolia A., De Paola D., Iovene M., Consiglio M.F., Termolino P.

Characterization of SOC1-like genes in tomato by integrating genomics, genetic diversity, genome editing and gene co-expression network platforms

Del Bufalo A., Gentile D., Fabriani M., D’Orso F., Iannelli M.A., Albertini E., Frugis G.

A high-throughput SNP-based approach for the traceability in the Italian pasta supply chain

Metelli G., Bonarrigo M., Blasi E., Marucci A., Sestili F., Masci S.

The intra-genic overexpression of the Tonneau1b gene increases grain length in durum wheat

D’Attilia C., Fratini C., Frittelli A., Camerlengo F., Masci S., Palombieri S., Sestili F.

Different genomic regions define florets number and spike-related traits in T. durum ssp.

Mica E., Kiros A.Y., Guerra D., Battaglia R., Mazzucotelli E., Dell’Acqua M., Desiderio F.

Investigating the role of the GRF4 gene in barley and durum wheat

Branchi A., Crosatti C., Gazzetti K., Colombo M., Guerra D., Battaglia R., Lo Piero A.R., Cattivelli L., Mica E.

Exploring the potential of cell suspension cultures in wheat: investigating the impact of starch mutants on growth and metabolism

Tafuri A., Palombieri S., Sestili F., Mita G., Botticella E.

Comprehensive genome-wide characterization and expression profiling of NPF and NRT2 nitrogen transporters gene families in durum wheat

Puccio G., Ingraffia R., Giambalvo D., Frenda S.A., Harkess A., Sunseri F., Mercati F.

Evaluation of cereal response to drought with the PlantArray gravimetric-based platform

Tondelli A., Dalal A., Barabaschi D., Tacconi G., Guerra D., Cattivelli L., Moshelion M.

Establishing and characterizing a Capsicum annuum MAGIC population: phenotypic and genomic insights

Martina M., Gianoglio N., Barchi L., Milanesi C., Acquadro A., Portis E.

Application of forward and reverse genetic approaches on Diplotaxis tenuifolia

Colozza D., D’Atti D., Faino L., Pajoro A.

Genetic manipulation of the novel crop Wolffia globosa (Lemnaceae)

Fiore I.R., Chiaiese P., D’Ambrosio G., Miele C., Romano L.E., Aronne G., Filippone E.

ITS-DGGE analysis for Cucumis melo L. cultivar authentication

Alberico L., Ciarmiello L.F., Fusco G.M., Nicastro R., Carillo P., Woodrow P.

Use of Single Sequence Repeats, Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Ploidy analysis in genotyping Lantana camara breeding clonal lines

Betto A., Palumbo F., Farianati S., Barcaccia G.

Reproductive barriers in Asteraceae species: an overview on the relationships between crops and their altered mating systems

Heirani Moghaddam H., Scariolo F., Palumbo F., Barcaccia G.

Exploring seed-nanoparticle interactions and their promising applications in nanopriming

Del Regno C., Cappetta E., Conte M., Del Gaudio P., Vergata C., Buti M., Moros M., Martinelli F., Leone A., Ambrosone A.

A transcriptomic approach on a heterozygous reference genome unravels the aptitude of citrus fruits for IV Gamma uses

Ciacciulli A., Caruso P., Allegra M., Sciuto G., Strano M.C., Licciardello C.