Sugarcane Crop Germplasm Committee Meeting

Houma, Louisiana, June 13, 2007, 9:00 -11:00 am

Comstock, Jack, USDA, ARS, Canal Point, FL
DaSilva, Jorge, TAMU, Weslaco, TX
Gilbert, Robert, UF, Belle Glade, FL
Gravois, Kenneth, LSU, St. Gabriel, LA
Irey, Michael, US Sugar Corporation, Clewiston, FL
Jackson, Windell, ASCL, Thibodaux, LA
Legendre, Benjamin, LSU, St. Gabriel, LA
Richard, Charley, C. Richard & Associates, New Orleans, LA (El Centro, CA)
Richard, Edward, USDA, ARS, Houma, LA
Schenck, Susan, Hawaiian Agricultural Research Center, Aiea, HI
Shine, Jim, Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, Belle Glade, FL
Tew, Thomas, USDA-ARS, Houma, LA (Chairman)

Ayala-Silva, Tomas, USDA-ARS, Subtropical Hort. Res. Stn., Miami, FL (Ex-officio)
Bretting, Peter USDA-ARS, National Program Staff, Beltsville, MD (Ex-officio)
Bohning, Mark, USDA-ARS, NGRL, Beltsville, MD (Ex-officio)
Mock, Raymond, USDA-ARS, Plant Genetic Resources, Beltsville, MD (Ex-officio)
Maroon-Lango, Clarissa, USDA-APHIS, Plant Germplasm Quarantine, Beltsville, MD (Ex-officio)
Wisler, Gail (USDA-ARS, National Program Staff, Beltsville, MD (Ex-officio)



  9:00         Introductions, announcements, and general welcome
  9:05         Summary of previous meeting’s minutes – Gravois or Legendre
  9:10         Follow up on 2006 action items Tew
  9:20         Reports

10:30         Open floor for general discussion
10:50         Nomination of committee members and officers
11:00         Adjourn, Lunch at A-Bear’s Restaurant
11.45         Tour of USDA Sugarcane Research Lab (Houma & Chacahoula, LA)