Bulletin nº25 2009

April 2009

Following communications were presented in the framework of

our Technical Meeting, Manesar (near Delhi), India, February 2-4, 2009.

Plant Breeding
Structuration, management and exploitation of genetic biodiversity in Brassicae
Chairman :Michel RENARD (France) & Co-Chairwoman: Iwona BARTKOWIAK-BRODA, Poland
Improving rapeseed (Brassica napus) as a highly productive oilseed and source of valuable products for nutrition
Wolfgang Friedt & Rod Snowdon, Germany
Germplasm and Heterosis Breeding in Mustard
by Dr Deepak Pental, India
Structure of genetic diversity and elaboration of core collections for the three related Brassica species: B. napus, B. oleracea, B. rapa
Michel Renard, France
Genetic Diversity: Utilization in the Breeding of Brassica Oilseed Crops in Canada
Dr Habibur Rahman, Canada
Considerations on heterosis utilization in rapeseed (Brassica napus)
Fu Ting-dong
Understanding Australian Oilseed Brassica Germplasm: conservation, breeding and research
Greg BUZZA , Nufarm Australia Limited, Australia
Developments in oilseed rape varietal assessment
Graham JELLIS, HGCA, London, UK
Development of F1-hybrid varieties in winter oilseed rape in Europe
Dr Martin Frauen, Germany

Phytotechnics
Expanding cultivation and increasing yields of cruciferous crops : implications for crop management and crop protection
Chairman: Didier PELLET, Switzerland & Co-Chairman: Andreas von TIEDEMANN, Germany
Topic :Climate change and global trade: challenges through new diseases and pests, adaptation of crop management
Climate change in Europe : altered life cycles and spread of major pathogens in oilseed rape
Andreas VON TIEDEMANN (1), Bruce FITT, Peter GLADDERS & Neil EVANS (2) (1) Göttingen Universität, Germany, (2)Rothamsted Research & ADAS, UK
Topic : Management of current diseases and pests/regional case studies (chemicals, integrated systems,forecasting systems)
Case Study in India :
Management of major diseases and pests of mustard in India
S.J. KOLTE, India
Case Study from UK:
Oilseed rape varieties for sustainability and low input
Simon KIGHTLEY, NIAB,UK
Topic : Crop management for specialized production of cruciferous crops
Hybrid vs. open-pollinated varieties
Rapeseed-Mustard cultivation in India
Arvind KUMAR, O.P. Premi and Lijo Thomas, National Research Centre on Rapeseed-Mustard,India
Biofuels, energy efficiency and fatty acid composition in OSR
Main factors influencing energy efficiency for biofuel production and fatty acid composition in oilseed rape
Francis FLENET & André MERRIEN, CETIOM, France
Optimum Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates for Hybrid vs Open-Pollinated Spring Canola in North America
Adrian JOHNSTON & Murray HARTMAN, Canada

Analysis & Rapeseed Uses
Chairman : Jean-Paul WATHELET, Belgium & Co-Chairman: Soren Krogh JENSEN, Denmark
Long-term performances of mixed-parities sows fed with 10% regular rapeseed meal during gestation & lactation
QUINIOU N., CREPON K., Alain QUINSAC, Jacques EVRARD, PEYRONNET C., BOURDILLON A., ROYER E., ETIENNE M., France (click here for the presentation)
Tail Pipe Emissions of Rapeseed Oil Based Fuels
Axel MUNACK Federal Research Institute, Germany
Biofumigation by Brassicas materials as a sustainable alternative to the use of chemicals in plant defence
L. Lazzeri, L. D'Avino, L. Malaguti, O. Leoni

Economics : International Oilseed Markets - Perspectives for Rapeseed
Chairman : Folkhard ISERMEYER, Germany & Co-Chairman : Alastair DICKIE, UK
International Cost Comparison of Oilseed Production
Folkhard ISERMEYER, FAL, Germany

POSTERS
Interesterification of rapeseed oil with anhydrous milk fat and its stearin fraction. I. Modifications of composition
M. AGUEDO, J.-M. GIET, E. HANON, S. DANTHINE, M. PAQUOT, G. LOGNAY, A. THOMAS,M. VANDENBOL, P. THONART , C. BLECKER, Jean-Paul WATHELET, Belgium
Interesterification of rapeseed oil with anhydrous milk fat and its stearin fraction. II. Modifications of melting properties
J.-M.GIET, M.AGUEDO, E.HANON, S.DANTHINE, M.PAQUOT, G. LOGNAY, A.THOMAS, M. VANDEBOL, P. THONART, Jean-Paul WATHELET, C. BLECKER, Belgium