10th IRC Canberra, Australia September 26-29,1999 vol.1

New Horizons for an Old Crop

Table of contents

QUANTIFYING AMMI MODEL IN TERMS OF GENETIC PARAMETERS
L. P. Subedi, Nepal (3)

EPIDEMIOLOGY, FORECASTING AND MANAGEMENT OF WINTER OILSEED RAPE DISEASES IN THE UK
B D L Fitt, P Gladders, K G Sutherland, J A Turner, S J Welham, UK (4)

SOMATIC HYBRIDS BETWEEN MORICANDIA NITENS AND THREE Brassica SPECIES
Jinling Meng, Zhun Yan, Zhihong Tian, Ronggui Huang, Bangquan Huang, China (6) 

MANAGING BLACKLEG IN THE DISEASE-PRONE ENVIRONMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Martin J Barbetti1,2 and Ravjit K Khangura, Australia (8) 

Precision Agriculture - New Production Technologies for an Old Crop
Haneklaus, S., Bloem, E. and Schnug, E. Germany (10)

Diagnosis of the Nutritional Status and Quality Assessment of Oilseed Rape by X-Ray Spectroscopy
Schnug, E. and Haneklaus, S. Germany (11)

Coca-Cola? (CC) Extraction for the Evaluation of Available Micro-Nutrients in Soils for Oilseed Rape
Haneklaus, S., Fleckenstein, J. and Schnug, E. Germany (12)

Influence of Sulfur Fertilization on Yield and Quality of Oilseed Rape and Mustard
Haneklaus, S., Paulsen, H.M., Gupta, A.K., Bloem, E. and Schnug, E. Germany/India (13)

Genetic association of herbicide tolerance and blackleg resistance in Brassica napus L.
Mohan R Thiagarajah, Gary R Stringam, Vipan K Bansal and Delbert F Degenhardt Canada (19)

Commercial Heterosis of F1 Hybrids in Oilseed Brassica
Lalji B. Pandey and B.E. Zehr, India (21) 

THE EFFECTS OF BORON ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF CANOLA
Denis Pageau, Jean Lafond & Gaëtan F. Tremblay, Canada (22)

SCLEROTINIA STEM ROT RESISTANCE IN CRUCIFERS
Ginette Seguin-Swartz and Chrystel Lefol, Canada (23)

INFLUENCE OF SEED SIZE ON THE AGRONOMIC PERFORMANCE OF OILSEED RAPE
R. H. Elliott and G. F. W. Rakow, Canada (26)

INVESTIGATIONS ON DOMINANT GLUCOSINOLATES IN RAPESEED GERMPLASM COLLECTED IN CHINA
Li Peiwu1, Li Guangming1, Zhang Wen1, Yang Mei1 and Zeng Jianqiang, China (30)

DEVELOPING MARKER-ASSISTED BREEDING FOR QUALITY AND DISEASE RESISTANCE TRAITS IN Brassica OILSEEDS
Daryl Somers, Gerhard Rakow, Philip Raney, Vinod Prabhu1, Ginette Séguin-Swartz, Roger Rimmer, Richard Gugel, Derek Lydiate,Andrew Sharpe, Canada/India (34) 

MAPPING QTL’S FOR TRANSFORMATION VARIABLES IN Brassica oleracea
Penelope A C Sparrow, Philip J Dale, Judith A Irwin, UK (36)

TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF GENOTYPIC VARIATION IN Brassica oleracea TRANSFORMATION EFFICIENCY
Judith A Irwin, Penny Sparrow and Philip J Dale, UK (38)

CANOLA PRODUCTION IN SASKATCHEWAN - A SYNTHESIS OF THE ISSUE OF UNEXPECTED LOW YIELDS
O. Olfert, S. Brandt, R.H. Elliott, L. Duczek, A.G. Thomas, J. Soroka, Canada (40)

ALTERING VOLATILE PRODUCTION IN OILSEED RAPE BY INTROGRESSION OF GENES FROM WILD BRASSICAS
Robert P Bradburne, Ruth Magrath, Richard F Mithen, UK (42)

INFESTATION OF WINTER OILSEED RAPE BY TURNIP YELLOWS LUTEOVIRUS AND ITS EFFECT ON YIELD IN GERMANY
Klaus Graichen and Edgar Schliephake, Germany (43)

Generation of oilseed rape with resistance to turnip yellows luteovirus
Klaus Graichen, Herbert Peterka, Germany (44)

GENETIC ANALYSIS FOR RESISTANCE TO Albugo candida IN BRASSICA DIFFERENTIALS
Venugopal Kalavacharla1, Chunren Wu2 and S. Roger Rimmer, USA/Canada (46)

MAPPING RESISTANCE GENES IN Brassica napus TO Leptosphaeria maculans
S. Roger Rimmer, M. Hossein Borhan, Bin Zhu and Daryl Somers,Canada (47)

DEVELOPMENT OF EARLY FLOWERING, CANOLA-GRADE Brassica juncea GERMPLASM
Rex N Oram1, Philip A Salisbury, John T O Kirk, and Wayne A Burton,Australia (50)

PERFORMANCE OF AUSTRALIAN CANOLA QUALITY Brassica juncea BREEDING LINES
W.A. Burton, S.J. Pymer, P.A. Salisbury, J.T.O. Kirk and R.N. Oram Australia (51)

MEAL QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS YELLOW MUSTARD (Sinapis alba L.)
Felicitas Katepa-Mupondwa, Gerhard Rakow and Phil Raney, Canada (53)

EIGHTY YEARS OF BRASSICA CYTOGENETICS
Shyam Prakash and V.L. Chopra, India (54)

DEVELOPING OILSEED YELLOW MUSTARD (Sinapis alba L.) IN WESTERN CANADA
Felicitas Katepa-Mupondwa, Gerhard Rakow and Phil Raney, Canada (56)

DESIGNER OIL CANOLA — A REVIEW OF NEW FOOD-GRADE BRASSICA OILS WITH FOCUS ON HIGH OLEIC, LOW LINOLENIC TYPES
Dr. Rachael Scarth, Dr. Peter B.E. McVetty, Canada (57)

HE mur CMS SYSTEM IN Brassica napus
Peter B.E. McVetty1, Teresio C. Riungu2 and Rachael Scarth, Canada (58)

Risk assessment of outcrossing of transgenic brassica, with focus on Brassica rapa and Brassica napus
R.K. Downey, Canada (61)

EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE AND WETNESS DURATION ON INFECTION OF OILSEED RAPE BY ASCOSPORES OF A-GROUP OR B-GROUP Leptosphaeria maculans (STEM CANKER)
J.E. Biddulph, B. D. L. Fitt, M. Jedryczka, J. S. West, S.J. Welham, UK/Poland (62)

THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOW ALIPHATIC, LOW INDOLE GLUCOSINOLATE Brassica rapa
D.S. HUTCHESON1, K.C. FALK, G.F.W. RAKOW, Canada (64)

AGRONOMIC PERFORMANCE AND SEED QUALITY OF A NEW SOURCE OF YELLOW SEEDED Brassica napus
G. Rakow, J.P. Raney, J. Relf-Eckstein, Canada (67)

DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH YIELDING, DISEASE RESISTANT, YELLOW-SEEDED Brassica napus
G. Rakow , J. Relf-Eckstein, J.P. Raney, R. Gugel, Canada (68)

DEVELOPMENT OF APETALOUS Brassica napus
Gerhard Rakow and Ginette Séguin-Swartz, Canada (69)

CANOLA-QUALITY Brassica juncea , A NEW OILSEED CROP FOR THE CANADIAN PRAIRIES
Derek A. Potts, Gerhard W. Rakow, Daryl R. Males, Canada (70)

MILK AND MEAT QUALITY DUE TO RAPESEED PRODUCTS APPLICATION IN FARM ANIMALS
F. Schöne, G. Jahreis, G. Flachowsky, U. Kirchheim, Germany (72)

NEIGHBOUR EFFECT OF POLLEN DENSITY ON YIELD EVALUATION OF NON 100% FERTILE GENOTYPES OF OILSEED RAPE (Brassica napus)
Jean-Jacques Schott, France (74)

INHERITANCE OF ERUCIC ACID CONTENT IN YELLOW MUSTARD (Sinapis alba L.)
Wilhelmina J. Drost, Gerhard Rakow, Philip Raney, Canada (75)

INHERITANCE OF GLUCOSINOLATE CONTENT IN YELLOW MUSTARD (Sinapis alba L.)
Wilhelmina J. Drost, Gerhard Rakow, Philip Raney, Canada (76)

SELECTION FOR HIGH OLEIC ACID IN ‘ZERO’ ERUCIC ACID Sinapis alba
J Philip Raney, Gerhard FW Rakow, Todd V Olson, Canada (78)

SELECTION FOR INCREASED SEED MUCILAGE CONTENT IN YELLOW MUSTARD
J Philip Raney, Gerhard FW Rakow, Canada (79)

LOW LINOLENIC ACID, ‘ZERO’ ALIPHATIC GLUCOSINOLATE Brassica napus
J Philip Raney, Gerhard FW Rakow, Richard K Gugel, Todd V Olson, Canada (81)

RESISTANCE TO WHITE RUST IN Brassica juncea FROM AN INTERSPECIFIC CROSS WITH Brassica napus
Richard K Gugel, J Philip Raney, Lorne J Duczek, Gerhard FW Rakow and Todd V Olson, Canada (82)

INTERSPECIES TRANSFER OF IMPROVED WATER USE EFFICIENCY FROM MORICANDIA INTO BRASSICA
Monika Beschorner, Susanne I. Warwick, Derek J. Lydiate, Canada (83) 

THE DEVELOPMENT AND GENETICS OF WHITE RUST (Albugo candida) RACE 2V-RESISTANT CANOLA QUALITY Brassica juncea
Coreen Franke, Derek A. Potts, Daryl R. Males, Canada (84)

GENETIC RESEARCH AND BREEDING OF RAPESEED AT HUAZHONG AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
Ting-dong Fu, China (85)

A PROMISING ALTERNATIVE WAY OF UTLIZING POL CMS FOR HYBRID BREEDING IN Brassica napus L.
Guang-sheng Yang ,Zhi-hong Duan, Ting-dong Fu, Chang-sheng Wu, China (86)

STUDIES ON THE RECESSIVE GENIC MALE STERILITY AND ITS GENETIC MARKERS IN RAPESEED (Brassica napus L.)
Tu Jinxing, Fu Tingdong, Zhang yi, Tian Shaohua, China (87)

CONDITIONS FOR INFECTION OF WINTER OILSEED RAPE LEAVES BY CONIDIA AND ASCOSPORES OF Pyrenopeziza brassicae , CAUSING LIGHT LEAF SPOT
Tijs Gilles1, Bruce DL Fitt1 and Michael J Jeger, UK/Netherlands (91)

SELECTION IN TRANSGENIC LINES OF OILSEED RAPE (Brassica napus L.) WITH MODIFIED SEED OIL COMPOSITION
E. Rudloff , H.U. Jürgens , B. Ruge, P.Wehling, Germany (92)

YIELD AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF OILSEED RAPE GROWN AFTER DIFFERENT PRECEDING CROPS AND IN DIFFERENT CROP ROTATIONS
Olaf Christen, Klaus Sieling, Germanry (93)

YIELD, N UPTAKE AND N-USE EFFICIENCY OF AND N LEACHING AFTER OILSEED RAPE GROWN IN DIFFERENT CROP MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN NORTHERN GERMANY
Klaus Sieling and Olaf Christen, Germany (95)

OILSEED RAPE CROPPING SYSTEMS IN NW EUROPE
Olaf Christen, Eric Evans, Christer Nielsson, Christian Haldrup, UK/Germany/Sweden/Denmark (96)

SELECTION FOR LOW a-LINOLENIC ACID CONTENT IN SPRING TURNIP RAPE
I. Laakso1, S. Hovinen2, T. Seppänen-Laakso1 and R. Hiltunen, Finland (97) 

INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF ROOT MAGGOTS (DIPTERA) IN CANOLA
Lloyd M. Dosdall, Canada (99)

DEVELOPMENT OF EARLY MATURING Brassica carinata FOR WESTERN CANADA KEVIN
C. FALK, Canada (100)

METHODOLOGICAL STUDY OF Leptosphaeria maculans ASCOSPORES TRAPPING ON RAPESEED
André Pérès, José Fernandès, France (104)

Leptosphaeria maculans (PHOMA LINGAM) ON OILSEED RAPE : A SUMMARY OF THREE YEARS OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES (1995, 1996 ET 1997)
André Pérès, Blandine Poisson, Annette Penaud, Laurent Jain and Etienne Pilorgé, France (105)

Leptosphaeria maculans : EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE, RAINFALL AND HUMIDITY ON THE FORMATION OF PSEUDOTHECIA
André Pérès, Blandine Poisson, Virginie Le Sourne and Catherine Maisonneuve, France (106)

Phoma lingam : EXPLICATIVE APPROACH OF A VARIETAL BEHAVIOR OF SUSCEPTIBILITY AND TOLERANCE TO THE FUNGUS PENETRATION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ATTACK
André Pérès and Blandine Poisson, France (107)

Leptosphaeria maculans (Phoma lingam) : FIRST RESULTS OF DEVELOPMENT OF A FORECASTING CLIMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM
Christophe Bernard, Catherine Maisonneuve, Blandine Poisson, André Peres, Annette Penaud, Etienne Pilorgé and Benjamine Van de Putte, France (108)

STUDIES RELATED TO MATURATION OF Leptosphaeria maculans PSEUDOTHECIA ON RAPESEED STUBBLES INFECTED BY STEM CANKER
Blandine Poisson and André Pérès, France (109)

STUDY OF RAPESEED SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PRIMARY CONTAMINATION OF Leptosphaeria maculans IN RELATION TO THE PLANT VEGETATIVE STAGE
Blandine Poisson and André Pérès, France (110)

CABBAGE SEEDPOD WEEVIL CONTROL AND DAMAGE LOSS ASSESSMENT IN WINTER CANOLA USING INSECTICIDES
G. David Buntin, USA (115)

EVALUATION AND PERFORMANCE OF TRANSGENIC OILSEED RAPE CONTAINING cry1Ac GENE FOR RESISTANCE TO DIAMONDBACK MOTH
Suresh Ramachandran1, G. D. Buntin2, J. N. All1, P. L. Raymer3, and C. N. Stewart, Jr., USA (116)

INHERITANCE OF FATTY ACID COMPOSITION IN Brassica juncea
Derek A. Potts and Daryl R. Males, USA (117)

ENHANCEMENT OF CHLOROPHYLL CLEARING IN MATURING CANOLA SEED BY OVEREXPRESSING INVERTASE DURING SEED MATURATION
Ian McGregor, Shankar Das, Brian Mik, Wilf Keller, Ping Fu, Canada (120)

SUCROSE CONTENT AND FREEZING TOLERANCE OF Brassica napus CANOLA (RAPESEED) SEEDLINGS OVEREXPRESSING AN ESCHERICHIA COLI INORGANIC PYROPHOSPHATASE
Ping Fu, Jas Singh, Wilf Keller, and Ian McGregor, Canada (122)

EXPLOITING THE BIOFUMIGATION POTENTIAL OF BRASSICAS IN FARMING SYSTEMS
J.A. Kirkegaard, 2J.N. Matthiessen2, 3P.T.W. Wong, 4A Mead, 1M. Sarwar, 1B.J. Smith (125)

CANOLA INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA
M. L. Stanley, T. D. Potter, Australia (128) 

PHENOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF AN ANNUAL AND A BIENNIAL OILSEED RAPE CULTIVAR TO SOUTHERN ITALY ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Carmelo Santonoceto, Umberto Anastasi, Italy (131)

AGRONOMIC PERFORMANCE AND SEED QUALITY OF Brassica napus, Brassica carinata AND Brassica juncea A DIFFERENT LINES GROWN IN SOUTHERN ITALY ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
M. Mazzoncini1, C. Santonoceto2, L. Crocè2, A. M. Giuffrè, Italy (132)

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON CANOLA YIELD AND OIL
Graham Walton, Ping Si,Bill Bowden, Australia (136)

HYBRIDISATION AND PERSISTANCE IN HERBICIDE TOLERANT OILSEED RAPE (Brassica napus)
Jeremy B Sweet, Euan C Simpson, Carol E Norris, Jane E Thomas, UK (137)

VITAL STAINING OF PLANT CELL SUSPENSION CULTURES: EVALUATION OF THE PHYTOTOXIC ACTIVITY OF FUNGAL METABOLITES
M. S. C. Pedras, C. J. Biesenthal, Y. Jiang, Canada(138)

ALTERNARIA BLACKSPOT PHYTOTOXINS: NEW STRATEGIES FOR DETERMINING SPECIFIC DISEASE RESISTANCE TRAITS
M. S. C. Pedras, I. L. Zaharia, K. C. Smith, Y. Gai, and D. E. Ward, Canada (139) 

CROP MANAGEMENT OF TRANSGENIC RAPESEED : RISK ASSESSMENT OF GENE FLOW
J Champolivier, J Gasquez, A Messéan, France (140)