First Legume Society Conference
First Legume Society Conference
Novi Sad, Serbia, 9-11 May 2013
1st LSC: Programme

Programme

Wednesday, May 8

17:00 - 23:00 Registration (Ballroom lobby)

Thursday, May 9

08:00 - 09:00 Registration (Ballroom lobby)
09:00 - 09:45 Welcome addresses: Diego Rubiales (International Legume Society), Jegor Miladinović and Srbislav Denčić (Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops), officials of the Serbian government, Mrs. Annette Schneegans (European Commission)
Session 1
(opening plenary)
(Ballroom)
09:45 - 10:15 Noel Ellis et al.: Achievements and challenges in grain legume research 10:15 - 10:45 Paolo Annicchiarico & Charles Brummer (forage legumes) 10:45 - 11:15 Joseph Burton & Lilian Miranda: Soybean improvement: Achievements and Challenges 11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break (Ballroom lobby)
Sessions 2 & 3 11:45 - 12:15 Session 2 (Ballroom): Legume genetic resources and phylogenetic relationships. Keynote lecture:
Petr Smýkal: Present and future use of legume phylogeny, genomic knowledge and genetic resources diversity for science and breeding 12:15 - 12:45 Session 3 (Ballroom): Legumes in foods and impacts on human health. Keynote lecture:
Anna Arnoldi et al.: The health benefits of plant proteins in human nutrition: Focus on the genus Lupinus 12:45 - 14:30 Lunch (the Park restaurant)
14:30 - 16:00 Session 2 (Ballroom): Legume genetic resources and phylogenetic relationships. Offered oral presentations:
Marco Dinis et al.: Where does Portugal stand in a world of diverse common bean?
Aleksandar Medović et al.: A combined archaeobotanical and palaeogenetic analysis of charred pea(Pisum sativum) seeds from an Early Iron Age storage pit at the hill fort settlement Hissar, Leskovac, southeast Serbia
Duygu Sari et al.: Ecogeography and distribution of forage legumes in Turkey 14:30 - 16:00 Session 3 (Amphitheatre I): Legumes in foods and impacts on human health. Offered oral presentations:
Johann Vollmann et al.: Improvement of soybean food safety: Reducing heavy metals and food allergens
Nemanja Stanisavljević et al.: Simple cooking and in vitro gastrointestinal digestion improves antioxidant activity of legume seed flour extracts
Fernand Lambein & Yu-Haey Kuo: Lathyrus sativus: To eat or not to eat?
Helene Beyer et al.: Seed composition, genetic variability and heritability of important seed ingredients of Lupinus angustifolius L.
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Ballroom lobby)
Sessions 4 & 5 16:30 - 17:00 Session 4 (Ballroom): Advances in legume breeding concepts and tools. Keynote lecture: Gérard Duc
17:00 - 17:30 Session 5 (Ballroom): Legume seed production, meeting market requirements and economic impacts. Keynote lecture. Birte Boelt
17:30 - 19:00 Session 4 (Ballroom): Advances in legume breeding concepts and tools. Selected offered oral presentations:
Vuk Đorđević et al.: Learning from past: Implication of neutral variability changes during soybean breeding on further breeding process
Beat Boller et al.: Breeding a red clover variety for grazing use
Claire Domoney et al.: Natural and induced mutations that modify seed composition and visual traits in Pisum sativum L. (pea) may be exploited for improved food and feed uses
Fischer K. et al.: PlantsProFood - New varieties of narrow-leafed lupin for a broad application in human nutrition
Sponsor presentation: Saskatchewan Pulse Growers
17:30 - 19:00 Session 5 (Amphitheatre I): Legume seed production, meeting market requirements and economic impacts. Selected offered oral presentations:
Laurent Bedoussac et al.: Agricultural innovative practices and impacts of the supply chain: An ex-ante study of the logistics of agricultural cooperatives to estimate the acceptability of durum wheat-grain legumes intercrops
Sławomir Borek et al.: Autophagy in embryo axes of yellow lupin (Lupinus luteus L.), white lupin (Lupinus albus L.), and Andean lupin (Lupinus mutabilis Sweet) germinating seeds
Rafat Sultana et al.: Overcoming the problem of variety contamination in pigeonpea through genetic means
François Charrier et al.: Leguminosis facing lock-in effects: enhancing food chain coordination to unlock?
Dejan Pajić: Visualize to explore: Towards a different model of scientific information retrieval with emphasis on legume research
20:45 - 22:45 Second International Legume Football Cup: semi-finals
21:00 - 21:30 FC Grain Legumes - FC Soybean
21:45 - 22:45 FC Forage Legumes - FC Intercropping

Friday, May 10

08:00 - 09:00 Registration (Ballroom lobby)
Session 6 09:00 - 11:15 Session 6 (Ballroom): Translational omics for legume improvement. Keynote lecture: Richard Thompson
Nuno Felipe Almeida et al.: Transcriptional profiling of grass pea genes differentially regulated in response to infection with Ascochyta pisi
Balkan Canher et al.: Functional exploration of salt responsive Phaseolus vulgaris (common bean) genes using model organism Arabidopsis thaliana
Julie Hofer et al.: Characterisation of a double-flowered mutant in pea (Pisum sativum)
Bernadette Julier et al.: Lucerne genomics, potential application in breeding
Živko Jovanović et al.: Dehydration affected the expression of miR398 and miR408 in pea (Pisum sativum L.)
Mariusz Banach et al.: Identification and characterization of cDNA genes FLK and FVE of the autonomous pathway of flowering Lupinus luteus
Fathi Hassan & Hans-Jörg Jacobsen: Transgenic approaches to overcome challenges caused by biotic and abiotic stresses in grain legumes
Sponsor presentation: GenXPro
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break (Ballroom lobby)
Sessions 7 & 8 11:45 - 12:15 Session 7 (Ballroom): Responses to biotic and abiotic stresses in legumes. Keynote lecture: Diego Rubiales
12:15 - 12:45 Session 8 (Ballroom): Non-food, non-feed and other alternative legume uses. Keynote lecture: Peter Gresshoff
12:45 - 14:30 Lunch (the Park restaurant)
14:30 - 16:00 Session 7 (Ballroom): Responses to biotic and abiotic stresses in legumes. Selected offered oral presentations:
Kim W et al.: Investigating the role of solanapyrone toxins in Ascochyta blight using toxin-deficient mutants of Ascochyta rabiei
Stefano Pavan et al.: Molecular characterization of pea powdery mildew er1 resistance
Anupama Hingane et al.: Studies on water-logging tolerance in pigeon pea: Future prospectus
Jovanka Miljuš-Djukić et al.: Salt stress response in three pea species (Pisum arvense, P. sativum and P. fulvum) in vitro cultures
14:30 - 16:00 Session 8 (Amphitheatre I): Non-food, non-feed and other alternative legume uses. Selected offered oral presentations:
Peter Baresel et al.: OSCAR – a new European project on cover crops
Hannu Känkänen: Reducing use of fossil energy by biological N fixation
Ermelinda L. Pereira et al.: The effect of legume cover crops grown in an olive orchard on soil microbial activity
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Ballroom lobby)
16:30 - 18:30 Legume Society Founding Assembly (Ballroom)
20:45 - 22:45 Second International Legume Football Cup: finals
21:00 - 21:30 Third-place play-off
21:45 - 22:45 Final

Saturday, May 11

08:00 - 09:00 Registration (Ballroom lobby)
Session 9 09:00 - 11:15 Session 9 (Ballroom): Understanding and enhancing the legume cropping environment. Keynote lecture. Christine Watson
Laurent Bedoussac et al.: Are durum wheat-grain legume and sunflower-soybean intercropping efficient solutions to produce legume in low input systems?
Alex De Vliegher & Gerda Cnops: Lucerne and clover in pure stand or in association with ryegrasses under intensive conditions in Flanders
Fredrik Fogelberg & Charlotte Lagerberg Fogelberg: Challenges for soya bean (Glycine max) production in Northern Europe
Iannetta P et al.: Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF) by faba bean at the centre for sustainable cropping (CSC), Dundee, Scotland
Branko Ćupina et al.: Developing schemes for intercropping annual legumes
Valentini A. Pappa et al.: The use of legumes in an aquaponic agricultural system
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break (Ballroom lobby)
Sessions 10 & 11 11:45 - 12:15 Session 10 (Ballroom): Mechanisms of beneficial legume-microbe interactions. Keynote lecture. Daniel Wipf
12:15 - 12:45 Session 11 (Ballroom): Legumes in animal feeds: requirements and impacts
Keynote lecture. P. O’Kiely et al.: Forage legumes and pulses in ruminant diets
12:45 - 14:30 Lunch (the Park restaurant)
14:30 - 16:00 Session 10 (Ballroom): Mechanisms of beneficial legume-microbe interactions. Selected offered oral presentations:
Zoltán Bozsóki et al.: Homologs of Medicago truncatula symbiotic proteins and the evolution of nitrogen fixing root nodule symbiosis
Jelena Marinković et al.: Antioxidant characteristics of symbiotic association of soybean and different Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains
Alexey Y. Borisov et al.: Mutually beneficial multi-component plant-microbe systems of legumes and their potential for plant production
Mariia Donskaia et al.: Improving the efficiency of biological nitrogen fixation of chickpea Cicer arietinum L.
14:30 - 16:00 Session 11 (Amphitheatre I): Legumes in animal feeds: requirements and impacts.
Selected offered oral presentations
Mira Bursać et al.: Antioxidant potential and total phenolic content of Serbian red clover cultivars
Acar Z et al.: Hay quality of some clover (Trifolium sp.) species
Marcin Hejdysz et al.: Nutritional value of Polish varieties of narrow-leaved lupine (Lupinus angustifolius L.) determined in experiments conducted on broiler chickens
Lana Zorić et al.: Stereological analysis of Medicago truncatula Gaertn. stem as a pre-breeding technique to improve digestibility
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break (Ballroom lobby)
Session 12
(closing plenary)
16:30 - 18:00 Session 12 (Ballroom): Getting the message out: grow, use, feed and eat legumes. Keynote lecture. Frederick L. Stoddard
Kairsty Topp & Christine Watson: The environmental benefits of incorporating legumes into arable systems
Tom Warkentin et al.: Biofortification of pea
Marina Carbonaro: Legume proteins and peptides as compounds in nutraceuticals: a structural basis for dietary health effects
Ramakrishnan Nair et al.: Legume Improvement Program at AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center: Impact and future prospects
20:00 Farewell Dinner and Concert: the Ensemble Renaissance (at the Park restaurant)