Home > News & Media > Calendar > CRDF Select Committee on Plant Improvement

CRDF Select Committee on Plant Improvement

CRDF Select Committee on Plant Improvement

Monday, July 08, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

NOTICE OF A MEETING OF THE CITRUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, INC. SELECT COMMITTEE ON PLANT IMPROVEMENT

Monday, July 8, 2019 – 1:00 pm EDT

TIME AND PLACE OF MEETING
A meeting of the Select Committee on Plant Improvement of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc. will be held on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT at the USDA/ARS, U.S. Horticultural Research Lab, 2001 South Rock Road, Fort Pierce, Florida. Participants may access the meeting by dialing 1-800-567-5900 and enter participant access code 393338# when prompted.

CRDF has been experiencing some interruptions/distractions during conference calls. Below are a few phone tips to be mindful of when on a conference call.

• When speaking please say your name so that the minutes can be properly captured.
• Please mute your line whenever you are not speaking (mute button on phone or *6) to prevent background noise from disrupting the meeting and ensure the best sound quality during the call.
• Refrain from using headsets, speakers, cordless phones, etc., as they can create static or echo on your conference calls.
• If you have any problems during your call, please text Brandy Brown at 863-514-7513. We will try to help resolve the problem immediately.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the Foundation at least 72 hours in advance by contacting Brandy Brown by phone at (863) 956-8817 or by email at brandy.brown@citrusrdf.org.

AGENDA
A. Call to Order
B. Roll Call/Determination of Quorum
C. Approval of Minutes from the April 12, 2019 Meeting*
D. Discussion of issues associated with “Redefining the Orange” – Ed Stover
E. Federal breeding program germplasm: What’s in the pipeline?
F. Review of Gmitter #18-010 Upgrading Citrus Genome Sequence Resources*
G. Proposed New USDA APHIS Guidance on Movement of Certain Genetically Engineered
Organisms*
H. New Business
I. Adjournment
J. Tour – Federal breeding program

*Materials