The USDA-ARS GEM Project and the Iowa State University Doubled Haploid
Facility have collaborated to develop doubled haploid lines for public
Here is the announcement and the explanations and
you should read this one first. Click
here to get a list of the released lines along
with additional information. There are 3 worksheets in this file
(April 9, 2014).
The report of multi-disease evaluations, along with nitrogen
efficiency and drought tolerance evaluations from CAAS
are available online now (April 7, 2014).
Summit Genetics, LLC has become the new GEM cooperator and listed on
GEM Cooperator List (March 11, 2014).
2013 GEM yield trial data from both Ames and
Raleigh locations are available online now (January 10, 2014).
2013 Presentations at the GEM annual cooperator's
meeting on December 11, 2013 are available online (December 31, 2013).
GEM 2013 Annual Reports from both Ames and
Raleigh are available online (December 31, 2013).
aflatoxin report is available online now (December 26,
The GEM TSG list has been
updated on December 19, 2013.
Cooperator's List has been updated again (December 9,
Cooperator's List has been updated (December 5, 2013).
GEM's approach has been updated (September 16, 2013).
of Maize (GEM) Project Field Day
(Posted on August 7, 2013).
Anniversary Field Day
Time: September 20, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Place: North Central Regional Plant Introduction
Station (NCRPIS), Ames, IA
The GEM Project will host its annual Field Day
and recognize its 20th Anniversary on Friday, September 20.
During the first hour (8:30-9:30 AM) special recognition of the
occasion will be made with comments from Iowa State University and
USDA-ARS officials, and from GEM cooperators who have been
instrumental to development of the project.
Visitors can arrive at their leisure anytime from 8:30-5:00
since tours will be given throughout the day.
Visitors will tour plots on the history of the
GEM Project including germplasm resources and development, doubled
haploid breeding, and released GEM lines and top crosses.
GEM Germplasm Releases and Key Traits has been
updated on August 1, 2013. The total number of the GEM releases is
GEM Cooperator List has been updated (June 4, 2013).