Understanding the Benefits, Difficulties, Limitations and Adoption of Conservation Agriculture: I/Div. A06 Business Meeting

Monday, November 2, 2009: 10:10 AM-2:15 PM
Convention Center, Room 327, Third Floor
Presiding:
Sjoerd Duiker
Organizer:
Patrick Wall
10:15 AM
Making Conservation Agriculture Work; Proof of Concept of the Hub Approach in Different Agro-Ecological Areas in Mexico.
Bram Govaerts, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Jose Luis Salgado, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Andrea C. Chocobar, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Dagoberto Flores, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Fernando Delgado, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Ricardo Romero, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Rodrigo Rascon, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Adrian Martinez, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Nele Verhulst, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Ken D. Sayre, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
10:30 AM
Conservation Agriculture for West Africa.
Sjoerd Duiker, Pennsylvania State Univ.
10:45 AM
Direct-Drill Seeded Rice: A Need of the Day.
Virender Kumar, Intl. Rice Res. Inst. (IRRI), India; Jagdish K. Ladha, Intl. Rice Res. Inst. (IRRI), India; Mahesh K. Gathala, Intl. Rice Res. Inst. (IRRI), India
11:00 AM
Impacts of Conservation Agriculture On Crop Production and Soil Health in Subtropical Region of South Asia.
Milkha S. Aulakh, Punjab Agricultural Univ.; Joginder S. Manchanda, Punjab Agricultural Univ.; Ashok K. Garg, Punjab Agricultural Univ.; Shrvan Kumar, Punjab Agricultural Univ.
11:30 AM
11:45 AM
The Influence of Tillage and Crop Residue Management On Soil Quality; A Comparison Between Long-Term Trials in Rainfed and Irrigated Wheat-Maize Systems.
Bram Govaerts, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Nele Verhulst, Katholieke Univ. Leuven; Monica Mezzalama, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Luc Dendooven, Cinvestav; Agustin Limon-Ortega, INIFAP-CEVAMEX; Ken D. Sayre, Intl. Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)
12:15 PM
12:45 PM
2:15 PM