General International Agronomy: III - Soil Fertility and Soil Quality

Wednesday, November 4, 2009: 2:25 PM-3:45 PM
Convention Center, Room 327, Third Floor
Presiding:
Bruce Linquist
Organizer:
Patrick Wall
2:30 PM
Hybrid Classification Approach and NDVI for Land Cover Change Detection in a Newly Reclaimed Area of Egypt.
Noura Bakr, Louisiana State Univ., AgCenter; David Weindorf, Louisiana State Univ., AgCenter; Mohamed Bahnassy, Alexandria Univ.; Sherif Marai, Alexandria Univ.; Mohamed El-Badawi, Natl. Res. Center
2:45 PM
Sustainable Soil Fertility Management Alternatives and Approaches for Small Scale Farmers in Africa.
Eusebius Mukhwana, Univ. of Wyoming; Paul L. Woomer Woomer, Forum for Organic resource Management and Technologies (FORMAT); Johnstone T. Odera Jr., Sustainable Agriculture Centre for Res. and Development in Africa (SACRED-Africa)
3:00 PM
Protocol for Agricultural Soil Quality Monitoring and Assessment Applied to a Chronosequence with Short- and Long-Term Management Systems in Western Kenya.
Bianca N. Moebius-Clune, Cornell Univ.; John Omololu Idowu, Cornell Univ.; Harold M. van Es, Cornell Univ.; Robert R. Schindelbeck, Cornell Univ.; Joseph Kimetu, Cornell Univ.; Solomon Ngoze, Cornell Univ.; James M. Kinyangi, Cornell Univ.; Johannes Lehmann, Cornell Univ.
3:15 PM
Impacts of Oil Palm Plantation and Agroforestry Systems On Soil Carbon Pools: Indonesia's Case.
Iin P. Handayani, Murray State Univ.; Priyono Prawito, Univ. of Bengkulu
3:30 PM
Alfalfa Suppresses Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris): Does Allelopathy Play a Role?.
Huseyin Onen, Gaziosmanpasa University, Faculty of Agriculture, Plant Protection Department
3:45 PM