AGRO2010    The International Scientific Week around Agronomy

Montpellier, August 29 to September 03, 2010



Oral presentations
   S1 - “Agronomy for
  Sustainable Development”

   S2 - Parallel symposia
   S3 - ESA Division meetings
   S4 - "Innovation and
  Decision Support in

Media corner




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Day 2: Tuesday August 31
Corum conference center - Barthez room


Symposium "Combining genetics and management to design crops for new challenges: climate change, low input, green chemistry, improved quality" (S2.1)

Chairs: François Tardieu (INRA Montpellier & IFR Daphne, France) and Graeme Hammer (APSRU, Australia)


S.2.1.1: Which genotypes for 2020-2040 ?

Chair: François Tardieu (INRA Montpellier, France)

Keynote speaker: Charlie Messina (Pioneer, USA)
Predicting and creating trajectories in genotype-phenotype space: Approaches to product development

Next generation wheat genotypes for low input environments in the Eastern-European region (Zoltãn Bedo, AriHas, Hungary)
Analysis of improvements in nitrogen use efficiency associated with 75 years of barley breeding (Ian Bingham, SAC, United Kingdom)


S 2.1.2: New methodological tools for the design of genotypes

Chair: Zoltãn Bedo (AriHas, Hungary)

Keynote speaker: Graeme Hammer (Univ. Queensland, Australia)
Predicting complex trait value to crop improvement in a G*E*M context

Identifying and testing alleles governing growth and crop performance under drought scenarios in maize (Claude Welcker, INRA Montpellier France)
Environmental characterisation to aid crop improvment in drought-prone environments (Karine Chenu, Agri-Science, DEEDI, Australia)
Yield and quality of barley when grown as mixed cropping with winter turnip rape (Tuulos Antti, University of Helsinki, Finland)


S 2.1.3: Design of genotypes for cropping system / societal demand

Chair: Graeme Hammer (Univ. Queensland, Australia)

Keynote speaker: Pierre Martre (INRA Clermont Ferrand, France)
Tayloring grain protein composition for wheat using an ecophysiological modelling approach 

Genotype by System interaction in wheat systems; do new conservation agriculture based production systems require new plant types? (Bram Govaerts, CIMMYT, Mexico)
The use of models at field and farm level for the ex ante assessment of new genotypes in pea(Pisum sativum L.) (Marie-Hélène Jeuffroy, INRA Grignon, France)
The virtual fruit: towards a tool to design ideotypes for sustainable production systems (Bénédicte Quilot-Turion, INRA Avignon, France)


Updated 29.09.10

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