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 3: Wednesday September 1st
Corum conference center - Barthez room


Crop System Biology: The functioning of the plant in a field (S3.1)

Chairs: Dimah Habash (Rothamsted Research, UK) and Xinyou Yin (Wageningen University, the Netherlands)

S.3.1.1: A general theoretical session on the need for crop systems biology

Chair: Dimah Habash (Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom)

Keynote speaker: Xinyou Yin (Wageningen University, the Netherlands)
Rooting systems biology in crop modelling: crop systems biology creates interfaces between omics and practice

A functional-structural model of nitrogen economy within wheat culms after flowering (Bruno Andrieu, INRA, France)
Multiscale Metabolic Modelling (MMM): An integrative crop systems biology approach for biomass research (Johannes Müller, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Effect of 1-Methylcyclopropene on the Physiology and Yield of Cotton (Derrick M. Oosterhuis, University of Arkansas, USA)
Sink-limitation of wheat crops in the high-rainfall zone of southern Australia (Heping Zhang, CSIRO, Australia)
Physiological bases of durum wheat responsiveness to N in Mediterranean conditions (Gustavo A. Slafer , Universidad de Lleida, Spain)


S 3.1.2: Interactions plant / pathogens

Chair: Bertrand Ney (AgroParisTech, France)


Keynote speaker: Corinne Robert (INRA Grignon, France)
Coupling Virtual Plant models with Epidemic models: a relevant tool for revealing ways to limit epidemics development

Modelling plant diseases impact with the Belgian Crop Growth Monitoring System (Moussa El Jarroudi, Université de Liège, Belgium)
Analysis and modelling of yield losses caused by potato late blight on eight cultivars with different types and levels of genetic resistance to Phytophthora infestans (Rakotonindraina Toky, INRA Toulouse, France)
Designing ecologically intensive cropping systems for regulating pests and diseases via plant species diversification-based suppressive processes in the tropics (Ratnadass Alain, CIRAD, Niger)
Evaluation of WHEATPEST, a model predicting wheat yield losses caused by an injury profile in a given production situation (Jean-Noël Aubertot, INRA Toulouse, France)
Decrease of wheat leaf blotch epidemic severity within a cultivar mixture (Christophe Gigot, INRA Grignon, France)


S 3.1.3: Overview on phenotyping tools

Chair: Xinyou Yin (Wageningen University, the Netherlands)

Keynote speaker: Miloudi Nachit (ICARDA) Syria
Breeders perspective on approach and application under climate change

Which parameter estimation procedure has to be conducted to adapt a generic crop model to durum wheat cultivars? (Solenne Guillaume, INRA Toulouse, France)
Does development rate drive early growth vigour in rice? Implications for crop modelling and improvement (Delphine Luquet, CIRAD, France)
LEAFC3-N – a Nitrogen and Drought Sensitive Model Coupling CO2, H2O and Radiative Fluxes: Overview, Improved Program Code and Prospects (Johannes Müller, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Measuring plant geometry in the field (Franz Uhrmann, Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Germany)
Genetic control of root system architecture in sorghum and its implications on water extraction (Erik Van Oosterom, The University of Queensland, Australia)




Updated 29.09.10

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