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 - Einstein auditorium


Field Scale Agroecology: The cultivated field as an ecosystem (S3.2)

Chairs: Muriel Valantin-Morison (INRA Grignon, France) and Christian Gary (INRA Montpellier, France)

S.3.2.1: Cropping systems which aim at reducing the dependency to pesticides

Chairs: Eric Malézieux (CIRAD, France) and Muriel Valantin-Morison (INRA Grignon, France)

Keynote speaker: Paul Wojtkowski (Independent Consultant, USA)
Improved biological control of insect pests and plant diseases within the context of an inclusive design process

Durum Wheat-Grain Legume intercrops: an innovative way to design low inputs cropping systems (Laurent Bedoussac, INRA Toulouse, France)
Assessment of side effects of integrated weed management on crop pathogens using cropping system models (Delphine Mezières, INRA Dijon, France)
Identification and promotion of natural enemies against insect pests in a Jatropha curcas (L.) plantation in south-central Madagascar (Alina Nasibullina, University of Hohenheim, Germany)
Prototyping orchard systems to reduce pesticide use: a five-year experience in apple production (Sylvaine Simon, INRA Avignon, France)
Evaluation of a decision rule for the integrated control of powdery mildew in vineyards in Chile (Christian Gary, INRA Montpellier, France)

General discussion and highlight on posters


S 3.2.2: Cropping systems which aim at improving resource efficiency and at reducing the emission of greenhouse gases

Chairs: Christian Gary (INRA Montpellier, France) and Nadine Brisson (INRA Avignon, France)

Keynote speaker: Marco Bindi (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy)
Which consequences of climate change on the way to manage cultivated field, considering both adaptation and mitigation

Performance of Alternate Dryland Crop Rotations under Climate Change in the US Central Great Plains (Lajpat Ahuja, USDA-ARS, USA)
N-fertilizer and straw management effects on grain yield and yield components of rice grown with AWD irrigation (Olivyn Angeles, IRRI, Philippines)
Long term nitrogen dynamics with repeated catch crops: measurements and simulations with STICS model (Nicolas Baudoin, INRA Laon, France)
CO2-evolution and carbon sequestration in field experiments with different soil tillage practices (Gabriela Mühlbachová, Crop Research Institute, Czech Republic)
Towards an Agronomic Assessment of N2O Emissions (Chris Van Kessel, University of Davis, USA)

General discussion and highlight on posters


S 3.2.3: Methodological approaches to design and assess new cropping systems in changing environment

Chairs: Muriel Valantin-Morison (INRA Grignon, France) and Christian Gary (INRA Montpellier, France)


Keynote speaker: Thierry Doré (AgroParisTech, France)
Which agronomy to reinforce the ecological intensification: concept, methods and knowledge?

Developing sustainable multi-functional cropping systems in Scotland: integrating disciplinary approaches and scales (Christine Watson, SAC, UK)
Design and assessment of innovative cropping systems for winter crop-based crop successions, with limited use of pesticides (Elise Lô-Pelzer, INRA Grignon, France)
Agroforestry coffee practices in relation to productivity and erosion control in the Pirrís watershed in Costa Rica (Louise Meylan, CIRAD, Costa Rica)
Model-based design of integrated horticultural systems: contributions using multi-objective optimisation methods (Ould Sidi Mohamed Mahmoud, INRA Avignon, France)
Learning from experiment and modelling to better anticipate the climate variability in perennial cropping systems (Ripoche Aude, CIRAD, France)

General discussion and highlight on posters




Updated 29.09.10

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