194 Overcoming Production Barriers: Crops II

Oral Session
ASA Section: Agronomic Production Systems The purpose of this session is to provide a forum for discussing the state-of-the art in overcoming production barriers. We are tasked with attempting to double food production over the next 30 years. This session will discuss the status of this research.


Precision Agriculture Systems Community
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: 2:25 PM-3:45 PM
Duke Energy Convention Center, Room 205, Level 2

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Community Leader:
David Clay
2:30 PM
Higher Grain Yields with Wider Row Spacing Under No-till: Is It Possible?.
Guy Lafond, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; William May, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Christopher B. Holzapfel, Indian Head Agricultural Research Foundation
2:45 PM
Yield Map Interpretation: A Need for a System Approach.
Bruno Basso, Michigan State University; Davide Cammarano, University of Florida; Costanza Fiorentino, University of Basilicata
3:00 PM
Active Sensing for Rapid Evaluation of Apparent Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Winter Wheat Genotypes.
Mohammed A. Naser, Colorado State University; Raj Khosla, Colorado State University; Louis Longchamps, Colorado State University; Marc Moragues, Colorado State University; Scott Haley, Colorado State University; Robin Reich, Colorado State University; Gregory McMaster, USDA-ARS; Gerald Buchleiter, USDA-ARS, Water Management Research Unit
3:15 PM
Evaluation of Vegetation Indices (VI) for Their Sensitivity to Corn Biomass and Chlorophyll Content Changes Associated with Nitrogen Fertilization.
Miguel Torino, Auburn University; Brenda V. Ortiz, Auburn University; John Fulton, Auburn University; Kipling Balkcom, USDA-ARS; Charles W. Wood, Auburn University
3:30 PM
Early Detection of Nitrogen Deficiency in Corn Using Fluorescence.
Louis Longchamps, Colorado State University; Raj Khosla, Colorado State University; Dwayne Westfall, Colorado State University
3:45 PM