16 Global Agronomy: I

Oral Session
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
This is a general oral session for papers on global agronomy.

Global Agronomy

Sunday, November 15, 2015: 2:00 PM-4:50 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M101 C

Charles S. Wortmann
Charles S. Wortmann
2:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
2:05 PM
Artificial Soil Macropores Enhance Root Growth and Crop Productivity on Compacted Soils.
Tino Colombi, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; Thomas Keller, Agroscope; Achim Walter, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
2:20 PM
Soildoc System, a Mobile Soil Field Diagnostic Lab.
Lydiah Gatere, Columbia University
2:35 PM
Assessing the Spatial Variability of Soils in Uganda on the National Scale.
Joshua O. Minai, Purdue University; Darrell G. Schulze, Purdue University
3:05 PM
Water Use and Grain Yield in Maize Hybrids Under Limited Irrigation.
Qingwu Xue, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center; Baozhen Hao, Texas A&M Agrilife Research; Thomas H. Marek, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Kirk E Jessup, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Jacob D. Becker, NextSteppe Seeds; Wenwei Xu, Texas Tech University; Ed Bynum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service; Brent W. Bean, Nextsteppe Seeds; Paul D. Colaizzi, USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory; Terry Howell, USDA-ARS
3:20 PM
3:35 PM
Terrain Modifies the Response of Corn Grain Yield to the Presence of a Rye Cover Crop.
Richard F. Price Jr., Michigan State University; Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University; Sieglinde S. Snapp, Michigan State University; Eileen J. Kladivko, Purdue University; Peter C. Scharf, University of Missouri
3:50 PM
The Effects of Different Cover Crop Species on Soil Aggregate Stability.
Mohammad Zaman Amini, Purdue University; Eileen J. Kladivko, Purdue University
4:05 PM
4:20 PM
Water Use Efficiency and Soil Nutrient and Physical Property Dynamics Under the System of Rice Intensification in Tanzania.
Patrick Bell, Ohio State University; Rattan Lal, The Ohio State University; nyambilila Abdallah Amuri, Sokoine University of Agriculture; Didas Kimaro, Sokoine University of Agriculture
4:35 PM
Assessing the Eco-Efficiency of Rice Production in Uruguay.
Cameron M. Pittelkow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Gonzalo Zorrilla, National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA); Jose Terra, National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA); Sara Riccetto, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Ignacio Macedo, National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA); Camila Bonilla, University of California, Davis; Alvaro Roel, National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA)
4:50 PM