Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

241 Global Agronomy General Oral

Oral Session
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
This is a general oral session for the Global Agronomy Section.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 1:00 PM-3:50 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 4

Sjoerd Willem Duiker
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
The Ggp Package: Tools for the Retrieval / Visualization / Analysis / Mining of Syngenta's Good Growth Plan Data.
Paul Kowalczyk, Syngenta; Hannah Wickenden, Syngenta; Marcin Skorupka, Syngenta; Graham Mullier, Syngenta; Elisabeth Fischer, Syngenta
1:20 PM
Accelerated Learning through Characterization of Smallholder Cassava Production Systems.
Veronica N. Uzokwe, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Theresa Ampadu-Boakye, The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Guillaume Ezui, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Stefan Hauser, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture Ibadan Nigeria; Abdulai Jalloh, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Christine Kreye, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Geoffrey Mkamilo, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Deusdedit Mlay, 3Lake Zone Agricultural Research Development Institute; Salako Kolawole Salako, Federal University of Agriculture; Adeyemi Olujide Olojede, National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike; Pieter Pypers, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Alex Verlinden, CABI-AfSIS; Bernard Vanlauwe, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
1:35 PM
Forage Conservation - Its Place in African Livestock Production.
Sjoerd Willem Duiker, Pennsylvania State University
1:50 PM
2:05 PM
Introducing the Treadle Pump: Local Innovation in Household-Based Irrigation Schemes in Eastern Ethiopia.
Teshome H. Regassa, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Shimelis Beyene, WFI Faculty Fellow; Belaineh Legesse, Haromaya University
2:20 PM
2:35 PM
Zai Pit Soil Fertility Improved with Cattle Manure on Sandy Soil in Southern Africa.
Timothy Motis, ECHO Inc.; Brandon Lingbeek, ECHO Inc.; Christopher D'Aiuto, ECHO Inc.
2:40 PM
Using a Nitrification Inhibitor in Maintaining Wheat Grain Protein Under Elevated CO2.
Shu Kee Lam, The University of Melbourne; Roger Armstrong, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources; Deli Chen, The University of Melbourne; Robert M. Norton, International Plant Nutrition Institute, Oceania
2:55 PM
Evaluation of Stability Analysis Methods for Maize Improvement in Nigeria.
Morakinyo Abiodun Fakorede, Obafemi Awolowo University; Abimbola Oluwaranti, Obafemi Awolowo University; Richard Olutayo Akinwale, Obafemi Awolowo University; Samson Temitayo Akintibu, Obafemi Awolowo University
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
3:50 PM