Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

373 Tropical Legumes General Oral (includes student competition)

Oral Session
ASA Section: Global Agronomy
This is a general session for tropical legumes. All paper concerning tropical legumes are welcome.

Tropical Legumes Community

Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 10:00 AM-11:40 AM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 3

Kerry M. Clark
10:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:05 AM
Rhizosphere Microbial Community Structure of Promiscuous Soybean Cultivars in the Guinea Savanna Zone of Ghana.
Edwin K. Akley, Kansas State University; Charles W. RICE, Kansas State University; Benjamin D. K. Ahiabor, CSIR-Savanna Agricultural Research Institute; Vara Prasad, Kansas State University
10:20 AM
Multiple Benefits of Intercropping Cowpea in the Solar Corridor Cropping System.
Robert J. Kremer, University of Missouri; Charles LeRoy Deichman, Deichman Consulting; Timothy M. Reinbott, University of Missouri
10:35 AM
Tropical Legumes Assessed for Soil Improvement in Southern Africa.
Timothy Motis, ECHO Inc.; Joy Longfellow, ECHO Inc.; Arun Jani, ECHO Inc.; Christopher D'Aiuto, ECHO Inc.; Brandon Lingbeek, ECHO Inc.
10:50 AM
Optimizing Fertilizer Use for Tropical Food Legumes in Sole Crop and Intercrop.
Alimata A Bandaogo, Institute of Environment and agronomic research; Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
11:05 AM
Exploring Options for Enhancing Multi-Purpose Legumes Contribution to Smallholder Farmer Livelihood in Eastern and Central Africa.
Generose Nziguheba, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture; Tadesse Birhanu Atomsa, Oromia Agricultural Research Institute; Isaac Balume, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Alan J. Duncan, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); Mulu London, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); Ingrid Oborn, World agroforestry Centre; Irene Okeyo, World agroforestry Centre; Maurice Shiluli, Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization; Tamene Temesgen, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI); Jean Walangululu, Universite Catholique de Bukavu; Bernard Vanlauwe, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
11:20 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:25 AM
Division Business Meeting
11:40 AM