Tuesday, 11 July 2006: 10:15 AM
Convention Center, Room 113AB, First Floor
37: 3.2B Dryland Conservation Technologies: Innovations for Enhancing Productivity and Sustainability - Oral
Presiding:Alan Schlegel, Southwest Res. Ext. Center
Convenors:Cynthia Grant, Agriculture & AgriFood Canada
John Havlin, NCSU-Dept. of Soil Science
10:15 AMDryland Agriculture Challenges and Opportunities.
B.A. Stewart, West Texas A&M University
10:45 AMManaging Precipitation Use in Dryland Systems to Enhance Productivity and Sustainability.
Gary A. Peterson, Colorado State University, Dwayne Westfall, Colorado State University, Lajpat Ahuja, USDA-ARS, Great Plains Systems Research Unit
11:05 AMDrought Mitigation through Micro-Level Conservation Practices by Smallholder Farmers in Zambia.
David Kaumba Samazaka, Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust, Simunji Simunji, Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust
11:25 AMDryland Conservation Technologies for the Restoration of the Productive Capacity and the Conservation of Crust Prone Soils in the Sahel.
A. Mando, IFDC, Robert B. Zougmoré, Institute for Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA)
11:45 AMEnhancing Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Dryland Cropping Systems on the Northern Great Plains.
Cynthia Grant, Agriculture & AgriFood Canada, Alan Schlegel, Southwest Research Extension Center, Kansas State University

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