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Agricultural research highlighted in Houston
Date:10/3/2008

Madison, WI - 5 OCTOBER 2008 - More than 8,000 international scientists are meeting at Houston's George R. Brown Convention Center to participate in the first-ever Joint Annual Meeting of seven scientific societies, Oct. 5-9. A major part of their focus will be agricultural research. The following sessions highlight research responses to major agricultural challenges.

When: Oct. 5-9, 2008

Where: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

Contact: Sara Uttech, ASA-CSSA-SSSA, 608-268-4948; suttech soils.org or in the Newsroom beginning 4 October: 713-853-8329

Selected Highlights

All events take place in the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston:

What genes can be found to improve and diversify crops?
571 Mining the Germplasm for Diversity and Crop Improvement
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Session4418.html
Monday, 6 October 2008: 2:25 PM, Room 370A

What are the amounts of global reserves for plant nutrients?
587 Global Nutrient Cycling
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Session4589.html
Monday, 6 October 2008: 2:40 PM, Room 360F

Can biofuel production be sustainable in developing countries?
625 Biofuels in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Risks
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Session4249.html
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:25 AM, Room 371D

What are the prospects for developing drought tolerant crops?
634 Breeding for Resistance to Abiotic Stress
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Session4304.html
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Contact: Sara Uttech
suttech@agronomy.org
608-268-4948
American Society of Agronomy
Source:Eurekalert

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