Navigation Links
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
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 12:55 PM, Room 370EF What are the challenges and issues of water management for turfgrass in the 21st Century?
723 The Future of Water
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Session4652.html
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:25 AM, Room 382AB

What legumes are best for restoring nitrogen?
726 Leguminous Forages for a Nitrogen-Starved World
http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2008am/webprogram/Session4341.html
Wednesday, 8 October 2008: 8:25 AM, Room 371F

The Joint Annual Meeting offers an unprecedented technical program that showcases the scientific collaboration of the sponsoring organizations: the Geological Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of the Society for Sedimentary Geology; the meeting is hosted by the Houston Geological Society.


'/>"/>

Contact: Sara Uttech
suttech@agronomy.org
608-268-4948
American Society of Agronomy
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Agricultural soil erosion is not adding to global warming
2. Chemical compound present in detergents produce bacteria alterations in agricultural soils
3. LSU, Yale team study agricultural impact on Mississippi River
4. Major scientific push to tackle agricultural productivity and food security in developing world
5. Compost can turn agricultural soils into a carbon sink, thus protecting against climate change
6. UCR-led research team uses tiny wasp to wipe out major agricultural pest in Tahiti
7. Stanford study: Bioenergy potential of reviving abandoned agricultural land
8. Research shows skeleton to be endocrine organ
9. Newly created cancer stem cells could aid breast cancer research
10. Dominant cholesterol-metabolism ideas challenged by new research
11. Researchers identify proteins involved in new neurodegenerative syndrome
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/30/2017)... , March 30, 2017  On April 6-7, 2017, ... the Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in ... competition will focus on developing health and wellness apps ... Hack the Genome is the first hackathon ... The world,s largest companies in the genomics, tech and ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... -- Trends, opportunities and forecast in this market to ... AFIS, iris recognition, facial recognition, hand geometry, vein recognition, ... industry (government and law enforcement, commercial and retail, health ... and by region ( North America , ... , and the Rest of the World) ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... March 28, 2017 The report ... (Camera, Monitors, Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), ... - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... and is projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion by ... 2022. The base year considered for the study is ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/23/2017)... , ... August 23, 2017 , ... NDA Partners Chairman ... Director of the Office of Device Evaluation at the FDA’s Center for Devices and ... joined the firm as an Expert Consultant. , Prior to his FDA experience, Dr. ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... Cutting ... distribution of highly differentiated spinal implant technologies, announced today the appointment of Luke ... of spinal device industry experience to directing Cutting Edge Spine’s national sales force, ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... KBioBox ... patented KBioBox technology, the extended GUIDE-Seq ananlysis. KBioBox has adapted their core technology ... be provide scientists with easy to understand reports, extended indel analysis, and translocation ...
(Date:8/21/2017)... ... 2017 , ... MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real ... the first Delos Wellness Signature™ residence in Hawaii is on the market for ... listing agent Kelly Allen, R(S) of Carvill Sotheby’s International Realty located on Oahu, ...
Breaking Biology Technology: