Monday, 7 November 2005: 8:00 AM
Convention Center,, Room 250C, Upper Level
37: Symposium--Sustainability of Agriculture, Environment, and Food Security
Sponsor:A06 International Agronomy
Presiding:Manjit S. Kang, Louisiana State University
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:10 AMSustainability of Agriculture: Issues, Observations, and Outlook. 
C. Jerry Nelson, University of Missouri
8:35 AMAgroforestry for Sustainability of Lower-Input and Resource-Limited Land-Use Systems. 
Ramachandran P. K. Nair, University of Florida
9:00 AMAgricultural Technology Assessment and Refinement in Different Agro.
9:25 AMManaging Soils for Food Security and Climate Change.
9:50 AMRecess
10:00 AMWhole System Integration and Modeling Essential to Agricultural Science and Technology for the 21st Century. 
Lajpat Ahuja, USDA-ARS, Great Plains Systems Research Unit, Liwang Ma, USDA-ARS, Great Plains Systems Research Unit, S. A. Saseendran, USDA-ARS, Great Plains Systems Research Unit, Allan Andales, USDA-ARS, Great Plains Systems Research Unit
10:25 AMMaking the Grey to Green Revolution Possible in the Semi-Arid Tropics of the.
10:50 AMGreening of Agriculture: Is It All a Greenwash of the Globalized Economy. 
11:15 AMBiotechnology, Crop Improvement, and Food Security.
11:40 AMDiscussion
12:00 PMLunch
1:20 PMSustainability Considerations in Wheat Improvement. 
1:45 PMSustainability of Post-Green Revolution Agriculture: the Rice-Wheat System of Indo-Gangetic Plain. 
Jagdish Ladha, International Rice Research Institute, R.K. Gupta, Rice-Wheat Consortium/CIMMYT
2:10 PMImproved Cowpea-Cereal-Based Cropping Systems for Household Food Security and Poverty Reduction in West Africa. 
Bir Singh, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
2:35 PMTailoring Conservation Agriculture to the Needs of Small Farmers in Developing Countries: an Analysis of Issues. 
Patrick C. Wall, CIMMYT
3:00 PMDiscussion
3:15 PMAdjourn

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