WSRC IV 2013 / Wsrc 20 February 2013 Session 5

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 – Session 5



Chairperson: Mr J Gordon (Chairman of Oil and Protein Development Trust)
08h30-09h00

Keynote speaker: Applications – Dr Ken Dashiell (Deputy Director General for Partnerships and Development, IITA)

09h00-09h30

Keynote speaker: Dr Alemu Mengistu (Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS)

09h30-10h00

Keynote speaker: Prof M Karaan (Dean: Faculty of AgriScience, University of Stellenbosch)

10h00-10h15

Sponsor: DuPont Nutrition and Health, Solae

10h15-11h00

Tea

11h00-12h30

Agronomy (D.1)

CHAIRMAN. DR AA NEL

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

11h00-11h30

Recent developments in soybean research and BNF technologies in Rwanda

11h30-12h00

Soybean yields and yield gap analysis in the Pampas region of Argentina

12h00-12h30

Growth and yield response of soybean (Glycine max L. Merr) cultivars to different environments

DLAMINI A, STEYN JM, ANNANDALE JG, VAN WYK W —     PDF abstract

12h30-13h15

Lunch

13h15-14h00

Poster Session: Categories "B", "C", "E", "F", "G", "H" and "GENERAL" (see poster schedule)

14h00-15h30

Plant Protection (E.3)

CHAIRMAN. MS L WOODROW

NEMATOLOGY

14h00-14h30

Soybean cyst nematode resistance – how it all comes together in the Midwestern United States

TYLKA GL, GEBHART GD, MARETT CC, MULLANEY MP —     PDF abstract
14h30-15h00

Exploitation and characterization of resistance to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne Incognita in soybean

15h00-15h30

The status of root-knot nematode research in South Africa

FOURIE H, MCDONALD AH, DE WAELE D, DE BEER A —     PDF abstract

15h30-16h00

Tea

16h00-17h30

Agronomy (D.1)

CHAIRMAN. PROF L QIU

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

16h00-16h30

"El Niño Southern Oscillation" (ENSO) influence on soybean yields

16h30-17h00

Using principal component analysis to evaluate soybean drought tolerance

DE OLIVEIRA MCN, NEPOMUCENO AL, NEUMAIER N, FARIAS JRB
17h00-17h30

A decade of experience in maturity group and planting date in soybean [Glycine max L. (Merr.)] for the Northwest Argentina


EVENING

Evening Function