Tropentag 2005

The Global Food & Product Chain–
Dynamics, Innovations, Conflicts, Strategies

October 11 - 13, 2005, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart


Scientific Presentations - Papers and Posters


Scientific Groups:

Plenary Speeches

Oral presentations
Market Requirements, Animal Health and Food Safety
Strategies for Improved Nutrition of Livestock and Fish
Natural Resource Use: Conflicts and Strategies for Reconciliation
Water, Soil and Irrigation
Product Quality: Innovations in Testing and Processing
Water Resources Management
Plant Response to Stresses
Biodiversity and Genes
Land Use Changes and Crop Management
Food Quality and Livelihood
Liberal Markets versus Market Protection
Increasing Resilience through more Effective Livelihood Capital Assets
Vulnerability, Social Networks and Gender Issues
Tenure and Economic Valuation of Natural Resources
The Rainforestation Farming Concept
Forest Management Policies
Participation --- Theory and Experiences
The GLOWA Jordan River Programme
Global Value Chains in Development Cooperation
Communication and Extension for Technology Adoption
Livestock Genetic Resources and their Management
Agroforestry: Methodology and Ecology

Poster presentations
Aquaculture
Livelihood, Risk and Vulnerability
Agroforestry: Methodology and Ecology
Forests, Trees and NTFP
Livestock Genetic Resources
Linking Small Scale Enterprises in Agriculture to Markets
Markets, Standards, Regulations and Policies
Water and Salination
GIS and Remote Sensing Applications
Crop Genetic Resources and their Management
Land Use: Changes, Conflicts and Land Rehabilitation
Plants and Abiotic Stresses
Plants and Biotic Stresses
Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management in Asian Cropping Systems
Innovative Approaches to Enhance Agricultural Productivity
Product Quality Testing and Post Harvest Technology
Animal Production and Health
Livestock Nutrition
Water and Waste Water Management
Food Quality and Livelihood
Extension, Information, Communication and Participation


Plenary Speeches

Chair: Klaus Becker, University of Hohenheim, Aquaculture-Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

Oral Presentations

JOACHIM VON BRAUN:
Agricultural Research - On Ethics and Responsibility of Science for Poverty Reduction and Food and Nutrition Security
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CHRISTIAN BORGEMEISTER:
ICIPE's 4h Paradigm: Approaches to Environmental, Plant, Animal and Human Health Research in Tropical Africa
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NORMAN UPHOFF:
Agroecologically-sound Agricultural Systems: Can They Provide for the World's Growing Populations?
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Oral presentations

Market Requirements, Animal Health and Food Safety

Chair: Karl-Hans Zessin, Freie Universität Berlin, Institute for Parasitology and International Animal Health, Germany

KARL-HANS ZESSIN:
International Standards: Threats or Chances for Livestock Producers of Developing Countries? The EU as Example
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Oral Presentations

GETACHEW GEBRU, SOLOMON DESTA, SEYOUM TEZERRA, LAYNE COPPOCK:
Institutional Innovation for Pastoral Access to Emerging Export Markets for Small Ruminants: Case from East African Rangelands
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NILS TEUFEL, ANDRé MARKEMANN, PIUS CHILONDA, JOACHIM OTTE, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Development of a Livestock Production Performance Database for Policy Planning and Evaluation in South and Southeast Asia
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NGO THI KIM CUC, ANA RIVIERE CINNAMOND, CLEMENS WOLLNY:
Support Policy Strategy for Avian Influenza Emergency Recovery and Rehabilitation of the Poultry Production in Viet Nam
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REINHARD FRIES, KARL-HANS ZESSIN, MOSES KYULE, MAXIMILIAN BAUMANN:
Requirements for Investigations of Animal Food Chains
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Strategies for Improved Nutrition of Livestock and Fish

Chair: Carsten Schulz, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institute of Animal Science, Germany

GEORGE FRANCIS:
Plant-derived ingredients as protein sources in aqua-feeds
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Oral Presentations

FIREW TEGEGNE, CLAUDIA KIJORA, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS:
Study on Effects of Incorporating Various Levels of Cactus Pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) on Dry Matter Intake, Water Consumption and Performance of Sheep
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JOHNNY O. OGUNJI, NICHOLAS UWADIEGWU, DONALD I OSUIGWE, MANFRED WIRTH:
Effects of Different Processing Methods of Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan) on the Haematology of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) Larvae
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SMITA LENKA, SHIBA SHANKAR GIRI, PRAFULLA KUMAR HOTA:
Performance of Cyprinus carpio (var. communis) Fingerlings Fed on Diets Containing Water Washed Neem (Azadirachta indica) Seed Cake
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SILKE STEINBRONN, NGUYEN NGOC TUAN, ULFERT FOCKEN, KLAUS BECKER, NGUYEN THI LUONG HONG:
Limitations in Fish Production in Yen Chau/Son La Province/Northern Vietnam
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Natural Resource Use: Conflicts and Strategies for Reconciliation

Chair: Eva Schlecht, University of Hohenheim, Aquaculture-Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

JöRG GERTEL:
Conflict Over Resources: No Need for Reconciliation?
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Oral Presentations

UTE SCHNEIDERAT, MARIANNA SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE, JöRG STEINBACH:
Do Communal Rangelands Meet the Requirements of Livestock in Namibia?
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BJöRN VOLLAN, BERNADETTE BOCK, MICHAEL KIRK:
Efficiency or Fairness? Strategies, Conflicts, and Dynamics in the Commons as Reaction Towards Increasing Pressure from Globalisation
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BABURAM RIJAL, NETRA BHANDARI:
Challenges in Community Forest Functioning under Political Conflicts
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NANA KUENKEL:
Identifying Priority Policy Issues to Reduce Soil Degradation: Evidence from a Statistical Analysis for Asia
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Water, Soil and Irrigation

Chair: Oliver Hensel, University of Kassel, Agricultural Engineering, Germany

LINDEN VINCENT:
Social aspects of irrigation designs: the interaction of water, technology and people
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Oral Presentations

WILKO SCHWEERS, ARMIN RIESER, MICHAEL ZöBISCH, TONY THOMSON:
Development of Soil Salinity under Irrigated Land-use in a Dry Region of Syria
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WOLFRAM SPREER, ZBIGNIEW CZACZYK, MARTIN HEGELE, BEATA DYBOL, FRIEDRICH BANGERTH, JOACHIM MUELLER:
Water Use and Drought Stress Reaction in Greenhouse split-root Litchi
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MATTIGA PANOMTARANICHAGUL, SIVAPONG NAREUBAN:
Improvement of Water Harvesting and Anti-erosive Cultural Practices for Sustainable Rainfed Multiple Crop Production on Sloping Land
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HOLGER CIGLASCH, WULF AMELUNG, SUPHOT TOTRAKOOL, MARTIN KAUPENJOHANN:
Water-mediated Discharge of Pesticides from a Sloped Lychee Orchard, N-Thailand
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Product Quality: Innovations in Testing and Processing

Chair: Joachim Mueller, University of Hohenheim, Agricultural Engineering, Germany

MANUELA ZUDE:
Non-invasive Methods in Quality Testing of Fresh and Processed Horticultural Produce
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Oral Presentations

JEAN-PATRICE OMER COOVI ZOMAHOUN, AMINOU AROUNA, MICHEL MEGNANGLO:
Conception of A Drier for the Semi-Industrial Production of Dried Cassava
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OLAWALE JOHN OLUKUNLE:
Development of a Cassava Peeling Machine
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IRENE KADZERE, CHRIS B. WATKINS, IAN A. MERWIN, FESTUS K. AKINNIFESI:
Lengthening Uapaca Kirkiana Fruit Storage and Shelf Life
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SYBILLE NEIDHART, ANA LUCíA VáSQUEZ-CAICEDO, SUSANNE SCHILLING, PITTAYA SRUAMSIRI, REINHOLD CARLE:
Evaluation of Mango Processing into Fluid Products for Improved Provitamin A Supply
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Water Resources Management

Chair: Thomas Berger, University of Hohenheim, Josef G. Knoll Visiting Professorship for Development Research, Germany

RUTH MEINZEN-DICK:
Water Resource Allocation: Productivity, Equity, and Environmental Impacts
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Oral Presentations

PHILIP OGUNTUNDE, NICK VAN DE GIESEN, MARC ANDREINI:
Modelling Regional Evapotranspiration in the Volta Basin, West Africa: A Test of Complementarity Relationship Hypothesis
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CHRISTOPHER MARTIUS, JOHN LAMERS, PAUL L. G. VLEK, RUZIMBOY ESHCHANOV, I. RUDENKO, O. SALAEV:
Water, Salt, Cotton and Soums: Shedding New Light on the Aral Sea Problem
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ARNIM KUHN, TANJA SCHMIDT, CLAUDIA HEIDECKE:
Economic Aspects of Water Management in the Drâa Region (Southeast Morocco)
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HORST WEYERHAEUSER, FREDRICH KAHRL:
An Enduring Match? Livelihoods, Conservation, and Payments for Watershed Services in China's Upland Areas
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Plant Response to Stresses

Chair: Richard A. Sikora, University of Bonn, Institute for Plant Diseases, Germany

MICHAEL DINGKUHN, DELPHINE LUQUET:
Phenotypic plasticity of crops and adaptation to stress environment
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Oral Presentations

FOLKARD ASCH, MONIKA WIMMER, KESHAV P. DAHAL, UDAY SANKAR DAS:
Boron Distribution Shows Sodium Distribution in Rice Leaves to Be Independent of Transpiration
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K. WYDRA, R. DIOGO, E. DANNON, J. SEMRAU:
Soil Amendment with Silicon and Bacterial Antagonists Induce Resistance Against Bacterial Wilt Caused by Ralstonia solanacearum in Tomato
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STEPHAN WINTER, OLUWOLE ADEBISI ARIYO, A. G. O. DIXON:
Development and Characterisation of Virus Resistance in Cassava Against Cassava Mosaic Viruses
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RANAJIT BANDYOPADHYAY, SEBASTIAN KIEWNICK, JOSEPH ATEHNKENG, MATTHIAS DONNER, RICHARD A. SIKORA, KERSTIN HELL, PETER COTTY:
Biological Control of Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize in Africa
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Biodiversity and Genes

Chair: Mariam Akhtar-Schuster, University of Hamburg, Biocentre Klein Flottbek and Botanical Garden, Desert*net, Germany

URIEL SAFRIEL:
Why Biodiversity Matters? - Messages of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
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Oral Presentations

CHRISTINE SCHMITT, FEYERA SENBETA, MANFRED DENICH, HELMUT PREISINGER, TADESSE WOLDEMARIAM, SEBSEBE DEMISSEW:
Sustainable Management of the Montane Rainforests with Wild Coffee (Coffea arabica) at Bonga (SW Ethiopia)
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SONJA SIART, EVA WELTZIEN, MOUSSA KANOUTé, VOLKER HOFFMANN:
Understanding a Local Seed System: The Example of Sorghum in Southern Mali
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SEVERIN POLREICH, TSEHAYE YEMANE, BRIGITTE L. MAASS, HEIKO C. BECKER:
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Community-based Seed Supply System for in Situ Conservation of Local Wheat Varieties
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SYLVIA EBERSBERGER:
The Legal Reality of Biodiversity Conservation in Indonesia
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Land Use Changes and Crop Management

Chair: Jens Gebauer, University of Kassel, Organic Plant Production and Agroecosystems Research in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

KEN GILLER:
Dynamics and Heterogeneity in African Farming Systems: Strategic Niche Management? or the (de)Fault of Poverty?
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Oral Presentations

NHAMO NHAMO, CHRISTIAN THIERFELDER, PATRICK C. WALL, CHRISTOPHER MARTIUS:
The Early-season Macrofaunal Characteristics (termites and earthworms) of Natural Fallows on two Soil Types in Three Agro-ecological Zones of Zimbabwe
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LYDIA HANS, ANDREAS BUERKERT, DANIEL FUCHS, SABINE D. GOLOMBEK, KERSTIN MICHEL, MICHAEL BRANDT, OLIVER HENSEL:
Vertical Nutrient Fluxes in a Traditional Mountain Oasis of Northern Oman
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Food Quality and Livelihood

Chair: Andrea Fadani, Eiselen Foundation Ulm, Germany

PETER ANDERSEN:
When Two Cups of Tea are a bit Expensive - Assessing Technology and Development Strategies from a Farmers' Context Perspective
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Oral Presentations

GANESH RAJ JOSHI, SUSHIL PANDEY:
Effects of Farmers' Perceptions on the Adoption of Modern Rice Varieties in Nepal
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ALEXANDER J. STEIN, MATIN QAIM, J.V. MEENAKSHI:
Functional Food for the Poor - the Potential Impact of "Biofortification" on Public Health in India
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BERNHARD URICH:
The Importance of the Wild Coffee Resource for Generation of Monetary Income for Farmers in South-west Ethiopia
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MARTIN STUPAK, WILHELM GRUISSEM, CHRISTOF SAUTTER, PENG ZHANG:
Improving the Protein Content in Staple Crops via Biofortification
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Liberal Markets versus Market Protection

Chair: Martin Banse, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Institute for Agricultural Economy, Germany

FRANK HARTWICH, JAVIER EKBOIR, RAFAEL A. DIAZ PORRAS:
Chain Development in the Context of Market Liberalisation: Possibilities to Upgrade Pro-poor Agrichains under Conditions of Increased Competition
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Oral Presentations

PATRICK KORMAWA, ALI TOURE, ALIOU DIAGNE, M. KEBBEH:
Global Rice Trade: Dynamics, Policy Conflicts and Strategies in Africa
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HARALD GRETHE, STEPHAN NOLTE:
Agricultural Import Surges in Developing Countries: How Do They Arise?
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INA GRUBER, TORBJöRN JANSSON, ARNIM KUHN:
Projecting Benin's Food Gap for 2025
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ISTIQOMAH ISTIQOMAH, MANFRED ZELLER, STEPHAN VON CRAMON-TAUBADEL:
Volatility and Integration of Rice Markets in Java, Indonesia: A Comparative Analysis before and after Trade Liberalisation
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Increasing Resilience through more Effective Livelihood Capital Assets

Chair: Ulrike Grote, University of Bonn, Economics and Technological Change, Germany

JEAN-LOUIS ARCAND:
On Rational Solidarity: Theory and Evidence from Rural Producer Organisations in West Africa
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Oral Presentations

VICTOR AFARI-SEFA, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
The Interlinks Between Agricultural Export Diversification, Food Security and Livelihood of Farm Households in Southern Ghana
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DANSINOU SILVERE TOVIGNAN, ERNST-AUGUST NUPPENAU:
The Women Labor Allocation Dilemma in Organic Cotton Production in Benin: Using a Nonlinear Programming Model for Decision Making
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NUNUNG NURYARTONO, STEFAN SCHWARZE, MANFRED ZELLER:
Credit Rationing of Farm Households and Agricultural Production: Empirical Evidence in the Rural Areas of Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
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JAN BöRNER, STEPHEN A. VOSTI:
Trade-offs Between Smallholder Welfare and Environmental Services in the Eastern Brazilian Amazon: Technology and Policy Options
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Vulnerability, Social Networks and Gender Issues

Chair: Parto Teherani-Kroenner, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Gender Research in Rural Areas, Germany

HEINZ-RüDIGER KORFF:
Vulnerability or Resilience? Development in a Network Perspective
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Oral Presentations

ADEOLA AKINSANMI, WERNER DOPPLER:
Socio-economics and Food Security of Farming Families in South East Nigeria
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ISABEL FISCHER, TINA BEUCHELT:
Make Natural Resources Last by Changing Women's Access to Assets - Experiences from Northern Vietnam -
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LILA KARKI, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Women's Empowerment: Does the Increase in Gender Equity Upsurge Household Food Security in Subsistence Farming!
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TINA BEUCHELT, ISABEL FISCHER, HEINZ-RüDIGER KORFF, GERTRUD BUCHENRIEDER:
Social Networks as Means of Information Exchange and Risk-management - A Case Study from Northern Vietnam
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Tenure and Economic Valuation of Natural Resources

Chair: Andreas Neef, University of Hohenheim, The Uplands Program, Germany

MICHAEL AHLHEIM, OLIVER FROER, NOPASOM SINPHURMSUKSKUL:
Economic valuation of environmental benefits in developing and emerging countries: theoretical considerations and practical evidence from Thailand and the Philippines
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Oral Presentations

NOPASOM SINPHURMSUKSKUL, OLIVER FROER, MICHAEL AHLHEIM:
The Big Five Factor Model in the Context of Resource Valuation: A Case Study in Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand
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TOBIAS WüNSCHER, STEFANIE ENGEL, SVEN WUNDER:
Payments for Environmental Services in Costa Rica: a Site Selection Tool Based on Spatial Diversity of Service Provision, Risk and Opportunity Costs
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BERNADETTE BOCK, BJöRN VOLLAN, MICHAEL KIRK:
Towards Economic Efficiency While Sustaining Rural Livelihoods: Socio-political Dynamics and Resource Use Strategies in Rural Namibia
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BUSTANUL ARIFIN:
Institutional Reforms in Providing Rewards for Environmental Services
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The Rainforestation Farming Concept

Chair: Manfred Küppers, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Botany, Germany

Oral Presentations

GERHARD LANGENBERGER, KONRAD MARTIN, CARSTEN MAROHN, JOACHIM SAUERBORN, MARIA WIDER:
Land Rehabilitation in the Tropics with Indigenous Tree Species: Economic and Ecological Considerations and Research Needs
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PETER WIDMANN, GERHARD LANGENBERGER, KONRAD MARTIN:
Seed Dispersal and Predation Across a Grassland-forest Ecotone in Southern Palawan, Philippines
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VANESSA PRIGGE, GERHARD LANGENBERGER, KONRAD MARTIN:
Ethnobotanical Survey in Leyte, Philippines, and Comparison with Indigenous Filipino Plant Lore
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CARSTEN MAROHN, JOACHIM SAUERBORN, REINHOLD JAHN:
Comparison of Soil Characteristics under Different Land-uses in Leyte, Philippines.
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FRIEDHELM GöLTENBOTH:
Ecosystem Approach for Landscape Rehabilitation - Review and Perspectives of the "Rainforestation Farming" Technology in the Philippines
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Forest Management Policies

Chair: Uwe Muuss, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tropenzentrum, Germany

JüRGEN PRETZSCH:
Forestry production systems in change: myth and realities
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Oral Presentations

MATTHIAS FRATTINI:
Will Wood Processing Enterprises Save the Rain Forests? their Potential to Contribute to Sustainable Forest Management in the Amazon
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WANDREIA DOS SANTOS BAITZ, HOLM UIBRIG:
Forest Extraction and Product Marketing of Selected Dweller Systems in Várzea and Terra Firme Locations of Pará State, Brazil
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TILL STELLMACHER, FRANZ GATZWEILER:
Traditional Property Rights and their Influence on Forest Resource Utilisation in Ethiopia
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XUAN PHUC TO:
Accessing to Forest Products: A Commodity Chain Analysis on Timber in northern Uplands of Vietnam
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Participation --- Theory and Experiences

Chair: Brigitte Kaufmann, University of Hohenheim, Animal Breeding and Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

ANN WATERS-BAYER, LAURENS VAN VELDHUIZEN, MARIANA WONGTSCHOWSKI, CHESHA WETTASINHA:
Multi-stakeholder Partnerships to Integrate Participatory Approaches into Institutions of Agricultural Research and Development
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Oral Presentations

EVELYN MATHIAS, ILSE KöHLER-ROLLEFSON, ELLEN GEERLINGS, KATRIEN VAN'T HOOFT:
Endogenous Livestock Development – Can it Help the Poor?
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JOSEPH FLORENT FEULEFACK, MANFRED ZELLER:
How Accurate Is Participatory Wealth Ranking (PWR) in Targeting the Poor? A Case Study from Bangladesh
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ANDREAS NEEF:
Group Dynamics in Participatory Research Processes
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MICHAEL WAITHAKA, HENNING BAUR:
Impact Orientation of Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa
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The GLOWA Jordan River Programme

Chair: Cornelia Claus, University of Tübingen, Plant Ecology, Germany

J. ANTHONY ALLAN:
Is the Watershed the Problemshed? Approaches to Issues of Water Scarcity in Arid Zones
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Oral Presentations

HOLGER HOFF, KATJA TIELBöRGER, JOSEPH ALCAMO:
Integrated Science for Sustainable Water Management in the Jordan River Basin
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HEINZ-PETER WOLFF:
Glowa Jordan River - Challenges and Approaches in Building the Bridge on Water-related Research Between Socio-economists and Natural Scientists in a Multi-national Environment
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JENS LANGE, LUCAS MENZEL:
Water Resources under Global Change: Process-based Hydrological Modelling for the Lower Catchment of the Jordan River
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KATJA TIELBöRGER, MARCELO STERNBERG:
Green Water and Natural Ecosystems under Global Change
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HARALD KUNSTMANN, PETER SUPPAN, ANDREAS HECKL, ALON RIMMER:
Coupled High Resolution Climate - Hydrology Simulations for the Upper Jordan Catchment
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Global Value Chains in Development Cooperation

Chair: Rainer Engels, German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), Germany

CHRISTOPH KOHLMEYER:
Value Chains for Growth and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries
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Oral Presentations

TILMAN ALTENBURG:
Value Chains in Developing Countries: Research Situation and Relevance to Development Policy
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MARION BULEY, DORIS GUENTHER, ULI KLEINWECHTER:
Value Adding through Standards? Chances for Small Farmers Groups Producing Organic and Conventional Mangoes for Export Markets – a Comparative Analysis
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ELKE FöRSTER, EBERHARD HAUSER:
Bio Fuels – Innovative Value Chains in Development Cooperation?
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ANDREAS SPRINGER-HEINZE:
Shaping Value Chains for Development - Practical Experiences
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Communication and Extension for Technology Adoption

Chair: Maria Gerster-Bentaya, University of Hohenheim, Rural Communication and Extension, Germany

CEES LEEUWIS:
Changing Views of Innovation and Design. New Roles for Extension in Trans-disciplinary Encounters
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Oral Presentations

MAMUSHA LEMMA, VOLKER HOFFMANN:
The Agricultural Knowledge System in Tigray, Ethiopia: Empirical Study about its Recent History and Actual Effectiveness
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DIETRICH DARR:
The Contribution of Individual and Group Social Networks to Knowledge Diffusion among Farmers in semi-arid Kenya
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REBECCA RAINI, VOLKER HOFFMANN, CLAUS P. W. ZEBITZ:
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Information Flow: Case Study Tomato Growers' Practices in Kenya
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Livestock Genetic Resources and their Management

Chair: Henner Simianer, University of Göttingen, Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics, Germany

STEPHEN HALL:
Is Socioeconomic Development Consistent with the Conservation Of livestock Biodiversity?
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Oral Presentations

KATINKA MUSAVAYA, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE, CHRISTIAN GALL, HELMUT MOMM, MARCUS MERGENTHALER:
Gene Flow in Animal Genetic Resources – A Study on Status, Impacts, Trends from Exchange of Breeding Animals
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KERSTIN ZANDER, JOHN MBURU:
Determining Right Priorities for Conserving Farm Animal Genetic Resources – the Case of Borana Cattle in East Africa
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ILSE KöHLER-ROLLEFSON, H.S. RATHORE:
The Life-method: A People-Centred Conceptual and Methodological Approach to the Documentation of Animal Genetic Resources
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UTE LEMKE, LE THI THANH HUYEN, REGINA RößLER, LE THI THUY, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Impact of the Use of Exotic Compared to Local Pig Breeds on Socio-economic Development and Biodiversity in Vietnam
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Agroforestry: Methodology and Ecology

Chair: Georg Cadisch, Universtity of Hohenheim, Plant Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

EDWIN C. ROWE:
Agroforestry Modelling * Managing Complexity
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Oral Presentations

THOMAS HILGER, WANWISA PANSAK, THANUCHAI KONGKAEW, GEORG CADISCH:
Modelling Agroforestry Systems in Hillside Cropping of NE Thailand by Using WaNuLCAS
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OPEYEMI ANTHONY AMUSAN, FIDELIS OLUMIDE AMUSAN, ADEMOLA BRAIMOH, PHILIP OGUNTUNDE:
Quality Management Practices in Cocoa Production in South - Western Nigeria
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FESTUS K. AKINNIFESI, THOMSON CHILANGA, JARRET MHANGO, IRENE KADZERE, DAGMAR MITHöFER, F. KWESIGA:
Building Opportunities for Small Holder Farmers to Commoditize Indigenous Fruit Trees and Products in Southern Africa
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DIRK EULER, KONRAD MARTIN, JOACHIM SAUERBORN, VICHIAN HENGSAWAD:
Insect Populations Dynamics and Diversity: considerations for Sustainable Land Use in Litchi Orchards of Northern Thailand
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Poster presentations

Aquaculture

Chair: Ulfert Focken, University of Hohenheim, Aquaculture Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics (480B), Germany

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MICHAEL WICKERT, CLAUDIA KIJORA, CARSTEN SCHULZ:
Evaluation of Pea Protein Concentrate as Dietary Protein Source for Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Fingerlings
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MOHAMMAD ATAUR RAHMAN, FRANZ HEIDHUES, KLAUS BECKER:
Socio-economic Impact of Rice-cum-fish Culture in Bangladesh
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NHAN DANG KIEU, PHONG LE THANH, MARC VERDEGEM, LE THANH DUONG, ROEL BOSMA, DAVID C. LITTLE:
Integrated Freshwater Aquaculture, Crop and Animal Production in the Mekong Delta, Viet Nam: Participatory Assessment of Current Situation and Opportunities for Sustainable Development
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SALAH ALY, SADDIK FAYEK, OMAR AMER, AHMED EL-ASHRAM, GEHAN SHAGAR:
Pathological Evaluation to Some Protozoa Infections among Freshwater Fish in Egyptian Aquaculture
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SALAH ALY, ISMAIL EISSA, AHMED BADRAN, M. ELAMIE, BOUSHRA HUSSEIN:
Pathological Studies on Encysted Metacercariae Infections among Some Freshwater Fish in Egyptian Aquaculture
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DONGMEZA EULOGE BRICE, ULFERT FOCKEN, KLAUS BECKER:
Investigations on the Nutrient and Antinutrient Content of Typical Plant Ingredients Used as Fish Feed in Small Scale Aquaculture in Yen Chau, Son La Province, Northern Vietnam
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NAHID RICHTER, GEORGE FRANCIS, KLAUS BECKER:
Differential Treatment of Non-toxic Jatropha Curcas L. and its Impact on Growth Performance, Mineral Absorption and Hepatic Enzyme Activity of Common Carp, Cyprinus Carpio L
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BORIS DE LAPEYRE, ANDREAS MüLLER-BELECKE, BERTA LEVAVI-SIVAN, GABRIELE HöRSTGEN-SCHWARK:
Factors Affecting the Spawning Activity in Nile Tilapia - The Influence of Temperature Treatments and Stocking Management
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BABIN BOPANNA K., SHIBA SHANKAR GIRI:
Effect of Dietary Phosphorus Concentration on Growth, Feed Utilisation and Body Composition Labeo rohita (Ham.) Fingerlings
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GUREL TURKMEN:
The First Test Shrimp Culture Results from Izmir - Turkey
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GOMUT UNSRISONG, PRASAN PORNSOPIN, SOMPORN KANTIYAWONG, BORIS DE LAPEYRE, STEPHAN WESSELS, GABRIELE HöRSTGEN-SCHWARK:
Induced Spawning of Batfish (Oreoglanis siamensis)
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MAMUN SHAMSUDDIN MOHAMMED, ULFERT FOCKEN, KLAUS BECKER:
Comparative Efficiency of Apparent Protein, Lipid and Dry Matter Digestion of a Laboratory Feed in Three Strains of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis Niloticus (L.)
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SILKE STEINBRONN, CORINNA GEISS, ANDREAS FANGMEIER, NGUYEN NGOC TUAN, ULFERT FOCKEN, KLAUS BECKER:
The Use of Pesticides in Paddy Rice and Possible Impacts on Fish Farming in Yen Chau/son La Province/northern Vietnam
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13 Posters

Livelihood, Risk and Vulnerability

Chair: N. N., to be delivered,

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JOBST-MICHAEL SCHROEDER, MARTINA APPUHN, REINHOLD GLAUNER, JöRN ACKERMANN:
Improving the Livelihood of the Rural Population in the Ashanti Region in Ghana through the Production of Grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) Meat
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ANTONIO CARLOS REIS DE FREITAS, ELIANE GONçALVES GOMES, ARIMAR LEAL VIEIRA, JENS CARSTEN CLAUS:
Evaluating Agricultural Systems Based on Mulch Technology: A Case Study
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MALIKA ABDELALI-MARTINI:
Agricultural Intensification, Labor Allocation and Social Change
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ADEOLA AKINSANMI, WERNER DOPPLER:
Gender Inequalities and their Implications for Living Standard and Food Security among Male and Female Headed Households in Imo State, Nigeria
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JUDITH HECHT:
Modelling Decision Making in Communal Areas: the Identification of the Utility Function
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FALKO FELDMANN, UWE MEIER:
Farm Assurance - Friend or Foe of Small Scale Farmers in Developing Countries?
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PAMELA AYIERA MARINDA:
Incomes, Expenditures and Nutrition Outcomes in Rural Kenya: Evidence on Intra- Household Resource Allocation
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DIANA TRAIKOVA, JUDITH MöLLERS, GERTRUD BUCHENRIEDER:
Postcommunist Gender Differences in Nonfarm Rural Employment – the Case of Bulgaria
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S. GONGLADZE, RALF SCHLAUDERER, A. DIDEBULIDZE:
Economic Situation of Family Farms with a Focus on Grapes Production - a Case Study of Georgian Republic
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APOLONIUS KASHARU KATWIJUKYE, WERNER DOPPLER:
Socio-economic Impacts of Soil Quality Improvement by Adopting Soil Conservation Strategy among Small Scale Farmers in Uganda
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MOHAMED AHMAD AWAD, WERNER DOPPLER, RALF SCHLAUDERER:
Socio-economic Assessment of Arid Land Farming and Rural Development - A Case from Lake Nasser Region in Egypt
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SONJA VILEI, NICK CHISHOLM:
Can Credit Improve the Livelihoods of Resource-poor Rural Households in Ethiopia?
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ISABEL FISCHER, JöRG HAGER:
Livelihood Strategies of Vulnerable Households under Resource Scarcity - Insights from Northern Vietnam
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THITIWAN SRICHAROEN:
Principal Component Analysis of Poverty in Northern Thailand
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MILADA KASARJYAN, HEINZ-RüDIGER KORFF, GERTRUD BUCHENRIEDER:
The Alternative Means to Increase Farmer's Access to Credit (Case Study in Armenia as a Part of PhD Research)
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15 Posters

Agroforestry: Methodology and Ecology

Chair: Thomas Hilger, University of Hohenheim, Plant Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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NILS BERGER:
Identification of Botanical Species of Oil Crops in the Region of West Pará, Brazil as Sources for Biodiesel Production
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PETER DART, SHARON BROWN, FELIX MIRASOL, DO DINH TIEN, CHU VAN CUONG:
Evolution of Sustainable Upland Agroforestry Systems – Case Studies from the Philippines and Vietnam
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FESTUS K. AKINNIFESI, CORI HAM, DANIE JOORDAN, MYLES MANDER, DAGMAR MITHöFER, TUNU RAMADHANI, F. KWESIGA, JOHN SAKA, SOLA PHOSISO:
Building Opportunities for Small Holder Farmers to Commoditize Indigenous Fruit Trees and Products in Southern Africa: 2. Processing, Rural Pilot Enterprises and Marketing
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OLIVER JENDE, JüRGEN POHLAN, MARC J. J. JANSSENS:
Converson Process and Reforestation Practices of Coffee Plantations in Chiapas, Mexico
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KEMISOLA OMORINRE ADENEGAN, ADEDURO JOSEPH ADEGEYE:
Production Efficiency under Different Agroforestry Practices in Ondo State, Nigeria
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PETER SCHüTZ, DIRK EULER, KONRAD MARTIN, VICHIAN HENGSAWAD:
Dynamics and Diversity of Undergrowth Vegetation in Lychee Orchards in Northern Thailand: Considerations for Sustainable Land Use
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MAX GANSSMANN, CHRISTIAN ULRICHS:
Fruit Trees in Coffee Agroforestry Systems in Costa Rica
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ROLAND OLSCHEWSKI, PABLO C. BENíTEZ, FREE DE KONING:
Biodiversity Conservation in Agroforestry Land-use Systems: combining Environmental and Development Goals
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SUSANNE KRAUSE, KARL HAMMER, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Morphogenetic Biodiversity and Local Use of the Himalayan Pear Pyrus Pashia in Central Bhutan
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9 Posters

Forests, Trees and NTFP

Chair: N. N., to be delivered,

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NGOC LAN DINH, GERTRUD BUCHENRIEDER, FRANZ HEIDHUES:
Important Determinants of the Forest Land Allocation Process to Households in Northern Vietnam
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JUAN CARLOS TORRICO, HARTMUT GAESE, MARC J. J. JANSSENS, SABINE SCHLüTER, NICOLE KRETSCHMER:
Agriculture and Biodiversity in Fragmented Landscapes of the Atlantic Rainforest of Rio de Janeiro
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MARIUS R. M. EKUé, JEAN T. CLAUDE CODJIA:
Contribution of Non-timber Forest Products to Poverty Alleviation in Benin: Opportunities, Challenges and Strategies
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JOSé JAVIER CORRAL RIVAS, OSCAR ALBERTO AGUIRRE CALDERON:
An Analysis of the Forest Utilisation Effects on the Structural Diversity in "El Cielo" Cloud Forest, Tamaulipas, Mexico
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KAMAL EL-SIDDIG, JENS GEBAUER, SHINOBU INANAGA, PETER LüDDERS:
Auxin Effects on Rooting of Stem Cuttings of Grewia tenax: A Potential Alleviator of Iron-deficiency Anemia in the Sudan
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CHRISTIAN ASCHENBACH, HOLM UIBRIG:
On the Contribution of NTFP Commercialisation to Rural Livelihood - A Case Study from Luang Namtha Province, Laos
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C. JAVIER PUIG:
The Potential Carbon Sequestration Secondary Forests and Agricultural Land Covers in the Landscape of Eastern Amazonia, Brazil
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JöRN ACKERMANN, MARTINA APPUHN, REINHOLD GLAUNER, JOBST-MICHAEL SCHROEDER:
Protection of Timber Ressources by the Introduction of Income Generating Measures - an Approach in Ghana
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8 Posters

Livestock Genetic Resources

Chair: Marianna Siegmund-Schultze, University of Hohenheim, Animal Breeding and Husbandry in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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REGINA RößLER, UTE LEMKE, ANDRé MARKEMANN, PERA HEROLD, ADAM DRUCKER, RICCARDO SCARPA, KERSTIN ZANDER, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Breeding Practices and Trait Preferences in Smallholder Pig Production Systems in North-west Vietnam
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MUHAMMAD GHIASUDDIN SHAH, MONIKA REIßMANN, ANAS SARWAR QURESHI, HORST JüRGEN SCHWARTZ:
Sequencing and Mutation Screening in Exon 1 of Camel Tyrosinase Gene
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MUHAMMAD GHIASUDDIN SHAH, ANAS SARWAR QURESHI, MONIKA REIßMANN, HORST JüRGEN SCHWARTZ:
Performance Traits of Different Pakistani Camel Breeds
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EVELYN MATHIAS:
Livestock Breeds and Genes on the Move: Exchanges Between North and South
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CORNELIA SCHäFER, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Global Exchange of Sheep Genetic Resources
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A. CAROLI, O. JANN, C. WEIMANN, GEORG ERHARDT:
Comparison Between Bos Taurus and Bos Indicus by Microsatellites and Casein Haplotypes
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SUPAMIT MEKCHAY:
Molecular Marker-based Genetic Diversity Assessment of Thai Native Chicken and Broiler Chicken
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WORKNEH AYALEW, ADAM DRUCKER, CLEMENS WOLLNY, OLOROUNTO D. KOUDANDE, FAUSTIN VIDOGBENA, HIPPOLYTE DOSSA, LEMMA GIZACHEW, ULFINA GALMESSA, GIRMA TESFAHUN KASSIE, BRIGITTE KAUFMANN, HARUN WARUI, GUYO HARO:
Improving the Livelihoods of Poor Livestock-Keepers through Community-based Management of Indigenous Farm Animal Genetic Resources in Africa
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BIRGIT ZUMBACH, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS:
What Matters in the Realisation of a Communal Dairy Breeding Programme in the Tropics?
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9 Posters

Linking Small Scale Enterprises in Agriculture to Markets

Chair: Steffen Abele, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Centre, Uganda

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MUTASIM M.M. ELRASHEED, HAMID H.M. FAKI, HASHIM A. ELOBEID:
Impact of Selected Influencing Factors on Market Supply of Sheep in Sudan: Case Study of Kordofan Areas
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ADHITYA WARDHONO, STEFAN SCHWARZE, MANFRED ZELLER:
The Influence of Market Access on Land Use Patterns of rural Households in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
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CHRISTIN SCHIPMANN:
Better Integration of Small Farmers into Trade - The Case of the Chillie Pepper Value Chains in Ghana
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DORIS GUENTHER:
The Sectoral Project "agricultural Trade" of Gtz: Pilot Cooperation with Projects/programmes That Promote Value Chains
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RAPHAEL BABATUNDE, ENIOLA OYATOYE:
Food Security and Marketing Problems in Nigeria: the Case of Maize Marketing in Kwara State
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K. TOCHUBAEV, RALF SCHLAUDERER, A. SCHMIDT:
Being Member or Non Member in an Agricultural Cooperative in Kazachstan – a Case Study of two Farm Families
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INGRID FROMM, UTZ DORNBERGER:
Measures and Determinants of Export Success in Agri-businesses: A Firm-level Analysis of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Honduras
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ARMEN KHACHATRYAN, MATTHIAS VON OPPEN, REINER DOLUSCHITZ, NUNE KHACHATRYAN:
Response of Plant Productivity to Improved Agricultural Markets in India: an Advanced Application of Econometric Cross-section Time Series Analysis
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ELIZABETH KABURA NYAGA, WERNER DOPPLER:
Small Scale Industrial Cash Crop Production and its Impact on Food Production and Living Standards: A Case of Kenyan Tea and Coffee Sector
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DJIBO OUSMANE, MICHAEL KIRK, HANS H. MüNKNER:
How Can Microfinance Contribute to the Promotion of Agricultural Value Chains? experiences of a GTZ Programme in Burkina Faso
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STEFFEN ABELE:
Business Planning to Establish Small and Medium Sized Processing Units in Sub-saharan Africa: Experiences from Case Studies in Rwanda and Tanzania
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UTE LEMKE, LE THI THANH HUYEN, LE THI THUY, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Contribution of Livestock to Household Income and Food Safety – Comparison of Smallholder Systems of Different Production Intensity in North Vietnam
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12 Posters

Markets, Standards, Regulations and Policies

Chair: N. N., to be delivered,

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CARL PHILIPP RIEDEL, MARKUS SCHNEIDER:
The Impacts of Fair Trade
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NUNE KHACHATRYAN, JüRGEN ZEDDIES, HEINRICH SCHUELE, ARMEN KHACHATRYAN:
Quantification of the Economic Impact of EU Aflatoxin Standards on Developing and Transition Counties' Exports Applying Gravity Model
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GUANGHUA LIN:
Development of an Economic Model for Agricultural Policy Evaluation in China
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DJOUM SERGE, FRANZ HEIDHUES:
Structure of Rural Financial Institutions Clients in Cameroun
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UWE MEIER, RODOLFO GONZALES, CARLOS RUIZ-SILVERA:
Proposal for Codification of the Phenological Cycle of Edible Musaceae
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NGUYEN THI HOAN, MARCUS MERGENTHALER, CLEMENS BREISINGER:
Food Safety and Development: How Effective Are Regulations?
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DJEUDJA ROVIER, FRANZ HEIDHUES:
The Measurement of the Economy of Scale of Microfinance Institutions: a Case of Mc2 Cameroon
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ULI KLEINWECHTER, HARALD GRETHE:
The Significance of Food Quality and Safety Standards in Developing Countries - A Case Study for the Eurepgap-standard in the Mango Export Sector in Piura, Peru
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THEINGI MYINT, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Rice Market Integration in Myanmar
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NANA KUENKEL:
Political Regulation of Soil Protection in China and India
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NAZAIRE S. I. HOUSSOU, FRANZ HEIDHUES:
Debt Position of Developing Countries and New Initiatives for Debt Reduction a Paneld Ata Fixed Effects Estimation of the HIPC Initiatives
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11 Posters

Water and Salination

Chair: Folkard Asch, University of Bonn, Plant Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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JENS GEBAUER, GEORG EBERT:
Comparison of the Salt Tolerance of the Two Under-Utilised Fruit Species, Baobab (Adansonia Digitata L.) and Tamarind (Tamarindus Indica L.)
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HANS-WERNER KOYRO, NICOLE GEIßLER, SAYED HUSSIN, JöRG HALBERSTADT, ALBERTO DOMíNGUEZ ESCODA, SAID EISA, SAMY HABIB:
The Potential of Cash Crop Halophytes to Maintain Yields and Reclaim Saline Soils in Arid Areas
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IBRAHIM ALABDULHADI, HASSAN ALI-DINAR, GEORG EBERT:
Ion Distribution and Partitioning of Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) under Salinity Conditions
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SAYED HUSSIN, HANS-WERNER KOYRO, SAMY HABIB:
Survival of Atriplex Leucoclada Bioss at Saline Habitats
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JöRG HALBERSTADT, HANS-WERNER KOYRO:
Ecophysiological Responses of Chenopodium quinoa to NaCl Salinity
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NICOLE GEIßLER, HANS-JüRGEN JäGER, EDWIN PAHLICH, HANS-WERNER KOYRO:
Strategies of the Cashcrop Halophyte Aster tripolium to Survive at Saline Habitats under Ambient and Elevated CO2
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CARSTEN RICKHOFF, BURKHARD HEILIGTAG, CHRISTIAN RICHTER:
Salt Tolerance of Ethiopian Phaseolus vulgaris L. Varieties
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7 Posters

GIS and Remote Sensing Applications

Chair: Stefan Siebert, University of Frankfurt, Institute of Physical Geography, Germany

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MOHAMMED MOUNKAILA, LUDGER HERRMANN, KARL STAHR, THOMAS GAISER, THOMAS MAURER:
Characterisation of Soil Surfaces in the Arid and Semi-arid Zone by Means of Remote Sensing
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ROLF SOMMER, CHRISTOPHER MARTIUS, MARC MüLLER, JOHN LAMERS, GERD RüCKER, SERGE SHUMILOV, BERNHARD TISCHBEIN, PAUL L. G. VLEK:
Integrated Farm-scale Modelling of Land, Water and Resource Allocation in the Khorezm Region of Uzbekistan
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CHUONG VAN HUYNH, MICHAEL BöHME:
Evaluation of Physical Land Suitability for the "thanh Tra" Pomelo Crop in Hue, Vietnam
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STIJN CLEEMPUT, ANDRáS BALáZS, CHRISTOPH FELDKOETTER, CHRISTOPH KLEINN:
Detection of Shifting Cultivation Using Different Change Detection Techniques in the Nam Ton Watershed, Laos
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THOMAS MAURER, LUDGER HERRMANN, THOMAS GAISER, MOHAMMED MOUNKAILA, KARL STAHR:
Regionalisation of Wind Erosion Potentials in Sahelian Sw-niger
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LIANGLIANG JIA, ANDREAS BUERKERT, FUSUO ZHANG, CHANGYAN TIAN:
Time Related Landscape Changes in Yutian Oasis at the Southern Fringe of Tarim Basin in NW China
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KRISHNA BAHADUR K. C., WERNER DOPPLER:
Modelling and Measuring the Economic Success of Farming Families Using Spatial Methodology: A Case from Mountains of Nepal
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ORLANDO GUENNI, TEODARDO CALLES, JOSE LUIS GIL, JOSE FARIñAS, IRAIDA RODRíGUEZ, FREDDY ESPINOZA, DAMELIS SANABRIA, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
Surveying and Collecting Native Centrosema, Stylosanthes, and Desmodium Germplasm in Venezuela
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TEODARDO CALLES, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT, ORLANDO GUENNI:
Species Diversity of the Tropical Legume Genus Stylosanthes in Venezuela
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ALBA RUTH PERUCCA, DITMAR BERNARDO KURTZ, HECTOR DANIEL LIGIER, HUMBERTO RAMON MATTEIO, OSVALDO VALLEJOS:
Citrus Inventory (2004) in Bella Vista, Corrientes – Argentina
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10 Posters

Crop Genetic Resources and their Management

Chair: Elke Fischer, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Department of Biodiversity and Land Rehabilitation, Germany

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KANOKWAN KAEWMALA, SUPAMIT MEKCHAY, SANGTIWA SURIYONG, ELKE PAWELZIK, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Specific Isozyme Pattern of Rice Seed Cv. Kaodawkmali 105 and Cv. Chainat 1
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THAI DAN VO, HEIKO C. BECKER:
Morphological Diversity of Lam Dong Tea (VIET NAM)
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ASHOK MALKARNEKAR, DIEMUTH PEMSL, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Bt-cotton Production in Karnataka, India
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KARIN ZIPPEL, PETER LüDDERS:
Ensete ventricosum in Ethiopia: The Need to Grow More Than One Landrace
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SAHLE TESFAI, SUSANNE KRAUSE, PETER KOMANE:
Genetically Modified Crops in Africa - Necofa´s Activities on the Conflicting Issue
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BETTINA HEIDER, ELKE FISCHER, TANJA BERNDL, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
Genetic Diversity of Tadehagi triquetrum in Northeast Vietnam
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BETTINA HEIDER, CAROLINE DOHMEYER, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
Ethno-medicinal Diversity of Tadehagi Triquetrum in Northeast Vietnam
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ISABEL MARIA MADALENO:
Out of Latin America: Medicinal Herbs Production, Trade and Consumption in Chile and Mexico
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MYO KYWE, MARIA RENATE FINCKH, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Protein Analysis and Phosphorus Use Efficiency of Landraces and Improved Green Gram Cultivars from Myanmar
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HERNAN LAURENTIN, PETR KARLOVSKY:
Investigation of Genetic Variability among Twenty Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) Venezuelan Cultivars Using Amplified Fragments Length Polymorphisms (AFLP)
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NINA NIKOLIC, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT, STEFFEN MüLLER, IRAIDA RODRíGUEZ:
Amphicarpy in Perennials: Centrosema Rotundifolium
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GANESH RAJ JOSHI, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Analysis of Farmers' Demand for Rice Varietal Attributes in the Terai Region of Nepal
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SARITA YOOPUM, DUMNERN KARLADEE, SOMBAT SRICHUWONG, SANSANEE JAMJOD:
Inheritance of Resistance to Aspergillus flavus in Groundnut
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SULAIMAN ALKHANJARI, MARION S. RöDER, A. AL-MASKRI, KARL HAMMER, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Genetic Diversity of Hexaploid Omani Wheat Landraces Detected by Microsatellite Markers
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HERVé VANDERSCHUREN, WILHELM GRUISSEM, PENG ZHANG:
Cassava Mosaic Disease Resistance in Transgenic Cassava
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SABINE ROSCHER:
A Global Initiative to Conserve Crop Wild Relatives in Situ through Enhanced Information Management
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ROSA GONZáLEZ-TORRES, RODOLFO ARAYA-VILLALOBOS, DANIEL DEBOUCK:
Gene Flow and its Effect on Agrobiodiversity: common Bean as a Model for Future Considerations in Biosafety
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PITIPONG THOBUNLUEPOP, ELKE PAWELZIK, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Plant Regeneration via Organogenesis and Embryogenesis in sweet Corn
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18 Posters

Land Use: Changes, Conflicts and Land Rehabilitation

Chair: Eva Schlecht, University of Hohenheim, Aquaculture-Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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ANDREAS ROTH, FRANK GRESENS:
Modelling of Biomass Dynamics under Grazing Conditions and Regional Water Balance Aspects for the Drâa Catchment in South-eastern Morocco
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JEROME GEFU:
Conflict in Resource Use among Livestock and Crop Farmers in West Africa
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MARCO HARTMANN, IRINA DIETER-GILLWALD:
The Potential of Integrated Agriculture Aquaculture (IAA) to Support Sustainable Land Use in National Park Peripheral Areas - A Case Study from St. Paul National Park, Palawan, Philippines
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ERIC TIELKES:
Farmer-herder Conflicts in the Sahel: Causes, Consequences and Starting Points for Conciliation
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PHAN MAI VAN, NINA NIKOLIC, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
"Barren Hills" in Vietnamese Science and Legislation: A Synthesis
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NINA NIKOLIC, PHAN MAI VAN, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
Participatory Survey of Allocated Degraded Land in the Northern Mountains of Vietnam: the 3:3:3 Pattern
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ADMASU SHIBRU, FRANZ GATZWEILER, FROHBERG KLAUS, ASSEFA ADMASSIE:
Analysis of Land Use Change in the Wild Forest Coffee Systems of Berhan-Kontir and Geba-Dogi in Sheko and Yayu Districts of Southwestern Ethiopia
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NICOLE MERKL, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
Phytoremediation of Petroleum-contaminated Soils in the Tropics
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JAIME OSVALDO MUNOZ JANS, BOHUMIL HAVRLAND, VLADIMIR KREPL:
The Implementation of Renewable Energy Resources for Greenhouse Mitigation in the Developing Countries: The Case of Biomass.
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SABINE HOMANN, BARBARA RISCHKOWSKY, JöRG STEINBACH, MICHAEL KIRK:
Towards Endogenous Development: Borana Pastoralists' Response to Environmental and Institutional Changes
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ATTANDA MOUINOU IGUE, REBEKKA MAIER, THOMAS GAISER, KARL STAHR:
Land Evaluation of Cotton Production in the Azokan's Catchment in the Moist Savannah of Benin
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THUWEBA DIWANI, MATHIAS BECKER:
Characterisation and Classification of Agricultural Land Use Systems in Kakamega, Kenya: Implications on Soil Fertility, Productivity and Biodiversity
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ELIZABETH NAMBIRO, MATHIAS BECKER:
Land Use and Cropping Intensity Changes in Western Kenya: Driving Forces and Implications on Resource Base Quality and Rural Welfare
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LENKA NAVRATILOVA, BOHDAN LOJKA, JAN BANOUT, JANA LOJKOVA, ZBYNEK POLESNY:
Methods of Control and Rehabilitation of Imperata Grasslands in Peruvian Amazon
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14 Posters

Plants and Abiotic Stresses

Chair: Torsten Müller, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Plant Nutrition, Germany

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SASITON KARABUN, SIRAPORN RIPON, SA-NGUANSAK THANAPORNPOONPONG, ELKE PAWELZIK, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Breaking Dormancy and Optimum Storage Temperature of Golden Shower (Cassia fistula) Seeds
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SAMSON HUNI, HELMUT HERZOG:
Transpiration and Assimilation and their Relationships to Other Morphophysiological Characteristics in Cowpeas under Water Deficit Stress
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ALICE BEINING, JüRGEN BURKHARDT, GUIDO DOBERSTEIN:
Ecophysiological Adaptations in Response to Drought Stress in Four Wild Populations of Coffea arabica
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PENG ZHANG, WILHELM GRUISSEM:
Leaf Senescence-inducible Expression of Isopentenyl Transferase in Cassava Rendering it Resistant to Drought Stress
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GIRMA TESFAHUN KASSIE, BEZABIH EMANA, NIANG ABDULAI, CLEMENS WOLLNY:
Moisture Stress Risk Management to Cope with Food Insecurity in Ethiopia
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YVES EMENDACK, HELMUT HERZOG, ROLAND HOFFMANN-BAHNSEN:
Drought Performance in Millet (Panicum miliaceum) and Grain Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench)
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RAJA RAM KHANAL, FOLKARD ASCH, MATHIAS BECKER:
Phyllochron of Lowland Rice Does Not Depend on Temperature Alone
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FOLKARD ASCH, CHRISTINA RIPKEN, MATHIAS BECKER:
A Low Cost Miniature Method to Determine Iron Content in Samples Suitable for Small Research Laboratories
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AMUDALAT OLANIYAN, FUNKE ORISHA, AYORINDE OGUNSESIN:
Assessment of Flower and Fruit Formation in Solanum gilo and Solanum macrocarpon
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FOLKARD ASCH, JON PADGHAM:
Root Associated Bacteria Suppress Symptoms of Iron Toxicity in Lowland Rice
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ORLANDO GUENNI, ZDRAVKO BARUCH:
Physiological and Morphological Responses of Four Centrosema Species to Preconditioning Periods of Soil Water Deficits: an Ongoing Research in Venezuela
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ALBERTO DOMíNGUEZ ESCODA, LUIS BALAGUER NúñEZ, HANS-WERNER KOYRO:
Influence of the N-fertilisation on the Drought Tolerance of Chenopodium quinoa Willd.
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JANTANA YAJA, ELKE PAWELZIK, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Prediction of Soybean Seed Viability and Quality in Relation to seed Moisture Content and Storage Temperature
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Plants and Biotic Stresses

Chair: Richard A. Sikora, University of Bonn, Institute for Plant Diseases, Germany

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ROLF T. FOLKERTSMA, BETTINA I.G. HAUSSMANN, HEIKO K. PARZIES, VOLKER HOFFMANN, H. H. GEIGER:
Arresting the Scourge of Striga on Sorghum in Africa by Combining the Strengths of Marker-assisted Backcrossing and Farmer-participatory Selection
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RAAED MOHAMED ELHASSAN, ALI ELBADAWI:
Evaluation of Watermelon Citrullus lanatus Germplasm for Leafminer Liriomyza spp. Resistance
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MAGNUS KüHNE, MELISSA VARGAS, KERSTIN JUNG, DIETRICH STEPHAN, STEFAN VIDAL:
Efficacy of Beauveria sp. in the Control of First Instar Larvae of the Andean Potato Weevil (Premnotrypes suturicallus Kuschel)
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FALKO FELDMANN, TAO LONG, GU FENG:
International Scientific Cooperation as Base for Preventiv Concumer Protection: Implementation of Biological Plant Protection Factors in Chinese Greenhouse Vegetable Production
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JON PADGHAM, HUONG LE, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Opportunities for Nematode Biocontrol in Lowland Rainfed Rice Using Bacterial Endophytes
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PATCHARIN KRUTMUANG, SUPAMIT MEKCHAY:
Growth and Pathogenicity of Entomopathogenic Fungi Metarhizium anisopliae Against Termites
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ALEXANDER R. MENDOZA LUNA, CHRISTOS RUMBOS, SEBASTIAN KIEWNICK, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Effect of Paecilomyces lilacinus Strain 251 on the Survival and Virulence of the Entomopathogenic Nematodes Steinernema feltiae, Heterorhabditis bacterophora, and H. megidis
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ALFONSO CABRERA, LUIS POCASANGRE, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Importance and Strategies of Screening for Enhanced Biodegradation of Pesticides in Banana Plantations
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SAMIA OSMAN YAGOUB ALI, SAMAH HUSSIEN TARBAL:
Chemical and Mechanical Control of Prosopis sp. in Sudan
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ANJA RITSCHEL, FRANZ OBERWINKLER:
Plant Pathogenic Rust Fungi from Tropical and Subtropical Regions: A Monograph of the Genus Hemileia (Uredinales)
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KHIN THEIN NYUNT, STEFAN VIDAL:
Planting Date as a Potential Parameter for Sustainable Cotton Production in Myanmar
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MOHAMED ABUBAKER, SUSANNE VON BARGEN, MARTINA BANDTE, SIDDIG ELHASSAN, CARMEN BüTTNER:
Investigations on Citrus Tristeza Virus (CTV) and its Occurrence in Citrus Orchards in Arid and Semi Arid Zones of Sudan
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12 Posters

Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management in Asian Cropping Systems

Chair: Andreas Buerkert, University of Kassel, Organic Crop Production and Agroecosystems Research in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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ESAM SALEH, MATHIAS BECKER, D. V. NI, K.V. TINH:
Biogas Sludge Reduces Aluminum Toxicity and Improves Tubers Performance on Acid Sulphate Soil of the Mekong Delta
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FRANK MUSSGNUG, MATHIAS BECKER, TRAN THUC SON, ROLAND BURESH, PAUL L. G. VLEK:
Improving Potassium Use Efficiency in Rice-based Cropping Systems on Degraded Soils in the Red River Delta of Vietnam
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TIEN TRAN KHUU, SEBASTIAN WULF, VIET LE HOANG, JOACHIM CLEMENS:
Aerobic Pretreatment of Municipal Solid Waste to Prevent Pollution by Landfill Leachates
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YONGSONG ZHANG, XINGHUA SHAO, XIANYONG LIN:
Phosphorus Adsorption Saturation of Synthetic Iron Oxides in Relation to Phosphorus Availability for Paddy Rice
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XIANYONG LIN, YINGPENG ZHANG, YONGSONG ZHANG, SHAOTING DU:
Effects of Nitrogen Levels and Nitrate/ammonium Ratios on Oxalate Concentrations of Different Forms in Edible Parts of Spinach (Spinach oleracea L.)
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JULIA FUCHS, UTE ARNOLD, JOACHIM CLEMENS:
Vermicomposting in the Mekong Delta – Nutrient Fluxes and Sanitation of Vermicomposts from Different Substrates
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MATHIAS BECKER, SURYA L. MASKEY, SHREE CHANDRA SHAH:
Managing Rice-Wheat Cropping Systems of Nepal for a More Efficient Soil N Use
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SUCHIT SHRESTA, THUWEBA DIWANI, MATHIAS BECKER, KESHAB RAJ PANDE:
Wheat Straw Application Can Reduce N Losses from Rice-wheat Cropping Systems in Nepal
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WANWISA PANSAK, THANUCHAI KONGKAEW, THOMAS HILGER, GEORG CADISCH:
Nitrogen Losses by Erosion and Leaching in Hillside Cropping Systems of Northeast Thailand as Affected by Soil Conservation Measures: A Case Study
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FRANK MUSSGNUG, MATHIAS BECKER, TRAN THUC SON, ROLAND BURESH, PAUL L. G. VLEK:
Yield Gaps, P and K Balances and Soil Changes in Irrigated, Rice-based Cropping Systems on Degraded Soils in the Red River Delta of Vietnam
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KESHAB RAJ PANDE, SHREE CHANDRA SHAH, MATHIAS BECKER:
Soil and Crop Management During the Transition Season Improves N Balance and Productivity of Rice-wheat Cropping Systems in Nepal
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11 Posters

Innovative Approaches to Enhance Agricultural Productivity

Chair: Brigitte L. Maass, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Institute for Crop and Animal Production in the Tropics, Germany

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SHAMA DAWELBEIT, ELASHA ELASHA, CHRISTIAN RICHTER:
Residual Effect of Composted Farmyard Manure on Sorghum Growth and Yield
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ZAFRIN AKTER, GüNTER NEUMANN, MARKUS WEINMANN, VOLKER RöMHELD:
A Rapid Bio-test to Study the Activity Potential of Biofertilisers Based on Trichoderma Sp
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HABEN ASGEDOM, MATHIAS BECKER, FRANCIS TURKELBOOM:
Nutrient Management in a Low Input Production System of Syria
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JOHANNES SAUER, HARDWICK TCHALE, PETER WOBST:
Smallholder Maize Productivity under Alternative Soil Fertility Management Options in Malawi
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BEATE FORMOWITZ, RAINER GEORG JOERGENSEN, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Importance of Soil Microbial Activity to Explain Legume-rotation Effects on West African Soils
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FRANCISCO MARROQUíN AGREDA, JüRGEN POHLAN, MARC J. J. JANSSENS:
Effects of Production Systems with Maize (Zea Mays L.) on the Soil Fertility and Biological Diversity, Soconusco, Chiapas, Mexico
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CONSTANZE WINDBERG, RALF OTTERPOHL, ALLAN NKURUNZIZA, VICTORIA ATUKUNDA:
Linking Ecological Sanitation and Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa
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SOPHIE GRAEFE, EVA SCHLECHT, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
A Survey of Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Niamey, Niger
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AMAL ABOUL-NASR, MOHAMED ESSMAT EL-FAYOUMY, ESSAM KOREISH, AMAL ABOUL GOUD:
The Interaction Between Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Rhizobium meliloti and Bacillus circulans on Trigonella foenum-graecum L. in Calcarious Soil
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9 Posters

Product Quality Testing and Post Harvest Technology

Chair: Oliver Hensel, University of Kassel, Agricultural Engineering, Germany

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PATTAYA JANHANG, NATTASAK KRITTIGAMAS, WOLFGANG LüCKE, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Using Radio Frequency Heat Treatment to Control Seed-borne Trichoconis padwickii in Rice Seed (Oryza sativa L.)
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RATTANAPORN MUANGKAEO, SOMBAT SRICHUWONG, ELKE PAWELZIK, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Influence of Packaging Material and Storage Time on Seed Viability and Chemical Compounds of Rice Seed
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RUJIRA JANARAM, SOMBAT SRICHUWONG, ELKE PAWELZIK, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Selected Commercial Packaging Materials Affecting Fatty Acid Deterioration During Soybean Seed Storage
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NILS BERGER, VIVIANA DA ENCARNAçãO RODRIGUES:
Artisan Oil Extraction Methods for Oleaginous Cultures of the Santarém District, Pará State, Middle Amazon, Brazil
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SRI HARIKRISHNA VELLANKI, HELGE BöHNEL:
Laboratory Examination of Biofilms Produced by Clostridium Perfringens and Clostridium Botulinum
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MARCUS NAGLE, WOLFRAM SPREER, SYBILLE NEIDHART, REINHOLD CARLE, JOACHIM MUELLER:
Documentation of Cavity Closure in Ripening Mango Fruits
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OLAWALE JOHN OLUKUNLE:
Development of Appropriate Mechanisms for Cassava Peeling
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PATTAYA JANHANG, NATTASAK KRITTIGAMAS, WOLFGANG LüCKE, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Using Radio Frequency Heat Treatment to Control the Insect Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) During Storage in Rice Seed (Oryza sativa L.)
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SARAWUT PHUPAICHITKUN, BUSARAKORN MAHAYOTHEE, SERM JANJAI, JOACHIM MUELLER:
Single-layer Drying Behaviour of Longan (Dimocarpus longan Lour.)
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HENDREX WYCLIFF KAZEMBE-PHIRI:
Approaches to Successful Development of Low-Cost Fruit Juice Extraction Technologies: A Case Study to Improved Rural Livelihood in Malawi
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THERDCHAI VEARASILP, WATCHARA LAENOI, SUCHADA VEARASILP, NATTASAK KRITTIGAMAS, WOLFGANG LüCKE, ELKE PAWELZIK, UDO TER MEULEN:
Effect of Radio Frequency Technique on Nutrient Quality and Destruction of Trypsin Inhibitor in Soybean
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RACHIT SUWAPANICH, METHINEE HAEWSUNGCHAROEN:
Effect of Temperature on Thermal Properties of Nam Dok Mai Cv. Si Thong During Storage
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PARICHAT THEANJUMPOL, SIRAPORN RIPON, SASITHORN KARABOON, KUNAWUT SUWAPANIT, SA-NGUANSAK THANAPORNPOONPONG, SUCHADA VEARASILP:
Aromatic Thai Rice Identification by Near-infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy
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THI LAM AN VU, HELGE BöHNEL, FRANK GESSLER:
Applying MPN (Most Probable Number) Method Combined with PCR Procedure for Enumeration of Clostridium botulinum Spores in Honey Samples
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MARSHALL AZEKE, THOMAS BETSCHE, HANS BüNING-PFAUE, B. FRETZDORFF:
Underutilised Crop African Yambean (Sphenostylis Stenocarpa): reduction of Antinutrients by Unconventional Processing to Promote Extension
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15 Posters

Animal Production and Health

Chair: Claudia Kijora, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Animal Breeding in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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DELIA GRACE, THOMAS RANDOLPH, OUMAR DIALL, PETER-HENNING CLAUSEN, DABIRE DER:
Equipping Farmers to Seek Animal Health Care in a Changing Market
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OGHAIKI ASAAH NDAMBI, FLORENCE FONTEH, PAMELA KAMGA, STEPHEN MENDI, HELENA IMELé, MARIANNA SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE:
Reducing Raw Bovine Milk Spoilage through the Lactoperoxidase System in the Western Highlands of Cameroon
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KESINEE GATPHAYAK, NATTAPHON CHONGKASIKIT, RANGSAN CHAROENSOOK, WATCHARA LAENOI, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, VICHA SARDSUD, CHRISTOPH KNORR, UDO TER MEULEN, BERTRAM BRENIG:
Present Situation of Porcine Hernia Inguinalis/scrotalis in Thailand
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ANAS ABDELQADER, CLEMENS WOLLNY, MATTHIAS GAULY:
Mortality Constrains Production Efficiency in Smallholder Local Chicken Production in Jordan
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SEBASTIAN VILLAGRA, CLEMENS WOLLNY, CELSO G. GIRAUDO, GILLERMO SIFFREDI:
Characterisation of the Smallholders Livestock Production Systems of the South Region of Río Negro, Patagonia, Argentina
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ULRIKE JANßEN-TAPKEN, YONGJUN LI, HAJA N. KADARMIDEEN:
Selection Responses from Optimised Breeding Objectives for East-african Pastoralists Including Trypanotolerance
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ILSE KöHLER-ROLLEFSON, H.S. RATHORE:
Securing Pastoral Livelihoods through Support for Sheep Production in Rajasthan, India
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O. KONONENKO, HENNING WILLEKE, RALF SCHLAUDERER:
Development Perspectives of an Ukrain Pig Breeding Farm from a Breeding and an Economic Point of View
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K. SHALVA, HENNING WILLEKE, RALF SCHLAUDERER:
Pig Production in Georgian Republic - Situation and Improvement Concept
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NGO THI KIM CUC, CLEMENS WOLLNY, STEFFEN WEIGEND:
Pre Birdflu Production System of Vietnamese H'mong Chicken
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MARIANNA SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE, JOEL AGWETANG AJUH, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE, YAEL AZOULAY, SHELLY DRUYAN, AVIGDOR CAHANER:
Genetic Reduction in Feather Coverage Minimizes Performance Losses of Broilers Reared under Hot Temperature
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DELIA GRACE, PETER-HENNING CLAUSEN, OUMAR DIALL, HIPPOLYTE AFFOGNON, THOMAS RANDOLPH, DAO DRAMANE:
Prosperity at a Price? Balancing Opportunities from Cash Crops with Risks of Animal Disease and Drug Resistance
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12 Posters

Livestock Nutrition

Chair: Ellen Hoffmann, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Aquaculture Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics (480b), Germany

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FIREW TEGEGNE, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS, CLAUDIA KIJORA:
Cactus Pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) as a Complement to Urea-treated Straw in Dry Season Feeding Systems of Ruminants
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MULUGETA BEKELE, GIRMA ABEBE, SOLOMON LEGESSE:
Urban Cattle Fattening System
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SANCHAI JATURASITHA, TIRANUN SRIKANCHAI, PUNTIPA PHONGPIACHAN, SEBASTIAN CHAKEREDZA, UDO TER MEULEN:
Effect of Sex and Slaughter Weight on Pork Quality of Swine Received Tuna Oil During Growing and Finishing Period
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CHRISTOPH REIBER, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT, MICHAEL PETERS, VOLKER HOFFMANN, AXEL SCHMIDT, H. CRUZ, M. MENA:
Adoption and Impact of Forage Conservation Technologies Transferred with Contrasting Extension Approaches: A Current Research Project in Honduras and Nicaragua
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WANDEE TARTRAKOON, SUNYA TONGMUL, JERAPONG TONGYEN, TINNAGON TARTRAKOON, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, UDO TER MEULEN:
Use of Fresh and Dry Guava Leaves as Supplement in Weaned Pig Diets
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HANS-DIETER HESS, CHRISTOPH D. STUERM, TASSILO TIEMANN, CARLOS LASCANO, MICHAEL KREUZER:
Effects of Mixtures of Tropical Legumes with Contrasting Tannin Contents as Supplements to Low-quality Grass Diets on Ruminal Fermentation in Vitro
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O. INSUNG, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, UDO TER MEULEN:
Species Diversity and the Ruminal Degradability of the Dry Matter of Grasses for Fighting Bull's Feed in Four Districts of Nakhonsithammarat, Southern Thailand
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AUNG AUNG, UDO TER MEULEN, FRANK GESSLER, HELGE BöHNEL:
Production of Microbes That Degrade Mimosine from the Rumen Juice of German Steers
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KARIN BARTL, NILTON MEDINA, ALFREDO PUELL, JORGE GAMARRA, CARLOS A. GOMEZ, HANS-RUDOLF WETTSTEIN, MICHAEL KREUZER, HANS-DIETER HESS:
Forage Alternatives for Dry-season Feeding of Dairy Cattle in Tropical Smallholder Farms in the Peruvian Andes
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SAMADI, FRANK LIEBERT:
Threonine Requirement of Intensive Broiler Genotypes at Different Age and Sex Depending on Performance and Efficiency of Threonine Utilisation
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MOHAMMAD RUHUL AMIN, NATASCHA SELJE, ELLEN HOFFMANN, KLAUS BECKER:
Antinutrients Present in Unconventional Fodder Leaves from Bangladesh Alter Rumen Fermentation Characteristics in Vitro
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11 Posters

Water and Waste Water Management

Chair: N. N., to be delivered,

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KAMAL D. PATHAK, GUNNAR KAHL, JOACHIM INGWERSEN, THILO STRECK:
Investigation and Simulation of the Effective Anisotropy in Hillslope Soil in Northern Thailand
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AHMED ABU SHABAN, HEINZ-PETER WOLFF, WERNER DOPPLER:
Trade Offs of Using Treated Wastewater in Irrigated Agriculture -the Case of Gaza Strip
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HEINZ-PETER WOLFF, WERNER DOPPLER, ASEM NABULSI:
Shifting the Focus of Research on Water Resources Management from Natural to Socio-economic Watersheds – the Conceptual Framework of a Research Network on Water Questions in the Jordan Valley
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FLORIAN WIENEKE, THOMAS KUTSCH:
Socio-economic Study on Wastewater Management and Ecosanitation in Integrated Farming Systems of the Mekong Delta, Viet Nam
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CORNELIUS JANTSCHKE, CONSTANZE MüLLER, KARLHEINZ KöLLER:
Water Saving Potentials with Tdr Measurements
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CORNELIUS JANTSCHKE, IRENE ARNOLD, KARLHEINZ KöLLER:
Soil Type Influence on Calibration of Soil Moisture Detection
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THOMAS NUBER, HARRO STOLPE:
Measures for a Sustainable Drinking Water Supply in the Rural Areas of the Mekong Delta
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AHMED ABU SHABAN, HEINZ-PETER WOLFF, WERNER DOPPLER:
Consumers' Attitude and farmers' Situation with Regard to Agricultural Production with Treated Wastewater in the Northern Gaza Strip
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NORA DIETRICH, ROBERT WEBER, HEIKO FAUST:
Perception and Management of Water Resources in a Changing Tropical Rainforest Margin of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
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KLAUS SPOHRER, CORNELIUS JANTSCHKE, KARL STAHR:
Evaluation of Water Saving Potentials in Lychee Production with Different Irrigation Practices
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10 Posters

Food Quality and Livelihood

Chair: Mathias Becker, University of Bonn, Plant Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany

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GUIDO VELTEN, ANJA ROTT, CéSAR CARDONA, BéATRICE J. CONDE-PETIT, SILVIA DORN:
Exploitation of Natural Resources for Food Security in Developing Countries
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EL HOUSSAIN BAALI, EDUARD VAN OUWERKERK:
Energy Balance of Wheat Production in Morocco
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RICHARD MBITHI MULWA, ERNST-AUGUST NUPPENAU:
Productivity Growth of Smallholder Sugarcane Farms in Kenya: A Dea Decomposition
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KHALID SIDDIG, MOAWIA E. YAHIA, E. ADAM AHMED:
A Decision Support System for Determinig the Effect of Seeding Rate on Crop Yield
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REIN VAN DER HOEK, MICHAEL PETERS, CHRISTOPH REIBER, VOLKER HOFFMANN:
Food Security as an Objective of Multipurpose Forage Crops in Central-america
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KERSTIN HELL, RANAJIT BANDYOPADHYAY, SEBASTIAN KIEWNICK, OUSMANE COULIBALY, ABEBE MENKIR, PETER COTTY:
Optimal Management of Mycotoxins for Improving Food Safety and Trade of Maize in West Africa
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ANJA NOWACK, IRINA DIETER-GILLWALD, HANS E. JAHNKE:
Alternative Crops for Sustainable Rural Development- a Socioeconomic Evaluation of the Possibilities for Growing Aloe Vera in Northern Mexico
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THEINGI MYINT, THANDA KYI:
Analysis of Technical Efficiency of Irrigated Rice Production System in Myanmar
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TEFERA TOLERA, MEL OLUOCH, BRIGITTE L. MAASS:
Participatory Evaluation of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) and Lablab (Lablab purpureus) for Vegetable Use in Eastern Africa
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MEIKE WOLLNI, MANFRED ZELLER:
Do Specialty Coffees Increase Farm Gate Prices? an Analysis of the Marketing Behaviour of Coffee Farmers in Costa Rica
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CARLOS MAGRI FERREIRA, SILVANDO CARLOS DA SILVA, ANNA CRISTINA LANNA, JOSé ALEXANDRE FREITAS BARRIGOSSI, ALCIDO ELENOR WANDER:
Climatic Zoning for Upland Rice in Brazil: Economic, Social and Environmental Impacts
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MOSES TITA NJOYA, DIETER WITTMANN, MATHIAS SCHINDLER:
Effect of Bee Pollination on Seed Set and Nutrition on Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) in Cameroon
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MATTHIAS DONNER, JOSEPH ATEHNKENG, PETER COTTY, RANAJIT BANDYOPADHYAY, RICHARD A. SIKORA, SEBASTIAN KIEWNICK:
Aflatoxin Producers from Soil of Maize Producing Regions in Nigeria
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JOSUE RAMIREZ-ROMERO, DIETER WITTMANN:
Effect of Anomalous Pollen Grains of Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium) on Larval Development of the Wildbee Osmia cornuta
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CARINA MOELLER, JAN GRENZ, JOACHIM SAUERBORN, AHMAD M. MANSCHADI, MUSTAFA PALA, HOLGER MEINKE:
Assessing the Sustainability of a Wheat-based Cropping System under Mediterranean Conditions
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MULUNEH TAMIRU OLI, BRIGITTE L. MAASS, HEIKO C. BECKER:
Traditional Management and Use of Yams (Dioscorea spp.) in Wolayita, Southern Ethiopia
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ALCIDO ELENOR WANDER, CARLOS MAGRI FERREIRA:
Consumer Preferences and Importance of Food Crops Like Rice and Beans in Brazil
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17 Posters

Extension, Information, Communication and Participation

Chair: N. N., to be delivered,

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RAMAIAH SAVITHA, S. SURYAPRAKASH, VIJESH VIJAYA KRISHNA:
Empowerment of Rural Women through Participation in Sthree Shakthi Groups and its Influence on Decision Making : A Socio-Economic Study in Southern India
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NORBERT NIEDERHAUSER, B. DOUTHWAITE, THOMAS OBERTHUR:
Information Management for Agricultural High Value Product Supply Chains
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RAINER ZACHMANN, VITALIS MUSEWE, SYLVESTER DICKSON BAGUMA, DOROTHY MUKHEBI:
ICT/ICM Human Resource Capacities in Agricultural Research for Development in Eastern and Central Africa
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RAINER ZACHMANN, MUNGULE CHIKOYE, RICHARD SIACIWENA, KRISHNA ALLURI:
Distance Learning for Agricultural Development in Southern Africa
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VOLKER BECKMANN, JUSTUS WESSELER, EVI IRAWAN:
Does Farm Labor Organisation Affect the Adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?
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CHRISTIAN THIERFELDER, PATRICK C. WALL:
Conservation Agriculture (CA) in Southern and Eastern Africa: A New Approach to Facilitate Adoption
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MOUMOUNI MOUSSA ISMAIL, FRIEDHELM STREIFFELER:
Developing Private Research and Extension Designs in Benin: Review of Three Case Studies
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FALKO FELDMANN, NILTON T. V. JUNQUEIRA, UWE MEIER:
Improvement of World Wide Communication by Codification of Plant Growth Stages: Bbch - Code of the Rubber Tree Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. ex Adr. de Juss.) Muell.-Arg.
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ROSELINE DAUDU:
Impact Assessment of two Poverty Reduction Projects in Nigeria Confirms Participation as Key Component of Strategies for Poverty Alleviation
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MOUMOUNI MOUSSA ISMAIL:
Analysing the Integration of the Village Level Participatory Approach into the Extension System in Benin
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RUDOLF WITT, DIEMUTH PEMSL, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Diffusion of Information on Innovations in Agriculture
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MARTIN V, HANS E. JAHNKE:
Open Source Software Strategies in Development Cooperation
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MARIAM AKHTAR-SCHUSTER, CHRISTOPHER MARTIUS, ARMIN RIESER, UTE SCHMIEDEL:
Scientific Networking to Combat Desertification – Creating Interdisciplinary and Participatory Bonds to Sustain Rural Livelihoods
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