Tropentag 2008:

Competition for Resources in a Changing World
New Drive for Rural Development

October 7 - 9, 2008, Hohenheim, Germany


Scientific Presentations - Papers and Posters


Scientific Groups:

Economics
Knowledge, innovation and adaptation
Economic development and policy
Climate change, food and agriculture (GTZ)
Small-scale farming and value chains
High-value supply chains and contract farming
Agricultural markets, transaction costs and rural finance
Resource allocation and household welfare
Food security, food prices and institutional analysis tools
Economic development and policy: case studies and others

Plant systems
Integrated pest management
Cropping systems
Genetic resources
Forage production and plant pollution
Post harvest technology and quality - a neglected relation
Organic matter, microorganisms and organic farming principles
Abiotic stresses - characterisation, effects and management concepts
Crop quality
Abiotic stresses: drought, salinity, nutrients and fertiliser
Composts, organic substrates and (bio)fertilisers
Organic farming: theory and practise
Biocontrol and natural enemies
Biopesticides, mycorrhiza and others
Weeds and invasive plants
Cropping systems: resource use and technologies

Animal sciences
Aquaculture, fisheries and basic research in animal science
Livestock production systems
Animal nutrition
New approaches in animal husbandry
Carcass and meat quality of farmed animals
Livestock systems: health, breeding and feeding
Livestock systems: dairy and meat production
Livestock systems: production and development
Animal nutrition: ruminants
Animal nutrition: monogastrics

Natural resources
Non-timber forest products and agroforestry
Water, soil and crop management
Soil fertility management
New perspectives for sustainable forest management
Soil fertility management: impacts on soil and vegetation
Agroforestry: management and impact
Cultural and socioeconomic aspects of forest management
Ecology and genetics of tropical forests
Ecology of Mexican forests

Social resources
Rural development
Biofuel vs. food and bioenergy crops
Land use and biodiversity conservation
The multidimensionality of participatory development
Rural development and food security
The role of forests in conserving natural resources
Farmers' perceptions, participation and adoption


Economics

Knowledge, innovation and adaptation

Chair: Werner Doppler, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 15:00 - 16:30
Location: B1

Lead paper

15:00 - 15:30
RALF SCHLAUDERER:
High Demand to Find Pathways to Secure Food for Man
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Oral Presentations

15:30 - 15:45
FRANK HARTWICH:
Rural Knowledge Networks and Dynamics of Innovation: Lessons from Bolivia's Smallholder Agriculture
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15:45 - 16:00
PEPIJN SCHREINEMACHERS, SITHIDECH ROYGRONG, CHAKRIT POTCHANASIN, THOMAS BERGER:
The Declining Profitability of Litchi Fruit Orchards in Northern Thailand: Can Agricultural Innovations Reverse the Trend?
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16:00 - 16:15
NDOH MBUE INNOCENT:
Towards a Sustainable Landuse Option in the Bamenda Highlands, Cameroon: Implications for Sustainable Food Supply, Income Generation and Climate Change Mitigation
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LENA HOHFELD, HERMANN WAIBEL, FRED WEIROWSKI:
Motivation of CSR Orientated Public Private Partnerships in Fisheries and Agriculture Development
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MARC VöLKER, ERICH SCHMIDT, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Approaches to Modelling Vulnerability to Poverty in Rural Households in Thua Thien Hue Province, Viet Nam
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KAREN TSCHERNING, STEFAN SIEBER, KARL-OTTO WENKEL, KURT CHRISTIAN KERSEBAUM, OTTFRIED DIETRICH, HENNING BAUR, JOHANNES DIETZ, AICHI J. KITALYI, FRIEDRICH-WILHELM GERSTENGARBE:
Climate Change Impact Assessment and Adaptation Options in Vulnerable Agro-Landscapes in East-Africa
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RAINER ZACHMANN, KRISHNA ALLURI, NICHOLAS KIMOLO:
Development of Agricultural Open Educational Resources through the Use of Wikieducator
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RAINER ZACHMANN, KRISHNA ALLURI:
Technology-mediated Open and Distance Education (Tech-MODE) for Agricultural Education and Improved Livelihoods in Sub-saharan Africa
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CLAUDIA HEIDECKE:
Economic Effects of Climate Change in the Middle Drâa Valley in Morocco
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EEFJE AARNOUDSE, RONALD J.P.J. SERHALAWAN, TIL FEIKE:
Training Female Farmers as a Tool for Rural Development - A Review on Experiences from Bali, Indonesia
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TIL FEIKE, QING CHEN, JUDITH PFENNING, SIMONE GRäFF-HöNNINGER, GUDRUN ZüHLKE, WILHELM CLAUPEIN:
Knowledge Transfer Systems in China – an Example of Vegetable Intercropping Systems in Hebei Province
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EMMANUEL OBUOBIE, BERND DIEKKRüGER:
Using SWAT to Evaluate Climate Change Impact on Water Availability in the White Volta River Basin, West Africa
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9 Posters

Economic development and policy

Chair: Hermann Waibel, Leibniz-University of Hannover, Institute of Development and Agricultural Economics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: B1

Lead paper

Oral Presentations

8:30 - 8:45
ALCIDO ELENOR WANDER, SYDêNIA DE MIRANDA FERNANDES, CARLOS MAGRI FERREIRA:
The Competitiveness of Brazilian Rice in the World Market: A Comparative Advantage Approach
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8:45 - 9:00
CLEMENS BREISINGER, XINSHEN DIAO:
Economic Transformation – Theory, Empirical Evidence and Lessons from Successful Developing Countries
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9:00 - 9:15
GABRIELA ALCARAZ V.:
Mapping Poverty: How Many Different Geographic Profiles can we Produce? An Application to Latin American Small Area Estimates
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9:15 - 9:30
KATI SCHINDLER:
Time Allocation, Poverty and Gender: Evidence from Post-War Rwanda
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Climate change, food and agriculture (GTZ)

Chair: Albert Engel, German Agency for Technical Cooperation - GTZ, Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Germany
Date and Time: Thursday, October 9th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: B1

Lead paper

Oral Presentations

9:00 - 9:15
NANA KüNKEL:
Adaptation to Climate Change in Agriculture - Roles of Development Cooperation
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9:15 - 9:30
PAUL SCHUETZ:
Rising Food Prices - Causes, Consequences and Impact for the GTZ
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9:30 - 9:45
MANFRED VAN ECKERT:
Sustainable Production of Bioenergy: A Road for Market and Smallholder Oriented Rural Development for Poverty Alleviation
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9:45 - 10:00
KERSTIN SILVESTRE GARCIA:
Adaptation of African Agriculture to Climate Change - BMZ-Research Priority has Started!
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Small-scale farming and value chains

Chair: Harald Grethe, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Markets, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: B1

Lead paper

Oral Presentations

17:00 - 17:15
ALWIN KEIL, NILS TEUFEL, DODO GUNAWAN, CONSTANZE LEEMHUIS:
The Impact of El Niño Related Drought on Smallholder Farmers in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia: Who is Most Vulnerable?
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17:15 - 17:30
JUMBA IDALINYA, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Interlinks Between Cash Crops, Food Crops, Food Security and Smallholder Farms in Western Kenya: Disentangling the Old Rural Development Fashion?
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17:30 - 17:45
DANIEL KYALO, BERNHARD FREYER, ERIC BETT:
Integrating Small Scale Farmers to Regional Organic Markets: Issues, Opportunities and Constraints in East Mau Catchment, Kenya
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17:45 - 18:00
SOLOMON ASFAW, DAGMAR MITHöFER, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Health and Environmental Impact of EU Private Standards: Evidence from Kenyan Export Vegetable Growers
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18:00 - 18:15
TINA BEUCHELT, MANFRED ZELLER, THOMAS OBERTHUR:
Organic Coffee, Fairtrade and Small-scale Producers – Is Certification a Way to Reduce Poverty in Nicaragua?
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High-value supply chains and contract farming

Chair: Tina Beuchelt, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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Oral Presentations

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EVA SVOBODOVA, VLADIMIR VERNER, MAGDALENA DIVISOVA, DAVID HERáK, JINDRICH KARANSKý:
Contract Farming in Tobacco Production: Opportunity for Small-Holders? Comparitive Study from North Sumatra
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LUCIE NEJEDLá, VLADIMIR VERNER, PETRA HOLIKOVA, JINDRICH KARANSKý, DAVID HERáK, SATYA SIMANJUNTAK:
Contract Farming as a Feasible Tool for Agri-Food Chain Development in Pineapple Production: Case Study of North Tapanuli
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ANNA KIEMEN, TINA BEUCHELT, THOMAS OBERTHUR, KARIN HOLM-MüLLER, MANFRED ZELLER:
Upgrading Opportunities for Small-Scale Farmers in Selected Coffee Value Chains in Nicaragua
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INGRID FROMM, NAPOLEóN MOLINA:
Upgrading: A Path Towards Integration in Value Chains? Evidence from Small and Medium-Sized Producers in Honduras
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YOSHIKO SAIGENJI, MANFRED ZELLER:
Effect of Contract Farming on Smallholders in Northwestern Viet Nam: The Case of Tea Production
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VICENTE C PIRES SILVEIRA, IVENS CRISTIAN SILVA VARGAS, ADRIANA FERREIRA DA COSTA VARGAS:
Geographical Indications in Brazil: Possibilities for Small Farmers in the APA of Ibirapuità – Rs
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HORST OEBEL, GéOFFROY GANTOLI:
"Our Money Falls from the Tree" how a Value Chain Approach for Cashew Helps Farmers in Northern Benin to Improve their Income
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TOBIAS BOEER, CHRISTIN SCHIPMANN:
Assessment of Different Value-Chain Upgrading Strategies for Litchi Farmers in Northern Upland Parts in Thailand
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8 Posters

Agricultural markets, transaction costs and rural finance

Chair: Christian Lippert, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Farm Management, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 15:00
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MELAKU GIRMA, AZAGE TEGEGNE, SHIFA BALLO, NEGATU ALEMAYEHU:
Challenges and Opportunities for Market-Oriented Apiculture Development: The Case of Ada'A-Liben District, Ethiopia
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ZAUR ALIYEV, NAIBA ALLAHVERDIYEVA, RALF SCHLAUDERER:
Lack of Liquidity and Financing Possibilities for Agricultural Family Farms in Azerbaijan: The Example of Mountain Grazing Systems in the Region of Gandja-Gasach
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GETACHEW WOLDIE, ERNST-AUGUST NUPPENAU:
Transaction Costs and Banana Marketing in Southern Ethiopia: Implication for Enhancing Farm Income
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JUANDA JUANDA, STEFAN SCHWARZE, STEPHAN VON CRAMON-TAUBADEL:
The Access of Microenterprises to Commercial Microcredit in Aceh Besar: Closing the Gaps
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FLORENCE MARIE MILAN, MANFRED ZELLER:
Social Performance Measurement of Rural Microfinance Institutions: Theory and Empirical Measurement
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THI AI VAN LE, ALWIN KEIL, CAMILLE SAINT-MACARY, MANFRED ZELLER, DINH THI TUYET VAN:
Policy Changes for a Better Access to Credit for the Rural Poor in Viet Nam: From Theory to Practice
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ROSAURA GAZZOLA, ALCIDO ELENOR WANDER, JUSSARA GAZZOLA:
Cashew Nut Almonds: Nutritional and Market Aspects
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ALCIDO ELENOR WANDER, ROSAURA GAZZOLA, CARLOS HENRIQUE MOTTA COELHO, JUSSARA GAZZOLA, GERALDO DA SILVA E SOUZA:
Brazil Nut Almonds: Nutritional and Market Aspects
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MAGDALENA DIVISOVA, KAREL SRNEC, EVA SVOBODOVA:
Determination of the Potential of Micro-Financial Services in the Rural Community Kuito, Bié Province (Angola)
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SIRAK BAHTA, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Market Participation of Small Scale Crop Farmers under Transaction Cost: Evidence from the Free State Province of South Africa.
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10 Posters

Resource allocation and household welfare

Chair: Martin Grass, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 11:30 - 12:00
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WILDAN SYAFITRI:
Implication of Migration for Family Welfare and Rural Development in East Java, Indonesia
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SALWA ALMOHAMED, WERNER DOPPLER:
Impact Assessment of Maskana Irrigation Project on Economic Situation of Farming Families in Northern Syria
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BERND HARDEWEG, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Income Composition and the Perception of Income Fluctuation in Rural Households: Evidence from Thailand and Viet Nam
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AMINA MAHARJAN, SIEGFRIED BAUER, BEATRICE KNERR:
Out Migration of Labour Resources and its Impact on Farm Families - The Case in the Mid Hills of Nepal
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SONGPORNE TONGRUKSAWATTANA, ERICH SCHMIDT, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Understanding Vulnerability to Poverty of Rural Agricultural Households in Northeastern Thailand
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5 Posters

Food security, food prices and institutional analysis tools

Chair: Krishna Bahadur K. C., University of Hohenheim, Institute for Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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TRUNG THANH NGUYEN, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Impact of Land Reform Policy on Crop Production of Farm Households in the Northern Uplands of Viet Nam
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BETHA LUSIANA, MEINE VAN NOORDWIJK, GEORG CADISCH:
Negotiation Support Tools: Linking Science and Policy
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MAURICE LORKA, ARNIM KUHN, ESAIE GANDONOU:
Food Price Effects on the Food Consumption in Urban Areas: Case of Benin
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SEBASTIAN KOCH, JAN BARKMANN, HEIKO FAUST:
Inter-Village Differences in Formal and Informal Institutions Governing Access to Land and Natural Resources in Central Sulawesi (Indonesia)
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MICHAELA FEJFAROVA, VLADIMIR KREPL:
Current Regional Trends in Vietnamese Economic Relations
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JOSE RIZAL JOESOEF, WILDAN SYAFITRI:
The Role of Women in Rural Development Programs: The Case of Kecamatan Development Program in Indonesia
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6 Posters

Economic development and policy: case studies and others

Chair: N. N., -, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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ELVIRA ISKANDAR, EVI LISNA, HEIKO FAUST, STEFAN SCHWARZE:
Socio-Economic Changes in Tsunami Affected Villages in the District of Aceh Besar, Indonesia
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MUNA ALI ABDALLA, SAAD ABDEL RAHMAN SULIEMAN, ABDELGADER H. KHATAB:
Socio-Economic and Cultural Aspects Affecting the Nutrition of Children under Age of Five in the Rural Area of Sudan
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TINA BEUCHELT, MANFRED ZELLER, THOMAS OBERTHUR:
Do Certification Schemes Influence the Role of Nicaraguan Women in Small-Scale Coffee Production Systems?
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CHRISTIAN BöBER, ROLAND BARNING:
Impact of Off-farm Income on Nitrogen Use – Case Study Results from the North China Plain
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PATRICK POPPENBORG, JöRN ACKERMANN, MARTINA APPUHN, JOBST-MICHAEL SCHROEDER:
Evaluating the Economics of an Improved Taungya System with Teak in the Ashanti Region in Ghana
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IDHA WIDI ARSANTI, ROMY HERMAWAN:
The Priority Vegetable Products Based on Efficiency Resource Allocation in Upland Areas of Indonesia: Designing Agriculture Policy Pattern
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6 Posters

Plant systems

Integrated pest management

Chair: Björn Niere, Julius Kühn-Institut, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: B3

Lead paper

8:30 - 9:00
CHRISTIAN BORGEMEISTER:
Overview of ICIPE Research Activities
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Oral Presentations

9:00 - 9:15
DAGMAR MITHöFER, ANNA JANKOWSKI, BERNHARD LöHR, HERMANN WAIBEL:
Biological Control of the Diamondback Moth, Reduced Pesticide Use and Impact on Farmers' Health in Crucifer Production in Kenya and Tanzania
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9:15 - 9:30
FABIAN HAAS:
Classical Biological Control and Access and Benefit Sharing Regimes
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9:30 - 9:45
ABULEGASIM ELZEIN, JüRGEN KROSCHEL, PAUL MARLEY, BEEDEN FEN, ADOLPHE AVOCANH, GEORG CADISCH:
Progress on Striga Mycoherbicide Research: A Time for Scaling-up?
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9:45 - 10:00
EVI IRAWAN, VOLKER BECKMANN, JUSTUS WESSELER:
Transaction Costs Analysis of Hired Labour Use in Pest Management: The Empirical Study of Fruit Trees Farming in Thailand
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YUSRAN YUSRAN, MARKUS WEINMANN, GüNTER NEUMANN, VOLKER RöMHELD, TORSTEN MüLLER:
Contribution of Pseudomonas proradix® and Bacillus amilolyquefaciens FZB42 on Healthy Plant Growth of Tomato Affected by Soil Sickness
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ALIREZA KOOCHEKI, LEILA ALIMORADI, GOLSOOMEH AZIZI:
Allelopathic Effect of Intercropping with Marigold and Common Rosemary on Tomato Early Blight Disease Development
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HAYDER ABDELGADER:
Relationship Between Prevention of Early Damage of Insect Pests and Cotton Yield in Sudan
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HATIM MOHAMED AHMED ELAMIN, MECHTHILD ROTH, MOHAMED ELNOUR TAHA:
The Consequences of Defoliation of Gum Arabic Tree (Acacia senegal) by Tree Locust (Anacridium Melanorhodon melanorhodon) for the Gum Producers case of North Kordofan State, Sudan
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BEATA NASCIMENTO, HELGA SERMANN:
Quarantine Management on Fruits and Vegetables Eliminating Millipede Infestation Caused by Spinotarsus caboverdus (Diplopoda, Odontopygidae)
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5 Posters

Cropping systems

Chair: Georg Cadisch, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Thursday, October 9th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: B3

Lead paper

8:30 - 9:00
KEN GILLER:
Competing Claims on Natural Resources: the Role of (Plant) Science
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Oral Presentations

9:00 - 9:15
ELGILANY A. AHMED, HAMID H.M. FAKI, HASHIM A. ELOBEID:
Resources Use Optimisation in Main Food Legume Crops Production in River Nile State (RNS) of Sudan
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9:15 - 9:30
NILS TEUFEL, OLAF ERENSTEIN, ARINDAM SAMADDAR:
Impacts of Cropping Technologies on Residue Management and Feeding in the Indo-gangetic Plains
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9:30 - 9:45
VISHWAMBHAR PRASAD SATI:
Natural Resource Management and Food Security in the Alaknanda Basin of Garhwal Himalaya, India
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9:45 - 10:00
GERALDO DA SILVA E SOUZA, ELISEU ROBERTO DE ANDRADE ALVES, ELIANE GONçALVES GOMES, ROSAURA GAZZOLA, RENNER MARRA:
Evaluating Crop Substitution: An Empirical Approach Involving Sugarcane, Soybean, Beef and Corn
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Genetic resources

Chair: Jens Gebauer, University of Kassel, Organic Plant Production and Agroecosystems Research in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 11:30
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LIONARD SHEI:
An Evaluation of Native West African Vegetables
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MUJUNI SOSPETER KABULULU, SEVERIN POLREICH, LEON MROSSO, BRIGITTE L. MAASS:
Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Variety Mixtures to Optimise Vegetable Leaf and Seed Yields and Stability in Central Tanzania
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MATTHIAS PLEWA:
Germplasm Collection - Variety Tests - Seed Production - Marketing: Experiences with Local Vegetables in Lao PDR
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DANIELA BESE, HILDEGARD GARMING, MGENZI BYABACHWEZI, JACKSON NKUBA, HERMANN WAIBEL:
New Bananas for Poor Farmers in Tanzania – The Contribution of Agricultural Research to the Millennium Development Goals
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SUMARDI HS, NUNUN BARUNAWATI:
New Varieties of Rice through Gamma Rays Application to Tackle Food Disaster in East Java Regions, Indonesia
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O. CLEMENT ADEBOOYE, O. ADEDAYO AJAYI:
Future of the Nigerian Under-Exploited Indigenous Fruits and Vegetables in the Era of Climate Change: The Need for Farmers Education
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ESTHER MITTERBAUER, URBANUS N. MUTWIWA, JOHANNES MAX:
Genetic Diversity and Greenhouse Modelling for More Successful Crop Production- A Case Study of Solanum lycopersicum Grown in Greenhouses in the Tropics
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HABIBULLAH BAHAR, SAIDUR RAHMAN, MAHMUD AL PARVEZ, REJAUL ISLAM:
Effect of Mulberry Leaves of Different Varieties on Growth, Development and Cocoon Characters of Silkworm (Bombyx mori L.)
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TIEGIST ABEBE, JENS LéON, ANDREA BAUER:
Morphological Variation in Ethiopian Barley Germplasm (Hordeum vulgare L.)
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KALPANA SHARMA, MARIA RENATE FINCKH:
Interactive Effects of Host Genetic Background, Leaf Age and Isolate on the Inducibility of Tomato for Resistance to Late Blight, Phytophthora Infestans by Baba (DL-3-aminobutyric acid)
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ISMAIL RABBI, BETTINA I.G. HAUSSMANN, DAN KIAMBI, ROLF FOLKERTSMA, H. H. GEIGER, HEIKO K. PARZIES:
Natural and Anthropogenic Factors Affecting Gene Flow in Crop Sorghum and their Implications in Ensuring Varietal Integrity
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MARIA RENATE FINCKH, PHILIPP STEFFAN:
Generation of Adaptable Diversified Modern Genetic Resources for On-Farm Selection and Participative Breeding of Wheat
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EVA MARIA WALLE, MICHAEL KRUSE, TEODARDO CALLES:
Cultivation of Schoenocaulon officinale for Improving the Procurement of Raw Material: An Ongoing Project
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13 Posters

Forage production and plant pollution

Chair: Ulrich Thumm, University of Hohenheim, Grassland Science, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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DIANA QUIROZ, SCHOLTE PAUL, AL-OKAISHI ABDULRAQEB, EVA SCHLECHT, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Constraints and Potentials for Environmental Protection in the Agro-pastoral Land Use Systems of the Hawf Protected Area, Yemen
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PHILIPP SCHöNBACH, H.W. WAN, ANNE SCHIBORRA, M. GIERUS, KATRIN MüLLER, B.M. TAS, ANDREAS SUSENBETH, Y.F. BAI, F. TAUBE:
Short-Term Effects of Stocking Rate and Management System on Yield Performance and Forage Quality in the Inner Mongolia Grassland Ecosystem
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HENRY MULINDWA, ESAU GALUKANDE, MARIA WURZINGER, ALI MWAI OKEYO, JOHANN SöLKNER:
Modelling of Longterm Pasture Production and Estimation of Carrying Capacity of Ankole Pastoral Production Systems in Southwestern Uganda
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ROQUE G. RAMíREZ LOZANO, ROCIO MORALES-RODRIGUEZ, ANDREA CERRILLO-SOTO, HUMBERTO GONZáLEZ RODRíGUEZ, ARTURO JUáREZ-REYES, MARIBEL GUERRERO-CREVANTES:
Forage Nutrition of Range Grasses Growing in Northeastern Mexico
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GASTON HOUNGUE, OSCAR TEKA:
Fodder Balance and New Approach for Management of Pastoral Ecosystems in North-Benin
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SIRIWAN MARTENS, PATRICIA AVILA, LUIS H. FRANCO, MICHAEL PETERS:
Canavalia Brasiliensis and Vigna unguiculata at Different Growth Stages
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WALAYA SANGCHAN, JOACHIM INGWERSEN, THILO STRECK:
Short-Term Variation of Pesticide Loads in Mae Sa River, Northern Thailand
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7 Posters

Post harvest technology and quality - a neglected relation

Chair: Joachim Mueller, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Agricultural Engineering, Tropics and Subtropics Group, Germany
Date and Time: Thursday, October 9th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: B2

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Oral Presentations

8:30 - 8:45
MARCELO FIGUEIRA DE MELLO PRECOPPE, MARCUS NAGLE, HANS-PETER PIEPHO, BUSARAKORN MAHAYOTHEE, SERM JANJAI, METHINEE HAEWSUNGCHAROEN, JOACHIM MUELLER:
Analysis of Current Practices of Litchi Drying in Small Scale Industries in Northern Thailand
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8:45 - 9:00
DIMITRIOS ARGYROPOULOS, ALBERT HEINDL, JOACHIM MUELLER:
Evaluation of Processing Parameters for Hot-Air Drying to Obtain High Quality Dried Mushrooms in the Mediterranean Region
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9:00 - 9:15
SANDRA PATRICIA CUERVO, OLIVER HENSEL:
Drying of Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis L.) using Stepwise Process Control
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9:15 - 9:30
EL-AMIN OMDA MOHAMED AKOY, DIETER VON HöRSTEN, WOLFGANG LUECKE:
Drying Kinetics and Colour Change of Mango Slices as Affected by Drying Temperature and Time
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9:30 - 9:45
CHARLES ADARKWAH, CHRISTOPH REICHMUTH, CARMEN BüTTNER, SABINE PROZELL, MATTHIAS SCHöLLER, MORDEN SHOPNA, DANIEL OBENG-OFORI:
Integration of Calneem Oil and Habrobracon Hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a Parasitoid of Pyralid Moths, Against Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Stored Rice
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MAREIKE REICHEL, STEFANIE KIENZLE, SYBILLE NEIDHART, PITTAYA SRUAMSIRI, REINHOLD CARLE:
Utilisation-Orientated Harvest Time Decision: A Chance to Enhance the Marketability of Fresh Longan Fruits
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SHANTHI WILSON WIJERATNAM, YASODHA DHARMATILAKA, DEEPTHI WEERASINGHE:
Host Specificity of Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides and Botryodiplodia Theobroma Isolates from Mango, Papaya and Rambutan and their Response to Trichoderma Harzianum
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ANJUM MUNIR, OLIVER HENSEL:
Experimental Results of Essential Oils Extraction from Herbs using Solar Energy
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ANJUM MUNIR, OLIVER HENSEL:
Investigation of Optimal Thermal Parameters During Distillation of Essential Oils from Herbs
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RITA KHATHIR, WOLFGANG LUECKE, EDI HARTULISTYOSO, LEOPOLD OSCAR NELWAN:
Study on Drying Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum)using Greenhouse Effect Solar Dryer Integrated by Biomass Energy
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5 Posters

Organic matter, microorganisms and organic farming principles

Chair: Eckard George, Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: B3

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17:00 - 17:15
THANASAN KHAOSAAD, CHRISTIAN STAEHELIN, JOSé MANUEL GARCíA GARRIDO, HORST VIERHEILIG:
Rhizobium Systemically Suppresses Root Colonisation by the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus Glomus Mosseae in the Rhizobial Non-Host Plant Barley
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17:15 - 17:30
PETER JUROSZEK, HSING-HUA TSAI:
Yields of Organically Produced Vegetables in the Cool-Dry and Hot-Wet Season in Tropical Taiwan
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17:30 - 17:45
SHILPI SAXENA:
Increasing Income by Improving Marketing Strategies for Small-Scale Organic Vegetable Farmers in Tanzania
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17:45 - 18:00
ANNA WISSMANN:
IFOAM's Comprehensive Information Package on Development Options for Countries with an Emerging Organic Sector
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18:00 - 18:15
FABIAN FALKENHAGEN:
Analysis of the Costs of Organic versus Fair Trade Certification in a Smallholder Association in Brazil
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Abiotic stresses - characterisation, effects and management concepts

Chair: Mathias Becker, University of Bonn, Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 15:00 - 16:30
Location: B3

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15:00 - 15:30
MICHAEL DINGKUHN:
Getting the Most Out of Scarce Water: Adapting Dryland Cereals to Forthcoming Agricultural Transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa
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15:30 - 15:45
GEORG EBERT, FLORIAN WICHERN:
Balanced Fertilisation – A Prerequisite for a Sustainable Improvement of Crop Yield and Quality in Developing Countries
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15:45 - 16:00
WIBKE HIMMELSBACH, EDUARDO JAVIER TREVIñO GARZA, HUMBERTO GONZáLEZ RODRíGUEZ, MARCO AURELIO GONZALEZ TAGLE:
Drought Resistence of Mixed Pine-Oak Forest Species in the Sierra Madre Oriental, Mexico
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16:00 - 16:15
AHMAD M. MANSCHADI, JOHN T. CHRISTOPHER, GRAEME L. HAMMER, PETER DEVOIL:
Squeezing More Crop from Each Drop – An Interdisciplinary Approach to Crop Improvement in Drought-Prone Environments
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16:15 - 16:30
MICHAEL FREI, MATTHIAS WISSUWA:
Ozone Pollution and Rice Production in Asia: Significance, Physiological Response of Rice and Development of Tolerant Genotypes
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Crop quality

Chair: Heiko K. Parzies, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Population Genetics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 15:00
Location: B3

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GERHARD FISCHER, FRANZISKA BERAN, CHRISTIAN ULRICHS:
Partitioning of Non-structural Carbohydrates in the Fruiting Cape Gooseberry (Physalis peruviana L.) Plant
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RUI WANG, ANNE CAMILLA BELLOWS, TILMAN GRUNE, JI-GUO HE, VERONIKA SCHERBAUM:
Risk Factors for Malnutrition of Rural-to-urban Migrant's Children (<5 years) in Comparison to Urban Children in two Kindergartens in Beijing, China
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FRANCESCO GARBATI PEGNA:
Development of a Multipurpose Pan for Date Processing
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CHITI SRITONTIP, PATUMPORN TIYAYON, PITTAYA SRUAMSIRI, DARUNI NAPHROM, PAWIN MANOCHAI, MARTIN HEGELE, JENS WüNSCHE:
Effects of KCLO3 and Water Deficit on Flowering and Growth Characteristics of Longan
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CéLINE CLéMENT, DIEGO ARMANDO DIAZ GRADOS, BHARATHI AVULA, IVAN MANRIQUE, IKHLAS AHMAD KHAN, DANTE PONCE AGUIRRE, ANDREA CORINNA MAYER, MICHAEL KREUZER:
Experimental Determination of the Influence of Color Type and Environmental Factors on the Concentration of Secondary Metabolites in the High Andean Plant Maca
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ABDALLA ELHAGWA:
Response of Cane Quality to Some Management Meaures under Northwest Sennar Conditions, Sudan
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INGRID MELNIKOVOVA, JAROSLAV HAVLIK, KATERINA HALAMOVA, PAVEL KLOUCEK, ELOY FERNáNDEZ CUSIMAMANI, IVA VIEHMANNOVá:
The Variation in the Chemical Composition in Hypocotyle of Maca (Lepidium Meyenii Walp.) Cultivated in Czech Republic and in Peru
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ERICK KIBET TOWETT, MERLE ALEX, CHRISTIAN PAUL, SEVERIN POLREICH, BRIGITTE L. MAASS:
Optimising the Use of near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS)to Predict Nutritional Quality in Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) Leaves for Human Consumption
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BELAY BEKELE BAYDE, THOMAS HILGER, GEORG CADISCH:
Artemisia Annua Anamed, a Medicinal Plant for Malaria Treatment: a Study on Growth Performance and Artemisinin Content under Tropical Highland Conditions of Sw Ethiopia
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ELKE KüHNLE, BELAY BEKELE BAYDE, THOMAS HILGER, GERD DERCON, GEORG CADISCH:
Can We Use Mid-infrared Spectroscopy (MIRS) for Quantifying Artemisinin, an Antimalarial Compound of Artemisia Annua?
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ANDREW NGEREZA, ANNA KEUTGEN, ELKE PAWELZIK:
Nutritional Characterisation of Passion Fruits, Pineapple and Mangoes in Tanzania
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LE LE WIN, ANNA KEUTGEN, ELKE PAWELZIK:
Root Yield and Nutritional Quality of Carrot Cultivars from Myanmar and Germany as Affected by Different Nitrogen Levels of Organic and Mineral Fertilisers
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NGOC CHI DANG, INGRID AULINGER-LEIPNER, HAM LE HUY, PETER STAMP:
Protein Quality Improved Waxy Maize Varieties for South East Asia
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PATUMPORN TIYAYON, KRIDSANA PONGSRIWAT, PITTAYA SRUAMSIRI, ALON SAMACH, MARTIN HEGELE, JENS WüNSCHE:
The Molecular Basis of Flowering in Longan
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14 Posters

Abiotic stresses: drought, salinity, nutrients and fertiliser

Chair: Holger Brück, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 15:00
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MATHIAS BECKER, KATRIN ENGEL, FOLKARD ASCH:
Adaptation Mechanisms in Rice Cultivars of Different Origin to Iron Toxic Conditions
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GERMáN CALBERTO SáNCHEZ, CARSTEN MAROHN, MELVIN LIPPE, PEPIJN SCHREINEMACHERS, THOMAS HILGER, GEORG CADISCH:
Parameterisation and Calibration of the Tropical Soil Productivity Calculator (TSPC) for Cabbage, Sweet Pepper and Litchi in Mae Sa Watershed, Northern Thailand
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AMIT KUMAR SRIVASTAVA, THOMAS GAISER:
Partitioning Pattern and Biomass Production of Yam (Dioscorea Rotundata)
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MUHAMMAD IMRAN, GüNTER NEUMANN, VOLKER RöMHELD:
Nutrient Seed Priming Improves Germination Rate and Seedling growth under Submergence Stress at Low Temperature
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BORIS VASHEV, THOMAS GAISER, J C DAGAR, S K SHARMA, GURBACHAN SINGH, KARL STAHR:
Biomass Production Potential on the Salt Affected Soils of India: a Database of the Requirements of Fast Growing Salt Tolerant Tree Species
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SEBASTIAN GESSERT, JAN BARKMANN:
Resilience of lowland rice production to ENSO (El Niño Southern Oscillation) drougthts in Central Sulawesi (Indonesia)
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SAFRIZAL SAFRIZAL, MARKUS WEINMANN, TORSTEN MüLLER, VOLKER RöMHELD:
Soybean Chilli Pepper Nutrient Transfer via Arbuscular Mycorrhiza (AM) Hyphae
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SILKE WILL, CHRISTINE TISCH, MARIANNE SCHüTT, WOLFRAM SPREER, WINAI WIRIYA-ALONGKORN, TORSTEN MüLLER, VOLKER RöMHELD:
Boron and Zinc Fertilisation to Compensate Negative Effects of Photooxidative Stress in Lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.)
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HANNES KARWAT, SILKE WILL, TORSTEN MüLLER:
Efficiency of Boron Foliar Fertilisation in Soybean (Glycine max L.)
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MUHAMMAD SOHAIL, AMINA SAIED, JENS GEBAUER, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Effects of NaCl-induced Salinity on Seedlings Growth of Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Willd., a Wild Fruit Tree Species
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SAMSON HUNI, HELMUT HERZOG:
Water Use, Yield Formation and Gas Exchange of Cowpeas under Water Deficit at Flowering
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STEFANIE BUSCH, HELMUT HERZOG:
Methods to Record Leaf Senescence for Assessing Drought Resistance of Sorghum
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ASIEH SIAH-MARGUEE, EBRAHIM ZEINALI, ATEFEH KESHAVARZI, GOLSOOMEH AZIZI, LEILA ALIMORADI:
The Effect of Drought on Secondary Dormancy Induction on Different Seed Canola Varieties (Brassica Napus L.) in Darkness Condition
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RAINER MESSMER, YVAN FRACHEBOUD, MARIANNE BäNZIGER, PETER STAMP, JEAN-MARCEL RIBAUT:
Drought Stress in Tropical Maize: The Genetic Dissection of Key Traits in Multiple Environments
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QUANJAI RUPITAK, INGRID AULINGER-LEIPNER, RAINER MESSMER, PETER STAMP:
Dynamics of Ear Grain Set in Maize under Drought Stress at Flowering
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15 Posters

Composts, organic substrates and (bio)fertilisers

Chair: Sabine Zikeli, University of Hohenheim, Co-ordination for Organic Farming and Consumer Protection, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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YOSEF AMHA, BOHNE HEIKE:
Characterisation of Green- and Bio-Composts for Horticultural Growing Media
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KWAME AGYEI FRIMPONG, ELIZABETH BAGGS:
Soil N Management Using Combined Application of Crop Residue and N Fertiliser: What is the Environmental Cost?
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YUSRAN YUSRAN, MARKUS WEINMANN, GüNTER NEUMANN, VOLKER RöMHELD, TORSTEN MüLLER:
Use of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria to Improve Mycorrhisation, Nutrient Acquisition and Plant Health of Tomato Affected by Soilborne Pathogens
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SAAD ABDEL RAHMAN SULIEMAN, JOACHIM SCHULZE:
Regulation of Medicago Truncatula N2 Fixation under Phosphorus Deficiency
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SAAD ABDEL RAHMAN SULIEMAN, OMER EL TAHIR, STEPHANIE FISCHINGER, JOACHIM SCHULZE:
Physiological Adjustment Mechanism of Medicago Truncatula N2 Fixation under Environmental Perturbations
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KALPANA SHARMA, ELMAR SCHULTE-GELDERMANN, CHRISTIAN BRUNS, MARIA RENATE FINCKH:
Bio-fertilisers and Plant Strengtheners Can Reduce the Susceptibility of Tomatoes to Phytophthora infestans
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6 Posters

Organic farming: theory and practise

Chair: Sabine Zikeli, University of Hohenheim, Co-ordination for Organic Farming and Consumer Protection, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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HAKEEM A. AJEIGBE, ALPHA YAYA KAMARA, DAVID CHIKOYE:
Improved Legume-Cereals Based Cropping Systems for Improved Productivity and Natural Resource Management by Resource Poor Crop-Livestock Farmers in West Africa
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JOSE ALOISIO ALVES MOREIRA, ELISABETH RIGO, LUIS FERNANDO STONE, ALCIDO ELENOR WANDER, MARCIA THAIS DE MELO CARVALHO:
Soil Cover Plants and Physical-Hydrical Attributes of a Rhodic Haplustox in Organic Production System
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ALIREZA KOOCHEKI, GOLSOOMEH AZIZI, MEHDI NASSIRI MAHALLATI:
Feasibility Study for Domestication of Teucrium Polium L. Based on Ecological Agriculture
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AFRAH MOHAMMED, ANNA KEUTGEN, BERND HORNEBURG, ELKE PAWELZIK:
Organic Tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum): Nutritional Quality and Late Blight Disease (Phytophtora infestans) Susceptibility
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KONRAD SIEGFRIED, HERBERT DIETZ, EVA SCHLECHT, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Gaseous Carbon and Nitrogen Emissions in Organic Agriculture in Northern Oman
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GOPAL DATT BHATTA, WERNER DOPPLER, KRISHNA BAHADUR K. C.:
Problems and Potentials of Organic Agriculture Development in Nepal
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6 Posters

Biocontrol and natural enemies

Chair: Konrad Martin, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 12:00
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PATCHARIN KRUTMUANG, SUPHATSA PRAKONGSUK, JARIYA VISITPANICH:
Selection of Entomopathogenic Fungi for Spodoptera litura Control
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R.D. MENJIVAR, J. KRANZ, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Effect of Non-pathogenic Fusarium Oxysporum Strain 162 in Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae Crops Towards Trialeurodes Vaporariorum
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ALI ALI, HELGA SERMANN, CARMEN BüTTNER:
Susceptibility of Different Stages of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis Capitata, to Entomopathogenic Fungus Lecanicillium Muscarium
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FRANZISKA BERAN, SRINIVASAN RAMASAMY, CARMEN BüTTNER, INGA MEWIS, CHRISTIAN ULRICHS:
Developing New Techniques for Managing Phyllotreta Striolata: Analysis of Host Plant Preference and Impact of Glucosinolates
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TT HUONG LE, JONATHAN PADGHAM, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Combinations of Fungal and Bacterial Antagonists for Biological Control of the Rice Root-Knot Nematode Meloidogyne graminicola
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RITA PAPA, GIACOMO BLANDINI, GIUSEPPE EMMA, SABINA FAILLA, GIUSEPPE MANETTO:
A New Version of the Prototype for Mechanical Distribution of Beneficials
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YUSRAN YUSRAN, MARKUS WEINMANN, GüNTER NEUMANN, VOLKER RöMHELD, TORSTEN MüLLER:
Isolation and Screening of Pseudomonas Fluorescens Isolates from Indonesian Soils Against Fusarium Oxysporum Schlect F. Sp. Radicis-lycopersici Jarvis and Shomaker
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ERIKA ARIAS CORDERO, RAINER MEYHOEFER, HANS-MICHAEL POEHLING:
Effects of Different Entomopathogenic Fungi on Western Flower Thrips and Selected Thrips Predators
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KATHARINA MERKEL, SAMIRA MOHAMED, SUNDAY EKESI, THOMAS HOFFMEISTER:
Differential Immuno-Suppressive Ability of Different Morphotypes of the Invasive Fruit Fly Bactrocera Invadens Towards Eggs of the Parasitoid Diachasmimorpha Longicaudata
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ALEXANDER R. MENDOZA LUNA, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Sequential Application of Antagonists for the Biological Control of the Burrowing Nematode Radopholus Similis in Banana
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ALFONSO CABRERA, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Effect of Natural Plant Enhancers on Soil Bacteria and Control of Plant-parasitic Nematodes in Lettuce
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EMANA GETU:
The Role of Natural Enemies in Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Population Suppression in Cereal Culture in Ethiopia
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MOHAMED E. SELIM, ABD EL-FATTAH DABABAT, RICHARD A. SIKORA:
Can Fusarium-Wilt-Resistant Tomato Varieties Suppress the Biological Control of Root-Knot Nematode Induced by Mutualistic Non-Pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum Antagonists?
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13 Posters

Biopesticides, mycorrhiza and others

Chair: Claus P. W. Zebitz, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Phytomedicine, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 11:30
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NDAMBI BENINWECK ENDAH, HELLER ANNEROSE, ABULEGASIM ELZEIN, GEORG CADISCH, MICHIEL DE MOL:
Action of the Mycoherbicide Fusarium Oxysporum F. Sp. Strigae 'foxy 2' on Striga Hermonthica: an Anatomical Study
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NATTAWUT NIYOMKAM, SUCHADA VEARASILP, SA-NGUANSAK THANAPORNPOONPONG, NATTASAK KRITTIGAMAS, SANGTIWA SURIYONG:
Ozone Application for Controlling Seed-Borne Pathogen and Insect in Rice cv. Khao Dawk Mali 105
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KANJANA SRIPRASERT, SUCHADA VEARASILP, SA-NGUANSAK THANAPORNPOONPONG, NATTASAK KRITTIGAMAS, SANGTIWA SURIYONG:
Control of Seedborne Pathogen in Rice Seed by Coating with Organic Substances
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ANDREAS KURTZ, RICHARD A. SIKORA, ALEXANDER SCHOUTEN:
Molecular Dissection of the Systemic Defense Response in Banana Against Radopholus Similis Infection Induced by Beneficial Fusarium Oxysporum Strains
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HENOK KURABACHEW, KERSTIN WYDRA:
Biochemical Characterisation and Resistance Induction by Bacterial Antagonists against Bacterial Wilt Caused by Ralstonia solanacearum
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JAMUNA RISAL, RAINER MEYHOEFER, KERSTIN WYDRA, HANS-MICHAEL POEHLING:
Induction of Resistance to the Whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum in Tomato by External Application of JA and BTH
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AWAH ANNA SELATSA, JUTTA PAPENBROCK, HASSAN FATHI, HANS-JöRG JACOBSEN:
Combination of Antifungal Genes (chitinase and glucanase) to Increase the Resistance Level of Transgenic Pea against Fungal Diseases
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DRITAN SADIKAJ, WOLFRAM WECKWERTH, KERSTIN WYDRA:
Molecular Characterisation of Silicon-Induced Resistance in Potato against Bacterial Wilt
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GOLSOOMEH AZIZI, ASIEH SIAH-MARGUEE, LEILA ALIMORADI, ATEFEH KESHAVARZI:
Evaluation of Allelopathic Effects of Fenugreek Extract on Germination and Growth of Some Crop and Weed Species
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9 Posters

Weeds and invasive plants

Chair: Joachim Sauerborn, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 11:30
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JULIA JANKE, THOMAS HENNIGER, MARTINA BANDTE, CHRISTIAN ULRICHS, TAYE TESSEMA, SUSANNE VON BARGEN, CARMEN BüTTNER:
Parthenium Phyllody in Ethiopia – Epidemiology and Host Range of Phytoplasms within Important Crops Cultivated in Ethiopia
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GOLSOOMEH AZIZI, ALIREZA KOOCHEKI, MEHDI NASSIRI MAHALLATI:
Effect of Plant Diversity and Nutrient Resource on Weed Composition and Density in Different Cropping Systems
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JELLE DUINDAM, STEFAN HAUSER:
Optimal Herbicide Application Rate for Pueraria Fallow Recalmation: Effects on Vine Growth, Soil Cover and Weed Suppression
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SHIRIN HEYDARI, PARVIZ REZVANI-MOGHADAM, MEHDI ARAB:
Hydrogen Cyanide Production Ability by Pseudomonas fluorescence Bacteria and their Inhibition Potential on Weed Germination
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ASIEH SIAH-MARGUEE, MOHAMMAD HASAN RASHED MOHASSEL, MOHAMMAD BANNAYAN, MEHDI NASSIRI MAHALLATI, LEILA ALIMORADI, GOLSOOMEH AZIZI:
Evaluation of Conventional Management of Fallow-Forage Barley and Sugarbeet-Forage Barley Rotations and its Effect on Density and Distribution of Weeds
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LEILA ALIMORADI, GOLSOOMEH AZIZI, MARYAM JAHANI, ASIEH SIAH-MARGUEE, ATEFEH KESHAVARZI:
Allelopathy as an Alternative Method for Weed Control in Saffron Fields: A Suitable Approach to Sustainable Agriculture
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GOLSOOMEH AZIZI, ALIREZA KOOCHEKI, PARVIZ REZVANI-MOGHADAM, MEHDI NASSIRI MAHALLATI, LEILA ALIMORADI, ASIEH SIAH-MARGUEE:
Effect of Plant Diversity and Nutrient Resource on Weed Composition and Density in Different Cropping Systems
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ZEINAB AVARSEJI, MOHAMMAD HASAN RASHED MOHASSEL, AHMAD NEZAMI:
The Impact of Common Dry Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) Planting Dates and Densities on Weed Growth Characteristics
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8 Posters

Cropping systems: resource use and technologies

Chair: Thomas Hilger, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 12:00
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ANDREAS ROTH, REINER DOLUSCHITZ:
Regional Assessment of Agricultural Cropping Systems in the North China Plain: A Modelling Approach Towards Sustainable Resource Use
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LARS BOLL, PETRA SCHMITTER, THOMAS HILGER, GEORG CADISCH:
Spatial Variability of Maize-Cassava Productivity in Uplands of Northwest Vietnam
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JAMES THOMPSON, JENS GEBAUER, KARL HAMMER, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
The Structure and Function of Urban and Peri-Urban Gardens in Khartoum, The Republic of the Sudan
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JAMES THOMPSON, JENS GEBAUER, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Status and Potential of Fences in the Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture Gardens of Khartoum, the Republic of the Sudan
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CHRISTOPH GEHRING, EMANOEL GOMES MOURA, ROBERT MICHAEL BODDEY:
System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Southeastern Lowlands of Amazonia – a Viable Alternative for Smallholder Irrigated Rice Production?
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ROMY DAS, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Integrating Resource Conservation Technology for Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems in Hill Farming System of Nepal
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BAMLAKU ALAMIREW ALEMU, ERNST-AUGUST NUPPENAU:
Techinical Efficiency of Farming Systems and its Determinants in East Gojjam, Ethiopia
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MAZEN ALKHATEEB, HERMANN BOLAND:
Studying the Expansion of Olive Plantations into Syrian Dry Areas to Assist in Preparing a Suitable Agriculture Extension Program for the Olive Farmers in These Areas
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QUANG HUY MAN:
Developing Decision Support System for Agricultural Land Use Planning and Management at the District Level in Viet Nam
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JELLE DUINDAM, STEFAN HAUSER:
Improving Smallholder Cassava Production using New Varieties and Best Agronomic Practices on Ultisols in Southern Cameroon
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EMANOEL GOMES MOURA, ALANA DAS CHAGAS FERREIRA AGUIAR, IDELFONSO COLARES:
No-Till and Direct Seeding into the Mulch of Legume Prunings as a Sustainable Land-Use Alternative for the Humid Tropics
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FRANçOIS-LIONEL HUMBERT, SABINE DOUXCHAMPS, REIN VAN DER HOEK, ALEXANDER BENAVIDEZ, MARTIN MENA, AXEL SCHMIDT, IDUPULAPATI RAO, STEFANO BERNASCONI, EMMANUEL FROSSARD, ASTRID OBERSON:
Impact of Canavalia brasiliensis on Nitrogen Budgets in Smallholder Crop-livestock Farms of the Nicaraguan Hillsides
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ANNA MICHALCZYK, WOLFRAM SPREER, THOMAS HILGER, DIETER HORLACHER, CHRISTOF ENGELS, GEORG CADISCH:
Parameterisation and Modelling of Growth and Yield Development of Mango (Mangifera indica L.) in North Thailand with Application of the WaNuLCAS Model
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GAUTAM SHRESTHA, MAYA SUBEDI, GOPAL DATT BHATTA:
Sustainability of Maize Based Cropping Pattern in the Mid-Hills of Nepal
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14 Posters

Animal sciences

Aquaculture, fisheries and basic research in animal science

Chair: Ulfert Focken, University of Hohenheim, Aquaculture Systems and Animal Nutrition in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: B2

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17:00 - 17:15
ORSOLYA STEIBER, ÁKOS BODNáR, TIBOR KISPáL:
Impact of the Artificial Rearing System on Awassi Lambs' Behaviour and Growth Performance – A New Approach of Sheep Husbandry in Subtropical Countries
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FRED UNGER, JEFF MARINER, BERNARD BETT, MELISSA MCLAWS, SALLY CRAFTER, CHRISTINE JOST, WALUJO BUDI PRIYONO, ELLY SAWITRI SIREGAR:
Avian Influenza Control in Indonesia – a Situation Overview, Pro Poor Orientated Research Approaches of Ilri Targeting Backyard Poultry - Preliminary Results
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ISAIAH OKERE, MARIANNA SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE, AVIGDOR CAHANER, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Fattening and Carcass Traits of Broiler Genotypes with and without Feathers under Hot Conditions
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17:45 - 18:00
SYLVESTER OLUWADARE OJO, KOLAWOLE OGUNDARI:
Fighting Poverty and Unemployment with Efficient Fish Farming in Nigeria
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SAHAR MEHANNA:
Northern Delta Lakes, Egypt: Constraints and Challenges
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SADIKA HAQUE, GOPAL DATT BHATTA, NAZMUL HOQUE:
Environmental Impacts and their Socioeconomic Consequences of Shrimp Farming in Bangladesh
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ANOOP PARAMESWARAN PILLAI, S. SURYAPRAKASH, MURLIDHAR MEENA:
Economic Valuation of Indirect Benefits of Ashtamudi Estuary in South India
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3 Posters

Livestock production systems

Chair: Kurt-Johannes Peters, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Animal Breeding in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 15:00 - 16:30
Location: B2

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15:00 - 15:15
OGHAIKI ASAAH NDAMBI, TORSTEN HEMME, OTTO GARCIA:
Comparing Resource Use Efficiency in Typical Dairy Production Systems in South Africa, Morocco, Uganda and Cameroon
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THOMAS REWE, PERA HEROLD, HANS-PETER PIEPHO, A.K. KAHI, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Institutional Framework and Farm Types Characterising the Kenya Boran Cattle Breeding Programme
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NUNE KHACHATRYAN, HEINRICH SCHUELE, IRINA MALAKSHINOVA, ARMEN KHACHATRYAN:
"Chicken and Egg" Problem in the Meat Sector of Buryatia
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RAWLYNCE BETT, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS, A.K. KAHI:
Production Objectives, Breeding Practises and Management Strategies of Dairy Goat Farmers in Kenya: Implications for a Breeding Programme
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OGHAIKI ASAAH NDAMBI, OTTO GARCIA, TORSTEN HEMME, DAVID BALIKOWA:
Supporting Farm Decision Making by Modelling the Impacts of Policies and Farm Strategies on Sustainability of Dairy Farms in Uganda
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Animal nutrition

Chair: Andreas Susenbeth, University of Kiel, Institute of Animal Nutrition & Physiology, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: B2

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8:30 - 9:00
EVA SCHLECHT:
How Do Increasing Feed Costs Affect Livestock Production in Tropical Countries?
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9:00 - 9:15
SOUHEILA ABBEDDOU, SAFOUH RIHAWI, MONIKA ZAKLOUTA, ANDREA CORINNA MAYER, HANS-DIETER HESS, LUIS IñIGUEZ, MICHAEL KREUZER:
Feeding Value of Under-Utilised Food Byproducts and Forages as Alternatives to Conventional Feeds for Syrian Awassi Sheep
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REIN VAN DER HOEK, SABINE DOUXCHAMPS, ALEXANDER BENAVIDEZ, MARTIN MENA, IDUPULAPATI RAO, AXEL SCHMIDT, ASTRID OBERSON, EMMANUEL FROSSARD, MICHAEL PETERS:
Potential of Canavalia Brasiliensis as a Dry Season Supplement in Central American Mixed Crop-livestock Systems
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9:30 - 9:45
ISAAC OSAKWE:
Performance of Sheep Grazing Brachiaria decumbens, Panicum Maximum and Pennisetum purpureum in Leucaena leucocephala Alley Plots
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9:45 - 10:00
HUONG MAI, RAVI FOTEDAR, JANE FEWTRELL:
Removal of Inorganic Nitrogen by Integrating Seaweed (Sargassum sp.) into Western King Prawn (Penaeus Latisulcatus, Kishinouye 1896) Culture
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New approaches in animal husbandry

Chair: Getahun Legesse, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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NUCHA SIMASATIKUL, PHIMPATRA BOONRUANGPHISAN, DUANGPORN PICHPOL, KESINEE GATPHAYAK, PAWIN PADUNGTOD, PRAPAWADEE PIRINTRA, PANUWAT YAMSAKUL, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, UDO TER MEULEN:
Antibacterial Activity of Standard Eugenol Against Salmonella Spp
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MARLENE MESANG-NALLEY, HENDERIANA BELLI, IIS ARIFIANTINI:
Vaginal Cytology in Timor Deer Hind (Cervus timorensis) under Natural Estrous Cycle
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MARLENE MESANG-NALLEY, HENDERIANA BELLI, RISTIKA HANDARINI:
Anatomy and Morphometry of Timor Deer (Cervus timorensis) Stags Reproductive Organs
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SIMON MUTURI KARANJA, JANE NGARIA, JOHN THUITA:
Use of Tryptectciaat to Determine the Effectiveness of Treatment of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense Infections in Vervet Monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) and Man
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ANAS SARWAR QURESHI:
Effects of Different Weaning Protocols on the Immune Function in Buffalo Calves and Prophylactic Application of Levamisol®
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MARLENE MESANG-NALLEY, IIS ARIFIANTINI:
Characteristics and Preservability of Timor Stags (Cervus timorensis) Semen in TRIS Extender with Various Sources of Carbohydrates at Room Temperature
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EHAB MOSSAAD, M.A. ABDO ELGABBAR, YASSIR SHUAIB, G.E. MOHAMMED:
First Isolation of Aspergillus Flavus from a Calf with Eye Infection in Sudan
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7 Posters

Carcass and meat quality of farmed animals

Chair: Marianna Siegmund-Schultze, University of Hohenheim, Institute of Animal Production in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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SANCHAI JATURASITHA, SIWAPONG YAMAKA, PRASAN PORNSOPIN, GOMUT UNSRISONG, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, GABRIELE HöRSTGEN-SCHWARK:
Effect of Slaughter Age on Carcass and Meat Quality of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
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NAKARIN PRIPWAI, NATTAPHON CHONGKASIKIT, SANCHAI JATURASITHA, NUCHA SIMASATIKUL, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, UDO TER MEULEN:
Water Losses from Some Meat Processing of Native Cattle from Lamphun and Lampang Provinces, Thailand
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KESINEE GATPHAYAK, SUMALEE TAESOONGNERN, SANCHAI JATURASITHA, NUCHA SIMASATIKUL, RANGSUN CHAROENSOOK, BERTRAM BRENIG, CHRISTOPH KNORR:
Detection of a Mutation in RYR1 Associated with Meat Quality in Commercial and Thai Native Pigs
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SUPAMIT MEKCHAY:
Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism on MC1R Gene in Thai Native Cattle
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TAWATCHAI TELTATHUM, SUPAMIT MEKCHAY:
Proteomic Profiling Analysis of Pectoralis Muscle in Thai Indigenous Chicken using two-Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis
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AMPHON WARITTHITHAM, HANS-JUERGEN LANGHOLZ, CARSTEN WERNER, MICHAEL WICKE, MATTHIAS GAULY:
Assessment of Quality Beef Production in Northern Thailand: Meat Quality of Brahman Crossbred and Charolais Crossbred Cattle
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NGO THI KIM CUC, STEFFEN WEIGEND, HERWIN EDING, HOANG VAN TIEU, VU CHI CUONG, CLEMENS WOLLNY, HENNER SIMIANER:
Assessment of Genetic Variability and Genetic Structure of Vietnamese Chicken Breeds
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RANGSUN CHAROENSOOK, BERTRAM BRENIG, KESINEE GATPHAYAK, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, CHRISTOPH KNORR:
Population Genetic Structure of Northern Thai Indigenous Pigs and their Utilisation as Genetic Resources
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8 Posters

Livestock systems: health, breeding and feeding

Chair: Christian Hülsebusch, German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture (DITSL), Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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RODRIGUE DIOGO, ANDREAS BUERKERT, EVA SCHLECHT:
Nutrient Fluxes in Intensive Urban Sheep Production in Niamey, Niger
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REGINA RößLER, PERA HEROLD, HELMUT MOMM, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Optimising Breeding Organisation for Small-Scale Pig Producers in Northwest Viet Nam
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MOHAMAD YASER AMIN, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS:
Awassi Sheep Production Systems and Feeding Strategies in Syria
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HAMID AGAB:
Characteristics of some Camel (Camelus dromedarius) Production Traits and Constraints in the Butana Area, Sudan
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C.B. WASIKE, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS, A.K. KAHI:
Evaluation of Factors that Influence Animal Pedigree and Performance Recording in Kenya
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JOSEPH MONDA, DELIA GRACE, THOMAS RANDOLPH, ERASTUS KANG'ETHE:
Quantitative Risk Assessment for Cryptosporidium parvum Associated with Dairy Cattle in Urban and Peri-Urban Nairobi, Kenya
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DELIA GRACE, AMOS OMORE, ABEBE TESSEMA, THOMAS RANDOLPH:
What People Worry about and What Makes them Sick are Rarely the Same: Risk Ranking for Raw Milk in Ethiopia
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MODUPE OLUWATOYIN DAODU, OLANIYI JACOB BABAYEMI:
Milk Production Capacity of Dairy Cattle under Limited Resources and Distribution Pattern in Peri-Urban Area of Southwest Nigeria
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8 Posters

Livestock systems: dairy and meat production

Chair: Brigitte Kaufmann, German Institute of Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture (DITSL), Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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KEDIJA HUSSEN, AZAGE TEGEGNE, MOHAMMED YOUSUF, BERHANU GEBREMEDHIN:
Cow and Camel Milk Production and Marketing in Agro-Pastoral and Mixed Crop-Livestock Systems in Ethiopia
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PATIENCE FAKOLADE, ANDREW OMOJOLA:
Proximate Composition, pH Value and Microbiological Evaluation of 'kundi', (dried meat product) from Beef and Camel Meat
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ESAU GALUKANDE, HENRY MULINDWA, MARIA WURZINGER, ALI MWAI OKEYO, JOHANN SöLKNER:
On-Farm Comparison of Milk Production and Body Condition of Purebred Ankole and Crossbred Friesian–Ankole Cattle in South Western Uganda
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WARAPORN BOONMEE, SOMPONG SRUAMSIRI, AMPHON WARITTHITHAM, HANS-JUERGEN LANGHOLZ, MICHAEL WICKE, MATTHIAS GAULY:
Situation of Fattening Cattle Farms in Chiang Mai, Thailand
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HARUN WARUI, BRIGITTE KAUFMANN, CHRISTIAN HüLSEBUSCH, HANS-PETER PIEPHO, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Milk Yield and Lactation Management of Goats kept by Gabra and Rendille Pastoralists in Northern Kenya
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MARCOS ALVES DOS REYS, VICENTE C PIRES SILVEIRA, JOãO GARIBALDI ALMEIDA VIANA, CARINA DE CASTRO GABRIEL, ISABELA BARCHET:
Attributed Importance for Consumers from Santa Maria (RS- Brazil) to Lamb Characteristics - A Fuzzy Approach
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EL TAHIR SALIH SHUIEP, IBTISAM E. M. EL ZUBEIR:
Current Practices and Future Prospective in Pre-Urban Camel Farming in Khartoum State, Sudan
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FEDERICO HOLMANN, LIBARDO RIVAS, PAUL SCHUETZ:
The Beef Chain in Costa Rica: Identifying Critical Issues for Promoting its Modernisation, Efficiency, and Competitiveness
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SOMA KUMARI, LOK NATH PAUDEL:
Social Inclusion: A Driving Force for Dairy Sector Development in Nepal
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9 Posters

Livestock systems: production and development

Chair: Eric Tielkes, DITSL Witzenhausen, consultant, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 11:30
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AZAGE TEGEGNE, TESFAYE MENGISTIE, TESFAYE DESALEW, ESHETE DEJEN:
Does the Future Hold for Transhumance Cattle Production System in North Western Ethiopia?
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SVENJA MARQUARDT, HUMBERTO ALZéRRECA, FELIX ENCINAS, MICHAEL KREUZER, ANDREA CORINNA MAYER:
Seasonally Changing Activity Patterns of Free-Ranging Criollo Cattle in Subtropical Mountain Forests of Southern Bolivia
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SARAH SCHNEIDER, EVANDRO VASCONCELOS HOLANDA JúNIOR, MARIANNA SIEGMUND-SCHULTZE, FRANCISCO SELMO FERNANDES ALVES, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Geographical Certification as Production and Commercialisation Strategy for Smallholder Sheep Farming in Ceará, Brazil
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YOSEPH SHIFEWRA, KURT-JOHANNES PETERS:
Importance of Small Animal Production as Animal Source Food for the Nutritional Wellbeing of Children in Resource Poor Households in Central Ethiopia
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MAYMOONA AHMED EISA, MECHTHILD ROTH:
Overview of Traditional Beekeeping in Sudan
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STEPHANIE DUKU, AKKE VAN DER ZIJPP, PATRICIA HOWARD:
Gender and Forage Resource Use in the Transitional Zone of Ghana
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HUYEN LE THI THANH, PERA HEROLD, ANNE VALLE ZáRATE:
Cattle Performances and Socio-Economic Contribution in Different Farming Systems in Northern Mountainous Viet Nam
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BRIGITTE KAUFMANN, CHRISTIAN HüLSEBUSCH:
Feedback Seminars as a Tool to Contextualise Research Findings in Low External Input Systems
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YOTSAWIN KUKEAWKASEM:
Risk Attitudes and Risk Management Strategies among Swine Producers in Northern Thailand
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LOK NATH PAUDEL, UDO TER MEULEN, CLEMENS WOLLNY, USHA PAUDEL KANDEL, MATTHIAS GAULY:
Indigenous Buffalo Farming and its Improvement: A Potential Drive for Rural Development in Nepal
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10 Posters

Animal nutrition: ruminants

Chair: Herbert Steingass, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Animal Nutrition, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 15:00
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DIYA AL-RAMAMNEH, ALEXANDER RIEK, MARTINA GERKEN:
Drinking Behaviour and Water Intake of Boer Goats and German Blackhead Mutton Sheep
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FABIOLA MENDEZ-LLORENTE, ROQUE G. RAMíREZ LOZANO, CARLOS F. ARECHIGA, JAIRO I. AGUILERA-SOTO:
Performance and Nutrient Digestion of Lambs Fed Incremental Levels of Wild Cactus (Opuntia leucotrichia)
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VALENTINA VASTA, MARCELLO MELE, ANDREA SERRA, ALESSANDRO PRIOLO:
The Effect of Tannin Supplementation on Lamb Ruminal Biohydrogenation
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APORN SONGSANG, ADCHARATT SUWANPUGDEE, URAIPORN NOKPET, JAIKLIANG ANONGNIT, ITSARARUK RUNJUAN:
Utilisation of Aquatic Plants in Natural Wet Land (Thalae-Noi) as Animal Feed
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UTA DICKHOEFER, OSMAN MAHGOUB, EVA SCHLECHT:
Opportunities of an Adjusted Feeding of Goats in Traditional Farming Systems of Al Jabal al Akhdar, Oman
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BLASIUS NCHE AZUHNWI, ELLEN HOFFMANN, KLAUS BECKER:
Moringa Oleifera Seed Fractions and the Inhibition of Proteolytic Activity in Vitro
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OLANIYI JACOB BABAYEMI, AYODELE JAMES IGBEKOYI:
Ensiling Pasture Grass with Pods of Browse Plants is Potential to Solving Dry Season Feed for Ruminants in Nigeria
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I GUSTI NGURAH JELANTIK, HENDERIANA BELLI, WOLFGANG HOLTZ:
Effect of Protein Supplementation on Rumen Environment and in sacco Rumen Degradation in Bali Cows
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HENDERIANA BELLI, I GUSTI NGURAH JELANTIK:
Effect of Calf Starter Supplementation on Mortality Rate and Performance of Bali Calves
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CHRISTOPH REIBER, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT, MICHAEL PETERS:
Effect of Partial Substitution of Commercial Concentrate by Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) on Smallholder Milk Production and Net Income in Honduras
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MUHI EL-DINE HILALI, LUIS IñIGUEZ, HELMUT MAYER, WILHELM FRIEDRICH KNAUS, MARIA WURZINGER, MATTHIAS SCHREINER:
Effect of Feed Diets on Milk Production and Yogurt Quality
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APORN SONGSANG, ADCHARATT SUWANPUGDEE, USA ONTHONG, SOMPONG REAWADEE, PENPAK PIMPONTONG, SAWANIT CHOTIPUN, WUNCHAI PROMGERD:
Effect of Garlic (Allium sativum) Supplementation in Diets of Broilers on Productive Performance, Meat Cholesterol and Sensory Quality
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12 Posters

Animal nutrition: monogastrics

Chair: Markus Rodehutscord, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Animal Nutrition, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 12:00
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NUCHA SIMASATIKUL, PHIMPATRA BOONRUANGPHISAN, PAWIN PADUNGTOD, KESINEE GATPHAYAK, DUANGPORN PICHPOL, PRAPAWADEE PIRINTRA, PANUWAT YAMSAKUL, THERDCHAI VEARASILP, UDO TER MEULEN:
Number of Salmonella Spp. in Feces of Weaned Pigs supplemented Betel Vine in Diet
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BRITTA BLANK, EVA SCHLECHT, ANDREAS SUSENBETH:
The Antinutrial Effect of Different Dietary Fibre in Pig Nutrition
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SANCHAI JATURASITHA, ASSAWIN SUNTHORNNETH, PILASRAK PANPRASERT, SEBASTIAN CHAKEREDZA, UDO TER MEULEN, MICHAEL WICKE:
Effect of Time of Incorporation of Tuna Oil in Finishing Swine Diet on Pork Characteristics
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GBEMIGA ADEYEMO, OYEBIODUN LONGE:
Effects of Feeding Desert Locust Meal (Schistocerca gregaria) on Performance and Haematology of Broilers
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SIRIWAN MARTENS, PATRICIA AVILA, JORGE LUIS GIL, LUIS H. FRANCO, MICHAEL PETERS:
Silage Quality of the Legumes Vigna Unguiculata and Canavalia Brasiliensis Solely and with Sweet Potato Roots as an Alternative Pig Feeding
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SIRIWAN MARTENS, PATRICIA AVILA, LUIS H. FRANCO, MICHAEL PETERS:
Rapid Assessment of Ensilability of Vigna Unguiculata and Canavalia Brasiliensis as an Option for Alternative Pig Feeding
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SEIMIYENKUMO TARIA OFONGO, SASKIA KEHRAUS, EUSTACE AYEMERE IYAYI, KARL-HEINZ SüDEKUM:
Rice Mill Feed: An Agro-Industrial By-Product with Potential for Rural Development
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OLUFEMI ADEBIYI, ANTHONY OLOGHOBO, OLUFUNMILAYO ADELEYE:
Effect of Supplementing Fungi Degraded Cowpea Seedhull in Broiler Diets
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ROQUE G. RAMíREZ LOZANO, JAIRO I. AGUILERA-SOTO, FABIOLA MENDEZ-LLORENTE:
Effect of Fermentable Liquid Diets Based on Wet Brewers Grains on Performance and Carcass Characteristics by Growing Pigs
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OLUFUNMILAYO ADELEYE, ANTHONY OLOGHOBO, OLUFEMI ADEBIYI:
In vitro Assessment for Prebiotic Potentials of Some Carbohydrate/Fibrous Feedstuffs Fed in Broiler Diets
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ANTHONY OLOGHOBO, FUNMI ADEBIYI, OLUFEMI ADEBIYI:
Effect of Long Term Feeding of Raw and Sun-Dried Garlic (Allium sativum) on Performance and Lipid Metabolism of Broiler Chicks
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MENG SONG, MOM SENG:
Nutritive Value of Cashew Apple for Growing Duck
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12 Posters

Natural resources

Non-timber forest products and agroforestry

Chair: Ronald F. Kühne, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Department of Crop Sciences - Tropical Agronomy, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 15:00 - 16:30
Location: Ö1

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15:00 - 15:15
IRENE CHUKWUMAH, ANTHONY WALKER, FRANK PLACE, ALWIN KEIL, GEORG CADISCH:
Economic Assessment of Different Improved Fallow (IF) Strategies Using the Water, Nutrient and Light Capture in Agroforestry Systems (WaNuLCAS) Model
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15:15 - 15:30
ASIA KHAMZINA, JOHN LAMERS, PAUL L. G. VLEK:
Afforestation for Improving Productivity of Degraded Agricultural Land and Rural Livelihoods in the Amu Darya Lowlands of Uzbekistan
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15:30 - 15:45
HANNE HELENE HANSEN, IDA THEILADE:
Tree Utilisation and Management in Africa: A Case Study from Semi-Arid Tanzania
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15:45 - 16:00
CLéMENCE DIRAC RAMOHAVELO, JEAN-PIERRE SORG:
Using NTFPs to Drive Rural Development without Threatening Biodiversity? A Concrete Example Concerning Four NTFPs in Central Menabe, Madagascar
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16:00 - 16:15
JITKA KRAUSOVA, BOHDAN LOJKA, ZBYNEK POLESNY, JANA LOJKOVA:
Assessment of Insect Biological Diversity of Various Land Use Systems in Peruvian Amazon
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Water, soil and crop management

Chair: Chris Shisanya, Kenyatte University, Kazakhstan
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Ö1

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17:00 - 17:30
PAUL KIEPE:
Growing Rice in Africa: the Vital Importance of Sound Water Management
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17:30 - 17:45
THORSTEN ARNOLD, THOMAS BERGER:
Lessons from Model Integration and Coupling for Basin-Scale Irrigation Management, Applied to Region VII, Chile
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17:45 - 18:00
AMINOU AROUNA, STEPHAN DABBERT:
Domestic Water Use by Rural Households without Access to Private Improved Water Sources: Determinants and Forecast in a Case Study for Benin
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18:00 - 18:15
TERESA LINZ:
Derived Demand for Water and Substitution Possibilities Between Water and other Production Inputs in the Mining Industry of South Africa
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18:15 - 18:30
KRISHNA BAHADUR K. C., WERNER DOPPLER:
Assessing Strategic Water Availability in the Upper Ing Watershed, Thailand
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TILAHUN AMEDE, KATRIEN DESCHEEMAEKER:
Livestock and Water Management: Key for Changing Systems and Livelihoods in Africa
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LUC OLLIVIER SINTONDJI, AYMAR BOSSA, EULOGE AGBOSSOU:
Modelling the Hydrological Balance in the Zou Catchment at Atcherigbe Outlet (Bénin Republic): Contribution to the Sustainable Use of Water Resources
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GERD RüCKER, CHRISTOPHER CONRAD, MIRJAM HAHN, QUNDUZ JUMANIYOZOVA, AHMAD M. MANSCHADI, JOHN LAMERS, CHRISTOPHER MARTIUS, MICHAEL SCHMIDT:
Monitoring Spatial Patterns and Temporal Changes in Air Temperature and Vegetation Growth in the Aral Sea Basin: Decision Support for Improved Land Use and Water Management
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NEDUMARAN SWAMIKANNU, THOMAS BERGER:
Multi-Agent Modelling for Estimating the Possible Impacts of Irrigation-Related Innovations on Rural Poverty and Sustainable Land Use in Ghana
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VLADIMIR KREPL, TATIANA SURKOVA:
Water Cleaning Test in Aral Sea Region with the Purpose of Obtaining Drinking and Irrigation Waters
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IHSAN MUSTAFA IBRAHIM ABBAS, HUSSEIN ADAM, ALI M. ADEEB:
Measuring Crop Coefficient of Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub) under Gezira, Sudan Condition
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YAN LIU, JIANCHUN GUO, ERNST-AUGUST NUPPENAU:
Study on Water Resource Accounting in Hainan
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SABINE STüRZ, ISABEL SCHLEGEL, ABDOULAYE SOW, FOLKARD ASCH:
Physiological Responses of Lowland Rice Cultivars to a Water Saving Irrigation System
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JULIA KLOOS:
Households' Preferences for Different Water Service Options in the Middle Olifants Sub-Basin of South Africa
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SAMUEL OGADA OCHOLA, BERNHARD EITEL, DANIEL OLAGO:
Sustaining a Rural Water Supply: The Case of Ngere Kagoro Community Water Project in Nyando District, Kenya
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Soil fertility management

Chair: Andreas Buerkert, University of Kassel, Organic Plant Production and Agroecosystems Research in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Thursday, October 9th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: Ö1

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Oral Presentations

8:30 - 8:45
THOMAS TERHOEVEN-URSELMANS, TOR-GUNNAR VAGEN, OTTO SPAARGAREN, KEITH SHEPHERD:
Global Soil Spectral Library: A Spectrally Driven Approach for Assessing Soil Quality Using Infrared Spectra
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8:45 - 9:00
MERCY REWE, GERD DERCON, FRANK RASCHE, JUAN GUILLERMO COBO, GEORG CADISCH:
Development of a Generic Model to Quantify Soil Organic Matter Applying Infra-Red Spectroscopy and Thermal Stability of Soil
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9:00 - 9:15
JUAN GUILLERMO COBO, GERD DERCON, ROBERT DELVE, GEORG CADISCH:
Assessing the Variability of Soil Quality and Crop Productivity at Different Spatial Scales in three Settlement Schemes in NE Zimbabwe by Integrating Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy and Geostatistical Tools
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9:15 - 9:30
JOB KIHARA MAGUTA, PAUL L. G. VLEK, CHRISTOPHER MARTIUS, WULF AMELUNG, ANDRé BATIONO:
Influence of Conservation Tillage on Soil Microbial Diversity, Structure and Crop Yields in Sub-Humid and Semi-Arid Environments in Kenya
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9:30 - 9:45
MARTINA PREDOTOVA, JENS GEBAUER, EVA SCHLECHT, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Gaseous Nitrogen and Carbon Emissions from Urban Gardens in Niamey, Niger
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New perspectives for sustainable forest management

Chair: Joachim Krug, German Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Institute for World Forestry, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: Ö1

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8:30 - 8:45
ISABEL MARIA MADALENO:
Amazon Rainforest Current Threats: The Soybean Boom
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8:45 - 9:00
ROSAN RAJ DEVKOTA, AHMAD MARYUDI, CARSTEN SCHUSSER, WICHIT UTHAIWAN:
Is Community Forestry a Solution or a Problem? Literature Review with Examples of Indonesia, Namibia, Nepal and Thailand
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9:00 - 9:15
NAY MYO AUNG:
Comparative Advantage of Myanmar's Export Items in China Market: Likely Impact on Natural Forest
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9:15 - 9:30
TILMANN SILBER, CHARLES PALMER:
What Role Can Carbon Payments Play in Poverty Alleviation? Analysis of a Forestry Carbon Project in Mozambique
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9:30 - 9:45
LEVANIA SANTOSO:
Collaborative Forest Management: It Takes two to Tango!
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Soil fertility management: impacts on soil and vegetation

Chair: Marcus Giese, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 12:00
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NóRA BAKONYI, SEBASTIAN DONATH, MUHAMMAD IMRAN, MARKUS WEINMANN, GüNTER NEUMANN, TORSTEN MüLLER, VOLKER RöMHELD:
Effectiveness of Commercial Bio-Fertilisers for Improved Phosphorus Acquisition: Use of Rapid Screening Tests
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MARAI RAHMAWATI, RONALD F. KüHNE, MARTIN WORBES:
Effect of Organic Amendment on Growth and Quality of Vegetables Grown on Tsunami Affected Soil in Aceh Besar, Indonesia
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BIRTE JUNGE, GERD DERCON, ROBERT ABAIDOO, DAVID CHIKOYE, KARL STAHR:
Estimation of Medium-Term Soil Redistribution Rates in Ibadan, Nigeria, by using the 137Cs Technique
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ANNE WEISS, PETRA SCHMITTER, GEORG CADISCH, THOMAS HILGER, SABINE FIEDLER:
Charcoal in Sediment Layers: A Way to Estimate Impact of Land Use Intensification on Reservoirs Siltation?
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CHERYL BATISTEL, CARSTEN MAROHN, FAHMUDDIN AGUS, LAXMAN JOSHI, GEORG CADISCH:
Changes in Carbon Stock as Affected by Land Use Change in West Aceh, Sumatra
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MINGRELIA ESPAñA, THOMAS BRUNE, FRANK RASCHE, BELKYS RODRIGUEZ, ELLEN KANDELER, GEORG CADISCH:
15N-DNA-Based Stable Isotope Probing a Suitable Tool to Link Microbial Activity with Identity in Plant Residue Decomposition Process
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EDUARDO JAVIER TREVIñO GARZA, ROMELIA MEDINA GUILLEN, CLAUDIA PLATAS VILLANUEVA, JAVIER JIMéNEZ PéREZ, OSCAR ALBERTO AGUIRRE CALDERON, HORACIO VILLALON MENDOZA, FORTUNATO GARZA OCAñAS:
Assessment of Desertification Processes in a Subtropical Area of Northeastern Mexico
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ALANA DAS CHAGAS FERREIRA AGUIAR, EMANOEL GOMES MOURA, CHRISTOPH GEHRING:
Soil Quality Indicators and Weed Infestation in an Amazonian Land-Use System as Affected by Soil Cover and Residue Quality
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ANDREAS OSWALD, PAMELA CALVO VéLEZ:
Soil Microorganisms Improving Productivity of Agricultural Cropping Systems
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ISRAEL CANTú SILVA, HUMBERTO GONZáLEZ RODRíGUEZ, MARCO V. GóMEZ MEZA:
Soil Respiration Rates under Different Land Uses in Northeastern Mexico
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AMIKUZUNO JOSEPH, HELEN AKOLOGO:
Land Degradation in Northern Ghana: Causes and Effects under High Population Pressure and Land Use Competitiveness
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PARISA SHAHINROKHSAR, HASAN SHOKRI VAHED, AHMAD HAGHDADI:
Evaluation of some Paddy Soil Properties on Urease Enzyme Activity
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12 Posters

Agroforestry: management and impact

Chair: Anna Treydte, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 10:30 - 11:30
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JOHANNES DIETZ, KAREN TSCHERNING, STEFAN SIEBER, AICHI J. KITALYI, HENNING BAUR:
Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation through Agroforestry: Claims, Concerns and Issues of Local Stakeholders in Tanzania
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MICHAEL AHLHEIM, TOBIAS BöRGER, OLIVER FROER:
Environmental Valuation in Sw-china: Experiences from a Survey Study in Xishuangbanna
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MAYMOONA AHMED EISA, MECHTHILD ROTH:
Acacia senegal (Gum Arabic Tree): Present Role and Need for Future Conservation in Sudan
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SONJA VILEI:
Using Local Indicators to Evaluate Sustainability of Farming Systems in Leyte, Philippines
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OLAJUMOKE. R. AFOLABI, COOPER RAZAFINJATOVO, IRMA DEWIYANTI:
Socio-economic and Ecological Assessment of Forest Products Harvesting in Central Aceh and Bener Meriah District Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam – Indonesia
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DANIEL PREININGER, BOHDAN LOJKA, ZBYNEK POLESNY, JAN BANOUT, BLANKA KRIVANKOVA, JANA LOJKOVA:
The Influence of Agricultural Practices on Occurence of Weed Species and Soil Properties in the Peruvian Amazon
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OLUYEDE AJAYI, FESTUS K. AKINNIFESI, GUDENTA SILESHI, SEBASTIAN CHAKEREDZA:
Comparative Evaluation of Labor Use and Profitability of Renewable Soil Fertility Replenishment Technologies in Southern Africa
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TORSTEN SPRENGER, NETRA BHANDARI:
Global Importance of NTFPs: A Perspective over Time on Trade, Conservation and Socio-Economy
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IRIS MOTZKE, ERIN GUTH, THOMAS CHERICO WANGER, JAN BARKMANN:
Socio-economic Conditions of Biodiversity Conservation at the Phnom Kulen National Park Region, Central Cambodia
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CHRISTIAN DOLD, CHARLES STAVER, LUIS POCASANGRE, JOACHIM HELLER:
Musa in Shaded Perennial Crops - Response to Light Interception
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CéLINE TERMOTE, BENOîT DHED'A DJAILO, GERT EVERAERT, SARAH HAESAERT, PATRICK VAN DAMME:
Use and Socio-economic Value of Wild Edible Plants by the Turumbu in the Tshopo District, DR Congo
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11 Posters

Cultural and socioeconomic aspects of forest management

Chair: Joachim Krug, German Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries, Institute for World Forestry, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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BARBARA DARR, JüRGEN PRETZSCH:
Influence of Culture on Forest Perception and Use among the Okieg in Kenya
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ULRICH BICK, THOMAS SCHNEIDER, ANDREAS KNOELL:
Advancement of Forest Certification in Malaysia - The MTCC-Hamburg Project
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HAI NGUYEN TIEN, HOLM UIBRIG:
Conflicts over Land and Forest Induced by Reforestation Project in Lao Cai Province of Viet Nam
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RAJENDRA K. C., AASHA KHATTRI:
Contribution of Community Forestry in Reducing Rural Poverty in Nepal
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YI WANG, JüRGEN PRETZSCH:
Assessing the Social Impacts of the Natural Forest Protection Program in Local Forest-Dependent Communities in Mountainous Regions in Western China: Case Studies in Gansu Province and Chongqing Provincial Municipality
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CHRISTOPH SAENGER, SUSENO BUDIDARSONO, YULIANA C. WULAN, BUDI, LAXMAN JOSHI, GEORG CADISCH, MATIN QAIM:
Bouncing Back: Rubber and its Capacity in the Restoration of Rural Livelihood in Post-Tsunami Aceh, Indonesia
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6 Posters

Ecology and genetics of tropical forests

Chair: Ludwig Kammesheidt, University of Hohenheim, Centre for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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HASSAN ELNOUR ADAM, MOHAMED ELNOUR TAHA:
Vegetative Propagation Study Using IAA on some of Sudanese Forest Trees in Kordofan, Sudan
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YUSRAN YUSRAN, RUKMI RUKMI:
Synergistic Effects of Rhizobium Sp, Thelephora Sp and Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Inoculation in Improving Seedling Growth of Paraserianthes Falcataria (L.) Nielsen
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MOHAMMED H. MOHAMMED, HUSSEIN M. SULIEMAN:
Temporal and Spatial Variation in Soil Seed Banks in Elain Natural Forest Reserve, North Kordofan, Sudan
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HOUEHANOU THIERRY, KINDOMIHOU VALENTIN, HOUINATO MARCEL, BRICE SINSIN:
Dentrometrical Characterisation of a Common Plant Species (Anogeissus Leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.) in Pendjari Biosphere Reserve and its Surrounding Land, Benin
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BAERBEL HUNDT, JOBST-MICHAEL SCHROEDER, REINHOLD GLAUNER, ARMANDO JOSE DA SILVA:
Identification of Tree Growth Limiting Soil Parameters in the Savannah Regions of Northern Brazil
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REGINE BRANDT, SARAH-LAN MATHEZ-STIEFEL, ISABELL HENSEN, STEPHAN RIST:
Dynamics of Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Local Use and Conservation of Native Trees and Shrubs in the Bolivian Andes
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HARTMUT GAESE, JUAN CARLOS TORRICO, SABINE SCHLüTER:
Climate Change, Landscape Dynamics, Land Use and Natural Resources in the Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro
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RAJENDRA K. C., REINER FINKELDEY:
Needle Morphological Variation Within and among Population of Pinus merkusii in Central Aceh, Indonesia
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BABU KAJI DALLAKOTI, CHRISTOPH KLEINN:
Evaluating Community Forest Management in Sustainability Perspective
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9 Posters

Ecology of Mexican forests

Chair: Christoph Kleinn, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Center for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Forestry; Chair of Forest Inventory and Remote Sensing, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 11:30 - 12:00
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JAVIER JIMéNEZ PéREZ, OSCAR ALBERTO AGUIRRE CALDERON, MARCO AURELIO GONZALEZ TAGLE, REGINA PEREZ-DOMINGUEZ, EDUARDO JAVIER TREVIñO GARZA:
Estimation of Carbon Stock from Volume and Biomass Equations in a Cloud Forest Ecosystem in Northeastern, Mexico
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OSCAR ALBERTO AGUIRRE CALDERON, JOSé JAVIER CORRAL RIVAS, BENEDICTO VARGAS LARRETA, JAVIER JIMéNEZ PéREZ:
Fitting Species Abundance Models in Tree Strata in a Cloud Forest
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MARCO AURELIO GONZALEZ TAGLE, WIBKE HIMMELSBACH, JAVIER JIMéNEZ PéREZ:
Canopy Openness and LAI Estimates in Mixed Pine-Oak Forest with Different Management System in Northeast Mexico using Hemispherical Photography
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MARCO AURELIO GONZALEZ TAGLE:
Environmental Influences on Forest Structure and Woody Species Diversity after Forest Fires in Mexican Pine-Oak Forest
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IVAN ALEXANDER MOLINA CAMARILLO, HUMBERTO GONZáLEZ RODRíGUEZ, ISRAEL CANTú SILVA, ROQUE G. RAMíREZ LOZANO, MARCO V. GóMEZ MEZA, MARISELA PANDO MORENO:
Water Relations in Native Trees, Northeastern Mexico
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5 Posters

Social resources

Rural development

Chair: Gertrud Buchenrieder, Leibniz-Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO), Agricultural Development Theory and Policy, Germany
Date and Time: Thursday, October 9th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: Ö2

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8:30 - 8:45
MARIA WURZINGER, ALI MWAI OKEYO, JOHANN SöLKNER:
The Sedentarisation Process of the Bahima in Uganda: An Emic View
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8:45 - 9:00
ANDREAS BOHNE:
Wildlife Value, Trophy Hunting and Rural Development – with Illustrations from Tanzania
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9:00 - 9:15
OLUYEDE AJAYI, FESTUS K. AKINNIFESI, GUDENTA SILESHI, SEBASTIAN CHAKEREDZA:
Payment for Environmental Services (PES): A Driver for Promoting Sustainable Land Use and Environmental Stewardship among Smallholder Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa
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9:15 - 9:30
HANNES KöNIG, LIN ZHEN, SEEMA PURUSHOTHAMAN, SAULO RODRIGUES FILHO, KAREN TSCHERNING, KATHARINA HELMING, STEFAN SIEBER:
Assessing Multifunctional Land Use and Sustainable Development in Rural Regions of Developing Countries
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9:30 - 9:45
MERCEDES JAFFE, MANFRED ZELLER:
Cattle Cooperatives in Cuba: How Will Policy Changes Affect their Members?
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Biofuel vs. food and bioenergy crops

Chair: Thorsten Beimgraben, Hochschule für Forstwirtschaft, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 8:30 - 10:00
Location: Ö2

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8:30 - 8:45
MARTIN GRASS, MANFRED ZELLER, SUHAS P. WANI:
Economic viability for Jatropha production at India's Wastelands: A Scenario Analysis
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8:45 - 9:00
SHKELQIM KARAJ, JOACHIM MUELLER:
Physical, Mechanical and Chemical Properties of Jatropha Curcas
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9:00 - 9:15
SIMEON OLATAYO JEKAYINFA:
Energy Management as a Means of Rural Development- Case Studies of Selected Crop Processing Operations in Nigeria
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9:15 - 9:30
FLAVIO PINTO:
Biofuels in Latin America: Ownership Models and Social, Environmental and Economic Risks
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9:30 - 9:45
PHILIPP GRUNDMANN, CHRISTIAN KIMMICH:
Competition for Agro-Energy Resources in Germany in a New Era of Global Trends and Strategies and its Implications for the Agricultural Sector in the Tropics and Subtropics
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JUDITH METZLER, MARTIN GRASS, MANFRED ZELLER:
Is Jatropha Oil Attractive for Smallholder Farmers in the Phillippines? - A Case Study
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YOSEPH MELKA AKO, MARTIN GRASS, MANFRED ZELLER:
Potentials and Constraints of Biofuel Production in Ethiopia
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MARTIN KRATZEISEN:
Jatropha Seed Shells as Energy Source
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SIMEON OLATAYO JEKAYINFA:
Energy Potentials of Some Selected Agricultural Wastes as Local Fuel Materials in Nigeria
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TIL FEIKE, JOACHIM MUELLER, WILHELM CLAUPEIN:
Examining Germination Rates of Seeds of Physic Nut (Jatropha Curcas L.) from Philippines and Vietnam
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5 Posters

Land use and biodiversity conservation

Chair: Martin Dieterich, Institut für Landschaftsökologie und Naturschutz, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 17:00 - 18:30
Location: Ö2

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17:00 - 17:15
SANDRA VICTORIA ROJAS NOSSA:
Birds of Coffee Lands
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17:15 - 17:30
ABDOLBASET GHORBANI, JOACHIM SAUERBORN, GERHARD LANGENBERGER:
Plant Biodiversity Use in SW China: Preliminary Results of Ethnobotanical Research
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17:30 - 17:45
ERMIAS AYNEKULU, MANFRED DENICH, PAUL L. G. VLEK:
Plant Diversity Hot Spots along the Eastern Escarpment of the Rift Valley of Northern Ethiopia: Key to Conservation Priority
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17:45 - 18:00
LANTO HERILALA ANDRIAMBELO:
A Sensitive Question : Biodiversity Conservation with the Local Population: a Case Study in Central Menabe, Madagascar
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18:00 - 18:15
CHRISTOPH KLEINN:
Data, Information and Monitoring – their Role in Conservation and Management of Natural Resources
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TEODARDO CALLES, RAINER SCHULTZE-KRAFT:
Genetic Diversity of the Tropical Legume Genus Stylosanthes in Venezuela: an Ongoing Project
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AHMADREZA MEHRABIAN, ASGHAR ABDOLI, HOUMAN LIAGHATI, H. MOSTAFVI, F. AHMADZADEH:
Bushehr Province (N.E. Persian Gulf) as an Important Reservoir for Plant Biodiversity in Iran
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KATJA BRINKMANN, EVA SCHLECHT, ANDREAS BUERKERT:
Classification and Predictive Vegetation Mapping of Rangelands at the Jabal al Akhdar Mountain, Northern Oman
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CHRISTINA RIPKEN, MATHIAS BECKER:
Vulnerability of Wetlands
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BORIS M. HILLMANN, JAN BARKMANN, RAINER MARGGRAF:
On the Problem to 'transfer' Benefits Estimated from Stated Preferences of OECD Citizens for the Valuation of Local Biodiversity Conservation Measures
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GHOLAMHOSSEIN GHAREKHANI, CLAUS P. W. ZEBITZ:
Effects of Low-temperatures and Marking on Survival of the Adult Codling Moth Cydia Pomonella( Lepidoptera; Tortricidae)
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TEODARDO CALLES, ORLANDO GUENNI, EVA MARIA WALLE:
Geographical Distribution of the Species Schoenocaulon officinale in Venezuela
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7 Posters

The multidimensionality of participatory development

Chair: Volker Hoffmann, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Social Sciences in Agriculture, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 15:00 - 16:30
Location: Ö2

Lead paper

15:00 - 15:30
STEPHAN RIST:
From Transfer to Co-production of Knowledge - New Challenges for Research and Extension
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Oral Presentations

15:30 - 15:45
REIN VAN DER HOEK, MICHAEL PETERS, VOLKER HOFFMANN:
Modalities of Farmer-Led Research with Multipurpose Forages
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15:45 - 16:00
ANNE-MARIE TREMBLAY, ANDREAS NEEF:
Participatory Action Research on Marketing Fresh Litchi with Ethnic Minority Farmers in the Thai Highlands
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16:00 - 16:15
PATRICK GRöTZ, LIXIA TANG, THOMAS AENIS, UWE JENS NAGEL:
Situation and Problem Analysis in the Naban Watershed: From History to Recent Development
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16:15 - 16:30
BAROMEY NETH, BEATRICE KNERR, SAM OL RITH:
Rural Livelihood Strategies, Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Resource Use in Cambodia: Is Community-Based Ecotourism Applicable?
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Rural development and food security

Chair: Thomas Berger, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences in the Tropics and Subtropics, Germany
Date and Time: , 14:15 - 15:00
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ASFRI WINALDI RANGKUTI, STEFAN SCHWARZE, YUDHA FAHRIMAL, EVA SCHLECHT:
The Efficiency of Livestock Donation in the Tsunami Affected Aceh Besar District in Indonesia
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MAXIMILIAN HEYDE, TANJA PICKARDT:
Making National Reforms Work by Building on Pan African Exchange - The Africa Forum Contributing to the Land Reform Process in Namibia
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URSULA CHAVEZ ZANDER, ANGEL MUJICA SANCHEZ, MICHAEL KRAWINKEL:
Andean Agricultural Biodiversity, Socio-Economic Factors and their Impact on Dietary Diversity and Nutritional Status: Case Study in Puno, Peru
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CHRISTIAN BöBER:
Farming in Transition – Evidence and Experience from Hebei Province, Pr of China
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FERNANDA DIAS BARTOLOMEU ABADIO FINCO, MARCUS VINíCIUS ALVES FINCO:
Evaluation of the Popular Restaurants Program as a Food and Nutrition Security Action in Brazil
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EVELINA BUDJUROVA, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Productivity of Private Farms: The Case Study of Tashkent Region, Uzbekistan
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OLMAN QUIROS, VERA VARELA, ANABELLE BENAVIDES:
Territorial Sustainable Development in Aranjuez-sardinal, Central Pacific Region of Costa Rica
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DANIEL KARIUKI, CECILIA RITHO, K. MUNEI:
Analysis of the Effect of Land Tenure on Technical Efficiency in Smallholder Crop Production in Kenya
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8 Posters

The role of forests in conserving natural resources

Chair: N. N., -, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 14:15 - 15:00
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ANTONIA HEINKE:
Incentives in Contingent Valuation Studies
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MARCUS VINíCIUS ALVES FINCO:
The Rural Poverty-Environmental Relationship in the Brazilian Amazon Region: The Case of Tocantins State
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JULIANE HEINRICH, DOMINIK CREMER-SCHULTE, INGA DüVEL, PATRICK KöRNER, STEPHAN NEUBACHER, KATHARINA KABOTH, ALEXANDER REICHERT, FRANZISKA SIELKER, SABINE NOACK, THOMAS HäNERT:
Participatory Forest Management and the Creation of Alternative Income Opportunities in Rural Areas in East Africa - A Case Study of the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, and the Transferability to Kakamega Forest, Kenya
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GIRUM GETACHEW ALEMU, GETACHEW GEBRU:
Eating from the Same Pie: Co-Existence in the Face of Resource Competition in Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia
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JAN BöRNER, MAREN HOHNWALD, STEPHEN A. VOSTI:
From Natural Resource to Pro-Poor Ecosystem Service Management in the Amazon: How to Make the Right Choices?
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ALEXANDER WEZEL:
Agroecology – Movement for Rural Development, Scientific Discipline or Just an Agricultural Practice?
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HENRIK EGELYNG, ANNITA TIPILDA ANNIES:
Developmental Returns from Investing in International Agricultural Research
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HEINZ-PETER WOLFF, MORDECHAI SHECHTER, THAMEEN HIJAWI, AMER Z. SALMAN, ALIZA FLEISCHER, EMAD AL-KARABLIEH, IDDO KAN:
Change in Natural Resources vs. Socio-Economic Development – Identification of Bottlenecks for Exploiting Future Agricultural Potentials in the Jordan Valley
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8 Posters

Farmers' perceptions, participation and adoption

Chair: Maria Gerster-Bentaya, University of Hohenheim, Institute for Social Sciences in Agriculture, Germany
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 8th, 13:30 - 14:15
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PIYATAT PANANURAK, SUWANNA PRANEETVATAKUL, HERMANN WAIBEL:
What is the role of farmers training on cotton production in Pakistan, China and India?
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DELIA GRACE, ERASTUS KANG'ETHE, AMOS OMORE, THOMAS RANDOLPH:
Participatory Risk Assessment: A New Tool for Improving Smallholder Market Access and Consumer Health
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PETER NKALA, JEMIMAH NJUKI, MICHAEL HAUSER:
An Assessment of Livelihood Transitions Triggered through Conservation Agriculture in Different Vulnerable Productions Systems in Central Mozambique
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IMMACULATE NJUTHE MAINA, INGRID-UTE LEONHäUSER, SIEGFRIED BAUER:
Farmers' Perceptions of Attributes of Agricultural Technologies and their Impact on Adoption: A Case Study of Nakuru District, Kenya
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JANA MAZANCOVA, VLADIMIR KREPL:
Extension Services in the Bie Province, Angola – Assessment and Perspectives
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OLUYEDE AJAYI, FESTUS K. AKINNIFESI, GUDENTA SILESHI, SEBASTIAN CHAKEREDZA:
Adoption of Sustainable Land Use Practices in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges
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ARMSTRONG TEBE DAH:
A Reference to Rural Livelihood in Cameroon: A Case Study from South West-Cameroon
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MARTIJN SONNEVELT, BERNARD LEHMANN:
Subjective and Objective Factors for Farmers' Adoption of Soil Conservation Strategies
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PAUL AMAZA, AYUBA KWACHE:
Farmers' Perception, Profitability and Factors Influencing the Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties in the Guinea Savannahs of Nigeria
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Overall 407 Contributions: 89 Papers, 318 Posters
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