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Sustainable Agriculture Annals of Applied Biology Centenary Conference

09 - 10 Dec 2014 New Date Reminder
Bright Horizons nursery, Harpenden, UK
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The Sustainable Agriculture Annals of Applied Biology Centenary Conference, organized by the The Association of Applied Biologists will take place from 9th December to the 10th December 2014 at the Rothamsted Research in Harpenden, United Kingdom.


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08:30 AM - 05:10 PM (Dec 09) (General)
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM (Dec 10) (General)

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Paid Ticket Starts from 70 USD View Details

Estimated Turnout

100 - 500
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Based on previous editions

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Agriculture & Forestry

Editions

Dec 2014
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Frequency Bi-annual

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Schedule & Agenda

Tue, 09 Dec 08:30 AM - 09:20 AM
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & COFFEE
Tue, 09 Dec 09:20 AM - 09:30 AM
INTRODUCTION
PROF. JARI VALKONEN (Editor-in-Chief for Annals of Applied Biology)(University of Helsinki, Finland)
Tue, 09 Dec 09:30 AM - 10:10 AM
Invited Speaker The sustainable intensification of European crop production: illusion or balancing act?
PROF. IAN CRUTE CBE (Director, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, Stoneleigh Park,Warwickshire, UK)
Tue, 09 Dec 10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
Invited Speaker Agriculture in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda
PROF. ACHIM DOBERMANN (Director, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, UK)
Tue, 09 Dec 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
COFFEE
Tue, 09 Dec 11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Invited Speaker Maximising Yield Potential in the Face of Global Atmospheric Change
PROF. STEPHEN LONG FRS (University of Illinois, Champagne, IL, USA)
Tue, 09 Dec 12:00 PM - 12:40 PM
Improving the efficiency of photosynthesis for increasing crop yields
PROF. CHRISTINE RAINES (School of Biological Sciences, University of Essex, Colchester, UK)
Tue, 09 Dec 12:40 PM - 01:00 PM
Mapping a route towards enhanced crop productivity in the UK
PROF. ROGER SYLVESTER-BRADLEY, DANIEL KINDRED (ADAS Boxworth, Cambridge, UK),PETE BERRY, NEIL PAVELEY (ADAS Higth Mowthorpe, Malton, N Yorks, ...continue reading
Tue, 09 Dec 01:00 PM - 01:20 PM
DICUSSION
Tue, 09 Dec 01:20 PM - 02:20 PM
LUNCH & POSTERS
Tue, 09 Dec 02:20 PM - 03:00 PM
Invited Speaker Sustainably achieving 20 20 Wheatu00ae
PROF. MALCOLM HAWKESFORD (Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, UK)
Tue, 09 Dec 02:20 PM - 03:00 PM
Association mapping of variation in nitrogen use efficiency in winter wheat
WILLIAM THOMAS (the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee, UK), PETER WERNER,GUILLAUME BARRAL-BARON, CLAIRE FREMANN (KWS (UK) Ltd, Royst...continue reading
Tue, 09 Dec 02:20 PM - 03:00 PM
Wheat Breeding at the Plant Breeding Institute, Cambridge UK, 1948-87, its legacy of operational research and its influence in establishing a new research paradigm
RICHARD SUMMERS, BILL ANGUS & JOHN BINGHAM (Angus Wheat Consultants, Bury St Edmunds,UK)
Tue, 09 Dec 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
TEA
Tue, 09 Dec 03:30 PM - 04:10 PM
Invited Speaker Elevating disease resistance in crops with cloned genes
PROF. JONATHAN JONES FRS (Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, Norwich, Norfolk, UK)
Tue, 09 Dec 04:10 PM - 04:30 PM
Diversity and control of the emerging Pepino mosaic virus
MIGUEL ARANDA (Centro de Edafologu00eda y Biologu00eda Aplicada del Segura (CEBAS)-CSIC, Murcia, Spain)
Tue, 09 Dec 04:30 PM - 05:10 PM
Invited Speaker Identifying physiological traits to improve crops for stressful environments
PROF. GUSTAVO SLAFER (University of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain)
Wed, 10 Dec 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Wed, 10 Dec 09:00 AM - 09:10 AM
Invited Speaker Future Food: Reconnecting agriculture and the environmentu2019. Is that suitable?
PROF. IAIN GORDON (Director, the James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, UK)
Wed, 10 Dec 09:40 AM - 10:00 AM
The Evolution of AGRI-Environment measures in the UK: from the ridiculous to the sublime
PROF. N W SOTHERTON (The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Fordingbridge, UK), A R LEAKE &C S STOATE (The Allerton Project, The Game & Wildl...continue reading
Wed, 10 Dec 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
The Past, Present and Future Prospects for Integrated Arable Farming Systems in the UK
A R LEAKE (The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, Allerton Project, Loddington, Leics, UK),C J DRUMMOND (LEAF, Stoneleigh Park, Warwicks, UK)...continue reading
Wed, 10 Dec 10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
Traits for yield stability in changing environments
PROF. MIKE GOODING (IBERS, Aberystwyth, UK)
Wed, 10 Dec 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM
COFFEE
Wed, 10 Dec 11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
Reconnecting Agriculture with Environmental and Nutritional Health
PROF. JOHN CRAWFORD (Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Herts, UK)
Wed, 10 Dec 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Tracking rhizosphere carbon utilization to phylogenetic and functional soil bacterial groups
LIZ SHAW (Dept of Geography & Environmental Science, University of Reading, UK)
Wed, 10 Dec 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
Investigating cadmium-induced oxidative stress in tomato
PROF. RICARDO ANTUNES DE AZEVEDO (ESALQ-USP, Universidade De Su00e3o Paulo, Piracicaba, Brasil)
Wed, 10 Dec 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
LUNCH & POSTERS
Wed, 10 Dec 01:30 PM - 02:10 PM
Invited Speaker Agricultural Strategies in the Fight against Micronutrient Malnutrition
PROF. ISMAIL CAKMAK (Sabanci University, Turkey)
Wed, 10 Dec 02:10 PM - 02:30 PM
Strategies to reduce the accumulation of arsenic in rice grain
ADAM PRICE (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Wed, 10 Dec 02:30 PM - 03:10 PM
Invited Speaker Allergy and Intolerance to Plant-based Foods
PROF. CLARE MILLS (University of Manchester, Manchester, UK)
Wed, 10 Dec 03:10 PM - 03:40 PM
TEA
Wed, 10 Dec 03:40 PM - 04:00 PM
Improving the Contribution of Wheat to Human Health
PROF. PETER SHEWRY, TILL PENNY, JACKIE FREEMAN, MARK WILKINSON, ONDREJ KOSIK,ROWAN MITCHELL & ALISON LOVEGROVE (Rothamsted Research, Harpenden...continue reading
Wed, 10 Dec 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Discussion and Concluding Remarks
PROF. BILL DAVIES (University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK)

Visitor Ticket Price

560 USDExhibitors (non AAB Members)
272 USDAAB Retired Members
187 USDStudent Non Members
156 USDAAB Student Members
303 USDAAB Members
233 USDAnnals of Applied Biology Editors
467 USDExhibitors (AAB Members)
389 USDNon Members
70 USDConference dinner 9 Dec at the Holiday I
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