WCCA 2011 Posters
This page contains a list with links to the full text of posters submitted to the fifth World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (WCCA) incorporating the third Farming Systems Design Conference in Australia this year.
Theme 1: More Efficient Management Practice for CA
A preliminary evaluation of irrigation performance and in season changes under permanent raised beds on Vertosol in Queensland, Australia.
Author(s): G. Akbar, S. Raine, J. McHugh, G. Hamilton
Reducing nitrate leaching and nitrous oxide emissions using microbial community fermentation technology.
Author(s): R. Ames, R. Stephen, J. Kloepper, P. Calvo Velez
Soil carbon storage under no-tillage practice in northern Tunisia.
Author(s): M. Annabi, H. Bahri, R. Chibani, H. Angar, B. Bahri, H. Ben Hadj Salah
Aspects of the use of Conservation Agriculture - as the most sustainable system of farming in arid conditions in Karakalpakstan.
Author(s): K. Asamatdinov, B. Aybergenov
Evaluation of conservation tillage methods in wheat planting in south of Iran.
Author(s): S.R. Ashrafi Zadeh, A. Farhad Nato, S. Salimpour, M. Shahrbanonejad
Feasibility of conservation Agriculture for saline irrigated lands on the Southern Aral Sea, Uzbekistan.
Author(s): B.A. Aybergenov, K.I. Asamatdinov
No-tillage practice effect on soil aggregate stability in northern Tunisia.
Author(s): H. Bahri, M. Annabi, R. Chibani, H. Angar , B. Bahri , H. Ben Hadj Salah
Interactions of corn stover incorporation and simulated tillage on emission of CO2: a laboratory study.
Author(s): Y. Bajgai, P. Kristiansen, N. Hulugalle, M. McHenry
Soil nitrogen loss risk decreased and garlic yield increased in no-tillage mulching systems in Yunnan, Southwestern China. Author(s): L. Baokun, J-C. Legoupil, H. Liu, H. Zhu, P. Liu, Y. Xu
Yield and soil chemical attributes after twelve years of no-tillage with different lime rates in a green harvest sugarcane system.
Author(s): D. Bolonhezi, H. Cantarella, S.R. Brancalião, I.C. De Maria, A.C. Bolonhezi, L.A. Ferreira Neto, W.M. Peixoto, L.P. Casabona
Soil physical properties affected by soil management and crop rotation in a long term experiment in Southern Brazil. Author(s): A. Calegari, D.S. Rheinheimer, S. de Tourdonnet, D. Tessier, W.L. Hargrove, R. Ralisch, M.F. Guimarães, J. Tavares Filho
Comparative analysis of the combined effect of sowing machines and cultivars on grain yield and quality of durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)
Author(s): M. Pisante, S. Speca, S. Corsi, F. Stagnari
Conservation farming implements for two wheel tractors.
Author(s): R.J. Esdaile
Impact of direct drilling on nascence in a cereal–vetch crop under excessive soil moisture.
Author(s): C. Gómez, I. Mariscal, P. León, P. González, C. Hontoria, R. Espejo
Crop – livestock interactions and Conservation Agriculture in Indian Punjab: exploratory village level investigation.
Author(s): D. Grover, O. Erenstein, N. Teufel
Testing the SODICS model: Does it provide useful estimates of deep drainage in clay soils?
Author(s): T.A. Gunawardena, J.B. Robinson, D. McGarry
Effect of tillage and residue retention on maize productivity.
Author(s): A.K.M.S. Islam, M.M. Hossain , M.A. Saleque, M.A. Rahman, M.E. Haque, R.W. Bell, B. Karmaker
Evaluation of the versatile multi-crop planter for establishing sprouted direct-seeded rice.
Author(s): A.K.M.S. Islam, M.E. Haque, M.M.Hossain , M.A. Saleque, R.W. Bell
Energy utilization in unpuddled transplanting of wet season rice.
Author(s): A.K.M.S. Islam, M.M.Hossain , R.I Sarker, M.A. Saleque, M.A. Rahman , M.E. Haque, R.W. Bell
A new approach to manage prostrate cover crops on permanent beds.
Author(s): N.R. Hulugalle, L.A. Finlay, T.B. Weaver
Do livestock reduce crop yields in conservation farming systems?
Author(s): J.R. Hunt, A.D. Swan, J.A. Kirkegaard, P. Breust, M.B. Peoples
Double no-till in a rice-wheat rotation under eastern Gangetic plains of South Asia: medium-term effects on productivity and profitability.
Author(s): R.K. Jat, R. Gopal, R. Gupta, M.L. Jat
Increasing crop yields through conservation tillage in dryland areas of China.
Author(s): H.W. Li, J. He, H.W. Gao, J.N. Tullberg, A.D. McHugh, H. Li
Sowing performance of a spatially modified no-till drill in chopped and spread paddy straw.
Author(s): J.S. Mahal, M. Singh, A. Verma
Initial results on the response of maize and pigeonpeas to conservation agriculture at Karatu-Tanzania.
Author(s): R. Makoko Bashir, T. Mmbaga, F. Kanampiu, D. Rodriguez
Impact of dry seeding with alternate wetting and drying on rice productivity and profitability in Punjab, Pakistan.
Author(s): R.A. Mann, S. Hussain, M. Saleem
Conservation Agriculture-based rice-wheat-jute cropping systems in Bangladesh.
Author(s): M.A. Mazid, M.A. Haque, M.L. Bari, M.A. Ali, A. McDonald
Initial findings show benefits of controlled traffic for intensive vegetable production.
Author(s): J. McPhee, P. Aird
Characterization of soil nutrient levels in smallholder farms in Eastern Kenya.
Author(s): A.N. Micheni, F.K. Kanampiu, D. Rodriguez
Conservation tillage practices and weed management options on productivity and weed population of soybean.
Author(s): A. Monsefi, U.K. Behera, N. Rang Zan
Evaluation and promotion of integrated crop and resource management technologies in rice-wheat systems in Pakistan. Author(s): H.M. Rehman, M.A. Gill, N.A. Awan, J.K. Ladha
Integrating economics, technology networks, soils and gender to remove constraints to Conservation Agriculture in the developing world.
Author(s): M.J. Mulvaney, K. Moore, M.E. Christie, G. Norton, M. Bertelsen, L. Sutphin
Candidate plants to help soil pest control in Conservation Agriculture: potential effects of 21 species used as cover crops in Madagascar.
Author(s): K. Naudin, B. Quaranta, O. Husson, R. Randriamanantsoa, B. Rabary, L.S. Rafarasoa, R. Michellon, P. Fernandes, A. Ratnadass
No-till practices in the drought and salt-affected region of Uzbekistan.
Author(s): A. Nurbekov, M. Suleimenov, T. Friedrich, F. Taher, R. Ikramov, N. Nurjanov
Adapting Conservation Agriculture for smallholder farmers: potential of cassava (Manihot esculenta) in Zambia.
Author(s): B.B. Umar, P.H. Nyanga
Conservation tillage, residues management and cropping systems effects on carbon sequestration and soil biodiversity in a semi-arid environment of India.
Author(s): A.K. Patra, T.J. Purakayastha, S.C. Kaushik, A.R. Sharma, U.K. Behera
Farming system modelling and Conservation Agriculture (CA) adoption: intensification, risks, resilience and strategies: an example in the Lake Alaotra in Madagascar.
Author(s): E. Penot, M. Bar, M. Benz
Evolution of Conservation Agriculture (CA) cropping systems on uplands in the Lake Alaotra area since 2003.
Author(s): E. Penot, B. Harisoa, R. Domas, J.C. Rakotondravelo
Increasing rainfall-use efficiency for dryland crops on duplex soils.
Author(s): P. Sale, J. Gill, R. Peries, C. Tang
Nutrient use and dynamics in Conservation Agriculture including legumes in the Midwest of the Malagasy highlands. Author(s): L. Randriamanantsoa, O. Zemek, E. Bünemann, J.M. Douzet, J. Jansa, A. Oberson, L. Rabeharisoa, J. Rakotoarisoa, J.C. Rakotondravelo, E. Frossard, E. Scopel
Designing low input-high value integrated and resilient farming systems to face future challenges.
Author(s): U.C. Sharma, V. Sharma
Integrated management of inputs to maximize crop yields in humid highlands for food security.
Author(s): U.C. Sharma, V. Sharma
Cover crops and nitrogen fertilisation for maize crop grown in cerrado Oxisol.
Author(s): E.C. Silva, T. Muraoka, A. Silva, S. Buzetti, C.S.Souza, O. Arf, K. Sakadevan
Performance of permanent raised bed planting in rice-wheat system in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.
Author(s): U.P. Singh, Y. Singh, H.P. Singh, R.K. Gupta
Opportunities for increasing food legume production through Conservation Agriculture based resource conserving technologies in rice-wheat System.
Author(s): U.P. Singh, Y. Singh, R.G. Singh, R.K. Gupta
Fine tuning of Happy Seeder for direct drilling of wheat into combine-harvested rice fields.
Author(s): M. Singh, H.S. Sidhu, Y. Singh, J. Blackwell
Influence of irrigation and nitrogen fertiliser management practices on nitrogen dynamics in rice-based cropping systems. Author(s): A. Suriadi, Y.G. Abawi, R.K. Misra
Effect of stubble height and architecture on soil water capture.
Author(s): G.B. Swella, K. Flower, P.R. Ward, K.H.M. Siddique
Field method for detection and evaluation of soil compaction.
Author(s): T.H. Weyer, R. Boeddinghaus
Tailoring wheat genotypes for conservation agriculture in different cropping systems: an innovative and much needed breeding paradigm.
Author(s): R. Yadav, L. Kumar, M.L. Jat, J. Gupta
Promoting no-till practices to stabilize durum wheat yields and sustain agricultural production in semi-arid regions of Algeria. Author(s): O. Zaghouane, M. Makhlouf
Theme 2: Farming Systems Design
Understanding “time” as a key constraint to achieving sustainable rice farming in Sri Lanka.
Author(s): D. Abeygunawardane, R.J.S. Beeton, D.C. Cameron
Effect of improved fallows on maize productivity in Eastern and Southern Africa: a yield gap analysis.
Author(s): M. Adam, E. Barrios, F. Place
Using agro-climatic models to estimate the Guineagrass potential production in Brazilian tropical Savanna.
Author(s): L.C. Araujo, P.M. Santos, D. Rodriguez, J.R.M. Pezzopane, P.G. Cruz, P.P.A. Oliveira
Designing and disseminating Conservation Agriculture according to context features: theory and practices.
Author(s): O. Balarabé, O. Husson, A. Chabanne, L. Seguy
Building social resilience through understanding capacities of smallholder farming in Papua New Guinea.
Author(s): G. Palaniappan, B. Chambers, L. Bonney, L. Simeon, S. Hopa, C. Birch
Evaluation of APSIM to simulate maize-bean cropping systems in eastern and southern Africa: an alternative approach. Author(s): J. Dimes, J. Achieng, T. Mesfin, T. Abeya, B. Makoko, N. Nhantumbo, D. Rodriguez
Agroforestry systems as a strategy for sustainable production of oil palm in the Brazilian Amazon.
Author(s): D.C. Castellani, A.C. Silva, C.B. Capela, C.I. Domenico, C. Sugaya, E. Suzuki, J. Takamatsu
Breeding better maize germplasm for drier and hotter production environments.
Author(s): S. Fekybelu, A. Zeppa, Y. Chauhan, D. Rodriguez
Minimum tillage systems can reduce heliothis pupae emergence in irrigated cotton farming systems.
Author(s): N.R. Hulugalle , C. Tann, T.B. Weaver
Conservation Agriculture: sustainable crop intensification in rainfed peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) production system for efficient resources use.
Author(s): D.S. Kumar, S.D. Reddy, T.Y. Reddy
Grain yield of wheat following winter grazing in a low rainfall environment.
Author(s): R. Latta
Responses of spring wheat to nitrogen rates on a loess soil in a semi-arid climate on the western Loess Plateau, China. Author(s): L. Li, G. Huang, W. Bellotti, X. Wang
Less, or more: a preliminary systems study on nitrogen intensity of the wheat-maize system in the North China Plain. Author(s): W.L. Liang, P. Carberry, F. Chen, J. Whish, G.Y. Wang, R.X. Li, A.P. Xia
Intensifying Ethiopian agriculture: the role of improved seed system: constraints and opportunities.
Author(s): A. Hailesilassie
Evaluation of a polyherbal supplementation on the methane emissions from dairy goats.
Author(s): F. Mirzaei, S. Prasad, M. Mohini
Prototyping rotation and association with cover crop and no till.
Author(s): K. Naudin, E. Scopel, O. Husson, S. Auzoux, E. Penot, K.E. Giller
Watermelon (citrullus lanatus) live mulch climatic adaptation capabilities in African humid tropics’ cropping system.
Author(s): D. Ojo, S. Taiwo, I. Aiyelaagbe
Irrigation strategy has a large effect on deep drainage during a long-term crop sequence in the Lockyer Valley, Australia. Author(s): R. Robinson, S. Kodur, T. Ellis
Short term intensive rotational grazing in native pasture: II. Effects on soil nitrate and extractable P.
Author(s): G. Sanjari, H. Ghadiri, C. Ciesiolka
DYSPALLOC, a model to simulate farmers’ cropping plan decisions in their spatial and temporal dimensions.
Author(s): N. Schaller, C. Aubry, H. Boussard, A. Joannon, P. Martin
Simulation of water management practices during rice growth in a tropical lowland rice-based farming systems using APSIM. Author(s): A. Suriadi, Y.G. Abawi, R.K. Misra, D. Gaydon
Factors influencing the adoption of corn in irrigated rice-based farming systems in Lao PDR.
Author(s): V. Sourideth, P. Ouanesamone, J.C. Newby
Enabling technologies in agriculture: tackling food security and sustainability.
Author(s): J. ten Hav, P. Stoutjesdijk
Integrating Conservation Agriculture with trees: trends and possibilities among Smallholder Zambian farmers.
Author(s): B.B. Umar, P.H. Nyanga
Theme 3: Impact through Consultation, Participation and Knowledge Sharing
Sustainable Certified Agriculture: the farmer’s production alternative.
Author(s): J. Albertengo, A. Bianchini, A. Sylvestre Begnis, S. Lorenzati, G. Fernandez Parma, C. Bellosco, R. Peiretti
Recognizing farmers’ innovation of direct seeded Boro rice + Mustard mixed cropping systems and conservation agriculte based intervention for improvement.
Author(s): Ali M. Akkas, N.U. Mondal, M.A. Mazid
Response of Cucumber (Cucumbus sativus L.) to Deficit Irrigation in Saudi Arabia.
Author(s): A. Alomran, I.I. Louki
Landcare – Australia’s global solution to Conservation Agriculture.
Author(s): A. Arbuthnot
Conservation Agriculture advances with permanent rainfed cotton based cultivation with animal traction in Southern Mali. Author(s): P. Autfray, F. Sissoko
Calendar of activities agriculture of producers in the Brazilian Amazon and Atlantic forest.
Author(s): D.C. CastellanI, C.I. Domenico, A.C. Silva, C.B. Capela, R.M. Tozaki, D.H. Oliveira
Bio-economic optimisation of land use to manage natural resources.
Author(s): I. Hume, T. Nordblom, J. Finlayson, H. Creswell, E. Wang
Market Integration of Small Holder Farmers through CA in Zimbabwe.
Author(s): M. Jenrich, J.C. Urvoy
Designing training and education activities for the Border Rivers-Gwydir Catchment Management Authority to improve on-ground activities by landholders.
Author(s): L.A. Lobry de Bruyn, J. Lenehan, J. Prior
The role of Conservation Agriculture in increasing crop productivity for small holder farmers in Zimbabwe.
Author(s): L.S. Marongwe, K. Kwazira, M. Jenrich, C. Thierfelder, A. Kassam, T. Friedrich
Understanding adoption of Conservation Agriculture in eastern and southern Africa.
Author(s): M. Mekuria
Prospects for up-scaling Conservation Agriculture in Zimbabwe using animal traction mechanization technologies.
Author(s): I. Nyagumbo, E. Mutsamba, T. Barrett, E. Dengu, C. Thierfelder
Enhancing adoption of conservation agriculture practices through co-innovation platforms in sub-Saharan Africa.
Author(s): H. Posthumus, B. Pound, N. Andrieu, B. Triomphe
Regional Initiative for Agroecology-Climate Change” in the Indian Ocean Islands (IRACC network).
Author(s): A. Rakotondralambo
Theme 4: Policy Development for Market Effectiveness
The use of earthworms as bioindicators in no-till systems in Brazil.
Author(s): M. Bartz, G. Brown, A. Pasini, I. Mello, T. Tamiozzo, J. Bortoluzzi, R. Toledo
Brazilian public policy to mitigate and adapt for climate change and develop a low-carbon agriculture plan.
Author(s): L.A.M. Cordeiro, P.R. Galerani, D. Dossa, D.D. Amaral, A.A. Dossa
Identifying and classifying farmland management zones.
Author(s): T. Huffman, M. de Zuviria, M. Green
Nutrients – the real constraint to sequestering carbon in soil organic matter?
Author(s): C. Kirkby, J. Kirkegaard, A. Richardson, L. Wade, C. Blanchard, G. Batten
Conservation Agriculture and watershed management in Brazil: the Itaipu watershed (Paraná 3).
Author(s): F. Laurent, I. Mello, J. Corbonnois, R. Verdum