Looking Beyond Borders: GM Crops, Biological Control and IPM in the International Arena

Saturday, December 11, 2010: 1:00 PM-5:05 PM
Royal Palm, Salon 5-6 (Town and Country Hotel and Convention Center)
Nicolas Desneux

Kris Wyckhuys

1:00 PM
Introductory remarks
1:05 PM
Eco Invertebase© and Arthrofilter©:  Selecting non-target species for testing GM crops 
Louise Malone, Plant & Food Research; J. Todd, Plant and Food Research; Franz Bigler, Agroscope Reckenholz-Tänikon Research Station ART; Jörg Romeis, Agroscope Reckenholz, Tänikon Research Station ART
2:05 PM
Do Bt crops contribute to IPM?
Steven Naranjo, USDA - ARS
2:25 PM
IPM strategy in the Chinese Bt cotton-planting region
Kongming Wu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
2:45 PM
Exploring the dismantlement of indigenous pest management in the Andes
Soroush Parsa, International Center for Tropical Agriculture
3:05 PM
3:40 PM
4:00 PM
Botanical insecticides in practice:  Where and why?
Murray B. Isman, The University of British Columbia
4:20 PM
Biological control in the national campaign against fruit flies in Mexico
Jorge Cancino, Programa Moscamed Moscafrut SAGARPA – IICA; Pablo Montoya, Campaña Nacional contra Moscas de la Fruta
4:40 PM
Farmer field schools and training trainers in Southeast Asia:  Impacts and activities
Gregory C. Luther, AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center; Joko Mariyono, AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center; Madhusudan Bhattarai, AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center; Masagus Ferizal, Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology; Nur Fitriana, Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology; Rachman Jaya, Assessment Institute for Agricultural Technology
5:00 PM
Concluding Remarks
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