World Cotton Research Conference WCRC-2

06 September 1998 - 12 September 1998 , Athens, Greece

“New Frontiers in Cotton Research”

 

Organizing Committee

International 

Lawrence H. Shaw, Executive Director, International Cotton Advisory Committee, (Chairman)
Jean Philippe Deguine, Head Cotton Program, Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, France
Sebastiao Barbosa, Regional Officer, FAO for Latin America and the Caribbean, Chile
Kiratso Kosmidou - Dimitropoulou, Director, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece
Ioannis Tsitsipis, President, National Agricultural Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Derek Russell, National Resources Institute, United Kingdom
Ralph Schulzé, Executive Director, Cotton Research and Development Corporation, Australia
Eugene Brock, Chairman, Cotton Board, South Africa
Zahir Hussain, Cotton Commissioner, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Pakistan

National

Kiratso Kosmidou - Dimitropoulou, Director, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece (Chairman)
Urania Kechagia, Director, Cotton and Industrial Plants Institute, National Agricultural Research Foundation, Thessaloniki,  Greece ( V. Chairman)
Lydia Bouza, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece, (Secretary)
Angeliki Avgoula, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece, (Secretary)
Vassilia Tsouridou, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece, (Treasurer)
Maria Anastasiou, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece
Thalia Kouloula, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece
Irini Kyriakidou, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece
Maria Malikoutsaki-Mathioudi, National Agricultural Research Foundation, Athens, Greece
Panaghiotis Tsotros, Ministry of Agriculture, Athens, Greece
Eleni Voulgaraki, Hellenic Cotton Board, Athens, Greece
Fotios Xanthopoulos, Cotton and Industrial Plants Institute, National Agricultural Research Foundation, Thessaloniki, Greece
Vasilios Zarkinos, Panhellenic Co-Federation of Agricultural Cooperatives, Athens, Greece

 

OVERVIEW ON CURRENT COTTON RESEARCH
1. BREEDING
2. BIOTECHNOLOGY
3. AGRONOMY
4. PHYSIOLOGY
5. CROP PROTECTION
6. FIBER QUALITY
7. COTTON AND ENVIRONMENT
8. MULTIDISCIPLINARY
9. NEW DEVELOPMENTS FROM INDUSTRY

OVERVIEW ON CURRENT COTTON RESEARCH (Plenary papers)

1. BREEDING
1a. Classical - Mutagenesis

1b. Breeding - Molecular genetics

1c. Breeding - Genetics

1d. Hybrids - Varieties

2. BIOTECHNOLOGY

3. AGRONOMY
3a. Cultural practices

3b. Nutrition

3c. Irrigation

4. PHYSIOLOGY
4a. Physiology

4b. Modeling

4c. Water stress –Low inputs

4d. Growth Regulators

5. CROP PROTECTION
5a. Ecology

5b.  Pesticide Resistance

5c.  Plant Resistance

5d.  Biological control

5e.  Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

5f. Seed Treatments

5g. Insect Pests

5h. Diseases

6. FIBER QUALITY
6a. Fiber Quality

6b. Contamination

6c. HVI assessment

6d. Ginning and spinning


7. COTTON AND ENVIRONMENT

8. MULTIDISCPLINARY

9. NEW DEVELOPMENTS FROM INDUSTRY