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COTTON TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE FUTURE

 

1. BREEDING AND CROP IMPROVEMENT IN COTTON
            1.1. Variety development
            1.2. Breeding for biotic and abiotic stresses
            1.3. Biotech cotton: beyond IR and HT

 

2. GENETICS AND GENOMICS – ICGI 2016 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
            2.1. Functional genomics
            2.2. Structural genomics
            2.3. Comparative genomics and bioinformatics
            2.4. Breeding and applied genomics
            2.5. Germplasm and genetic stocks

 

3. PRECISION AGRICULTURAL IN COTTON
            3.1. Precision agriculture tools for crop management
            3.2. Remote sensing and image analysis in precision agriculture
            3.3. Spraying technologies for precision farming

 

4. COTTON PROTECTION
           4.1. Emerging diseases, insect pests, nematodes and weed problems
           4.2. Integrated pest management
           4.3. Management of insecticide resistance (chemical and biotech cotton)
           4.4. Management of arthropods
           4.5. Management of diseases

 

5. COTTON PHYSIOLOGY
            5.1. Plant responses to adverse conditions
            5.2. Plant growth regulators
            5.3. Physiological and biochemical traits for abiotic stress tolerance
            5.4. Crop productivity and quality forecasting

 

6. COTTON AGRONOMY AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION
            6.1. Strategic challenges and opportunities in cotton production
            6.2. Conservation tillage systems
            6.3. Soil fertility and plant nutrition
            6.4. Weed management
            6.5. Climate change and adaptation
            6.6. Irrigation and soil salinity management
            6.7. Organic and specialty production systems
            6.8. Crop residue management
            6.9. Environmental impact of cotton production systems

 

7. HARVESTING AND POST-HARVESTING TECHNOLOGIES
            7.1. New developments in harvesting and post harvesting technologies
            7.2. Cotton mechanization

 

8. FIBER QUALITY AND PROCESSING
            8.1. Fiber quality testing
            8.3. Fiber processing

 

9. ECONOMICS/COTTON COMPETITIVENESS
            9.1. Socio-economic impacts of biotech cotton
            9.2. Production systems, cost of production and profitability
            9.3. Cotton marketing and specialty markets: cost of production and added-value

 

10. SOCIAL DYNAMICS AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
            10.1. Novel methods of technology transfer in cotton production and processing
            10.2. Absorption and uptake of newer technologies
            10.3. Social dynamics of cotton farming

 

11. MEASURING SUSTAINABILITY IN COTTON FARMING SYSTEMS
           11.1. Measuring sustainability in cotton farming-systems: towards a global framework
           11.2. Country experiences with the application of sustainability metrics

 
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