Facultad de Agronomía Universidad de Buenos Aires




5 th International Symposium of Forage Breeding

 

5th International Symposium of Forage Breeding (ISFB 2015) 

19th – 21st of October 2015, in Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Email: isfb2015@agro.uba.ar      Website: www.agro.uba.ar/ISFB2015 

Draft Program

Buenos Aires, 19-20-21 october 2015

Monday to Wednesday - full day program; 4 sessions per day, 4 presentations
per session (e.g.30 mins x 2; 15 mins x 2)
Poster presentations during lunch break 12.30 to 1.30 pm) and evening (5 to
7 pm)
Venue: Banco de la Nación Argentina Sede Central, Buenos Aires
 

Pre-symposium activities: Forage Plant Breeding Course  - including travel to INTA Pergamino in Argentina
Post-symposium activities:  Travel  to INIA Estanzuela in Uruguay
 

Day 1|: Monday 19 October 2015

Official Opening – Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation and  Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
9- 9.30 am

"Raul Rios' Opening Lecture:  9.30 - 10.30 am (45 min presentation and Q&A)
Morning break: 10.30 - 11 am

Session 1.  Genetic Resources and Novel Species
11am - 12.30 pm
Lunch break: 12.30 -1.30 pm

Session 2. Breeding and Managing Symbioses
1.30 - 3 pm
Afternoon break: 3 - 3.30 pm

Session 3.  Overcoming Abiotic Stresses
Poster Session: 5 - 7 pm
Part A: theme 1 (5 - 6 pm)
Part B: themes 2 and 3 (6 - 7 pm)

Day 2|: Tuesday 20 October 2015

Session 4. Biotic Stresses and Disease Tolerance
9 - 10.30 am
Morning tea: 10.30 - 11 am
Session 5. Forage Quality and Nutritive Value
11 am - 12.30 pm
 Lunch break: 12.30 - 1.30 pm

Session 6. Reproductive Systems and Breeding
1.30 - 3 pm
Afternoon tea: 3 - 3.30 pm

Session 7. Seed Quality and Yield
3.30 - 5 pm

Poster Session: 5 - 7 pm
Part A: themes 4 and 5 (5 - 6 pm)
Part B: themes 6 and 7 (6 - 7 pm)

Day 3: Wednesday 21 October 2015

 Session 8. New Traits and Technologies in Forage Breeding
9 - 10.30 am

Morning tea: 10.30 - 11 am

Session 9. Towards Whole Genome Selection
11 am - 12.30 pm
 

Lunch break: 12.30 -1.30 pm

Session10. Perennial grasses for biomass and bionergy

1:30 – 2:30 pm
 

Concurrent Poster Session: 2:30 – 4:30 pm (themes 8, 9 and 10)

Closing Remarks: 4.30 – 5 pm



Portales Fauba

Acceso al Portal de Heladas de Argentina

Acceso a portal educativo sobre Sustentabilidad en los Sistemas Agropecuarios y Naturales

Acceso al Jardín Botánico Virtual