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Wood formation in poplar trees as affected by drought stress and photoperiod. Andrea Polle, University of Göttingen. Plant Biology Europe EPSO/FESPB 2016 Congress. 26-30 June, 2016.

Making wood in climate-smart trees: from model systems to the real world.  VISCEA Conference Plant Model Species: Fundamentals and Applications. Andrea Polle (Göttingen University). Vienna, Austria. 4-5 February 2016

Polycomb and ABA mediated control of activity-dormancy cycle. R. Bhalerao (SLU). JSPS Meeting, Morioka, Japan. 18-20 March, 2016

Values and assumptions in bioenergy debates: A politics of knowledge analysis of ‘waste’ and marginality within UK agricultural systems. V. Petousi (UoC). Royal Geographical Society, Annual International Conference 2016. London

Intra-specific variation in poplar drought responses. Andrea Polle, University of Göttingen. International Poplar Congress. Berlin 13-16 September 2016

Leveraging ABA receptors for water productivity of plants. Alexander Christmann, TUM Gordon Research Conference. 10.05.2016. Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

Coltivare il futuro: cibo e scienza verso le nuove prospettive. S Scalabrin (IGATS). European Biotech. Week. Udine, Italy.  26-28 September 2016

Plant volatiles exploring the plant headspace: Functional analysis and emerging applications. F Loreto (CNR). Gordon Research Conference. Ventura USA. 30 January, 2016

The interplay of abiotic factors and plant volatile formation and function. S. Catola (CNR). Gordon Research Seminar. Ventura USA. 30 January 2016.

Applicazioni SAPR per l’arboricoltura di Precisione. 2016. National Conference: SISTEMI AEREI A PILOTAGGIO REMOTO PER L’AGRICOLTURA DI PRECISIONE: Esperienze e applicazioni in colture agricole e forestali. 2016. 246.2016. CREA, Arezzo, Italy. 

Competitività e sostenibilità per i sistemi agricoli, agroalimentari e forestali della Regione Lazio. 2016. A. Harfouche. Fabbisogni e innovazione disponibile: le esigenze e le proposte del settore tecnologico “Smart agriculture”: agricoltura di precisione, robotica e IOT, nuove frontiere per il sistema agro-alimentare e agro-forestale italiano. UNITUS, Viterbo, Italy. 23.6.2016.

Potenzialità dei sensori iperspettrali e lidar su droni per l’identificazione delle infestanti. 2016. A. Harfouche. National Conference: Le opportunità dell’agricoltura di precisione per ridurrel’impatto ambientale delle tecniche agronomiche:il controllo delle infestanti. 31.5.2016

Kinematics and RNA-Seq to decipher the response of root growth to osmotic stress. 2016. M.-B. Bogeat-Triboulot. INRA, Clermont-Ferrand, France. 31.5.2016.

Genotyping-by-sequencing targeting the gene space in a natural, wide population of bioenergy Populus nigra L. (2016). Davide Scaglione and Federica Cattonaro. IUFRO conference. Archacon, France. 30.5.2016.

Phenomics analysis of drought responses in miscanthus collected from different geographical locations. 2016. Malinowska. Copenhagen: COST Action Meeting 18-20.4.2016

Making wood in climate-smart trees: from model systems to the real world. (2016). Andrea Polle (UGOE). Plant Model Species: Fundamentals and Applications. Vienna, Austria. 4-5 February 2016.

Physiological and molecular analysis of drought stress responses in miscanthus: identifying important traits for biofuel production from analysis of networks. 2016. M. Malinowska. Plant & Animal Genome Conference XXIV. 9-13.1.2016.

Exploring abscisic acid receptors for water productivity. 2016. E. Grill. ICAR, Gyeongju, South Korea. 30.06.2016

Exploring ABA receptors for water use-efficient plants. 2016. E. Grill.  IPGSA.  Toronto, Canada. 21.6.2016.

Symposium “Stress: ecophysiology and biodiversity” (keynote speaker). 2016. 17th International Photosynthesis Congress. 7-12 August.

Rhizobacterial potential to decrease plant ACC concentration and effects on growth and physiology under limited water condition. 2016. M. Centritto. International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development. Abbottabad. Pakistan. 25-27 April.

Climate change, drought, land degradation and desertification. 2016. M. Centritto. International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development. Abbottabad. Pakistan. 25-27 April.

Water optimization in arid environment. 2016. WADIS MAR Interregional Workshop on good practices for sustainable water resources management in arid and semi-arid Regions. Tunis, Tunisia. 22 March.

 

Tissue and cell-specific cytokinin activity monitored by an ARR5::GUS reporter construct in poplar wood. 2015. Paul, S. Molecular Plant Sciences Seminar, Schwann-Schleiden-Forschungszentrum, Göttingen, Germany.

Drone4Bioscience and agricuture research and innovation. 2015.  National Conference: Roma Drone Conference 2015 - Droni in agricoltura. Nuove soluzioni tecnologiche per monitoraggio e interventi di precisione nelle coltivazioni. Rome, Italy. 28 October.

Field based high-throughput phenotyping using UAV multi-sensor platform. 2015. A. Harfouche. Workshop FlyTop. 22-25 June 2015.

Sistemi Aeromobili a Pilotaggio Remoto (SAPR) per la gestione innovativa di ecosistemi agroforestali. 2015. A. Harfouche. National Conference: Nuovi droni per il monitoraggio ambiente, l'agricoltura di precisione, la geologia, i beni culturali e la vigilanza: dall'acquisizione all'elaborazione dei dati. DronItaly 2015. Expo Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy.

Italian Agriculture: from Tradition to Innovation. 2015. A. Harfouche. National Conference: Transdisciplinary aspects of sustainable development: The role, policy and scientific perspectives of traditional agriculture.  Italian Chamber of Deputies, Rome, Italy. 2. December 2015.

Piattaforme aeree ultraleggere per la gestione innovativa di ecosistemi agroforestali e ambientali. 2015. A. Harfouche. National Conference: II giornata di Cultura Ambientale 2015: "Strumenti di gestione ecoefficiente nell’industria e in agricoltura".  ISPRA, Rome, Italy. 12 October 2015.

Droni multisensoriali per la gestione innovativa di ecosistemi agroforestali e ambientali. 2015. A Harfouche. National Conference: Nuovi droni per il monitoraggio ambiente, l'agricoltura di precisione, la geologia, i beni culturali e la vigilanza: dall'acquisizione all'elaborazione dei dati. DronItaly 2015. Expo Fiera Milano, Milan, Italy. 25-26 September.

I droni: interventi di agricoltura di precisione nella Valle Peligna. 2015. A. Harfouche.  National Conference: Precision Agriculture. Consorzio Produttori Aglio Rosso, Sulmona, Italy. 9 July 2015.

Measuring telomere length in plant and tree species: The intersection of research, innovation and entrepreneurship.  A. Harfouche. 2015. IV Mediterranean Forest Week. Barcelona, Spain. 17-20 March.

A comprehensive picture from kinematic and RNASeq analyses.  Trilateral CRAG/INRA USPC meeting. Bogeat-Triboulot M.-B.  6-8 October 2015.

ABA signalling in poplar. 2015. Papacek, M. Botanikertagung. Freising, Germany. 31.8.2015.

Measuring telomere length in forest trees and its relevance to tree breeding. 2015. A. Harfouche.  IUFRO Tree Biotechnology 2015 Conference.  CNR, Florence, Italy.

Genetical genomics and physiological responses to drought stress in poplar. 2015. A. Harfouche.  IUFRO Tree Biotechnology 2015 Conference.  CNR, Florence, Italy.

Field-based phenomics: toward more efficient forest tree breeding. 2015. A. Harfouche. International Plant and Algal Phenomics Meeting (IPAP).  Prague, Czech Republic. 27-30 June.

Combating aridity: From plant physiology to dryland ecosystem services. 2015. Centritto, M. Workshop on Biotechnologies and agro-technologies for sustainable agriculture under climate change. Mexico City.

Sustainable Management of Agriculture Water Resources: from Leaf Physiology to Dry-Land Ecosystem Services.  2015. Centritto, M. International Training Workshop on Sustainable Agriculture Water Management in a Changing Environment. Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

A comprehensive picture from kinematic and RNASeq analyses. 2015. M-B Bogeat-Triboulot (INRA). Trilateral CRAG/INRA USPC meeting.

Elucidating the basis of traits in black poplar using association genetics. Mike Allwright. The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Effects of irrigation procedures used in high-throughput phenotyping of black poplar. Jaime Puertolas. The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Drought adaptation of two giant reed ecotypes. Walter Zegada-Lizarazu. The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

High throughput phenotyping for drought responses in miscanthus. Paul Robson. The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Physiological and morphological response of giant reed to water deficit. Matthew Haworth. The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Screening miscanthis genotypes for drought tolerance traits. Laurie Huxley (AU-IBERS). The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Bioenergy trees: genetics and genomics to fill the yield gap. Plenary Presentation 13. Gail Taylor (SOTON). The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Upscaling biomass production: the case of miscanthus. Plenary Presentation 12. John Clifton-Brown (AU-IBERS). The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Biomass crop production in Greece: Constraints and future recommendations. 2015. C. Illiopoulos. 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association. Prague, CZ. 25-28.8.2015.

CNR EXPO Milan 2015 - Global drought, land degradation and desertification. Centritto, M. (CNR). EXPO Milan. 26 August 2015.

Reflections on recent policy on bioenergy in Europe. Plenary Presentation 2. Donal Murphy-Bokern (DMB). The International Conference on ‘Perennial biomass crops for a resource-constrained world’ 7 – 9 September 2015. Hohenheim, Germany.  www.biomass2015.

Network reconstruction in Populus nigra. (2015). S. Schnabel (WU).   Statistical Genetics colloquium series.

Hormonal and molecular basis of growth and wood formation in Populus under drought stress. 2015. Conference: Perennial Biomass Crops for a Resource Constrained World. Hohenheim, Germany. Yu, D. Paul S, Wildhagen H, Janz D, Bogeat-Triboulot M, Taylor G, Polle A.

Improving poplar for biofuel applications: elicidating the genetic basis of important traits in Populus nigra through an association genetics approach in a natural, wide mapping population. 9-14.1.2015. Allwright, M. (SOTON).  Plant and Animal Genome XXIII.

Current policy approaches for bioenergy. 25-27 November, 2014. Murphy-Bokern, D. (DMB).  Miscanthus Safari and Symposium.  Aberystwyth, UK

Abiotic stress tolerance: the impacts of variation in water, salinity and temperature on growth and yield. 25-27 November, 2014. Paul Robson (AU-IBERS).  Miscanthus Safari and Symposium.  Aberystwyth, UK

Using phenomics analysis to identify genotypic variation in drought responses of miscanthus under drought stress. 22-26 June, 2014. Malinowska, M. (AU-IBERS). The Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO Congress. Dublin.

Biogenic Hydrocarbon & the Atmosphere", (keynote speaker). 2014. F. Loreto. Gordon Research Conference. Girona, Spain.

Geotropism and root water uptake along the root profile of Arundo donax L. (17-19 September, 2014) Sartoni R., Zegada-Lizarazu W., Monti A. (UNIBO) XLIII Annual congress of the Italian Society of Agronomy, Pisa, Italy.

Molecular control of growth in the division and elongation zones of poplar root apex. (8-9 September,2014) Royer M., Hummel I., Bizet F. & Bogeat-Triboulot MB. (INRA)  Doctorants and post-doctorants annual meeting of the Laboratory of Excellence ARBRE, Nancy, France.

Forest biotechnology advances to support global bioeconomy. (9 July, 2014) Harfouche A. (UNITUS) International conference on research and innovation in sustainable forestry to advance a competitive global bioeconomy, Arezzo, Italy.

The political and socio-economic context of biomass crop production in Greece (3-6 September, 2014) Petropoulou, E., Iliopoulos, C. Petousi, V., Theodorakopoulou, I.  (UoC) 8th ECPR - European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Glasgow, UK.

Ecology of plant volatiles: Now and in the future. (29 June- 4 July, 2014) Loreto, F. (CNR) Biogenic hydrocarbons and the atmosphere, Girona, Spain.

Capitalizing on R&D in agricultural biotechnology with intellectual property protection. (22 May 2014) Harfouche A. (UNITUS) Symposium, Italy.

Statistical analysis of RNA-seq counts in an experiment of treatment × genotype × tissue in Populus nigra. J. Paulo (WU). Bioinformatics@Wageningen Seminar Series.

Systems performance of crops under drought stress. (2-3 April, 2014) Wildhagen H. (UGOE) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Phenotyping for improved traits for drought tolerance. (2-3 April, 2014) Donnison I. (AU-IBERS) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Research and innovation in sustainable forestry to advance competitive global bioeconomy. 9.7.2014. Harfouche, A. (UNITUS). Arezzo, Italy

Molecular control of growth in the division and elongation zones of poplar root apex  8-9.9.2014. Royer, M. (INRA).  Doctorants and Post-Doctorants annual meeting of the Laboratory of Excellence ARBRE.

Poplar as a feedstock for biofuels: land availability and biomass production potential in Italy. 20-23.7.2014. Harfouche, A. (UNITUS). International Poplar Symposium VI. Vancouver, Canada. 

Next generation sequencing for molecular breeding. (2-3 April, 2014) Morgante M. (IGATS) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Forward genetic approaches for improved crops. (2-3 April, 2014) Taylor G. (SOTON) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Reverse genetic appraoches for improved crops. (2-3 April, 2014) Bhalerao R. (SLU)  WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Environmental assessment of new germplasm. (2-3 April, 2014) Davies W. (ULANC) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Systems modelling from gene to crop. (2-3 April, 2014) Paulo J. (WU) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Training and skills. (2-3 April, 2014) Harfouche A. (UNITUS) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Biomass for the future. (2-3 April, 2014) Hofte H. (INRA) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Drought tolerance yielding plants. (2-3 April, 2014) Tardieu F. (INRA) WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting, Paris, France.

Systems performance of crops under drought stress. (28-29 October, 2014) Wildhagen H., Malinowska M. and Centritto M. (UNGOE) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

In-vitro methods in miscanthus to accelerate breeding. (2014)  K-U. Schwarz. Miscanthus symposium and field safari. Aberystwyth University, UK. 25-26 November, 2014.

Influence of temperature on bud flush phenology in Populus nigra: A comparison between two growing seasons. 2014. A. Harfouche. International Poplar Symposium VI. Vancouver, Canada.

The molecular and physiological basis of drought tolerance: the Populus core experiment. (28-29 October, 2014) Wildhagen H., Smith H., Allwright M., Valdes-Fragoso M., Douthe C., Cohen D., Brendel O., Le Thiec D., Hummel I., Bure, C., Janz D., Paul S., Haworth M., Rüger S., Centritto M., Loreto F., Flexas J., Bogeat-Triboulot M.-B., Taylor G., and Polle A. WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Phenotyping for improved traits for drought tolerance. (28-29 October, 2014) Malinowska M., Robson P., Lizarazu W.Z., and Puertolas J. (AU-IBERS) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Next generation sequencing for molecular breeding. (28-29 October, 2014) Saclabrin S. and Scaglione D. (IGATS) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Forward genetic approaches for improved crops. (28-29 October, 2014) Allwright M., Harfouche A., Robson P., Valli F. and Trebbi D. (SOTON) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Reverse genetic approaches for improved crops. (28-29 October, 2014) Papacek M., Grill E., Moller L. and Allwright M. (TUM) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Environmental assessment of new germplasm. (28-29 October, 2014) Petousi V., Puertolas J. and Douthe C. (UoC) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Systems modelling from gene to crop. (28-29 October, 2014) Schnabel S. (WU). WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Training and skills. (28-29 October, 2014) Harfouche A. (UNITUS) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Dissemination and impact. (28-29 October, 2014) Murphy-Bokern D. and Donnison I. (DMB) WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Venice, Italy.

Biotechnology-based breeding in forest trees: are we there yet? (3 June, 2013) Harfouche A. (UNITUS) Forest Biotechnology, Sustainability, Beijing, China.

Stomatal adaptation to atmospheric carbon dioxide: timescale and atmospheric composition effects on plant evolution. (26-27 November, 2013) Haworth, M. (CNR) Marie Curie Conference (Session B-sustainable agriculture and food security, climate action, marine research, Bio-economy), Firenze, Italy.

Ecophysiological and molecular characterization of seedlings of Argania spinosa from four indigenous forests of Morocco. (10-15 March, 2013) Centritto, M. (CNR) Sustainable water use for securing plant production in the Mediterranean region under changing climate, Agadir, Morocco.

From leaf physiology to dry land ecosystem services (23-27 September, 2013) Haworth, M. and Centritto, M. (CNR) Plant Physiology and Genetics – Achievements and Challenges, Sofia, Bulgaria.

How does intra-specific variation in poplars affect growth responses to nitrogen fertilization and drought?  27-29 November, 2013.  Polle, A. (UGOE) PRO-BIOPA conference, Freising, Germany.

The WATBIO project: Developing improved non-food biomass crops for water stressed environments.  24.9.2013.  Smith, H. (SOTON) Multidisciplinary bioenergy awayday.

Cytogenetics investigations in the genus Arundo. 15-18.9.2013. Valli, F. (Gentilab).  58th Annual Congress
SIGA.

Effects of drought stress on growth and wood formation in Populus.  1-2 October, 2013. Wildhagen et al. WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Florence, Italy.

Effects of drought stress on growth and wood formation in Populus.  27-29 November, 2013. Wildhagen et al. Freising, Germany.

Drought perception, signalling and adaptation: many roads to Tiparilo.  24-25 April, 2013.  Polle, A. (UGOE). WATBIO Executive Committee Meeting.  Paris.

System performance of miscanthus under water stress and phenotyping for drought tolerance. (1-2 Octaober, 2013) Malinowska M., Robson P. and Donnison I. WATBIO Annual Consortium Meeting, Florence, Italy.