Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Physiogenetic studies on rice yield potential based on sink-source relationship

A Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology (PBGB) Division Seminar

By Toshiyuki Takai
Senior researcher
National Institute of Crop Science
National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

1400-1500 H, Wednesday, 20 March 2013
Room A, D.L. Umali Building, IRRI

Darwinian agriculture: How understanding evolution can improve agriculture

A lecture and discussion series

By R. Ford Denison
University of Minnesota, USA

22-26 March 2013 (scroll down for schedule of 5 sessions)
Rooms A, B, and C; D.L. Umali Building, IRRI

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Structural transformation and implications on women’s labor participation in agriculture

IRRI Seminar

By Uma Lele
Independent scholar and
Former senior advisor
The World Bank

1315-1415 H, Thursday, 14 March 2013
Havener Auditorium, IRRI

Monday, 11 March 2013

Advancing nitrogen and irrigation management for row crops and biofuel crops in the western US

Crop and Environmental Sciences Division Seminar

By Kevin Bronson
Supervisory research soil scientist
USDA-ARS, US Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutr Chair, Soil Science Society of America Div. S-4

1315-1415 H, Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Asia Room, Chandler Hall, IRRI

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Women gaining momentum: Take a moment to learn more about what IRRI women are doing

Special International Women's Day 2013 Seminars@ IRRI

Join us in the next IRRI (Thursday) Seminar, organized by HRS, to start the celebration for International Women’s Day at IRRI. Three IRRI women of science will share their insights into their work.

Maria Celeste Banaticla-Hilario (GRC)
Maria Theresa Castro (SSD)
Ando Radanielson (CESD)

Designing rice for the 21st century: the three laws of maximum yield

IRRI Seminar

By John Sheehy, OBE
IRRI consultant and former head of the C4 Rice Project
Marlowe, Bucks, U.K.

1315-1415 H, Thursday, 21 March 2013
Havener Auditorium, IRRI