Orig France 2016

Agroecological approaches to promote innovative banana production systems

 
The fifth ISHS-ProMusa symposium was organized by ProMusa and hosted by Cirad. Held in Montpellier, France, from 10 to 14 October 2016, the gathering provided scientists from around the world the opportunity to exchange around the theme of Agroecological approaches to promote innovative banana production systems.
 
Conference group photo (photo by B. Pogam/Cirad)
 
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Click on the photos to start the slideshows – from left to right: symposium speakers, symposium field trip, and off conference
 
        
 
 
Oral presentations
 
SESSION A: Sharing the concepts of agroecology and illustrating their usage
 
Keynotes
 
M. Blouin, AgroSup/Université de Bourgogne, France
Ecological engineering with earthworms: principles, ecosystem services and mechanisms (PDF 1.8 MB)
 
 
M. Köberl, Graz University of Technology, Austria
The banana microbiome: stability and potential health indicators (PDF 1.5 MB)
 
Oral presentations
 
 
 
G. Damour, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
A trait-based approach for the choice of cover-crops in banana cropping systems: theoretical developments and practical applications  (PDF, 2.1 MB)
 
H. Tran Quoc, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Introducing cover crops in the Caribbean banana fields: which determinants for adoption of innovative banana cropping systems in the French West Indies and Dominican Republic? (PDF 3.2 MB)
 
 
 
S. Depigny and T. Lescot, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Agroecology: a key for the emergence of productive and sustainable plantain-based cropping systems?  (PDF, 1 MB)

SESSION B: Managing plant diversity to ensure ecosystem services
 
Keynotes
 
P. Bàrberi, Sant’Anna School of Advances Studies, Italy
Functional agrobiodiversity: approach, examples, and applicability to banana cropping systems (PDF, 1.6 MB)
 
F. DeClerck, Bioversity International, France
Ecosystems Services from Agriculture  (PDF, 2 MB)
 
Oral presentations
 
M. Dorel, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
What variety for sustainable banana cropping system: Cavendish clones or new BLSD resistant hybrids? Management of banana functional traits (PDF, 904 kB)
 
E. Amorim, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brazil
Banana genotypes resistant to Fusarium Wilt identified under infested area and greenhouse conditions (PDF, 2 MB)
 
Frédéric Bakry, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
CARBAP K74: a plantain-like hybrid designed to promote sustainable plantain-based cropping systems (PDF, 2.1 MB)
 
 
P. Brat, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Management of post-harvest fruit quality for ecologically intensified banana cropping systems (PDF, 2.1 MB)
 
 
 
 
E. Amorim, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brazil
Genetic variability in plantain genotypes using agronomical and molecular data (PDF, 867 kB)
 
R. Tumuhimbise, National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), Uganda
Genotype × environment interaction effect and selection of cooking banana hybrids for yield and other relevant traits in Uganda(PDF, 873 kB)
 
E. Amorim, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brazil
Musa acuminata x Mycospharella musicola:  Preliminary results of RNA-Seq analysis(PDF, 286 kB)
 
 
SESSION C: Enhancing biological regulations in banana cropping systems (field level)
 
Keynotes
 
P. Tixier, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Enhancing ecological regulations in banana cropping systems: an example of a fine-tuned management approach for Cosmopolites sordidus (PDF, 2.5 MB)
 
S. Sánchez Moreno, National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology, Spain
Biodiversity and soil health: the role of the soil food web in soil fertility and suppressiveness to soilborne diseases  (PDF, 1.6 MB)
 
Oral presentations
 
A. Drenth, University of Queensland, Australia
Development and implementation of agroecological approaches in Australia’s banana cultivation
 
 
C. Poeydebat, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Multiple pests’ ecological control driven by plant richness in banana agrosystems (PDF, 1.3 MB)
 
C. Guillermet, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Experimental approaches for agroecological management of black leaf streak in dry and humid tropical conditions (PDF, 1.2 MB)
 
 
A. McBeath, QDAF, Horticulture Forestry Science, Australia
Monitoring microbial functional and structural diversity for management of disease suppressive soils (PDF, 854 kB)
 
M. Dita, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brazil
An integrated approach to reduce yield losses caused by Fusarium wilt of banana in São Paulo, Brazil (PDF, 2 MB)
 
D. Ochieno, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya
Effects of endophytic non-pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum V5w2 and mulching on field-grown tissue culture banana plants and root infection by Radopholus similis
 
A.B. Pattison, QDAF, Horticulture Forestry Science, Australia
Integrating management practices to support banana production in the presence of Fusarium wilt 
 
 
 
M. Dita, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (EMBRAPA), Brazil
Management of Fusarium wilt of bananas in Minas Gerais, Brazil (PDF, 1.1 MB)
 
D. Carval, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Contrasting effects of a cover crop on the regulation of the banana weevil (PDF, 612 kB)
 
 
 
A. Wibowo, Gadjah Mada Univ., Indonesia
Screening of endophytic bacteria for controlling wilt disease of banana

SESSION D: Improving soil functioning through optimizing mineral and water resource use (field level)
 
Keynote
 
J.L. Chotte, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), France
Soil Biological interactions: a driver to improve soil ecosystem services  (PDF, 1.6 MB)
 
Oral presentations
 
 
 
 
 
H. Gübbük, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Effects of different mulch materials on morphological features, quality and yield of banana 
 
H. Gübbük, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Comparison of open-field and protected banana cultivation for some morphological and yield
features under subtropical conditions
 
 
SESSION E: Processes, multi-criteria assessment of performances, and contextual factors driving stakeholder strategies (at farm, landscape or higher levels)
 
Keynotes
 
 
 
Oral presentations
 
P. Feschet, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Multi-criteria assessment of innovative cropping systems in French West Indies: A step of the improvement process (PDF, 823 kB)
 
I. Comte, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Assessing the environmental impact of pesticide use in banana cropping systems (PDF, 1.1 MB)
 
S. Di Cesare, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement (CIRAD), France
Conceptualizing a new method to evaluate banana farmworkers pesticide exposure (PDF, 424 kB)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
G. Ngoh-Newilah, CARBAP, Cameroon
Postharvest quality and performance of a promising plantain-like hybrid `CARBAP K74´ from Cameroun using contrasted agronomic practices
 
 
 
Posters
 
Poster competition
 
First prize:
D. Carval, Contrasting effects of a cover crop on the regulation of the banana weevil (see corresponding short oral)
 
Second prize:
 
Third prize tie:
S. Depigny, Are common crops associated with plantain a source of ecological services? (see corresponding short oral)
 

A. Abla: Crotalaria spectabilis combined to Rhizophagus irregularis MUCL41833 decreases the incidence of Radopholus similis in banana
 
J. Adheka Giria: Banana and plantain diversity and uses in Oriental province, Democratic Republic of Congo
 
 
M. Castro-Benitez: Determination of Chl a/Chl b ratio as a physiological indicator of hyperpigmentation phenomenon in baby banana (`Bocadillo´) production as affected by environmental factors
 
 
 
 
 
 
M.A. Kamel: The influence of alum, bicarbonate and chlorine treatments on crown rot disease progress in organic bananas