Keynote Lectures

11:30 - 12:30 Wednesday, September 8 (Plenary Room)

KL-01 (11:30-12:00)
Dr. Jacqueline Hughes

Director General
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
"Agricultural research paradigms to build resilient food systems"

KL-02 (12:00-12:30)
Mr. Osamu Koyama

Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
"Ten reasons why Asian crop science must be reinforced"


12:30-13:00 Wednesday, September 8 (Plenary Room)

WS-01 Meiwafosis Co., Ltd.


13:55 - 16:30 Wednesday, September 8 (Plenary Room)

Climate Change and Advancing Rice Production in Asia

Professor Dr. Jun-Ichi Sakagami
Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, Japan



S-01 (14:00-14:20)
Professor Dr. Apichart Vanavichit
Rice Science Center, Kasetsart University, Thailand
"Reduced Stomata Density and Size: The key to improve WUE in Climate-ready Rice"


S-02 (14:20-14:40)
Dr. Junhwan Kim
National Institute of Crop Science, RDA, Korea
"Maximizing Rice Production and Quality under Climate Change"


S-03 (14:40-15:00)
Dr. Toshihiro Hasegawa
National Institute for Agro-Environemtanl Sciences, Japan
"Global Climate Changes and Their Impacts on Crop Production"


S-04 (15:10-15:30)
Dr. Ming-Hwi Yao
Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Taiwan
"Challenge and Adaptation for Rice Production under Climate Change in Taiwan"


S-05 (15:30-15:50)
Assoc. Professor Dr. Nguyen Duy Can
College of Rural Development, CanTho University, Vietnam
"Farming Systems under Environmental Changes in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam"

Discussion (15:50-16:30)


Thursday, September 9 & Friday, September 10 (Room1 – Room4)

1. Field Crop Production (Room 1)

  • 1.1. 1Direct-seeded rice in Asia-Oceania region
  • 1.2. Concepts, prospects, and potentiality of crop production in East Asia (sponsored by The Korean Society of Crop Science)
  • 1.3. Current Issues on Tropical Crops (sponsored by the Japanese Society for Tropical Agriculture / The Society of Sago Palm Studies)
  • 1.4. Legume Production in Asia

2. Farming System (Room 2)

  • 2.1. Cropping System / Crop Rotation
  • 2.2. Crop Production System
  • 2.3. Crop Modeling: Recent Progress and Applications
  • 2.4. Smart Farming (Remote Sensing, ITC) (sponsored by Asian Association of Agricultural Colleges and Universities (AAACU))

3. Abiotic Stress for Crop Production (Room 3)

  • 3.1. Temperature Stress (sponsored by Japan International Research Center for
    Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS))
  • 3.2. Drought Physiology
  • 3.3. Salinity
  • 3.4. O2 Deficiency, Submergence

4. Crop Genetics and Physiology (Room 4)

  • 4.1. Genetic Improvement of Crop Yield
  • 4.2. Assimilate Partitioning for Crop Productivity and Quality
  • 4.3. High Quality Food and Ingredients
  • 4.4. Root Genetics and Breeding (sponsored by the Japanese Society of Breeding)