Session II:

Setting the Context (plenary session)

3:50–4:10

Applying Ecological Principles in Agroecosystem Studies

Miguel Altieri, University of California, erkeley

4:10–4:30

How Economists View Ecologically Based Pest Management

Katherine R. Smith, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

4:30–4:50

Integrating Soil Crop and Weed Management in Low-External-Input Farming

Matt Liebman, Iowa State University

4:50–5:10

Microbial Ecology

Steven Lindow, University of California, Berkeley

5:10–5:30

Combining Models and Field Experimentation to Understand Insect-Pathogen Dynamics

Greg Dwyer, University of Notre Dame

5:30–6:30

Open Discussion

6:30–7:30

Dinner

7:30–8:30

After-Dinner Presentation and Discussion

Pest Prevention

Eugene P. Odum, University of Georgia

March 11, 1999

 

Session III:

Key Components and Elements Critical to chieving the Vision

Group Discussions (each attendee will participate in both group discussions)

8:00–9:30AM

Research (e.g., key processes, systems science, experimental design)

Facilitator: Jenny Broome, University of California, Davis

Implementation (e.g., ecological productivity, teaching biological principles, adoption strategies)



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