- Taipei-Manila ECA study nearly complete
- Biotech experts meet
- Emerging infectious diseases in food crops
- Finding ways to solve the Asian water problems
- The quest for fresh and safe seafood
- Plant pathologists meet in Tokyo
- Soil info managers exchange experience
- Citrus HLB: up close
- Revitalizing rural areas
IRRI's principal scientist Dr. Roland Buresh, delivers his keynote lecture on "Nutrient Management Decision Tool for Small-scale Rice and Maize Farmers".
Recently, invited soil scientists and information managers from eight countries met in the Philippines to exchange experiences and discussed ways of how to design a more holistic approach to soil information databases.
A joint activity of FFTC and the Philippine Council for Agriculture Aquaculture Natural Resources Research and Development, the international seminar entitled "Soil Information System Oriented Nutrient Management for Asian Major Crops" became a healthy exchange of experiences on the development of soil information systems and services from various Asian countries, soil nutrient management approaches and technologies and fertilizer management strategies for carbon and nitrogen sequestration and mitigating nitrogen gas emissions.
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