The World Cotton Research Conference (WCRC) Monthly Webinar Series

 

WCRC-7 Cotton Webinar Series

ICAC, ICRA and Cotton Incorporated have introduced a series of monthly webinars leading up the the seventh installment of the World Cotton Research Council, which has been postponed until 2-7 October 2022 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The webinars are free to all but a meeting ID and passcode are required. Detials about the upcoming speaker and webinars, as well as a list of past webinars and links to watch them, can be found below.

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Past Webinars

7 October

Game-Changing Science & Technologies for Cotton

  • Dr Ibrokhim Abdurakhmonov, Minister of Innovative Development, Uzbekistan

Exciting Digital Technologies for Cotton Farming

  • Dr Kater Hake, Cotton Incorporated

Watch this webinar: click here 

 

4 November

Climate Change: Physiological Implications and Challenges

  • Dr Raja Reddy, Mississippie State University

Climate Change: Management Implications and Challenges

  • Dr Michael Bange, CSIRO

To watch this webinar, choose your language beow: 

 

2 December

Soil Health

  • Prof Rattan Lal, Ohio State University, USA 

Battling Bollworm Resistance to Bt Cotton 

  • Prof Bruce Tabashnik, University of Arizona

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6 January

Achieving High Yields and Fine Quality of Cotton with Agronomic Technologies

  • Prof Hezhong Dong, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences 

Novel Genetic Traits for Cotton Improvement 

  • Prof Keerti S Rathore, Texas A&M University

To watch this webinar, choose your language beow: 

English
The French recording was corrupted and lost, our apologies!
The Spanish recording was corrupted and lost, our apologies!

 

3 February

Genes, Jeans and Genomes: What We Now Know about the Evolution of Gossypium and the Origin of Polyploids 

  • Prof. Jonathan Wendel, Iowa State University, USA 

Increasing Automatic and Robotic Applications in Cotton

  • Dr Edward Barnes, Cotton Incorporated

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3 March

The Challenges with Cotton Sustainability 

  • Allan Williams, Australia's Cotton Research and Development Corporation

Is Cotton a Water-Guzzling Crop?

  • Marcelo Peytas, Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Research

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7 April

Genomic-assisted Breeding in Cotton 

  • Dr Mehboob-ur-Rahman of the National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

The Power of Cotton Genomics

  • Dr John Yu, research geneticist with USDA-ARS and adjunct professor with Texas A&M University

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5 May

 Importance of Non-HVI (High Volume Instrument) Cotton Fiber Properties 

  • Dr Eric Hequet, Texas Tech University, USA

     

Wealth from Waste: Cotton By-Product Value Addition

  • Dr. Prashant Patil, Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri, India

     

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2 June

Better Together: International Partnerships Can Solve Threats to Cotton Production 

  •  Dr. Jodi Scheffler, Research Geneticist Plants, USDA-ARS

     

When the Seed Breaks, when the Fibre Sticks ... Some Contaminants of Cotton 

  • Dr Jean-Paul Gourlot, Co-leader of the Cotton Sector Group, CIRAD

  • Dr Bruno Bachelier, Cotton Supply Chain Correspondent, CIRAD

     

 
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