13th ICAC-Network Meeting on Cotton for Mediterranean and Middle East Regions
2-6th February 2018, Luxor, Egypt
 
INAUGURAL LECTURE
Mr. Kai Hughes-The Traceability Challenge
 
SESSION I: CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
Dr. Mohamed Negm - Egypt
Konstantinos Dimitriou-Greece
Dr. Sema Başbağ - Turkey
Dr. Hasabo Ahmed - Sudan
Dr. Keshav Kranthi – Cotton Production in MEDI & MID region

 
SESSION II: GENETIC ENGINEERING
Dr. Abdul Qayyum Rao: Genetic Modification of Cotton to Control Insects, Weeds and CLCuV
Dr. V. Kumar: Transgenic Cotton: Gateway to Sustainable Cotton Production-Experience India
Dr. Michel Fok: Twenty years of GM varieties use: Lessons learnt
Dr. Youlu Yuan: Construct a High-density Genetic Map in Upland cotton and Its Application to Genetic Regulation Analysis for Yield and Fiber Quality Traits
Dr. Abdelmoghny: Morphological, Physiological, Biochemical Studies and Quantification Gene Expression Under Drought Stress In Upland Cotton.

 
SESSION III: FIBRE PROPERTIES AND NANOTECHNOLOGY
Dr Eleni Tsaliki: Evaluation of Fiber & Yarn Technological Properties of Advanced Greek Cotton Lines
Dr. Lale Efe: Comparison of the fiber characteristics of some cotton varieties ginned by using saw-gin and roller-gin
Dr. Salah M Saleh: Application of Nanocellulose in Textiles
Dr. Suzan Sanad: New Egyptian Long staple cotton variety Vs. Pima Extra Long Staple

 
SESSION IV: ABIOTIC STRESS & CLIMATE CHANGE
Dr. M.V. Venugopalan: Climate Change & Cotton Production India-Impact Analysis & Adaptation Strategies
Dr. Asia Perveen: Heat Tolerance In Cotton Cultivars: Physiological and Morphological Aspects
Dr. Wuwei Ye: Improvement and Identification of Drought- & Salinity-Tolerance on Cotton
Dr. Sema Basbag: The Effects on Some Physiological Properties of Water Stress in Cotton
Dr. Philip Walesby: New Edge Environment Friendly Technology for Sustainable Production of Cotton and Mitigating Changing Climate

 
SESSION V: FIBER BREEDING
Dr. Md. Tehseen Azhar: Genetic Variation in Germplasm of G. hirsutum L. for Yield, Fiber Related Traits and CLCuD
Dr. Sivaji M. Palve: Genetic Variation for Fibre Properties in Breeding Lines of Cotton (G. hirsutum)
Dr. Sima Kundu: Selection of Short Duration Cotton (G. hirsutum) Genotypes For Breeding Program
Dr. Dharminder Pathak: Alien Introgression In Cotton
Dr. Neima. H. Osman: Cotton Grades and Quality Parameters as Affected By Boll Position
Dr. Ercan Efe: Planned Comparisons Of Different Groups Using Contrast Coefficients and Local And Mutant Azerbaijan Cotton Varieties Sample

 
SESSION VI: AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES
Dr. Felipe R. Montero: Advantages of Interspecific Hybrid Cotton Varieties in The Mediterranean Area Under Pivot Irrigation System
Dr. S. Usha Rani: Past Experiences, Present Endeavors and Future Exertions in Transfer of Cotton Technologies Towards Science- led Sustainable Development in India
Dr. Khaled Shalabi: Effects of different span sizes on irrigation performance of centre pivot.
Dr. Tabib FAI: Evaluation of Different Weed Control Methods in Cotton Field

 
POSTER SESSION
 
Dr. El-Banna: Effects of three cotton grades and four temperatures on HVI properties of Giza 95
Dr. El-Banna: Effect of spinning systems & processing on fibre & yarn properties of Egyptian cotton.
Dr. El-Gabry: Production of multi-functional viscose fabric using nanotechnology.

 
SESSION VII: NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Eng. Khaled Schuman: New initiatives to protect and promote Egyptian cotton heritage
Mr. Hermann Selker: Advances in spinning preparation Technology.
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