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10:00 Opening Remarks : Tokio IMBE
President, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
10:10 Keynote Talk: Claire CHENU
Professor, Agro Paris Tech/INRA, FRANCE
Background and current status of 4 per mil initiative, Current
understanding of soil C sequestration in agricultural lands and future
10:55 Minggang XU
Professor & Deputy Director General, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning (IARRP),
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, CHINA

Soil carbon sequestration in arable land of China based long-term field experiments
11:20 Suphakarn LUANMANEE
Director, Soil Science Research Group, Agricultural Production Science Research and Development Division, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, THAILAND
Effect of long-term fertilizer application and cropping management on changing of soil properties
11:45 Cherukumalli Srinivasa RAO
Director, Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad, INDIA
Long-term field experiments (LTFE) in India: current status and future directions
12:10 ∼ 13:20 Lunch break
13:30 Hideo KUBOTERA
Central Region Agricultural Research Center, NARO
Long-term field experiment with organic matter application in Japanese paddy and upland fields
13:50 Shoji MATSUURA
Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
Long-term field experiment for soil carbon monitoring in Japanese grasslands
14:10 Yasuhito SHIRATO
Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
Validation and modification of soil carbon models against long-term experiments in Japanese agricultural soils
14:30 Jagadeesh YELURIPATI
ResearchScientist, The James Hutton Institute, UK
Analysis of factors controlling soil organic matter dynamics as affected by management practices: A model inter-comparison study
15:00 Coffee/Tea Break
15:30 Akihiko ITO
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, JAPAN
Soil carbon modeling and climate change: knowledge gaps
16:00 Mayumi YOSHIMOTO
Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
MINCERnet: International research network to support the fight against heat stress of rice
16:20 Summary and Discussion
(Rota WAGAI (Moderator), Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO)
17:00 Closing Remark
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