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2016      “Skyfarming” – food production under controlled conditions throughout the year
Asch, F.
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) 2016 (14–16 January 2016)

2015      Zukunftsfähige Wassernutzung in der Landwirtschaft
Asch, F.
Studium generale - Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

2015      Rhizosphere bacteria Bacillus strains in mitigation of biotic and abiotic stresses in rice under oxic and anoxic conditions.
Le, T.T.H., Padgham, J., Fornies, S.T., Hartmann, J., Asch, F.
Recent Trends in PGPR Research for Sustainable Crop Productivity. 4th Asian PGPR Conference, May 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam. - proceedings here - paper here -

2015      Grasslands: nothing more than a vast natural resource?
Asch, F.
World Food Day Colloquium 2015. Food Security Center, Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany.

2015      Tied-Ridging: Great Concept, But Rare Implementation - A Review of Knowledge and Risk Reduction Options
Germer, J., Asch, F., Schaffert, A.
Management of land use systems for enhanced food security: conflicts, controversies and resolutions. Tropentag 2015 - September 2015, Berlin, Germany - paper here

2015      Wasser - Eine begrenzte Ressource klug nutzen
Asch, F.
Kirchentag 2015, Stuttgart

2014      The Energy Revolution - A potential driver for rural development?
Asch, F.
50 Jahre Internationales Bildungs- und Begegnungszentrum Feldafing 18.11.2014, Energiewende und Ländliche Entwicklung: Potenziale für Innovationen“, keynote.

2012      Impact of Irrigation System on Microclimatic Parameters and Gas Exchange in Lowland Rice
Stuerz, S., Sow, A. , Asch, F.
Resilience of Agricultural Systems against Crises - Tropentag 2012 - 19-21 October 2012, Göttingen, Germany - paper here

2012      Atmospheric conditions as modifiers of abiotic stress responses
Asch, F.
Plant Functioning under Environmental Stress - September 12-15, 2012, Cracow, Poland

2012      Skyfarming - Rice out of a skyscraper
Asch, F.
eschborndialogue 2012 -
Driving transformation — the city as a global player, Eschborn 6.6.2012

2012.     Skyfarming: An alternative to horizontal croplands
Asch, F.
Carrot City - Designing for Urban Agriculture. Closing session of the exhibition "Die produktive Stadt". 9.5.2012 - Schloss Hohenheim

2011.     Impact of climatic conditions on rice yield under water-saving irrigation in the Sahel
Stuerz, S., Sow, A., Asch, F.
Development on the Margin - Tropentag 2011 - 5.-7. October 2011, Bonn, Germany - paper here

2011.     Yield stability and genotype x environment interactions of upland rice on an altitudinal gradient in Madagascar.
Shrestha, S.P., Asch, F., Dusserre, J., Ramanantsoanirina, A.
Development on the Margin - Tropentag 2011 - 5.-7. October 2011, Bonn, Germany - paper here

2011.     Effects of soluble salts on water holding capacity of hydrophilic polymers: A case study on Geohumus.
Duong Van Nha, Asch, F.
Development on the Margin - Tropentag 2011 - 5.-7. October 2011, Bonn, Germany

2011.     Effect of temperature on relative yield and duration of lowland rice under water-saving irrigation
Stuerz, S., Sow, A., Muller, B., Manneh, B., Asch, F.
International conference on crop improvement, ideotyping and modeling for African cropping systems under climate change (CIMAC), 7.-9. 2. 2011, Hohenheim, Germany

2011.     Morphological  traits and development of sorghum ideotypes for coping with climate variability in Mali
Abdulai, A. L., Brueck, H., Kouressy, M., Vaksmann, M., Asch, F.
International conference on crop improvement, ideotyping and modeling for African cropping systems under climate change (CIMAC), 7.-9. 2. 2011, Hohenheim, Germany

2011.     Phenological Responses of Upland Rice Grown Along an Altitude Gradient
Shrestha, S., Asch, F., Brueck, H., Ramanantsoanirina, A., Dusserre, J.
International conference on crop improvement, ideotyping and modeling for African cropping systems under climate change (CIMAC), 7.-9. 2. 2011, Hohenheim, Germany

2010.     Climatic effects on genotype specific transpirational water use in irrigated rice
Stuerz, S., Asch, F., Sow, A., Muller, B., Manneh, B.
The 28th International Rice Research Conference, Climate Change and Rice Agriculture; November 8 - 12, 2010; Hanoi, Vietnam

2010.     Growth analysis of biomass production by diverse sorghum genotypes under different scenarios of climate
Abdulai, A. L., Kouressy, M., Vaksmann, M., Brueck, H., Asch, F.
European Society of Agronomy - AGRO2010 - XIth ESA Congress, 29.8.-3.8.2010, Montpellier

2010.     Plant production systems - Towards a none-fit-for-all solution
Press workshop 2010, Climate change, Hunger, and Migration - Agricultural Research - The Chance for mankind
Hohenheim, 18. November 2010 - Invited lecture

2010.     Rice crop innovations and natural resource management - a glimpse to the future
Africa Rice Congress 2010, Innovations and Partnerships to realize Africa's Rice Potential, 22-26 March 2010, Bamako, Mali - key note

2009.     Responses of Sorghum Varieties to Climatic Variability — a Case Study Within the Risocas Project
Abdulai, A.L., Kouressy, M., Vaksmann, M., Brueck, H., Asch, F.
Tropentag 2009: Biophysical and Socio-economic Frame Conditions for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, October 6 - 8, 2009, Hamburg, Germany - Proceedings

2009.     Signalling from roots to shoots under drought conditions in maize plants.
Maślak, J., Asch, F., Janowiak, F. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 31 (Suppl. 1): S29–S30. International conference on "Eco-physiological aspects of plant responses to stress" 16 – 19. 09. 2009 - abstract -

2009.     Klimawandel und Pflanzenzüchtung: Eine transdisziplinäre Herausforderung
Asch, F., Weidner A.
DLG/GFP-Symposium - Forschung gestaltet Zukunft - Klimawandel: Züchtung für extreme Umwelten. Bonn, 25-26.3.2009. Vorträge für Pflanzenzüchtung 81, 25-40. [PDF]

2008.     Potential für Bioenergieproduktion auf degradierten Flächen - ein Beispiel aus Madagascar.  
Sympossium II Montpellier - Hohenheim: Agro-Biodiversität im Konflikt zwischen Nahrungsmittel- und Energiesicherheit. Agropolis Montpellier 6. Nov. 2008

2008.     Options for the management of water use in energy crop production in areas prone to summer drought. 
Trimborn, M., Heck, C., Asch, F., Brueck, H. X. Congress of the European Society for Agronomy. Multi-functional Agriculture - Agriculture as a resource for energy and environmental preservation. Bologna, Italy 15-19 Sept. 2008

2008.     "Marginale Standorte für nachwachsende Rohstoffe – Widerspruch oder Wirklichkeit?" 
Deutsch-Französisches Symposium Klimawandel, Bioenergie und Biodiversität, 31. 01. 2008, Universität Hohenheim

2007.     "Scale-specific adaptation mechanisms of drought-prone systems"
Tropentag 2007. 9.-11-October 2007, Kassel-Witzenhausen

2007.     "Eisentoxizitätresistenz bei Reis: Merkmalsdefinition und -erkennung"
Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Pflanzenzüchtung. 4-5. Oktober 2007. Martin-Luther-Universität, Halle. Invited lecture. Vorträge für Pflanzenzüchtung 73, 131-143

2007.     "Interfacing Physiologists and Breeders - A “natural lab” approach for salinity research". 
Institut für Pflanz
engenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, 14.02.2007, Gatersleben. Invited Lecture.

2006.     "Vom Botenstoff zum Gesprächsstoff: Wie Wurzeln und Spross miteinander kommunizieren". Public lecture, Dies Academicus, May 31st 2006, Universität Bonn.

2006.     "Adaptation von Genotypen an semi-aride Bedingungen - Zusammenarbeit zwischen Züchtern und Physiologen" Landwirtschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Bonn. May 24th 2006. Colloquium.

2006.     “Saltstress in Rice: Translating experimental data into model concepts" 
Institute of Plant Physiology (IPP), Polish Academy of Sciences, Niezapominajek 21, PL-30-239 Kraków, Poland. March, 24th 2006. Invited Lecture.

2005.     "Boron distribution shows sodium distribution in rice leaves to be independent of transpiration"
Deutscher Tropentag 2005 – International Conference on Research for Development in Agriculture and Forestry, Food and Natural Resource Management – The Global Food and Product chain, Dynamics, Innovations, Conflicts, Strategies. University of Hohenheim, 11. October 2005. Invited Lecture.

2004.     "Modelling concepts for sodium and potassium distribution in salt-stressed irrigated rice – getting closer" 
Deutscher Tropentag 2004, International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development - Rural Poverty Reduction through Research for Development and Transformation.
October 5-7, 2004, Humboldt-Universität-Berlin. Invited Lecture.

2004.     "Managing multiple constraints: A challenge and an opportunity for systems research in tropical agriculture"
The Africa Rice Center – WARDA, July 26, 2004. Invited lecture.

2004.     "Challenges to Plant Physiologists: climatic influences on genotypic responses to abiotic stresses"
Institute of Plant Physiology (IPP), Polish Academy of Sciences, Niezapominajek 21, PL-30-239 Kraków, Poland. 7. April 2004. Invited Lecture

2003.     "Genotype adaptation to semi-arid conditions -challenges to breeders and physiologists"
Institut für Pflanz
engenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, 24.09.2003, Gatersleben. Invited Lecture.

2003.     "Saisonalität in Ertragsantworten salzgestresster Nassreissorten unter semi-ariden Klimabedigungen"
„Abiotischer Stress - Herausforderung für die Pflanzenzüchtung“, Gesellschaft für Pflanzenzüchtung e.V., AG Ertrags- und Stressphysiologie, June 11th-12th , 2003 Groß-Lüsewitz. Invited Lecture.

2002.     "Root-Shoot-Communication in drought-stressed maize is modified by atmospheric conditions"
Deutscher Tropentag 2002, 9.-11. October 2002, Witzenhausen. Invited Lecture.

2001.     "The role of abscisic acid in seed-set and kernel abortion in drought-stressed field-grown maize"
Symposium on Fertilization and early seed development. AgroForum - Tune Landboskole, March 13-14, 2001. Invited Lecture.

2001.     "Eco-physiology under semi-arid conditions"
Guest lecture at AB-DLO, Wageningen, Netherlands, 19.01.2001.

2001.     "Dry matter partitioning in drought stressed upland rice"
Guest lecture at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Department of Geobotany. 18.01.2001.

2000.     "Salinität und Temperatur: Herausforderungen für die Reiszüchtung in semi-ariden Klimaten"
Invited lecture at the Institute for Plant Nutrition and Soil Science.
Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, 19. 04. 2000.

2000.     "Agriculture in the Sahel: Prospects and Constraints"
Invited lecture in Agricultural sciences and Resource management in the Tropics and Sub-tropics (ARTS) at the Landwirtschaftliche Fakultät der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. 20. 01.2000

2000.     "Eco-physiological methods applied under semi-arid conditions". Guest lecture at the Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Düsseldorf, Department of Geo-botany. 19.01.2000

1998.     "Morphological traits for weed competitiveness in upland rice genotypes"
Mini-Workshop on Rice-Weed competition modeling. West Africa Rice Development Association, 25-27th October 1998. Lecture.

1998.     "Salinity – Screening tools for Rice"
Invited Lecture at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, December 11th, 1998, Copenhagen.

1995.     "Salinity Effects on Rice"
International Rice Production Course. 15.5.-26.5.1995. St. Louis, Sénégal. Lecture

1995      "Effects of Season on the Salt Tolerance of Rice Cultivars"
4th Annual Meeting of the Irrigated Rice in the Sahel Task Force. 2.4.-4.4.1995. St. Louis, Sénégal. Invited Lecture.

1995.     "Physiological Stresses of Irrigated Rice caused by Soil Salinity in the Sahel"
International Workshop on Irrigated Rice in the Sahel - Prospects for sustainable Development. Lecture.

1994.     "Physiological Characterization of Selection Criteria for Variety Tolerance to Salinity in Sahelian Irrigated Rice"
3rd Annual Meeting of The Irrigated Rice in the Sahel Task Force. 21.3. - 24.3.1994 Ségou, Mali. Lecture.



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