Kick-off meeting. Lodi, 24-25 September 2012

September 24.

8.45-9.05: Welcome and presentation of the CRA-FLC Centre (Dr. Giorgio Giraffa, Director)

9.10-9.45: Visit to the laboratories of the Crop Production Area

10.00-12.15: Public seminars and presentation of the project

10.00-10.40: Dr. Aïssa Abdelguerfi. Forage crops in North Africa: major constraints, and opportunities offered by annual and perennial crops

10.50-11.30: Dr. Bernadette Julier. Ability of alfalfa to grow in mixture with grasses: ecophysiological and genetic analysis

11.40-12.10: Dr. Paolo Annicchiarico. Presentation of the EU-ARIMNet Project REFORMA

12.45-13.45: Lunch

14.00-17.00: Discussion of experiment work for WP 3

17.15-17.45: Discussion of administrative issues

20.00-21.00: Dinner


September 25.

8.30-11.00: Discussion of experiment work for WP 1

11.00-12.30: Visit to implemented REFORMA experiments and other field experiments

12.45-13.45: Lunch

14.00-15.30: Discussion of experiment work for WP 2

15.30-15.45: Practical aspects relative to implementation of WP 1 experiments

15.45-16.15: Distribution of experiment seed for WP 1 and WP 3

16.30-19.00: Visit to Lodi's surroundings

20.00-21.00: Dinner