Conference contributions, Posters

2016

Adamtey, N., Bautze, D., Musyoka, M. W., Karanja, E., Muriuki, A. and Mucheru-Muna, M. (2016). The Influence of Conventional and Organic Farming Systems on Soil pH and Organic Carbon Storage in Nitisols. Tropentag, Vienna 18th – 21st September 2016 (oral presentation).

Anyango, J. J. Lagat, Z. O., Fiaboe, K. K. M., Muvea, A. M., Muriuki, A. W., Stöckli, S., Musyoka, M. W., Karanja, E. N. and Adamtey, N. (2016). Effect of farming systems on termite abundance and damage on maize crop (poster). Farming Systems Comparisons Stakeholders Workshop, 28th June 2016. KALRO Kandara, Kenya. Read more (139.7 KB)

Armengot, L.M., Barbieri, P., Andres, C. Milz, J. and Schneider, M. (2016). Agronomic and economic performance of agroforestry and full-sun monoculture systems in a newly established cacao plantation in Alto Beni, Bolivia. 5th International Ecocummit, 29th August - 1st September 2016. Montepellier, France. Read more (212.9 KB)

Armengot, L., Loshe, E., Vaccaro, C., Barbieri, P., Alcon, F., Soto, V., Milz, J., Schneider, M. (2016). Productivity of different cacao cultivars depends on the production systems. Tropentag 2016 "Solidarity in a competing world - fair use of resources", September 19 - 21, Vienna, Austria (poster).

Bhullar, G. S. (2016) Farming Systems Comparison and Participatory On-farm Research for agricultural sustainability. International Farmers’ Dialogue – 2016, Conference on Modifying environment into predictable harvests, February 5-9, 2016). PDKV, Akola, India (oral presenation).

Gesare, J. A., Haukeland, S., Kariuki, G. M., Karanja, E. N., Musyoka, M. W., Fiaboe, K. K. M. and Adamtey, N. (2016). Field evaluation of soil nematode communities under organic and conventional farming systems in Chuka, Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya (poster). Farming Systems Comparisons Stakeholders Workshop, 28th June 2016. KALRO Kandara, Kenya. Read more (247.1 KB)

Karanja, E. N., Musyoka, M. W., Waweru, M. N., Ndung’u, S. K., Mucheru-Muna, M. W., Fiaboe, K. K. M., Muriuki, A. W., Adamtey, N. (2016). Participatory development of locally adapted technologies together with organic farmers in Kenya:Identification of the most beneficial use of biomass (poster). Farming Systems Comparisons Stakeholders Workshop, 28th June 2016. KALRO Kandara, Kenya. Read more (222.2 KB)

Karanja, E. N., Musyoka, M. W., Waweru, M. N., Ndung’u, S. K., Mucheru-Muna, M. W., Fiaboe, K. K. M., Muriuki, A. W., Adamtey, N. (2016). Effects of different types of manure and composting techniques on carrot (Daucus carota ) and bean (Phaseolus vulgaris ) yield (poster). Farming Systems Comparisons Stakeholders Workshop, 28th June 2016. KALRO Kandara, Kenya. Read more (405.5 KB)

Musyoka, M.W., Adamtey, N., Muriuki, A. W. and Cadisch, G. (2016). Effect of organic and conventional farming systems on nitrogen uptake and leaching under potato, maize, and vegetable crops in the sub humid region of the Central Highlands of Kenya (poster). Farming Systems Comparisons Stakeholders Workshop, 28th June, KALRO Kandara, Kenya. Read more (523.6 KB)

Niether, W., Schneider, M., Gerold, G. (2016). The contribution of shade tree management on throughfall and microclimatic conditions in cocoa production systems. European Conference Tropical Ecology, “Tropical diversity, ecology and land use”, 23-26 of February, Göttingen, Germany (poster).

Niether, W., Schneider, M., Armengot, L., Heitkamp, F., Gerold, G. (2016). Contribution of shade tree management on throughfall, microclimate and spatial variability in cacao production systems. 5th International Ecocummit, 29th August - 1st September, Montepellier, France.

Niether, W., Smit, I., Schneider, M., Gerold, G. (2016). Linking land-use and product quality: do micro-environmental growing conditions affect cocoa bean characteristics? Tropentag 2016 "Solidarity in a competing world - fair use of resources", September 19 - 21, Vienna, Austria (oral presentation).

Riar, A., Bhat, N., Sisodia, B., Sharma, M., Ramesh, A., Iqbal, S. and Bhullar, G. S. (2016). Influence of Conventional and Organic Agricultural Management Practices on Soil Microbiological and Biochemical Parameters – Evidence from Semi-Arid Tropics. Tropentag 2016 "Solidarity in a competing world - fair use of resources", September 19 - 21, Vienna, Austria (oral presentation).

Riar, A., David, B., Sisodiya, B., Messmer, M., Mäder, P. and Bhullar, G. S. (2016). Impact of long term management practices on soil chemical properties under cotton based organic and conventional farming systems. ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings (2016) Resilience Emerging form scarcity and abundance, November 4 – 10, Pheniox, USA (oral presentation).

Riar, A., Mandloi, L. and Bhullar, G. S. (2016). What motivates farmers to grow organic cotton in central India? SEED SUMMIT 2016 “Seeding and Breeding the future of organic cotton, October 7th, Hamburg, Germany (oral presentation).

Riar, A., Mandloi, L., Bhat, N., Patidar, I., Bautze, D., Messmer, M. and Bhullar, G. S. (2016). With the farmer, for the farmer, by the farmer – Towards long-term sustainability of Organic Cotton in India. Cotton Event “Grüner Faden”, September 3-4, Rheinau, Switzerland (poster).

Riar, A., Sisodiya, B., Bhat, N., Patidar, I., Bautze, D., Messmer, M. and Bhullar, G. S. (2016). Farming Systems Research for Long-term Sustainability of Organic Cotton in India. Cotton Event “Grüner Faden”, September 3-4, Rheinau, Switzerland (poster).

Schneidewind, U., Hackmann, F., Heitkamp, F., Schneider, M., Gerold, G. (2016). Indicators for carbon cycling in four different cacao production systems in Bolivia. Tropentag 2016 "Solidarity in a competing world - fair use of resources", September 19 - 21, Vienna, Austria (poster).

Schneidewind, U., Hackmann, F., Niether, W., Schneider, M., Gerold, G. F. Heitkamp (2016). Indicators for carbon cycling in organic or conventionally managed cocoa production systems in Alto Beni, Bolivia. European Conference of Tropical Ecology “Tropical diversity, ecology and land use”, 23-26 February, Göttingen.

Schneidewind, U., Niether, W., Schneider, M., Heitkamp, F., G. Gerold (2016). Carbon stocks, litterfall and litter decay under four different cacao production systems in Bolivia. EcoSummit, Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change 2016 in Montpellier, France (poster).

2015

Adamtey, N. (2015). Organic agriculture as a livelihood strategy for rural farm households in Ghana: Scientific Evidence on Claims About Organic Agriculture. The Economy of Ghana Network Forum 23rd September, 2015 (oral presenation).

Andres, C., Armengot, L., Adamtey, N., Schneider, M., Bhullar, G.S. (2015). Securing the food system together: Innovation development with the farmer, for the farmer by the farmer. WFS Conference 2015, “Tackling World Food System Challenges: Across Disciplines, Sectors, and Scales”, Monte Verità, June 21-26, Ascona, Switzerland (oral presentation). Read more

Armengot, L., Barbieri, P., Andres, C., Milz, J., Alcon, F., Trujillo, G., Schneider, M. (2015). Labour demand in five different cocoa production systems in Bolivia. Tropentag, Berlin (oral presentation). Read more

Armengot, L., Riar, A., Adamtey, N., Schneider, M. and Bhullar, G.S. (2015). The Potential of Organic Farming in Developing Countries: Lessons Learnt from Case Studies in Kenya, Central India and Bolivia. 5th World Sustainability Forum, 7-9 September Basel, Switzerland (oral presentation).

Barbieri, P., Armengot, L., Milz, J., Alcon, F., Schneider, M. (2015). System and management related differences in phenology of 12 cocoa (Theobroma Cacao L.) cultivars. Tropentag, Berlin (poster presentation). Read more

Bhullar, G. S. (2015). Can organic agriculture offer a suitable solution to sustain the tropical agriculture? Annual conference of the Society for Tropical Ecology: ‘Resilience of Tropical Ecosystems – Future challenges and opportunities’. 07-10 April 2015, Zurich, Switzerland (oral presentation).

Bhullar, G. S. (2015) Learning and innovating together – partnership of farmers, scientists’, public and private organizations. ‘International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. 18-19 September 2014, Rome, Italy (oral presentation).

Bhullar, G. S. (2015). Long-term Farming Systems Comparison: Latest findings from the tropics. Biovision symposium 2015. 23 November, Zurich, Switzerland (oral presentation).

Bautze, D., Andres, C., Mandloi, L., Wele, D., Yogendra, S., Patel, D., Patidar, I., Ramsing, S., Forster, D., Zundel, C., Messmer, M. and Bhullar, G. S. (2015) Partizipative Forschung als Instrument der angewandten Agrarforschung am Beispiel von Indien (SysCom). 13. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Hochschule für nachhaltige Entwicklung Eberswalde, 17. - 20. März 2015 (oral presentation). Read more

Campos, C., Mendez, E., Seidel, R. & Niether, W. (2015) Eficacia de sombra de las especies acompañantes (Inga spp.) en los sistemas agroforestales de cultivos de cacao (Theobroma cacao) y evaluación del nivel adaptativo de los agricultores en la región de Alto Beni-Bolivia.Congreso de Botánica. Sucre – Chuquisaca – Septiembre 2015 (oral presentation). Read more (2.2 MB)

Chambi, J. (2015) Daño ocasionado por defoliación de Atta cephalotes a los árboles de cacao en diferentes sistemas de producción en Alto Beni. Congreso de Entomología, en Cobija- Pando -, noviembre 2015 (oral presentation). Read more (2.1 MB)

Haukeland, S., Gesare, J. and Kiriga, A. (2015). Applied Nematode Research. Rothamsted workshop, 9 - 10th November in Nairobi, Kenya (oral presentation).

Limachi, K. J. M. and Kasuya, N. (2015) Riqueza y composición de hormigas en diferentes tipos de cultivos de cacao en la localidad de Sara Ana (Alto Beni, prov. Caranavi) en dos gestiones de monitoreo, como parte del proyecto: “Ensayo de comparación de sistemas agroecológicos a largo plazo”.. Congreso de Entomología, en Cobija- Pando -, noviembre 2015 (oral presentation). Read more (1.9 MB)

Musyoka, M. W., Adamtey, N., Muriuki, A. W. and Cadisch, G. (2015). Effect of organic and conventional farming systems on nitrogen use efficiencies of potato, maize and vegetables in the sub humid region of the central highlands of Kenya. Rothamsted workshop, 9 - 10th November in Nairobi, Kenya (poster presentation).

Niether, W., Campos, C., Schneider, M., Gerold, G. (2015) Canopy openness and photosynthetic active radiation in different cocoa production systems in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Annual meeting of the Society for Tropical Ecology (Gtö) Resilence of tropical ecosystems – future challenges and opportunities, 7-10 April, Zürich, Switzerland (oral presentation). Read more (131.6 KB)

Wurtz, M., Armengot, L., Andres, C., Milz, J., Alcon, F., Schneider, M. (2015). Comparison of methods to assess dry bean yield of different cacao cultivar. Tropentag, Berlin (poster presentation). Read more

2014

Andres , C., Perez, E., Alcon, F., Choque, R., Trujillo, G., Milz, J., Schneider, M. (2014) Cocoa Yield in Bolivian On-Farm Trials 2010-2013 – Monitoring Outstanding Farmers and Comparing Clones and Sites. Tropentag, September 17-19, Prague, Czech Republic. Read more (703.5 KB)

Andres, C., Forster, D., Verma, R., Zundel, C., Messmer, M.M., Mäder, P., Bhullar, G. S. (2014) Yields and gross margins of cotton-based production systems under organic and conventional management in India. First International Conference on Global Food Security, September 29-October 2 2013, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. Read more

Andres, C., Mandloi, L.S., Verma, R., Gomez, S., Nyffenegger, M.R., Locher, M., Patel, D., Forster, D., Bhullar, G.S. Studer, C. (2014)  Improving the plant availability of phosphorous contained in local rock phosphate for use on high pH soils – results from participatory research trials in central India. Symposium, “International Agriculture in a Changing World: Good News from the Field”, 19 June 2014, HAFL, Zollikofen, Switzerland. Read more

Andres, C., Mandloi, L.S., Verma, R., Gomez, S., Nyffenegger, M.R., Locher, M., Patel, D., Forster, D., Bhullar, G.S. Studer, C. (2014)  Improving the Plant Availability of Phosphorous Contained in Mussoorie Rock Phosphate for Use on High pH Soils – Results from Participatory Research Trials in Madhya Pradesh, India. 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference, ‘Building Organic Bridges’, Organic World Congress 2014, 13-15 October, Istanbul, Turkey.

Andres, C., Milz, J., Seidel, R., Trujillo, G., Alcon, F., Weibel, F., Schneider, M. (2014) Cocoa agroforestry systems vs. monocultures under conventional and organic management - results from tropical Bolivia. World Congress on Agroforestry, February 10 – 14, Delhi, India. Read more (37.7 KB)

Amurrio Ordonez, P., Zenteno Pocata, R., Schneider, M. (2014). Variacion del carbonon en suelos bajo diferentes sistemas de producción de cacao en Alto Beni, La Paz, Bolivia. XX congreso Latinoamericano y XVI congreso Peruano de la ciencia de suelo “Educar para preservar el suelo y conservar la vida en la tierra. 9-15 Noviembre, Cuzco, Peru (oral presentation).

Ferrari, L., Flores, A., Velásquez, F., Schneider, M., Andres, C., Milz, J., Trujillo, G., Alcon, F., Fromm, I. (2014) Evaluation of organic pest management strategies to control the cocoa mirid (Monalonion dissimulatum Dist.), Alto Beni, Bolivia. Symposium, “International Agriculture in a Changing World: Good News from the Field”, 19 June 2014, HAFL, Zollikofen, Switzerland. Read more

Ferrari, L., Flores, A., Velásquez, F., Schneider, M., Andres, C., Milz, J., Trujillo, G., Alcon, F., Fromm, I. (2014) Evaluation of organic pest management strategies to control the cocoa mirid (Monalonion dissimulatum Dist.), Alto Beni, Bolivia. Tropentag, September 17-19, Prague, Czech Republic. Read more (1.5 MB)

Forster, D., Andres, C., Verma, R., Zundel, C., Messmer, M., Mäder, P. (2014): Yield And Economic Performance Of Organic And Conventional Cotton-Based Farming Systems - Results From A Field Trial In India. In: Rahmann G and Aksoy U (Eds.): Building Organic Bridges. Proceedings of the 4th ISOFAR Scientific Conference at the Organic World Congress 2014. 13-15 October 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Read more (349.2 KB)

Mandloi, L.S., Patel, D., Verma, R., Patidar, I., Ramsing, S., Bautze, D., Andres, C., Zundel, C., Forster, D., Bhullar, G.S. (2014) Participatory Technology Development (PTD) Trials in India. Symposium “Participatory Research to foster Innovation in Agriculture”, August 28, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Read more

Schneider, M., Andres, C., Trujillo, G., Alcon, F., Amurrio, P., Seidel, R., Weibel, F., Milz, J. (2014) Cocoa in Full-sun Monocultures vs. Shaded Agroforestry Systems under Conventional and Organic Management in Bolivia. Tropentag, September 17-19, Prague, Czech Republic. Read more (704.9 KB)

Schneider, M., Perez, E., Alcon, F., Choque, R., Trujillo, G., Andres, C. (2013) Cocoa Yield Development in Alto Beni, Bolivia: Influence of Sites, Varieties and Years. Symposium “Participatory Research to foster Innovation in Agriculture”, August 28, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Read more

Sisodia, B.S., Verma, R., Patidar, I., Ramsing, S., Bhat, N.A., Iqbal, S., Bautze, D., Andres, C., Zundel, C., Forster, D., Bhullar, G.S. (2014) Long-term Farming System Comparison Trial in India. Symposium “Participatory Research to foster Innovation in Agriculture”, August 28, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Read more

Utz, C., Zweifel, J., Mandloi, L., Patel, D., Verma, R., Andres, C., Bhullar, G.S., Studer, C. (2014) Self-made pest control products for organic cotton production in Nimar region, Madhya Pradesh, India. Symposium, “International Agriculture in a Changing World: Good News from the Field”, 19 June 2014, HAFL, Zollikofen, Switzerland. Read more (964.7 KB)

Utz, C., Zweifel, J., Mandloi, L., Patel, D., Verma, R., Andres, C., Bhullar, G.S., Studer, C. (2014) Self-made pest control products for organic cotton production in Nimar region, Madhya Pradesh, India. Tropentag, September 17-19, Prague, Czech Republic. Read more (1.4 MB)

2013

Andres, C., Mandloi, L.S., Gomez, S., Nyffenegger, M.R., Utz, C., Verma, R., Bhullar, G.S. (2013) Long-term farming systems comparisons in the tropics - Participatory technology development. Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day 2013, October 21, Bern, Switzerland. Read more (987.6 KB)

Forster, D., Andres, C., Verma, R., Zundel, C., Messmer, M.M., Mäder, P. (2013) Productivity and Profitability of a Cotton-based Production System under Organic and Conventional Management in India. Tropentag, September 17-19, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. Read more (3.3 MB)

Forster, D., Andres, C., Verma, R., Zundel, C., Messmer, M.M., Mäder, P. (2013) Economic profitability of organic vs. conventional cotton-based production systems in a long-term field trial in India. First International Conference on Global Food Security, September 29-October 2, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. Read more (77.1 KB)

Heuschkel, Z., Home, R., Schneider, M., Pohlan, J. (2013) Assessment of Farmers’ Plant Disease Knowledge in Organic Cacao Cultivation. Oral presentation at Tropentag, September 17-19, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. Read more (703.9 KB)

Jacobi, J., Schneider, M., Pillco, M.I., Rist, S. (2013) Social-Ecological Resilience in Cocoa Farming Systems in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Tropentag, September 17-19, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. Read more (1.3 MB)

Jacobi, J., Schneider, M., Botazzi, P., Mariscal, M.P., Rist, S. (2013) Farm resilience in organic and non-organic cocoa cultivation systems in Alto Beni, Bolivia. First International Conference on Global Food Security, September 29-October 2, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.

Niether, W., Maldonado, C., Silva, E., Schneider, M., Gerold, G. (2013) Comparison of Canopy Openness in Different Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) Production Systems in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Tropentag, September 17-19, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. Read more (1.6 MB)

Schneider M, Perez E, Alcon F, Choque R, Trujillo G, Andres C (2013) Cocoa Yield Development of Different Sites, Varieties, Production Systems and Years, in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Tropentag, September 17-19, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, Germany. Read more (988.5 KB)

2012

Jacobi, J., Pillco, M. I., Schneider, M., Rist, S. (2012). Biomass and Carbon Stocks Related to Ecological Complexity and Tree Diversity in Three Different Cocoa Production Systems. In: Tropentag: "Resilience of agricultural systems against crisis", Göttingen, 19. – 21. September 2012, Tielkes, E. (ed.), pp 247. Read more (91.9 KB)

Jacobi, J., Schneider, M. (2012). Carbon stocks, tree diversity and ecological complexity in organic and conventional cocoa cultivation in Bolivia. Presentation at annual conference of the Alliance of Cocoa Producing Countries (COPAL), 15 – 20 October 2012, Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Jacobi, J., Pillco, M. I., Schneider, M. and Rist, S. (2012). Biomass and Carbon Stocks Related to Ecological Complexity and Tree Diversity in Three Different Cocoa Production Systems. Tropentag: "Resilience of agricultural systems against crisis", 19. – 21. September 2012, Göttingen, Germany.

Klaiss, M., Messmer, M., Forster, D., Verma, R., Baruah, R., Rawal, V., Singh Mandloi, L., Shrivas, Y. (2012). Influence of the Fast Spread of Bt Cotton on Organic Cotton Production - Examples from India and Burkina Faso. Scientific Conference Advancing the Understanding of Biosafety GMO Risk Assessment, Independent Biosafety Research and Holistic Analysis, 28. -29. Sept. 2012, Hyderabad, India.

Messmer, M., Roner, T., Finckh, M., Forster, D., Verma, R., Baruah, R., Patil, S. S. (2012). Participatory cotton breeding for organic and low input farming in India. Read more

Muriuki, A. W., Musyoka, M. W., Fliessbach, A., Forster, D. (2012). Resilience of organic versus conventional farming systems in tropical Africa: The Kenya Experience. In: Tropentag: "Resilience of agricultural systems against crisis", Göttingen, 19. – 21. September 2012, Tielkes, E. (ed.), pp 247. Read more

Roner, T., Messmer, M., Finckh, M., Forster, D., Verma, R., Baruah, R., Patil, S. S. (2012) Participatory cotton breeding for organic and low input farming in Central India. In: Tropentag: "Resilience of agricultural systems against crisis", Göttingen, 19. – 21. September 2012, Tielkes, E. (ed.), pp 247. Read more

2011

Baruah, R., Messmer, M., Forster, D., Verma, R., Patil, S. S. (2011). Participatory breeding of cotton for organic and low external input conditions. World Cotton Research Conference – 5, November 5 – 10, Mumbai, India.

Forster, D. (2011). FiBL Long-term system comparison trials in the tropics – the Indian site. National Workshop on ‘Disappearing non-GM cotton – ways forward to maintain diversity, increase availability and ensure quality of non-GM cotton seed’, June 21-22, Dharwad, India.

Forster, D., Messmer, M., Baruah, R., Patil, S. S. (2011). Disappearing non-GM cotton – ways forward to maintain diversity, increase availability and ensure quality of non-GM cotton seed. National Workshop Proceedings, University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) Dharwad, Dharwad, India. Read more

Jacobi, J., Milz, J., Velasquez, F., Schneider, M. (2011). Four-dimensional Agriculture: Successional Agroforestry for Ecological and Socio-economic Resilience Building. Tropentag, October 5-7, Bonn, Germany.

Messmer, M., Roner, T., Finckh, M., Forster, D., Verma, R., Baruah, R., Patil, S. S. (2011). Participatory cotton breeding for organic and low input farming in India. ECO-PB Conference, November 3-4, Frankfurt, Germany. Read more

Muriuki, A. W., Musyoka, M. W., Cobo, J., Zundel, C., Vanlauwe, B., Mucheru-Muna, M., Kamau, J. (2011). Organic versus conventional agriculture: Maize performance in a long-term farming systems comparisons trial. Paper presented at the 4th National Council for Science & Technology Conference held at Kenyatta International Conference Centre, May 3 – 6 , Nairobi, Kenya. 

Muriuki, A. W., Musyoka, M. W., Cobo, J., Zundel, C., Vanlauwe, B,, Mucheru-Muna, M., Balozi, F., Farray, R. N. (2011). Organic versus conventional farming: First season maize performance in consecutive rotation cycles in Central Kenya. Paper presented at the ‘CIALCA International Conference titled ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Agricultural Intensification of the Humid Highland Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa’ held at the Serena Hotel, October 24 – 27, Kigali, Rwanda.

Muriuki, A. W., Musyoka, M. W., Zundel, C., Vanlauwe, B., Kamau, J., Farray, R. N. (2011). Organic versus conventional farming: Maize performance in consecutive years at KARI-Thika, Central Kenya.  Paper presented at the 11th workshop on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics under the theme ‘Analysis of horticulture course content and research agenda’ held at Pwani University College, December 7 – 10, Kilifi, Kenya.

Niether, W., Reuter, M. C., Schneider, M., Seidel, R., Milz, J., Hensel, O. (2011). Water use characteristics of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) and of two shade tree species in different production systems. Tropentag, October 5-7, Bonn, Germany.

Schneider, M., Seidel, R. et al. (2011). Comparación de sistemas de producción de cacao a largo plazo en el trópico de Bolivia: ?Que contribuye la producció,n orgánica al desarrollo sostenible? Presentation at the 2nd Bolivian Agroforestry Congress “Agroforestería como respuesta para mitigar el cambio climático”, August 23-25, organised in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Verma, R. (2011). Participatory technology development (PTD) trials with GM, conventional hybrid and organic cotton cultivars. National Workshop on ‘Disappearing non-GM cotton – ways forward to maintain diversity, increase availability and ensure quality of non-GM cotton seed’, June 21-22, Dharwad, India.

2010

Baruah, R. (2010). Organic Cotton growing in India challenges and opportunities both for extension and research work of bioRe. National Conference on Paradigm Shift in Cotton Research and Cultivation. Navsari Agricultural University Surat and the Indian Society for Cotton Improvement Mumbai. October 19-21, Surat, India.

Musyoka, M., Zundel, C., Chabi-Olaye, A., Muriuki, A., Mucheru-Muna, M., Vanlauwe, B. (2010). Site-specific organic and conventional crop yields in a long-term farming systems comparison in sub-humid central Kenya. Tropentag, September 14-16, Zurich, Switzerland. Read more

Schneider, M., Amurrio, P., Aparicio, J., Gômez, I., Limachi, M., Milz, J., Ulf, U., Seidel, R., Trujillo, G. (2010). Research Design, Soil and Biodiversity Baseline for Long-term Farming Systems Comparison of Full Sun and Shaded Agroforestry Cocoa Production under Conventional and Organic Management in Alto Beni, Bolivia. Tropentag, September 14-16, Zurich, Switzerland. Read more

2009

Aparicio, J., Aguilar, A., Ocampo, M., (2009). Establecimiento de una línea base de fauna, herpetología, en Sara Ana. Presentación en el simposio del 30 aniversario del Instituto de Ecología de la Universidad San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia, Marzo 2009.

Forster, D. (2009). Knowing the impact of organic cotton production - System comparison study and on-farm trials on organic cotton in India. World Congress on Organic Cotton, September 21 – 25, Interlaken, Switzerland. Read more

Forster, D. (2009). System comparison study and on-farm trials on organic cotton in India. In: Organic & Fairtrade Competence Centre, OFTCC (Hrsg.) World Congress on Organic Cotton: Congress Documunetation [online], Organic & Fairtrade Competence Centre, Zurich, Switzerland. Read more

Gómez, I., Naoki, K. (2009). Evaluación de la avifauna en Sara Ana. Presentación en el simposio del 30 aniversario del Instituto de Ecología de la Universidad San Andrés, March 2009, La Paz, Bolivia.

Limachi, J. (2009). Artropodofauna asociada a seis unidades de vegetación en Sara Ana. Presentación en el simposio del 30 aniversario del Instituto de Ecología de la Universidad San Andrés, March 2009, La Paz, Bolivia.

Muriuki, A. W., Musyoka, M. W., Zundel, C., Schulthess, F., Mwangi, K. (2009). First season maize performance in a long-term farming systems comparison trial at KARI-Thika, Kenya. 4th research week and international conference, September 15-17, Egerton, Kenya. Read more

Musyoka, M., Zundel, C., Chabi-Olaye, A., Muriuki, A., Vanlauwe, B., Mucheru, M. (2009). What can organic agriculture contribute to sustainable development: long-term farming systems comparison trials in Kenya. In: Ssekyewa C, Neuhoff D (eds) Book of Abstracts, African Organic Conference, May 19-22, Kampala, Uganda. Read more

Schneider, M. (2009). ¿Que contribuye la agricultura orgánica para el desarrollo sostenible? Comparación de sistemas de producción a largo plazo en el trópico. Presentación en el simposio del 30 aniversario del Instituto de Ecología de la Universidad San Andrés, March 2009, La Paz, Bolivia.

Seidel, R., Campos, C., Paredes, S., Chapi, N. (2009). Evaluación de la vegetación arbórea en el bosque de Sara Ana. Presentación en el simposio del 30 aniversario del Instituto de Ecología de la Universidad San Andrés, March 2009, La Paz, Bolivia.

Tordoya, J., Vargas, J. (2009). Establecimiento de una línea base de fauna, mastozoología, en Sara Ana. Presentación en el simposio del 30 aniversario del Instituto de Ecología de la Universidad San Andrés, March 2009, La Paz, Bolivia.

Zundel, C., Baruah, R., Musyoka, M., Vanlauwe, B., Kilcher, L., Mäder, P. (2009). Long-term farming systems comparisons in the tropics. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Network Project on Organic Farming, Project Directorate of Cropping Systems Research (PDCSR), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), March 4-6, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Zundel, C., Musyoka, M., Baruah, R., Kilcher, L., Muriuki, A., Vanlauwe, B., Chabi-Olaye, A., Mucheru, M., Mäder, P. (2009). Langzeit-Systemvergleiche in Kenia und Indien: Konventionelle und biologische Erträge aus dem ersten Umstellungsjahr. In: Mayer J, Alföldi T, Leiber F, Dubois D, Fried P, Heckendorn F, Hillmann E, Klocke P, Lüscher A, Riedel S, Stolze M, Strasser F, van der Heijden M, Willer H (eds) Werte – Wege – Wirkungen: Biolandbau im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ernährungssicherung, Markt und Klimawandel. Beiträge zur 10. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Zürich, 11.-13. Februar 2009, Band 1, 470-473. Read more

Zundel, C., Schneider, M., Musyoka, M., Muriuki, A., Vanlauwe, B., Mucheru, M., Chabi-Olaye, A., Niggli, U. (2009). Long-term performance of organic crop rotations in the tropics: First results from a high and a medium potential site in sub-humid Central Kenya. In: Ssekyewa C, Neuhoff D (eds) Book of Abstracts, African Organic Conference, May 19-22, Kampala, Uganda. Read more

2008

Baruah, R., Zundel, C., Jain, S. (2008). Agronomic and economic performance of organic, conventional and GM-cotton in Central India - First results of a long-term farming systems comparison. Organic Fibre and Textile Conference, June 16-17, Carpi, Italy. Read more

Baruah, R. (2008). System Comparisons between Organic, Biodynamic, Conventional and GMO’s in cotton production & Organic, Biodynamic, Conventional systems in Soya and Wheat in Central India. Organic Textile Conference, June 16-20, Carpi, Italy. Read more

Baruah, R. (2008). Long Term System Comparison Trials between Organic, Biodynamic, Conventional and GMO’s in cotton production. Presentation at the Organic Exchange Regional Conference, January, Aurangabad, India.

Schneider, M., Trujillo, G. (2008). ¿Que contribuye la agricultura orgánica para el desarrollo sostenible? Comparación de sistemas de producción a largo plazo en el trópico. Presentación en III Encuentro Latinoamericano y del Caribe de agricultura ecológica, Sept. 29 - Oct. 4, Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Zundel, C., Kilcher, L., Mäder, P., Musyoka, M., Vanlauwe, B., Baruah, R. (2008). What can organic agriculture contribute to sustainable development? – Long-term farming system comparisons in the tropics? In: Neuhoff D et al. (eds) Cultivating the Future Based on Science. Volume 1 - Organic Crop Production. Proceedings of the Second Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), held at the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress, June 18 – 20, Modena, Italy. Tjele, Denmark, 722-725. Read more

Zundel, C., Kilcher, L., Mäder, P. (2008). What can organic agriculture contribute to sustainable development?- Long-term farming system comparisons in the tropics, Food Security Conference, North-South Centre of ETH and Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Development, Zürich, Switzerland. Read more

2007

Anonymous (2007). What can organic agriculture contribute to sustainable development? - Long-term comparisons of farming systems in the tropics, Annual General Meeting of the Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), December 1-4, Bei-jing, China. Read more

Baruah, R. (2007). Long Term System Comparison Trials between Organic, Biodynamic, Conventional and GMO’s in cotton production. Presentation at India Organic, ICCOA, November, Delhi, India

Kilcher, L. (2007). Die multidimensionale Natur der Ernährungssicherung, 15. Witzenhäusener Konferenz: Welternährung – ökologisch und fair, December 4-8, Witzenhausen, Germany. Read more

Zundel, C., Kilcher, L. (2007). Issues paper: Organic agriculture and food availability. In: Scialabba N (ed) Organic agriculture and food security. FAO Conference Paper, 3-5 May, 2007, FAO, Rome, Italy, 3-24. Read more

Zundel, C., Kilcher, L., Mäder, P. (2007). Was kann der biologische Landbau zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung im Süden beitragen? – Langfristige Systemvergleiche in den Tropen. In: Zikeli S, Claupein W, Dabbert S, Kaufmann B, Müller T, Valle Záreta A (Hrsg) Zwischen Tradition und Globalisierung. Beiträge zur 9. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau. Universität Hohenheim, 20.-23. März 2007, 927-930. Read more

Zundel C, Kilcher L, Mäder P (2007): What can organic agriculture contribute to sustainable de-velopment? – Long-term farming system comparisons in the tropics? In: Tielkes E (ed) Utilisation of diversity in land use systems: Sustainable and organic approaches to meet human needs: international research on food security, natural resource management and rural development; Book of Abstracts / Tropentag 2007, 9-11 October, Witzenhausen. Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen, 417. Read more

Zundel C, Kilcher L, Mäder P (2007): What can organic agriculture contribute to sustainable development? - Long-term farming system comparisons in the tropics, FiBL Open Day, August 19, Frick, Switzerland