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SOILS 2009
REGISTRATION FORM ENQUIRIES AND CORRESPONDENCE FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Full Name: (Prof / Assoc Prof / Dr /Mr / Ms): To facilitate prompt replies, please address
your enquires to the appropriate person:
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Registration:
Occupation: …………………………..…………………. Marshall Kana Samuel
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INTRODUCTION SESSION 2: Soil Fertility SESSION 6 : Soil Physic
Soil health describes the capacity of a soil to be used effec- • Performance of Nitro Humic Acid (NHA) based paddy • Physical changes to oil palm empty fruit bunches (EFB)
tively without adversely affecting its future productivity, the grain booster (Syahren, MARDI) and EFB mat (Ecomat) during their decomposition in the
ecosystem or the environment. It emphasizes on the integra- field (Christopher, UPM)
tion of physical, chemical and biological soil properties for • Effects of composts with different organic matter on soil
the purpose of sustainable agricultural management. All phosphorus and potassium (Faridah M., MARDI) • Soil moisture pattern in tropical lowland forest (Marryanna
three components are balance in a healthy soil. In order to Lion, FRIM)
make interpretations of the health of a soil, the various • Root characteristics and nutrient concentrations in rice
processes and function need to be assessed through mean- (Oryza sativa L.) grown under different salinity conditions
ingful indicators. Soil health has recently captured the (Momahamad Reza Momayezi, UPM) SESSION 7 : Fertiliser Management
attention of many researchers as soil degradation from • Effects of mixing urea with acid sulphate soil and humic
intensive cultivation, mechanization, limited crop rotations, acid on ammonia loss, exchangeable ammonium and
and lack of organic matter additions have reduced yield SESSION 3: Soil Chemistry available nitrate (Mohd Taufik, UPM Bintulu)
potential. This has often led to increased soil compaction, • Alleviation of aluminum in acidic soils and its effect on
growth of hybrid and clonal oil palm (Elaeis guineensis, • Rice farming and fertilizer management practices: the
erosion, greater pest problems, and reduced crop productiv-
Jacq) seedling (Jose Álvaro Cristancho Rodríguez, UPM) complexities (Dr. Shuhaimi Othman, MARDI)
ity. To date, our knowledge on soil health concept that deals
with the integration and optimization of the physical, chemi-
cal and biological properties of soil for improved pro-
• Comparative Tolerance of Corn and Groundnut Grown on
Ultisols to Soil acidity (Prof Shamshudin, UPM) SESSION 8: Pedometric
ductivity is scarce.
• Spatial Variability Of Selected Chemical Characteristics • Statistical index as a rapid method to landslide risk zona-
Of Paddy Soils In Selangor And Kedah (Siti Aisyah Wa- tion in the catchment scale. Case study: Jahan Water-
LEAD PAPERS hid, UPM) shed in the Northeast of Iran (Memarian, UPM)
Keynote Paper: The role of soil microbes in soil heath for • Adsorption of formulated Chlorpyrifos on selected agricul- • Applicability of Hydrus _2D Model for flow from point
sustainable agriculture production (Dr. Suhaimi Madsuki, tural soils of Terengganu (Tay Joo Hoi, UMT) sources drip irrigation (Ekhmaj, A. I. , UPM)
MARDI)
• Spatial variability of soil organic carbon in oil palm (Law,
Fellow MSSS Paper 1: Soil Health and Carbon Sequestra- UPM)
tion: The Beginning of Carbon Footprint in Products (Dr. SESSION 4 : Soil Microbiology
Chan Kok Weng, MPOB)
• Effect of Root Exudates Carbon Compounds on Biological
Nitrogen Fixation in Rice (Umme Aminun Naher, UPM) POST CONFERENCE TOUR
Fellow MSSS Paper 2: After three generations of oil palm
planting: is there a need for sulphur and micronutrient fertiliz- • Isolation, characterization and identification of endophytic • Soil Correlation - BRIS Soil (Rusila, Rudua, Ru Tapai and
ers? (Prof. Dr. Zin Zawawi Zakaria, UNIMAS) bacteria in safed musli (chlorophytum borivilianum) roots Jambu Series) - Setiu District
(Hayati Abdulah, UPM)
• Visit to Pitaya Plantation at Ru Tapai, Terengganu.
• Solubilization of inorganic phosphates by Phosphate- Costing and Budget
SESSION 1: Soil Biology and Plant Health Solubilizing bacteria isolated from Aerobic rice (Qurban Ali,
• Insect diversity: Their impact on enhancing plant health UPM) • Expenditure will be based on the capital of transportation,
and crop production (Dr. Norowi, MARDI) human resource and refreshment.
• Screening of lignocellulose degradation by microbial iso- SESSION 5: Soil Waste Management and Environment • Total expenditure will be providing the rough figure on
lates from rice straw compost under laboratory study • Cadmium and zinc concentrations in the oil palm soil sys- post conference tour fee for each participant
(Kang Seong Hang, UPM) tem (Aini Azura, UPM) Person in Charge:
• Earthworm population dynamics under the oil palm eco- • Potential of peat as a natural adsorbent in the removal of Mohamad Shahid Shahrun (013-2102121)
system on alluvial and sedentary soils of United Planta- Cu, Fe, Mn and Mg from hydroponic waste (Liza Nuriati, E-mail: [email protected]
tions Berhad (Vijiandran JR, United Plantation) L.K.C. MARDI)
• Carbon sequestration in coastal soils under different land
use (Dr. Normah Awang Besar, UMS)


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