Agronomy and logistics of fibre crops

Rome, 20/3/13

Consiglio per la ricerca e la sperimentazione in agricoltura

Centro di Ricerca per la Patologia Vegetale, CRA – PAV

Via C.G.. Bertero, 22, 00156 – Roma http://www.cra-pav.it

9:00 – Welcome by Dr. Luigi Pari (CRA-ING) and Ms. Chiara Pocaterra (APRE)

9:00 – Short presentation of the FIBRA project, Dr. Efi Alexopoulou (CRES)

9:10

Agronomy of the fibre crops

Chaired by Dr. E. Alexopoulou, CRES & Prof. Xiong Heping, IBFC

9:10

Yields of flax and hemp in Europe

Dr. Prezmo Baraniecki, INF&MP

9:30

Yields of kenaf in Europe

Dr. Efi Alexopoulou, CRES

9:50

Yields of the bast fibre crops in China

Prof. Xiong Heping, IBFC

10:10

MULTIHEMP project

Dr. Stefano Amaducci, UNICATT

10:30

OPTIMA project

Prof. S.L. Cosentino, UNICT

10:50

European's natural fiber past balance / future outlook

Mr. Valerio Zucchini

11:10

Dragon Star project

Dr. Giulio Cataldi APRE

11:20

Coffee break

11:30

Logistics of the fibre crops

Chaired by Dr. Luigi Pari CRA-ING & Dr. Tang Shouwei, IBFC

11:30

Bast fibre crops harvesting in Europe

Dr. Luigi Pari, CRA-ING

11:50

Harvesting and logistics of bast fiber crops in China

Dr. Tang Shouwei, IBFC

12:10

Kenaf and other fiber crops: harvesting and storage trials in Italy

Dr. Denis Picco, CETA

12:30

Harvesting of hemp in the Netherlands

Mr. Mark Reinders, HEMPFLAX

12:30

Logistics of hemp in France

Mr. Sylvestre Bertucelli, INTERCHARVE

13:10

Logistics and sustainablity of fibre crops

Dr. R. Berruto & Dr. P Busato, UNITO & Dr. N. Sharma, ENEA

13:30

Working lunch break

14:15

Round table discussion

Chaired by Ms. C. Pocaterra, APRE

This session will last until 15:30

15:30 – 16:30 Technical visit to CRA Vegetal Pathology Labs