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Final Programme and Documentation

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NEW: AGRICOM Conference Proceedings available online and in the bookshops!



The presented articles are the result of the Open Call for Papers issued by the AGRICOM Consortium
in order to raise the awareness of the stakeholders in the agricultural sector concerning
competence modelling, with a special focus on hydroponics and irrigation.
The scientific articles published in this book are the selected papers of applicants from over six
countries received through the open call for papers issued by the AGRICOM Conference 2013.
These papers were reviewed by the Scientific Programme Committee of AGRICOM 2013 in double-blind
peer reviews and selected according the review results. In addition all authors of the selected
articles could present and discuss their papers at the AGRICOM conference.

Free Download as pdf.: 20130930_AGRICOM_Proceedings_FINAL.pdf

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We've uploaded the presentations held (subject to permission by the presenter and the presenter's organisation).

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Day 1: Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Great Hall at the University of Tuscia,

Via S. Maria in Gradi, 4 – Viterbo, Italy 



10:00 am - 11:00 am


11:00 am - 11:15 am

Welcome to AGRICOM 2013 and Introduction to Keynote Session by Giuseppe Colla

University of Tuscia 

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Cecilia Stanghellini

"What makes good water management in horticulture?"
Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture 

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Dimitrios Savvas 

"Hydroponics and Fertigation"
Agricultural University Athens 

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Dietmar Schwarz and Henrike Perner

"Hydroponics and Quality"
Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

Questions and Short Discussion 

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Warm Lunch Break











2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Session I: Advances in Hydroponics & Irrigation research

Presentation of selected submissions (Chair: Dimitrios Savvas)


Daniela Borgognone, Eva Švecová, Antonio Fiorillo, Elvira Rea, Mariateresa Cardarelli, Giuseppe Colla
Effect of irrigation regime on growth, flowering and water use of Bougainvillea spectabilis" 


Andrea Dührkoop, Prof. Dr. Tarik Hartani, Edward Muchiri, Abdelaali Bencheikh, Tarek A. Ouamane, Madjed A. Djoudi, Prof. Dr. Oliver Hensel
"International research activities on innovative low pressure irrigation technique with polymer membrane"


Manuela Capodilupo and Accursio Venezia
"Trough bench subirrigation system for tomato and other vegetables: the OFRALSER project"


Dr. Francesco Montesano
"The IRMA project: Efficient Irrigation Management Tools for Agricultural Cultivations and Urban Landscapes"


Andrea Dührkoop, Prof. Dr. Oliver Hensel
"Evaluation of Subsurface Irrigation Practice in Sub-Sahara Africa"




group picture

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break












4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Presentation of selected submissions


Cornelia Helmstedt, Xenia Rodriguez
"Competence Modelling in the Agricultural Sector: The AGRICOM Project"


Henrike Perner
"Methodology for Transfer of the Water Competence Model into the Agricultural and Horticultural Sector"


Andreas Drakos
"A Quality Management System for Hosting AGRICOM Representations"


Bas Timmers
How to educate Agricultural Competences"





8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Social Dinner 

Restaurant "Zaffera"


Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa





Day 2: Friday, September 20th, 2013

Meeting points: 1) Mini Palace Hotel & 2.) Porta San Piedro


9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Technical Tour to Albani & Ruggieri Company, Civitavecchia (RM) www.albani.it

9:00 am - 10:30 am: Travel from Viterbo to Civitavecchia (Albani e Ruggieri)

10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Visit of the greenhouses

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lunch break

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Travel from Civitavecchia to Fiumicino Airport

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Travel from Fiumicino Airport to Viterbo


4:00 pm

End of AGRICOM Conference 


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