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X International Symposium

Modelling in Fruit Research and Orchard Management

June 2 - June 5, 2015 Agropolis international, Av Agropolis, Montpellier

Monday 01 June 2015

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm : Welcoming aperitif and registration

               Welcoming aperitif with wine, refreshments, snacks will be arranged in Agropolis Hall

Tuesday 02 June 2015

8:00 am - 9:00 am : Registration

9:00 am - 9:40 am : Introduction talk: Agropolis Foundation welcome

               B. Hubert (President of Agropolis Fundation) and E. Costes (Convener)

9:40 am - 10:20 am : Introductive conference

  • Pr DeJong
    • Opportunities and challenges in fruit tree and orchard modelling

10:20 am - 10:45 am : Coffee break

10:45 am - 12:45 pm : Session 1: Tree 3D reconstruction Chair: J. Hanan

  • 10:45 am - 11:05 am     Prof Lu
    • Template-based Realistic 3D reconstruction of fruit tree structure
  • 11:05 am - 11:25 am     Dr Leon
    • Tree crown parameters assessment using 3D photo reconstruction as a tool for selection in olive breeding programs
  • 11:25 am - 11:45 am     Dr Rogge
    • HortShape: a Tool for generating geometric models of horticultural products
  • 11:45 am - 12:05 am     Mr Perez
    • Modelling inter and intra progeny variability of oil palm architecture
  • 12:05 am - 12:25 am     Dr Dallabetta
    • 3D digitizing tool to determine fruit quality distribution within the canopy
  • 12:25 am - 12:45 am     Dr Pallas
    • Combining 3D digitizing data and architectural modelling to simulate shoot growth and geometry in apple

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm : Lunch at Cirad cantine

2:15 pm - 3:35 pm : Session 2: Functional Structural Plant Models Chair: F. Boudon

  • 2:15 pm - 2:35 pm     Pr Kurth
    • A design pattern in XL for implementing multiscale models, demonstrated at a fruit tree simulator 
  • 2:35 pm - 2:55 pm     Pr DeJong
    • The L-Almond Model: a functional-structural virtual tree model of almond tree architectural growth, carbohydrate dynamics over multiple years
  • 2:55 pm - 3:15 pm     Dr Hirst
    • A source-sink developmental model of Golden Delicious apple trees
  • 3:15 pm - 3:35 pm     Dr Pallas
    • Coupling the functional-structural plant models MAppleT and QualiTree to simulate carbon allocation and growth variability on apple tree

3:35 pm - 4:00 pm : Coffee break

4:00 pm - 5:20 pm : Session 3: Tree architecture and Production Chair: A. Seleznyova

  • 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm     Dr Dambreville
    • Modeling developmental growth stages in mango on the basis of absolute vs. relative growth rates
  • 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm     Dr Auzmendi
    • Final length of neoformed leaves is mainly determined during the elongation period in field grown peach trees
  • 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm     Dr Boudon
    • The role of structural and temporal factors in the architectural development of the mango tree: evidences from simulation
  • 5:00 pm - 5:20 pm     Dr Ayachi
    • Morphological descriptors for studying the entry into the first-flowering of Olea europaea L

End of session 5:20 pm

Wednesday 03 June 2015

8:30 am - 10:20 am : Session 4: Phenology Chair: P. Braun

  •   8:30 am -   9:00 am     Introduction presentation - Dr Garcia de Cortazar Atauri
    • Perpheclim Accaf project - Perennial fruit crops and forest phenology evolution facing climatic changes
  •   9:00 am -   9:20 am    Dr Pope
    •  Modeling spring phenology and chilling requirements using the chill overlap framework
  •   9:20 am -   9:40 am     Dr Darbyshire
    • Modelling flowering phenology in Cripps Pink apple using a dynamic heat threshold
  •   9:40 am - 10:00 am     Dr Legave
    • Flowering models to simulate and predict differentiated responses to warming in apple trees grown in contrasting climatic conditions
  • 10:00 am - 10:20 am     Ass Prof Salazar
    • Modeling phenology of apple

10:20 am - 10:45 am : Coffee break

10:45 am - 12:25 pm : Session 4 (continued): Phenology Chair: M.Braun

  • 10:45 am - 11:05 am     Dr Neilsen
    • Modeling Changing Suitability for Tree Fruits In Complex Terrain
  • 11:05 am - 11:25 am     Dr Wenden
    • Statistical analysis of trends in Sweet Cherry flowering data across Europe
  • 11:25 am - 11:45 am     Mrs Allan
    • Fruitlet growth of Pistacia vera as a function of heat temperature
  • 11:45 am - 12:05 am    Pr Braun
    • Spatial modelling of phenological data and its use for climate change research

12:05 pm - 12:45 pm : Poster short presentation (1mn each)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm : Lunch at Cirad cantine

2:15 pm - 3:35 pm : Poster session 1: Tree 3D reconstruction - FSPM - Architecture and Phenology

The poster sessions will start with 1 min flash talks. You may have one PowerPoint slide for your flash talk which you are expected to tell who you are, what the topic of your poster is, and why the conference participants should visit your poster.

During the following coffee break and poster session please, stay at your poster for possible questions and discussions.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm : Coffee break

4:00 pm - 5:40 pm : Session 5: Fruit Growth Chari: A.Hall

  • 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm     Dr Salazar
    • Modeling apple growing
  • 4:20 pm - 4:40 pm    Dr Rufato
    • Validation of fruit growth rate model to predict chemical thinning on `Gala´ and `Fuji´ apple trees in Southern Brazil
  • 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm    Dr Nicolai
    • Development of 3D architecture of transport structures in apple (Malus x domestica Borkh.) fruit
  • 5:00 pm - 5:20 pm    Dr Abera
    • A 3D fruit tissue growth algorithm based on cell biomechanics
  • 5:20 pm - 5:40 pm    Dr Sugiura
    • Impact assessment of global warming on past changes in coloring of grape berry skins by using a model for estimating berry skin coloring

End of session 5:40pm

Thursday 04 June 2015

8:30 am - 10:20 am : Session 6: Light Interception Chair: G. Lang

  •   8:30 am -   9:00 am     Introduction presentation -  Dr Cieslak
    • Evaluating the shadow propagation model in simulations ol plant-light interaction
  •   9:00 am -   9:20 am     Mr  Yang
    • Light interception characteristics estimated from three-dimensional virtual plants for two apple cultivars and influenced by combinations of rootstocks and tree architecture in Loess Plateau of China
  •   9:20 am -   9:40 am     Dr Leca
    • Physical modeling of leaf wetness duration at the tree scale: considering leaf properties and tree architecture
  •   9:40 am - 10:00 am     Dr Han
    • Orchard level simulation of fruit tree light interception

10:00 am - 10:30 am : Coffee break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm : Session 7:Carbon Partitioning Chair: M. Génard

  • 10:30 am - 10:50 am     Dr Seleznyova
    • Carbon transport revisited: a novel approach for solving quasi-stationary carbon transport in the system with Michaelis-Menten sinks and sources
  • 10:50 am - 11:10 am     Dr Rahmadi
    • Enhancing the ability of QualiTree to study the effect of water availability on the fruit-tree development and growth
  • 11:10 am - 11:30 am     Dr Taylor
    • Modelling water use of subtropical fruit tree crops: the challenges
  • 11:30 am - 11:50 am     Mr Reyes
    • A multi-scale model to explore carbon allocation in plants
  • 11:50 am - 12:00 am     Mrs Bairam
    • Modeling carbon transport from sources to sinks within the carrier branch of apple

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm : Lunch at Agropolis

Buses departure 13h30

1:30 pm - 6:00 pm : Visit

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Visit at INRA Centers

                           Group 1

                                   PhenoArch platform (greenhouse conditions) by Dr B Pallas and Dr G. Lopez
                                   Hightrough-put image analyses by Prof J.L. Regnard and Dr D. Gomez

                           Group 2

                                  DiaPhen platform (open field conditions) by Mrs M. Delalande
                                  Olive tree collections and progeny by Dr B. Khadari

  • 4:30 pm -  6:30 pm Visit of Aigues Mortes city
  • 7:00 pm    Wine tasting at Mas de Saporta       

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm : Gala Diner

  •   8:00 pm      Gala dinner at Mas Saporta
  • 11:00 pm      Returns to hotels (downtown)

Friday 05 June 2015

8:30 am - 10:20 am : Session 8: Disease Control Chair: F. Lescourret

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am     Introduction presentation - Dr Calonnec
    • A sensitivity analysis of a grapevine/powdery mildew model to highlight the interactions between plant growth, pathogen, crop management and climate
  • 9:00 am - 9:20 am     Dr Génard
    • How many insects can a great tit population prey on in apple organic orchards? A modelling bioenergetics study
  • 9:20 am - 9:40 am     Dr Cormier
    • Modelling the impact of an insecticide treatment on codling moth populations

9:40 am - 10:15 am : Poster short presentation (1 minute each)

10:15 am - 10:45 am : Coffee break

10:45 am - 12:45 pm : Poster session 2 Fruit Growth and quality – Light interception-Carbon partitioning - Disease control

The poster sessions will start with 1 min flash talks. You may have one PowerPoint slide for your flash talk which you are expected to tell who you are, what the topic of your poster is, and why the conference participants should visit your poster.

During the following coffee break and poster session please, stay at your poster for possible questions and discussions.

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm : Lunch at Cirad cantine

2:15 pm - 3:35 pm : Session 9: Fruit Quality Chair: G. Saudreau

  • 2:15 pm - 2:35 pm     Dr Desnoues
    • A kinetic model of sugar metabolism allows the simulation of sugar concentrations and its genetic variability during peach fruit growth
  • 2:35 pm - 2:55 pm     Dr Hall
    • A biophysical model of fruit development with distinct apoplasmic and symplasmic pathways
  • 2:55 pm - 3:15 pm     Dr Cheddadi
    • Toward a mechanical model of 3D fruit development
  • 3:15 pm - 3:35 pm     Dr Dai
    • Mathematic model for simulating anthocyanin composition during grape ripening: another way of phenotyping
  • 3:35 pm - 3:55 pm     Prof. Göktürk-Baydar
    • Determination of the best 24-EBL application for the accumulation of antioxidant compounds in Alphonse Lavallée grape cultivar by using fuzzy logic modelling

3:55 pm - 5:00 pm : Conclusions and end of the symposium