Program

Programme outline

17 September

Mid-term meeting of MedYWat “Med Water Youth Network facilitation and coordination group”

 

Arrival-Registration

 

18 September

Conference Proceedings

 

Opening Session

Chair: Maroun El Moujabber - CIHEAM Bari

 

09:00-09:30                  Welcome addresses

(#MEDFORUM2018 WA)

 

Maurizio Raeli - CIHEAM Bari Director

Giuseppe Provenzano - Union for the Mediterranean “UfM”

Janette Uhlmann - Center for Mediterranean Integration “CMI”

Placido Plaza - CIHEAM Secretary General

                                         

09:30 - 10:30                 Keynote speeches

(#MEDFORUM2018 KS)

 

Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security

Marcela Villarreal - Director, Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division, FAO

 

Higher education in Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security: challenges and needs

Pierre Grenier - Agreenium - France

                                         

                                          Parthenope University and CIHEAM Bari:  a Decade of Success and the Way Ahead

Stefano Dumontet - Parthenope University of Naples, Italy

 

General discussions

 

End of the opening session and family photo with the graduation hat

 

10:30 - 11:00                 Coffee break

 

Session (1)                    Protecting the Planet: Combating Waste

Chair: Nahla Hwalla - President of CIHEAM Advisory Board

 

11:00-12:00                   Keynote addresses

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 1 KN)

 

CIHEAM Alumni Network: Avoiding knowledge Waste through Follow-up Research Study

Noureddin Driouech - CIHEAM Bari

 

FAO-CIHEAM field research initiative Call for PhD students and young researchers

Emma McInerney - Partnerships Officer, Partnerships and South-South Cooperation Division, FAO and Maroun El Moujabber - CIHEAM Bari

 

Methods, technologies and devices to reduce non-beneficial water consumption on farms in water scarce regions

Nebo Jovanovic - Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa

 

                               General discussions

 

12:00-13:30                   PhD & Young Researchers Oral Presentations

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 1 OP)

 

Modernization of surface irrigation systems in a Water - Food - Energy Nexus perspective: modelling approach

Ahmed Ayoub - Egypt 

 

Anaerobic co-digestion of olive mill wastewater with municipal wastewater and cow dung

Anas Tallou - Morocco

 

The Hydrant risk indicator for Pressurised Irrigation Systems Perturbation

Bilal Derardja - Algeria

 

Agricultural Roofs: Sustainable Systems to mitigate Climate Change impacts and make Resilient Cities.

Gilda Capano and Stefania Palermo - Italy

 

Characterization of Water and Soil Quality of the M'nasra region in the Gharb plain (Northwest Morocco)

Serine Omrania – Morocco

 

Heating an agricultural greenhouse with a solar passive water–sleeve system: Effects on microclimate, yield and Tuta absoluta population

Lahoucine Gourdo – Morocco

 

Etude de l'efficacité d'un système de pompage hybride (photovoltaïque / électrique) pour une meilleure gestion du milieu rural

Naima Mebrek – Algeria

 

General discussions

 

 

13:30-15:00                   Lunch

 

 

Session (2)                    Inclusive Development

Chair: Mélanie Requier-Desjardins - CIHEAM Montpellier

 

15:00-16:00                  PhD & Young Researchers Oral Presentations

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 2 OP)

 

Comment s'organise une action collective coopérative d'économie circulaire entre les divers acteurs d'un territoire ? Le cas du Plan régional d'actions d'économie circulaire, en Occitanie.

Anne-Claire Savy-Angeli - France

 

L'étoffe "Ouabri" à poils de dromadaire de la région de Djelfa-Algérie. Une filière essentielle pour la sécurité alimentaire

Amal Kanoun-Meguellati - Algeria 

 

Contributing the feed sustainability in aquaculture: Nutritional programming of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) and improvements towards better utilization of low n-3 HUFA diets

Serhat Turkmen - Turkey

 

General discussions

Session (3)                    PhD & Young Researchers Poster and PhD in 180” Presentations

                                          Divided in two parallel sessions

 

16:00-1800                   Parallel session 1: PhD in 180”

                                          Chair: Roula Khadra – CIHEAM Bari

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 3 PS1: PhD)

 

Evaluation de la résistance de génotypes de pois (Pisum spp.) vis-à-vis de la fusariose vasculaire

Delel Mekhaldi – Algeria

 

L'utilisation des sucres de commerce pour lutter contre le carpocapse des pommes et des poires (Cydia pomonella L.) dans la région de Lambiridi (Wilaya de Batna, Algérie)

Imene Brahim - Algeria

 

Developing a Color Scale as a New Methodology in Sensory Science: Detecting Emotions Evoked by Organic Food Consumption

Diana Ismael - Syria

                                            

Development and application of alternative control methods to control postharvest rots of fresh fruits and vegetables

Imen Belgacem - Tunisia

 

Evaluation of the social behavior based on vibrational signals of Philaenus spumarius in semi-field conditions

Imane Akassou - Morocco

 

Water problem in Libya

Jamal Ali Mohamed Ehdadan - Libya

 

Plasticity of blackcurrant in a changing climate; focus on water efficiency

Natasa Cerekovic - Bosnia&Herzegovina

 

Zelus renardii (Hemiptera Reduviidae) a leafhopper assassin bug candidate for adult Philaenus spumarius biocontrol

Valdete Sefa - Albania

 

Investigation and characterization of phytoplasma infecting Ligustrum ovalifolium plants in Turkey

Zeinab Alsaheli - Lebanon

 

General discussions

 

 

16:00-1800                    Parallel session 2: PhD & Young Researchers Poster Presentations

                                          Chair: Mladen Todorovic – CIHEAM Bari

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 3 PS2: PP)

 

Valorisation et recyclage et de la biomasse issue de l'industrie agroalimentaire sucrière

Amine Ouaket – Morocco

 

Valorisation des produits du terroir Algérien

Naziha Fedala – Algeria

 

Potentialities of using Tunisian Rock phosphate: an alternative insight for sustainable agriculture

Ameni Ben Zineb - Tunisia

 

Agriculture traditionnelle et agrodiversité dans les oasis du Sud du Maroc : cas de des oasis de la région Drâa-Tafilalet

Mhammad Houssni – Morocco

 

An assessment of wood bioenergy utilization in a compared analysis between Missouri and Emilia Romagna

Edoardo Desiderio - Italy

 

An integrated process for biodiesel production and food industry wastewater treatment using the oleaginous yeast Debaryomyces etchellsii

Fatma Arous - Tunisia

 

Activity of Biochar on the Effectiveness and Persistence of Some Insecticides against Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval) on Cotton Plants

Ghada EL-Masry - Egypt

 

Crop Water Requirements estimation from open satellite and agro-meterological data

Giuseppe Peschechera - Italy

 

Irrigation water use efficiency in the context of climate change - Case of citrus in Souss region, Morocco

Icham Elomari – Morocco 

 

Participatory multi-criteria analysis of irrigation management: a case study from Albania

Kledja Canaj – Albania

 

An integrated Decision Support tool for eco-efficiency assessment of agricultural production

Andi Mehmeti – Albania

 

Precision agriculture for mapping olive grove facing drought challenges in Apulia region

Nada Mzid - Tunisia

 

Isolation and use of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria from an abandoned mine site for its rehabilitation

Najoua Mghazli – Morocco

 

Cultural landscapes for water management - A research work plan

Stefano Basso - Italy

 

Traditional irrigation techniques in an agroecological perspective

Vladimiro Andrea Boselli - Italy

 

The influence of inulin addition on nutritional composition of spelt pasta

Jelena Perović - Serbia                                             

 

Optimization of the extrusion process in creation of snack products from spelt wholegrain flour with added betaine

Jovana Kojić - Serbia

 

Stability of ellagic acid from raspberry seeds during the extrusion process

Boško Marić - Serbia

 

Microbial oil production from yeast growing on the hydrolysate of prickly pear

Chebbi Halima - Tunisia

 

General discussions

 

Session (4)                    Success stories

Chair: Giuseppe Provenzano, Union for the Mediterranean “UfM”

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 3 SS)

 

18:00-19:30                  Animated by Noureddin Driouech - CIHEAM Bari and Yasmine Seghirate - CIHEAM

  • Joséphine Semaan - Lebanon
  • Paul Skayem - Lebanon
  • Fatima Ayoub - Morocco
  • Ali Tamween Ajeel - Iraq
  • Ahmed Sayed - Egypt

 

20:00                               CIHEAM Prize to the Best MSc Theses for the year 2017

 

Apulian typical dinner with folkloristic dance and music

 

Les Conteuses du Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia)

 

19 September

 

Session (5)                    Food Security and Nutrition

Chair: Panagiotis Kalaitzis - CIHEAM Chania

 

09:00-09:30                  Keynote address

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 5 KN)

 

Food security and CAPMED agenda

Nahla Hwalla - President of CIHEAM Advisory Board 

 

09:30-11:00                  PhD & Young Researchers Oral Presentations

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 5 OP)

 

Biocontrôle de Listeria monocytogenes CECT 4032 dans le lait et les produits laitiers, à l'aide d'une souche bactériocinogène de Lactococcus lactis isolée à partir du lait de chamelle fermenté du Maroc

Abdelkhaliq Elmoslih - Morocco

 

Phenotypical characterization and evaluation of a segregating population of sweet cherry (bing x lapins)

Alson Time - Haiti

                                            

Supplementation commercial prebiotic « Aviator » of broiler diet: Effect of stages of breeding on performances and caecal microflora

Amani Askri - Tunisia

 

Classification of Pulses Specific Diversity for the Provision of Three Ecosystems Services: Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Weed Suppression, and Production Stability under Mediterranean conditions

Julie Pitchers - France

 

The difficulty of measuring biological assets under IAS 41: Agriculture

Amine Azhari – Morocco                                                

 

Effects of post-harvest low temperature conditioning of olive fruit on oil quality parameters

Dourou Athanasia-Maria - Greece

 

General discussions

 

11:00-12:00                   PhD & Young Researchers Poster Presentations

                                          Divided in two parallel sessions

 

Parallel session 1: Chair : Mélanie Requier-Desjardins – CIHEAM Montpellier

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 5 PS1: PP)

 

Effect of Moroccan seaweed polysaccharides as biostimulants of Germination and Plant Growth of tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L.)

Abir Mzibra – Morocco                                                    

 

Penicillium gravinicasei, a new species isolated from cave cheese in Apulia, Italy

Antonella Susca - Italy

 

Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus p22 binds single-stranded RNA molecules

Ferran Salavert  - Spain

 

Molecular, mycotoxin and phylogenetic characterization of Alternaria species from wheat grown in Italy.

Francesca Anna Ramires - Italy                                  

 

Screening of effective native common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) rhizobia and their use in mixed inocula with Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria under different phosphorus conditions

Imane El Attar - Morocco                                              

 

Bioactives metabolites for the antifungal and Plant Promoting Growth activities among Plant-associated Bacteria of Vicia faba L.

Imen Haddoudi - Tunisia                                               

 

Rhizobium laguerreae in combination with Enterobacter aerogens and Bacillus sp improves lentil water stress tolerance

Kaoutar Taha - Morocco                                                

 

Une agriculture durable au service d'une alimentation durable : La culture de l'olivier dans la steppe algérienne.      

Malika Zoubeidi  - Algeria

 

Impact du climat sur les accroissements et la qualité du liège dans la suberaie de Beni Ouarssous (Nord-Ouest d'Algérie)

Ahmed Chorana - Algeria

 

Est-ce que les plantations de palmiers dattiers et l'oasification peuvent être utilisées comme moyen de lutte contre la désertification et l'avancement du sable dans les zones arides ?                                             

Ali Mihi  - Algeria

 

Durabilité des systèmes d'élevage pastoraux face aux changements environnementaux dans la steppe algérienne

Mohamed Benidir - Algeria

 

General discussions

 

Parallel session 2: Chair: Ramzi Belkhodja – CIHEAM Zaragoza

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 5 PS2: PP)

 

Assessment of the current situation of organic food consumption in an emerging organic market (Lebanon)

Malak Tleis – Lebanon

 

Controlling Aspergillus niger using chia essential oil and gemifloxacin-metal complexes

Shimaa Sakr - Egypt

 

Preliminary analysis of the growth performance of adults and larvae of Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on diets based on by-products

Somaya Nasereldeen - Lebanon

 

Indigenous food formulation: which nutritional value of legume-based traditional Mediterranean dishes?

Sondos Njoumi - Tunisia

 

Pb-resistant PGPR effect on antioxidant status and genes expression pattern associated with lead tolerance and accumulation in Lathyrus sativus

Souhir Ayeid Abdelkrim -Tunisia

 

Patulin effects on viability of Penicillium spp.         

Vincenzo Tragni  - Italy

 

Assessment of the resilience of cereal-based cropping systems in the Mediterranean area: The Bekaa case study

Ali Nasrallah - Lebanon

 

Trapping methodologies for functional canopy arthropod diversity in olive agroecosystem

Anastazija Dimitrova - Macedonia

 

Investigation of endophytic microorganism's population diversity and their interaction with Xylella fastidiosa in olive trees and other hosts.

Arafat Hanani - Palestine

 

Insecticidia activity of bio-oils and biochar as pyrolysis products and their combination with microbial agents against Agrotis ipsilon (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Atef Mahmoud Mohamed Sayed - Egypt

 

Effect of drying methods on the phenolic compounds of white and black figs (Ficus carica L.)

Souhila Mahmoudi - Algeria

 

General discussions

12:00-13:30                   PhD & Young Researchers Oral Presentations

Divided in two parallel sessions

 

Parallel session 1: Chair : Mélanie Requier-Desjardins – CIHEAM Montpellier

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 5 PS1: OP)

 

Evaluation des composes phénoliques et des activités antioxydantes des figues (Ficus carica L.) en Tunisie

Fateh Aljane - Tunisia

 

Evaluation des facteurs structurels d'insécurité alimentaire pour une bonne gouvernance au Maroc : Cas du blé tendre

Kawtar Rerhrhaye - Morocco                                      

 

Gouvernance de la sécurité alimentaire au Maroc : Défis et Opportunités

Larbi Toumi - Morocco

 

Effet des biostimulants en plein champs sur le développement de Zymoseptoria tritici chez le blé dur en Tunisie.

Marwa Hassine – Tunisia

 

Etude de l'effet de la composition hormonale du milieu de multiplication sur le comportement des microboutures de l'arganier (Argania spinosa)

Meriyem Koufan – Morocco

 

Recherche des résidus de pesticides dans les tomates et évaluation de leur risque sur le consommateur Algérien

Moussa Mokhtari - Algeria

 

Potentiel allélopathique de chiendent pied de poule Cynodon dactylon ,sur la germination et la croissance de blé dur (Triticum durum Desf.) 

Zohra Melakhessou  - Algeria

 

Analyse et diagnostic de la nutrition azotée du blé dur pour la conception d’une grille de fertilisation azotée, en région semi-aride. Algérie

Chadda Douniazed - Algeria

 

General discussions

 

 

 

Parallel session 2: Chair: Ramzi Belkhodja – CIHEAM Zaragoza

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 5 PS2: OP)

 

Suppression and over-expression of a prolyl 4 hydroxylase is responsible for changes in tomato fruit abscission

Dusan Denic - Serbia  

 

Obtaining double haploids of radish in culture microspore in vitro

Elena Kozar - Russia   

 

First microscopic detection of oocysts of Cryptosporidium spp. in Mytilus chilensis cultivated in Chile destined for human consumption

Juan Francisco Eliseo Quiroga Sepulveda - Chile

 

Suppression of a tomato prolyl 4 hydroxylase alters fruit growth programs

Khansa Mekkaoui - Tunisia

 

Producing beef meat under hard livestock conditions by crossing cattle with Belgian Blue-White breed

Lynda Allouche - Algeria 

 

Innovation in Mediterranean organic greenhouse cultivation: protect the crops and protect soil arthropods                      

Suzana Madzaric - Bosnia&Herzegovina

 

Overexpression of prolyl 4 hydroxylase 3 decreases tomato fruit and flower size     

Mohamed Kouhen - Tunisia

 

Effect of NaCl and harvest time on antioxidant compounds in Lollo Bionda and Lollo Rosso lettuces

Mónica Flores Ramírez - Chile

 

General discussions

 

 

13:30-15:00                   Lunch

 

 

 

Session (6)                    Continuation Food Security and Nutrition

Chair: Ramzi Belkhodja - CIHEAM Zaragoza

 

15:00-15:30                   Development, innovation and mobility: opportunities and challenges for the youth in the Mediterranean

Blanca Moreno-Dodson - CMI, France

 

General discussions

 

15:30-17:30                   PhD & Young Researchers Oral Presentations

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session6 OP)

 

Computational motif discovery in promoters of Prunus persica co-regulated genes under various abiotic-stresses

Najla Ksouri - Tunisia

 

Does taste matter? The importance of taste in the valuation of European Union mandatory nutritional and health claim labelling program in Spain

Petjon Ballço -Albania

 

Sprouting: A sustainable tool for enhancing prebiotic properties of durum wheat seeds (Triticum durum)

Sarra Jribi - Tunisia

 

Study of radioprotective molecules and radioresistant microorganisms isolated from xerophytes: Applications in biodosimetry                  

Sihem Guesmi - Tunisia

 

Innovative agriculture and sustainable food production: applications of the Acquaponics system

Simona Giordano - Italy

 

Comparative characterization of olive prolyl 4 hydroxylases and cell wall glycoproteins in Greek olive cultivars under climate change conditions

Aristotelis Azariadis - Greece

 

Preliminary bioassays on the susceptibility of stone fruits rootstocks to Capnodis tenebrionis (L.)                                    

Hysen Kokici - Albania

 

General discussions

 

 

 

17:30-19:00                   PhD & Young Researchers Poster Presentations

Chair: Pierre Grenier – Agreenium, France

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session6 PP)

 

Environment investigating phages. Salmonella-phage model in animal systems from Chile.

Dácil Rivera - Chile

 

Enrichment of the hydrological lexicon as a consequence of a climatic and anthropogenic transition phase                                                             

Dario Pezzotti - Italy

 

Exploring survival strategies of Camelina sativa to flooding conditions

Haytham Hamedeh - Lebanon

 

Preliminary investigation of antimicrobial effects of pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) leathery exocarp extract against some serious phytopathogens

Hazem Elshafie - Egypt

 

Identification of volatiles released by fruit-associated yeasts for the specific attraction of Drosophila suzukii in the field

Irene Castellan - Italy

 

Possible climate change impact on occurrence of Aspergillus flavus on spelt wheat in Serbia

Jelena Krulj - Serbia

 

Application of a real-time quantitative LAMP assay for the detection of Phytophthora infestans airborne inoculum                                                      

Mélissa Si Ammour - Algeria

 

The occurrence and distribution of major viruses infecting zucchini squash plants (Cucurbita pepo L.) in Morocco                                                       

Mohamed Afechtal – Morocco

 

Development of Direct Tissue Blot Immunoassay (DTBIA) as an efficient tool for the on- site detection of Spiroplasma citri, causal agent of Citrus stubborn disease                                                          

Mounira Inas Drais - Algeria

 

Xylella fastidiosa vectors and their management                                              

Nada Lahbib  - Tunisia

 

Food industry by-products as natural sources of nematicide against the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita                                                       

Nadia Thligene -Tunisia

 

The behaviour of the Algerian vegetable crops farmers handling a panoply of phytosanitary products.                                                      

Nafissa Soudani - Algeria

 

Use of a novel MLVA assay as a promising genotype tool for the identification and tracking of P. savastanoi population                                                                          

Rahi, Yaseen Jundi  - Iraq

 

The hydraulic transfers ‘Setif –Hodna' to cope with impact of climate change on Setif high plains region                                                            

Tarek Bouregaa - Algeria 

 

Study of tritrophic interactions in apple orchards to enhance sustainable management of pest aphids

Zaid George Abdallah Badra - Jordan

 

Bacterial overexpression, purification and antiserum production for a theoredoxin-like protein, an interactor of Pepino mosaic virus p26

Souheyla Khechmar - Algeria

 

General discussions

 

 

20:00                               Live music with CIHEAM Bari Band and Barbecue

 

 

20 September

 

Session (7):                  Crisis and resilience

Chair: Maroun El Moujabber - CIHEAM Bari

 

09:00-09:30                  Mediterranean Innovation Partnership (MIP)

                                          Damiano Petruzzella - CIHEAM Bari

 

09:30-12:00                  PhD & Young Researchers Oral Presentations

(#MEDFORUM2018 Session 7 OP)

 

Proposition d'un cadre méthodologique pour l'évaluation de la vulnérabilité des exploitations agricoles au changement climatique                       

Abderraouf Zaatra - Tunisia

 

Stratégies d'adaptation de la culture du blé dur face aux changements climatiques futurs en Algérie : 1- Gestion des semis.                                

Nacira Chourghal - Algeria

 

Rotting fungi of pomegranate fruit from Southern Italy   

Annamaria Mincuzzi - Italy

 

Etude Epidémiologique Moléculaire de l'immunodéficience sévère combinée chez les chevaux Pur-Sang Arabes en Tunisie                              

Ikram Ben Souf  - Tunisia

 

Clinical bovine mastitis in Tunisia: Epidemiology, antimicrobial resistance and detection of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae

Mariem Saidani - Tunisia

 

Anti-bacterial and anti-biofilm activity of Enterococcus spp against Staphylococcus aureus

Mariem Zanzan  - Morocco

 

Seedling VOCs induce host preference in Bagrada hilaris Burmeister

Mokhtar Abdulsattar Arif - Iraq

 

La composition chimique et l'effet insecticide d'huile essentielle Mentha spicata endémique sur puceron noir de la luzerne Aphis craccivora, 1854.

Rayane Saifi - Algeria

 

Evaluation of Fusarium Head Blight resistances in Italian wheat cvs. by phenotypic and molecular analyses

Sara Francesconi - Italy

 

Photosynthetic down regulation in red and white Tempranillo under different climate change scenarios

Tefide Kızıldeniz - Turkey

 

Integrated Pest Management system within Urban agriculture

Zilal Suleiman-Alkadour - The Netherlands

                                                                                                                                             

General discussions

 

 

12:00-13:30     Session (8):     Final session

 

 (#MEDFORUM2018 Session8 FS)

 

Concluding remarks

 

Placido Plaza - Secretary General of CIHEAM

Nahla Hwalla - President of CIHEAM Advisory Board 

 

                                         

 

13:30                               End of the Forum and Networking lunch

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