Agroecology, a tool for the future

15:00-15:45 Invited lecture
Dra. Jana Alonso and Dra. Mercedes Hernández, IPNA-CSIC / Laboratorio de Agrobiología-Cabildo de La Palma (Tenerife, Spain)
How agroecological crops managing results in soil regeneration: Will be possible in the presence of volcanic ashes?
15:45-16:00 Short talk
Angie Marcela Pedraza Torres, Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales, Universidad de Castilla-la Mancha (Toledo, Spain)
Biochar-earthworm interaction in the improvement of soil quality and potential use in bioremediation
16:05-16:20 Short talk
María José Grajal Martín, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias (Tenerife, Spain)
Phytogenetic resources as a cornerstone of sustainable tropical fruit growing in the Macaronesia. FRUTTMAC Project
16:25-16:40 Short talk
Mercedes Alonso and Albert Mora, Dirección General de Agricultura-
Gobierno de Canarias (Canary Islands, Spain)
Predatory insects as weapons to fight pests
16:45-17:00 Oral and Flash communications

The on-Line Session “Agroecology, a tool for the future” (see On-line Program tab) will hold extra short lectures and oral communications. Participants will be able to interact via the web.