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Call for Papers: 7th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences [Bangalore, October 24-28]: Submit by June 15: Expired

About:

The University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bengaluru is organising the 7th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture during 24th -28th, October, 2017, at University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru, India.

Theme:

SILICON SOLUTION TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Sub Theme:

1. Chemistry of analysis of Si in soils, plants and  fertilizers

2. Biogeochemistry of Si in agriculture

3. Mechanism of Si uptake and accumulation in plants

4. Influence of Si on plant growth and development

5. Role of Si in biotic and abiotic stress management

6. Influence of Si on nutritional value of crops, human and animal health

7. Functional ecology of plant Si in relation to soil biology and microbiology

General Information

• All abstracts must be submitted online. The final deadline for 7th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture 2017 abstract submissions is 17:00 hrs (IST), 15th June, 2017.

• Selected and confirmed presenting authors are responsible for 7th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture 2017 conference registration, travel and hotel costs. No sponsorship or reimbursement is available.

• Abstracts will be compiled and made available to participants in the conference booklet.

• These submissions will be for oral power point presentations and posters during the conference sessions.

• Any selected presenter who is unable to attend should arrange for another qualified individual to present   the paper in question. If such a change is necessary, please notify the conference organising secretary –  Dr. N. B. Prakash (nagabovanalliprakash@rediffmail.com).

Oral Presentations

• The technical session provides an interactive forum for authors to discuss their work.

• Participants will be assigned sessions to present their work, based on their theme.

• Audio visual facilities for oral power point presentation will be provided.

• Presenters are requested to submit their power point presentations slides on or before October 25, 2017   to the organizers.

Submission Instructions

• The abstracts are limited to 500 words. Abstracts not meeting the word limit will not be considered.

• Please submit your abstract on one of the following Conference Themes:

1. Chemistry and analysis of silicon in soils, plants and fertilisers
2. Biogeochemistry of Si cycle in agriculture
3. Mechanism of Si uptake and accumulation in plants
4. Influence of Si on plant growth and development
5. Role of Si in biotic and abiotic stress management
6. Influence of Si on nutritional value of crops, human and animal health
7. Functional ecology of plant Si in relation to soil biology and microbiology

• The title of the abstract should be written in Times New Roman 16 bold. The Authors Name to be written in Times New Roman 14 bold.

• All abstracts must be formatted with 0.65 inch top and bottom margins and 0.35 for left and right margins,12 pt font sizefor narrative text, and 10-pt font size or larger for table and figure legends.

• The presenting author is the first author and name is underlined

• The surnames are given before the given name

• Provide one row space between title and authors

• Provide one row space between lines in the address

• Mention ‘ABSTRACT’ aligned at the centre in the beginning of the text.

• Provide one row space between the address and the ABSTRACT and the same between the     ABSTRACT and the text.

• Narrative text may include tables and/or figures providing the submission stay within word limits.

• Abstracts must be submitted as MS word file beyond 2007 version with the name of the presenting    author like this: nameSi2017.

Contact Person:

Dr. N. B. Prakash
Professor & Organizing Secretary
Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
University of Agricultural Sciences,
Bengaluru – 560065, India
Phone: +91-80-23622572, Mobile: +91-9448686638
Email: nagabovanalliprakash@rediffmail.com; info@silicon2017.com 

For further information, please visit the website here.

 

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