Conference on Nano-Biotechnology and Plant Breeding Perspectives towards Food Security and Sustainability

Country: Poland

City: Radzikow

Abstr. due: 31.07.2019

Dates: 10.09.19 — 12.09.19

Area Of Sciences: Biology;

Organizing comittee e-mail:

Organizers: EUCARPIA Cereals Sectio


 Themes: Contributors are requested to specify a title of their intended presentation which will fit the follo-wing themes and related topics.

Biotechnology and plant breeding for crop improvement:

    Nano-biotechnology and plant breeding for crop improvement;
    Genetic resources for crop improvement in relation to land use/ecology;
    Integrating nano-biotechnology for agricultural sustainability;
    Infusing tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses;
    Enhancing water, nutrient/input use efficiency in crops, low input genotypes;
    Enhancing physiological efficiency for elevating productivity ceilings;
    Value addition: nutritional quality and industrial uses;
    Transgenics and molecular breeding approaches and applications;
    Plant tissue culture and its applications;
    Approaches for improving biomass production for bioenergy;
    Seed production and international cooperation.

For natural resource management:

    Plant microbe interaction towards sustainability, productivity and plant protection;
    Biologically oriented land use, organic farming, biofertilizers;
    Phyto and bioremediation approaches for polluted soils;
    Agriculture waste management including bio-plastics and biogas production;
    Dryland agriculture for crops , agro-forestry & agro-horticulture.

Related socio-economic aspects:

    Participatory plant breeding – combining adaptation, performance and acceptance;
    Policy issues and biosafety regulations;
    Patents and farmers rights and livelihood issues;
    Acceptance of biotechnological products in rural and urban settings globally;


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