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Keynote

Title:

Pre-symbiotic signals exchange of hormones and volatile organic compounds between the host
plant Helianthemum sessiliflorum and the desert truffle Terfezia boudieri

Yaron Sitrit, Ben-Gurion University of The Negev, Israel

Keynote

Title:

The discovery of phytoalexins from crucifers: structure, bioactivity and biosynthesis

Soledade Pedras, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Keynote

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Effects of slurry injection on nutrient use efficiency in maize cropping

Hans-Werner Olfs, Osnabruck University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Keynote

Title:

Legume Nodulation Control

Peter M. Gresshoff, The University of Queensland, Australia

Oral Presentation

Title:

Efficient tissue culture and plant regeneration for transformation and gene editing in cereals

Yuji Ishida, Japan Tobacco Inc., Japan

Oral Presentation

Title:

Insect Netting And Greenhouse Benefits

Marcel Schulte, Holland Gaas B.V., Netherlands

Oral Presentation

Title:

Biofortification of common bean through phytic acid reduction

Francesca Sparvoli, CNR · Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, Italy

Oral Presentation

Title:

The Growing Cannabis Community - history, innovations, and the future

Jessica Kristof, Phylos Bioscience, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

FT-IR spectroscopy combined with Principal Component Analysis allows studying in situ molecular
processes involving cellulose, hemicellulose and pectin in plant cell walls during plant cell evolution

Francesca Monti, University of Verona, Italy

Oral Presentation

Title:

The importance of nanotechnology in plant science and the real-world applications

Amanee Gordon, Tuskegee University, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

APPLICATION OF GREENHOUSES FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION

Abdeen Mustafa Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), United Kingdom

Oral Presentation

Title:

A science connected global Arboriculture community “The future is open source”

Matthew Robin Daniel, Global Urban Forest Pty Ltd, Australia

Oral Presentation

Title:

APHIS Plant Grow Enhancer/ Soil Amendment Petition Process

Gregg B. Goodman, APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

Soil-to-plant transfer of naphthalene and its effects on seedlings pea (Pisum sativum L.) grown on
contaminated soil

Réda Djebbar, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algeria

Oral Presentation

Title:

Independent Evolution of Korean Weedy Rice

Cynthia Vigueira, High Point University, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) as a Model for Crop Development in an Interdisciplinary
Undergraduate Course on Domestication.

Patrick A. Vigueira, High Point University, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, and cytotoxic activities of Galium mexicanum

Luis Ricardo Hernandez, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico

Oral Presentation

Title:

Genotype by environment interaction in different types of maize hybrids

Emiliano Fernandes Nassau Costa, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Brazil

Oral Presentation

Title:

The phloem as a vascular integrator of whole-plant growth and development

Shmuel Wolf, The Hebrew University, ISRAEL

Oral Presentation

Title:

A Puccinia striiformis f. sp.Tritici secreted protein activates plant immunity at the cell surface

Bayantes Dagvadorj, Agriculture University of Kétou, Benin

Oral Presentation

Title:

AtPep3 is a hormone-like peptide that plays a role in salinity stress tolerance of plants

Motoaki Seki RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

Role of Molecular Markers in Assessing Genetic Diversity in Mentha: A Review

Nidaf Khan Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, India

Poster Presentation

Title:

Comparative metabolite analysis of BT-transgenic potato resistant to potato tuber moth (PTM)

Hassan Rahnama Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran, Iran

Poster Presentation

Title:

Association Among Growth Duration and Yield Traits Revealed by GWAS in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)

Muhammad Abdul Rehman Rashid China Agricultural University Beijing, China

Poster Presentation

Title:

Soil salinity and mechanical impedance differentially affects embryonic root architecture in
native rice varieties of West Bengal

Sanghamitra Adak Bose Institute, India

Keynote

Title:

Seeds priming and drought tolerance

Reda Djebbar, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria

Keynote

Title:

Abiotic stress responses and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-mediated mitigation in plants

Raffaella Balestrini, CNR · Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, Italy

Keynote

Title:

Modulation of Sesquiterpene Biosynthesis and Potential Pharmacological Activity in
Khat (Catha edulis) Leaves Upon Harvesting

Efraim Lewinsohn The Newe Yaar Research Center, Volcani Center, ARO, Israel

Keynote

Title:

Nobel aspects of Plant fibrillarins

Enrique Castano Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, Mexico

Oral Presentation

Title:

Does GTS1 has an important role under stress conditions in Arabidopsis

Burcu ARIKAN, Istanbul University, Turkey

Oral Presentation

Title:

Feijoa sellowiana fruit, an amazing source for anti-cancer molecules

Adriana Basile, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Oral Presentation

Title:

Genomic variation and elite alleles for dry direct-seeded traits in rice (Oryza sativa L.) revealed by
association mapping

Wisdom Mawuli Edzesi, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Oral Presentation

Title:

Revelation of the role of glucosinolatesin plant defense responses against pollution stress

Mariam Betsiashvili Agricultural University of Georgia, USA

Oral Presentation

Title:

Cultivation of rice cv. BRRI dhan50 by reclamation of soil acidity through lime and fertilizer
management at Sylhet

Sayeda Ariana Ferdous, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Oral Presentation

Title:

Phytoremediation mediated airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) management

Shubhra Singh, Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar (India)

Oral Presentation

Title:

Genotype by environment interaction in different types of maize hybrids

Emiliano Fernandes Nassau Costa Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Brazil

Oral Presentation

Title:

Expression of cell wall loosening gene in Pakistani local Cotton variety (Gossypium hirsutum)
under fibre-specific and constitutive promoters for enhanced fiber quality

Amina Yaqoob University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Oral Presentation

Title:

Stimulatory Ability Of Animal Manures And Chemical Fertilizer On The Level Of
Phytochemical Compounds In Tomato Fruit

Olawole Emmanuel Aina, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, South Africa

Oral Presentation

Title:

PHYLOGENETIC INFERENCES FROM MORPHOANATOMICAL CHARACTERS IN RIZGA

Otuwose E. Agyeno University of Jos, Nigeria

Oral Presentation

Title:

Soil-to-plant transfer of naphthalene and its effects on seedlings pea (Pisum sativum L.) grown on
contaminated soil

Réda Djebbar University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algeria

Poster Presentation

Title:

Effect of flavonoids on mycorrhizal synthesis between Lactarius deliciosus and Arbutus unedo
L. in vitro plants

Filomena Gomes, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal

Poster Presentation

Title:

Callus induction from Nigella arvensis and study physicochemical parameters in production of
thymoquinone

Forough Sanjarian National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Iran

Poster Presentation

Title:

COMPARATIVE MACRO MORPHOLOGY IN POPULATIONS OF RIZGA (PLECTRANTHUS
ESCULENTUS N.E. Br.) FROM JOS AND MAMBILLA PLATEAUS

Otuwose E. Agyeno University of Jos, Nigeria

Poster Presentation

Title:

Soil arsenic bioavailable fractions and its relationship with soil properties for regulation of
contamination in paddy soil

Suman B Singh CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, India

Poster Presentation

Title:

The seed-specific relative water content as a physiological trait to track
the germination process in Ceiba aesculifolia seeds

Ximena Gómez-Maqueo Instituto de Ecología, UNAM, México

Poster Presentation

Title:

Chitosan Nanoparticle as a Promising Carrier in Sustainable Agriculture

Akash Hidangmayum Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Poster Presentation

Title:

Ethnomedicinal Evaluation of Medicinal Plants Used against Gastrointestinal disorders
in the Western Middle Atlas region

El Azzouzi Fatiha IbnTofail University, Kenitra, Morocco

Poster Presentation

Title:

Molecular characterization and Stability study in Indian mustard
(Brassica juncea L.) genotypes under Early and Terminal heat stress

Suman Yadav DrRPCAU Pusa BIHAR, India

Poster Presentation

Title:

Symbiotic efficiency of Rhizobium strains and their genotypes on the growth of forage pea

Nassira Riah, Universite Freres Mentouri, Algeria

Poster Presentation

Title:

Biochemical And Molecular Characterization Of Local Cultivars Of
Cucurbit Under Salt Stress

Sameh Enneb, National Institute of Agronomy Tunis, Tunisia

Keynote

Title:

The genus Centaurea (Asteraceae, cardueae) in Iran: Two new species and a lectotypification

Massoud Ranjbar, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran

Keynote

Title:

The relationship between calcium, callose, and cellular totipotency

Maria Elena, COMAV Institute, Spain

Oral Presentation

Title:

Antagonistic Role of Gibberellins and IAA in Shaping Host Plant Immune Response to Colonization
by Endophytic Fungi

Anwar Hussain Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan

Oral Presentation

Title:

Genetic Variability Among Sugarcane Lines/Varieties And Their Response Against Whip Smut

Zaheer Ahmad Nazar University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Oral Presentation

Title:

Changes On The Grassland In The Eastern Steppe Of Mongolia

Ariungerel Dorjgotov Green core (NGO), Mongolia