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HYBRID EVENT
September 11-13, 2023 | Valencia, Spain

GPMB 2019

Michelle Jones, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Michelle Jones, The Ohio State University, United States

Plant growth promoting bacteria can enhance growth and stress tolerance by improving the efficiency of nutrient uptake, producing plant growth promoting hormones, or reducing stress hormones like ethylene. Nutrient deficiencies and drought stress can have a negative impact on hor [....] » Read More

Anabel Rial B, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Anabel Rial B, Member IUCN SSC Freshwater Plant Specialist Group, Independent Consultant, Colombia

Aquatic plants are key organisms, useful to delimit and typify wetlands. In tropical floodplains, macrophytes are subject to flood pulse constantly, this driving force determin the expression of these organisms. After many years of observations, we have updated and introduced [....] » Read More

Klaus Ammann, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences 2022
Keynote Presentation
Klaus Ammann, University of Bern, Switzerland

If we want to escape years-long fruitless debates on biotechnology and biodiversity, we have to do more than just to deplore the debate full of artificial (or imagined) contrasts; the main arguments are summarized below. The debate needs a professional discursive structure and we [....] » Read More

Jerry Feitelson, Speaker at Plant Science Congress
Oral Presentation
Jerry Feitelson, Co-Founder/CEO of Agribody Technologies, Inc, United States

Agribody Technologies, Inc. (ATI) uses genome editing with a highly validated pair of gene targets conserved across plant species to significantly improve seed and biomass yield and increase resistance to abiotic (drought, low nutrients, crowding) and biotic (pathogen) stress, wh [....] » Read More

Enrique G M, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Enrique G M, USDA - ARS, United States

The cereal Sorghum bicolor (L.) is the fifth most important crop with a range of uses from food, feed, fodder, and recently to a potential source of biofuel.  Fungi are the primary disease agents that cause significant yield losses to sorghum.  Currently, fungal infecti [....] » Read More

Godson O Osuji, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Godson O Osuji, Prairie View A&M University, United States

Plants naturally grow in degraded soils with mineral nutrient limitations. Close to 800 million people in the world live in rural areas and rely on crop production on degraded soil to put food on their dining tables. More than 500 million smallholder farmers and gardeners produce [....] » Read More

Kenneth Tryggestad, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Kenneth Tryggestad, University of Queensland, Australia

Karrikins are a family of compounds derived from charred plant materials and smoke that were discovered in 2004 as the chemical cues that stimulate germination from seed banks for many fire-following species. The most universally active and abundant compound from smoke, karrikino [....] » Read More

Arnold Gegechkori, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Oral Presentation
Arnold Gegechkori, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

An understanding of the formation of scattered patches of the Mediterranean pseudomaquis along the coastal region of the Black Sea, requires consideration of the recent geological history of the two seas. The most important crises in the recent history of the Mediterranean Sea oc [....] » Read More

Istilart Carolina , Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Istilart Carolina , Institute National Agricultural Technology, Argentina

An estimated 80% of the crops are carried out under no-till systems in the south of Buenos Aires province (Argentina). Most agroecosystems have been characterized by undiversified cropping systems, where soybean is the main crop since 2004. This agricultural model tends to increa [....] » Read More

Ilaria Colzi, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Ilaria Colzi, University of Florence, Italy

Nickel (Ni)-induced changes in photosynthetic activity in edaphically contrasting species of Odontarrhena were investigated. Two Ni-hyperaccumulators (O. chalcidica and O. moravensis) and one non-accumulator (O. muralis) were grown in hydroponics and exposed t [....] » Read More

Maria Rangel, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Maria Rangel, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Successful cultivation of crops with the best nutritional properties is an issue of paramount importance in the Agricultural and Health fields. Iron (Fe) is an essential nutrient for plants and legumes are one of the major sources of Fe in human diet. However the absorption of Fe [....] » Read More

Agnieszka Orzel, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Agnieszka Orzel, Agnieszka Orze?, Niwa Berry Breeding Ltd, Poland

Understanding the biology of flowering among studied blackberry genotypes derived from Niwa’s berry breeding program. The course of pollination and fertilization of flowers of 5 cultivars and 15 breeding clones of blackberries were examined in this study. Blackberries ar [....] » Read More

Janusz Zimny, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Janusz Zimny, National Research Institute, Poland

The achievements of many laboratories over the last 50 years have led to the practical use of doubled haploid (DH) system in plant breeding. Today, all strategies for hybrid varieties of cereals involve the use of DH at various stages of the breeding process. DH allow the use of [....] » Read More

Gulnara Balakishiyeva, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Gulnara Balakishiyeva, Grand-Agro Invitro LLC, Azerbaijan

In vitro plant propagation allows obtaining in several crops a higher reproduction rate than the classic vegetative propagation methods. Micropropagation enables vegetative production of large numbers of plantlets in a short period of time. It permits to reduce the surface of the [....] » Read More

Maja Diljkan, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Maja Diljkan, Faculty of Medicine, department of pharmacy,, Bosnia and Herzegowina

The cellular changes provoked by either high temperature or low temperature include reactions which lead to the excess accumulation of toxic compounds, especially reactive oxygen species (ROS). The consequence of ROS accumulation is oxidative stress. The main effects of ROS inclu [....] » Read More

Pavan Kumar, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Pavan Kumar, Basaveshwar Engineering College, India

Pomegranate is an important commercial fruit crop of tropical and sub-tropical parts of the world, known for its rich medicinal and nutraceutical values. Productivity of pomegranate is compromised by a bacterial blight disease caused by Xanthonomas axonopodis pv. p [....] » Read More

Ozlem Akkaya, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Ozlem Akkaya, Gebze Technical University, Turkey

Bacterial endophytes, a group of bacteria that promote plant growth, can colonize some or a portion of the plant's internal tissues. These bacteria are able to stimulate plant growth through different mechanisms. Previously, our research laboratory had reported that the prese [....] » Read More

Pamela Eloho Akinidowu, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Pamela Eloho Akinidowu, National Horticultural Research Institute, Nigeria

This study aims to establish the optimal conditions for in vitro micropropagation of plantain (Agbagba) by evaluating the synergetic effect of Adenine sulphate (AdS) on benzylaminopurine (BAP) in combination with indoleacetic acid (IAA). Apical meristem (1.5-2.0 cm) wer [....] » Read More

Nisreen A AL Quraan, Speaker at plant science conference
Oral Presentation
Nisreen A AL Quraan, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

Soil salinity is one of the major abiotic stresses affecting seed germination, crops growth and productivity. In this study  three wheat cultivars (Triticum aestiveum L) (Hurani75, Um Qayes and Sham1) seeds and three barley cultivars (Hordeum vulgare L.) (Rum, [....] » Read More

Biljana Nikolic, Speaker at Plant Science Congress
Oral Presentation
Biljana Nikolic, Institute of Forestry, Serbia

It is well known that the Pinus genus is the most numerous in the Pinaceae family (about 110 species) and divided into two subgenus: Strobus (with 5 needles per fascicle) and Pinus (with 2 needles per fascicle). In this study, the focus is on autocht [....] » Read More

Samir C D, Speaker at Plant Science Congress
Keynote Presentation
Samir C D, St. John’s Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

The multibillion dollar micropropagation industry is now well accepted in many countries of  the world for commercial propagation of various plant species. Fruits and vegetables are very rich in health-promoting bioactive components. Although significant progress has been ac [....] » Read More

Arnd Heyer, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Arnd Heyer, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Climatic factors and resource availability can constitute extreme environments, and among them, water availability, temperature and irradiation are most important. We have shown that accumulation of sugars in specific cellular compartments is a prerequisite of acclimation to low [....] » Read More

Jeremy Sweet, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Jeremy Sweet, JTEC Ltd, United Kingdom

RNA interference (RNAi) involves small naturally occurring molecules of double stranded RNA (dsRNA) targeting genes for expression knockdown by recognition of the target gene messenger RNA (mRNA) and interfering with the translation into protein. In this way, plant genes can be t [....] » Read More

Nahaa Miqad A, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Oral Presentation
Nahaa Miqad A, Nahaa Miqad Alotaibi, Swansea University, United Kingdom

Seagrass is a group of flowering plants that live in shallow sheltered areas along the UK coastline where they form dense green meadows under the sea. It is one of the most significant sources of coastal primary production and it provides a critical habitat for juvenile reef fish [....] » Read More

Alexandra Batchelor, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Alexandra Batchelor, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Phosphorous is a vital element for plant growth and is a structural component of phospholipid cell membranes, nucleic acids, ATP etc. However it can be relatively difficult for plants to access the phosphorous they need from soil.  This is due to phosphorous generally having [....] » Read More

Aline Koch, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Aline Koch, Justus Liebig University, Germany

RNA silencing (also known as RNA interference, RNAi) is a conserved and integral aspect of gene regulation mediated by small RNAs (sRNAs) that direct gene-silencing on the level of transcription but also post-transcriptionally. At the transcriptional level, gene expression is inh [....] » Read More

Oleg N Tikhodeyev, Speaker at Plant Science Congress
Oral Presentation
Oleg N Tikhodeyev, Saint Petersburg State University, Russian Federation

Epigenetic inheritance is a rapidly growing field of Modern Biology, in particular, of Plant Genetics. However, all fundamental genetic concepts are still based on the hereditary role of DNA, thus resulting in multiple contradictions and terminological confusions. Moreover, only [....] » Read More

Sara Cimini, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Sara Cimini, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Italy

Plants had to constantly deal with several environmental factors such as biotic and abiotic stresses, which can alter the oxidative metabolism and photosynthetic efficiency thus affecting plant growth and development. Despite remarkable phenotypic and metabolic differences of def [....] » Read More

Vidya Patni, Speaker at Plant Science Conferenc
Oral Presentation
Vidya Patni, Department of Botany University of Rajasthan Jaipur, India

Vitaceae, also known as Grape family has many plants with dietery, medicinal, and industrial significance. Some important medicinal plants of the family include, Cissus quadrangularis, Cissus repanda, Cayratia trifolia, Ampelocissus latifolia , all having various health benefits [....] » Read More

Lorenzo Camoni, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Lorenzo Camoni, University of Rome, Italy

Cold is one of the critical environmental conditions that negatively affects plant growth and development. STRP is an A. thaliana poorly characterized protein identified in a proteomic screen of temperature stress-responsive proteins. Here we studied the role of this protein in t [....] » Read More

Nobuhiro Suzuki, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Nobuhiro Suzuki, Sophia University, Japan

Plants as sessile organisms are exposed to multiple abiotic stresses that simultaneously occur under natural environmental conditions. Studies deciphering acclimation of plants to stress combinations are however still scarce. Here, we report the characteristics of Arabidopsis mut [....] » Read More

Om Prakash Shukla, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Om Prakash Shukla, JK Paper Ltd, India

JK Paper Ltd. Unit: CPM, Fort: Songadh, India was earlier has put in pioneering efforts and working with the farming communities in Gujarat and Maharashtra states of India for meeting its raw material requirement by promoting short rotation pulpwood plantations on their farm  [....] » Read More

Pelin B, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Pelin B, Usak University, Turkey

How much do the two populations differ from Mill (1982)’s and Mennema (1989)’s descriptions and each other, morphologically? According to Flora of Turkey, Mill (1982) recorded that L. microphyllum and L. sandrasicum are endemic alpine speci [....] » Read More

Yuichi Tada, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Yuichi Tada, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

Halophytic wild turf grasses Salinity stress is one of the most significant limiting factors in agricultural crop productivity. Hence, improving the salt tolerance of crops is essential for sustainable food production. Halophytes are widely spread over higher plant famili [....] » Read More

Takuma Ota, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Takuma Ota, Mie University, Japan

Self-incompatibility (SI) is a sophisticated mechanism for pollen selectivity to prevent self- fertilisation and is genetically regulated by two genes located in S-locus. S-locus receptor kinase (SRK) and S-locus cysteine rich protein (SCR) is female and male speci [....] » Read More

Pamela Eloho Akin idowu, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Pamela Eloho Akin idowu, National Horticultural Research Institute, Nigeria

Using protein and DNA fingerprinting to study genetic diversity among cultivars may provide useful information to plant breeders. Sixteen accessions of African locust bean (Parkia biglobosa) collected from different locations across Nigeria were assessed for variability based on [....] » Read More

Mohamed Awad Soliman Al Eryan, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Oral Presentation
Mohamed Awad Soliman Al Eryan, Alexandria University, Egypt

The following points will be discussed • Economic importance of parasitic weeds Orobanche spp. • Problems that face faba bean crop in Egypt. • Biological control of Orobanche spp. • Resistant faba bean cultivars to Orobanche infection and sowing dates • I [....] » Read More

Lucero Paola Chavez Salgado, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Lucero Paola Chavez Salgado, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France

Tectona grandis L.F. (teak) is a tree species native to India, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos People’s Democratic Republic1 although it was moved outside of its natural occurrence to several countries in Africa and America during the past century2. Teak is a very recognized tim [....] » Read More

Stevan Z Knezevic, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Stevan Z Knezevic, University of Nebraska, United States

By definition, the critical timing for weed removal (CTWR) is the maximum amount of time early season weed competition can be tolerated by the crop before the crop becomes subject to an irrevocable yield reduction. The concept of CTWR has been shown to be useful tool for determin [....] » Read More

Timo Schlemme, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Timo Schlemme, Justus Liebig University, Germany

In plants, RNA silencing strategies have the potential to protect host plants against predation or infection by pathogens and pests mediated by lethal RNA silencing signals generated in planta (Koch et al. 2013). In addition to the generation of RNA silencing signals&nb [....] » Read More

Eduard A Shuralev, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Eduard A Shuralev, Kazan Federal University, Russian Federation

Various direct and indirect methods are used to determine the content of chlorophyll and carotenoids in plants. Among direct methods, the most widely used ones are the spectrophotometric determination of chlorophyll, after its extraction with various solvents. The disadvantage of [....] » Read More

Negar Ebrahim Pour Mokhtar, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Negar Ebrahim Pour Mokhtar, Gaziantep University, Turkey

Maximum germination percentage achieves immediately after harvesting and gradually decreases with storage time. Seed aging is the main problem of seed storage. Seed priming enhances seed germination performance after aging and able to promote rapid and more uniform seed germinati [....] » Read More

Klara Culjak, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Klara Culjak, University of Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)

Dry cured meat products are the oldest form of processed meat and very popular food around the world where different cultures contribute to their texture, flavor, and safety. The production of dry-cured meat products goes back thousands of years because it was quickly discovered [....] » Read More

Chhungpuii Khawlhr, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Chhungpuii Khawlhr, Mizoram University, India

An investigation was carried out between March to June, 2019, to identify superior genotypes of the fruits of Theichhungsen (Haematocarpus validus (Miers.) Bakh. F. ex. Forman), which is a potential source of natural food colour, from the state of Mizoram, North East India. The f [....] » Read More

Tanja Gotlin Culjak, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Tanja Gotlin Culjak, University of Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)

Urban gardening probably exists since the founding of cities, and its revival could be the key to sustainable cities of the future, but also for a sustainable future on Earth. Urban organic gardening is not a relic of the past. It is an integral part of the urban system of the hu [....] » Read More

Mouboni Dutta , Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Mouboni Dutta , University of Hyderabad, India

Rice is consumed as a staple cereal crop by more than 3.2 billion people worldwide. But the constraint lies in the fact that rice cultivation requires about 35-43% of the world’s total irrigation. Due to global climatic changes, abiotic stress factors like drought and soil [....] » Read More

Pavan K, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Pavan K, Basaveshwar Engineering College, India

Pomegranate is one of the important commercial fruit crops of India, known for its high nutritive and remunerative value. Cultivation of pomegranate is severely affected by bacterial blight caused by Xanthomonas axanopodis pv punicae (Xap). Under epidemic condition bacterial blig [....] » Read More

Pengfei Li , Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Pengfei Li , Huazhong Agricultural University, China

The following points will be discussed • Concept and Principle of Cytoplasmic male sterility and fertility restoration • Production of novel inap Brassica napus CMS via somatic fusion with Chinese woad • Development of a restorer for inap CMS through genetic introg [....] » Read More

Wei Guo, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Wei Guo, The University of Hong Kong, China

s one of the most prevalent diseases all over the world, cancer is a complex disease with multiple genetic and environmental risk factors. The mortality rate of cancer is equal to its incidence rate and the prognosis is poor. So far, due to serious side effects and increasing dru [....] » Read More

Jeonghwa Park, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Jeonghwa Park, National Institution of Crop Science, RDA, Korea, Republic of

The temperature over the globe has been rising due to global warming. Much like Europe, Korean peninsula is suffering from severe heat wave recently. In South Korea, average summer temperature for recent 5-year (Jul-Aug, 2014-2018) was 25.1o C,which is 0.9o C higher compared to t [....] » Read More

Premchand U, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Premchand U, University of Horticultural Sciences, India

Ridge Gourd [Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb.] It is commercial crop in the south and east India and commonly grown all over India particularly in states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Konkan region of Maharashtra, Assam, West Bengal and Karnataka. It gives good yields up t [....] » Read More

Chandni Bansal, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Chandni Bansal, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, India

lant microRNAs (miRNAs) control entangled gene regulatory networks and have been implicated in important developmental switches as well as in different stress responses. Adverse climatic conditions like high temperature, water deficit, osmotic imbalance, etc., negatively affect a [....] » Read More

Prabuddha Dehigaspitiy, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Prabuddha Dehigaspitiy, Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) photosynthesis is site specifically and temporally varied between genotype, Sri Lanka

Wheat is one of the most important cereals for global food security and has been targeted for yield improvement for decades. Understanding the underlying physiological and molecular processes of crop plants is critical to improving photosynthetic efficiency. In our study, we inve [....] » Read More

Melissa Simiele, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Melissa Simiele, University of Molise , Italy

owadays, environmental contamination by metal (loid) s is a major problem worldwide and poses severe scientific challenges. Metal (loid) s are natural constituents of the environment, but indiscriminate use for human purposes has altered their geochemical cycles and biochemical b [....] » Read More

Denise Seitner , Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Denise Seitner , Gregor Mendel Institute, Austria

Ustilago maydis, the causative agent of corn smut disease, infects one of the most important crops worldwide – Zea mays. To successfully colonize its host U. maydis secretes proteins, known as effectors, that suppress plant defense responses and facilitate the establishment [....] » Read More

Ocsana Opris, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Ocsana Opris, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Romania

In the recent years, the presence of pharmaceutical products in the environment is known under the name of “emerging contaminants” and is among the most important environmental concern at world level. Among the environmentally emerging contaminants are included the no [....] » Read More

Tanja Gotlin Culja, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Tanja Gotlin Culja, University of Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)

I nsecticide resistance is the global problem in the production of agricultural crops which is particular important in greenhouses production where producers do not have adequate solutions in pest control. Two the most important pests in greenhouse vegetable production, western f [....] » Read More

Anusree Saha, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Anusree Saha, University of Hyderabad, India

Rice is consumed as a staple cereal crop by more than 3.2 billion people worldwide. But the constraint lies in the fact that rice cultivation requires about 35-43% of the world’s total irrigation. Due to global climatic changes, abiotic stress factors like drought and soil [....] » Read More

Abhishek Gowda, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Abhishek Gowda, University of Horticultural Sciences, India

Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.), an important fruit crop of India, is commercially cultivated in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. Pomegranate is affected by many serious diseases, among them pomegranate wilt disease caused [....] » Read More

Jungen Kang, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Jungen Kang, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China

Black root (BR), a main serious disease of cabbage (Brassica oleracea L.), is caused by the bacterial Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris. To identify QTLs for resistance to BR, we constructed a cabbage genetic map using 303 SSR markers with an average interval of 2.77cM based [....] » Read More

Kazuma Katano , Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Kazuma Katano , Sophia University, Japan

eat stress can seriously impact on yield production or quality of crops. Many studies uncovered the molecular mechanisms that regulate heat stress responses in plants. Nevertheless, detailed morphological changes of heat treated plants were still not extensively studied. In this [....] » Read More

Peirong Li, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Peirong Li, , Beijing Vegetable Research Center (BVRC), Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (BAAFS), China

Heterosis is a complex biological phenomenon in which hybrids exhibit superior phenotypic characteristics, such as enhanced biomass production, developmental rates, grain yields and stress tolerance. Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa) is a major edible leafy-producing crop, and its [....] » Read More

Tongbing Su, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Tongbing Su, Beijing Vegetable Research Center (BVRC), Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Science, China

enome editing offers great advantage to reveal gene function and generate agronomically important mutations to crops. Here, we report the genome of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis, AA genome, 2n=20), an important leafy crop, can also be precisely edited by CRISPR [....] » Read More

Shuancang Yu, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Shuancang Yu, Beijing Vegetable Research Center (BVRC), Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Science, China

hoot branching is a complex quantitative trait that contributes to plant architecture and ultimately yield, yet the genetic control of shoot branching in Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis remains poorly understood. In this study, a major QTL for shoot branching, designated shoot [....] » Read More

Shubhpreet Kaur, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Shubhpreet Kaur, University of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of

Peroxiredoxins are one of the enzymatic antioxidants that play a protective role against damage caused by reactive oxygen species (ROS). Deinococcus radiodurans R1 is a highly resistant bacterium against ionizing radiation and oxidative stress conditions. The phylogenet [....] » Read More

Prapti Prakash, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Prapti Prakash, University of Science and Technology and Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Korea, Republic of

Various environmental and endogenous cellular stresses may lead to the generation of DNA damages ((e.g., DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs)) in plant genome, which are detrimental for plant genome integrity and cell survival, if left unrepaired. Therefore, plants have evolved effici [....] » Read More

 Peter Nkachukwu Chukwurah , Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Poster Presentation
Peter Nkachukwu Chukwurah , Chiba University, Japan

Engineering nematode resistance via in planta expression of double stranded RNA (dsRNA) having sequence homology with essential root knot nematode genes promises a comparatively more beneficial and lower risk management strategy than integrated use of nematicides, resistant crop [....] » Read More

Keita Suwabe, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Poster Presentation
Keita Suwabe, Mie University, Japan

In flowering plants, sexual reproduction is a complex and orchestrated series of events regulated by multiple processes for successful seed production, including capturing and adhesion of pollen grains onto a surface of stigmatic papilla, foot formation to strengthen pollen&ndash [....] » Read More

Aiming W, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Aiming W, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Plant viruses are obligate intracellular parasites that infect many agriculturally important crops and cause severe losses each year. Genetic resistance is considered the most effective means to control these viruses. However, extensive screening of germplasms for natural genetic [....] » Read More

Usha R P, Speaker at Plant Science Congress
Keynote Presentation
Usha R P, Maria College, United States

“Plant blindness” among the young and the old is a major concern in many communities. Plants are critical to the future of the planet, however absent from the minds of most people. This poses a challenge to the entire field of plant sciences. The benefits of plants ar [....] » Read More

Laura De Gara, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Laura De Gara, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy

Plants are continuously faced with adverse environmental conditions, which affect the oxidative metabolism and photosynthetic efficiency, thus leading to the over-production of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS). Despite their harmful nature, ROS also acts as powerful signalling molec [....] » Read More

Arunachalam Muthiah, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Keynote Presentation
Arunachalam Muthiah, Tamilnadu Agricultural University, India

Plant genome – their size – difficulties in plant genome assembling – pigeonpea  genome sequencing  – molecular marker development Pigeonpea – Narrow genetic base in the cultivated varieties Wild relatives of pigeonpea and the useful [....] » Read More

Lauren M Lazaro, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Lauren M Lazaro, Louisiana State University AgCenter, United States

The loss of herbicides due to resistance threatens the future of the highly productive conservation cropping systems has been the motivation for growers to develop and adopt alternate systems. Subsequently, one of these alternative approaches, harvest weed seed control (HWSC), wa [....] » Read More

Lalithakumari Janarthanam, Speaker at Plant Science Congress
Oral Presentation
Lalithakumari Janarthanam, ACELABIOTEK, United States

Catering the Plant metabolism through engineered microbes  leads to Plant health, environmental health, animal health there by Universal health. The present report is very simple and is purely an Application oriented Technology. In this technology  beneficial microor [....] » Read More

Martha Elva Ramirez Guzman, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Martha Elva Ramirez Guzman, Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico

Mexico has 16 thousand hectares dedicated to the cultivation of ornamental flowers. They produced approximately 83 thousand tons by year. Given the importance of this crop, there is interest on improving the quality of roses by identifying the best cultivars and periods of produc [....] » Read More

Tamar Kacharava, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Tamar Kacharava, Georgian Technical University, Georgia

Unique Plant Genetic Resources - unique species of Useful Plants (medicinal, aromatic, spices, dye and poisonous) are distributed in Georgia which cannot be found anywhere in the world. By today's state, many of these plants belongs to endangered species and ar [....] » Read More

Yonis Alberto Morales Reyes, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Yonis Alberto Morales Reyes, Honduran Coffee Institute, Honduras

Coffee rust (Hemileia vastatrix) is the main fungal disease of the crop worldwide, causing losses of 25 to 30% of production during protracted epidemics. To address this disease, several research efforts have been made aimed at understanding the pathogen, its interaction with the [....] » Read More

Juan J Narvaez Reinaldo, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Juan J Narvaez Reinaldo, SEMILLAS FITO, India

Excessive nitrogen fertilization has led to a widespread problem of nitrate contamination of aquifers. For example 41% of aquifers from catalan region are contaminated by nitrates. With the aim to attenuate this problem, EU announced as a priority environmental objective to decre [....] » Read More

Oksana Lastochkina, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Oral Presentation
Oksana Lastochkina, Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Russian Federation

Abiotic factors leading to drought significantly limit major agricultural crops production worldwide. Under rapid growth population and climate change, it is important to ensure food security that is mainly possible through the increase of major cereal crop productivity, includin [....] » Read More

Idah Tichaidza Manduna, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Idah Tichaidza Manduna, Central University of Technology, South Africa

Microbial infections are a major cause of death all around the world. This is exacerbated to the rising costs of primary healthcare and its inaccessibility especially in developing countries. Moreover, there has been an increase in microbial strains that have reduced susceptibili [....] » Read More

Zaiyun Li, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Zaiyun Li, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

The crucifer Chinese woad (Isatis indigotica, 2n=14, genomes II) is an ancient dye and medicinal plant in China. Its root (Radix Isatidis) is the most common and effective natural medicine for influenza, but the genetic control of its bioactive compounds and biosynthesi [....] » Read More

P Baran, Speaker at Plant Science Conferences
Oral Presentation
P Baran, Usak University, Turkey

How much do the populations differ from each other morphologically? The two populations in the present study correspond to P. spicatum Boiss. & Balansa var. spicatum and var. luschanii Fedde, respectively, described by Cullen (1965) in th [....] » Read More

Mahmoud Fadlelmula Ahmed, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Mahmoud Fadlelmula Ahmed, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Increase in production can be achieved through increased acreage, which means horizontal intensification; or increased productivity per unit area- which is vertical intensification. Increased productivity may be through improved cultural practices, use of good quality seeds and a [....] » Read More

Pushpa Man Amatya, Speaker at Plant Conferences
Oral Presentation
Pushpa Man Amatya, Purbanchal University, Nepal

The federal republic of Nepal is situated in the central Himalaya covering one third of its total length from east to west with the latitude of 26°22` to 30° 27` N and longitude of 80° 40` to 88° 12` E. It lies between two countries like China on its North and Ind [....] » Read More

Blanca Estela, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Blanca Estela, ERVICIOS NSIP SA DE CV, Mexico

The increases in world food demand due to population grow and climate change necessitates the continuous genetic improvement of crop species. Moreover, for maximal effect in perennial species, this genetic improvement must be integrated with the latest high throughput in vitro pr [....] » Read More

Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic, Speaker at Plant Science Conference
Oral Presentation
Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic, Ghent University Global Campus, Korea, Republic of

ovel tools are needed in order to address an important issue of how environmental pollution affects the structure and functionality of plant proteins. The impact of pollution and environmental oxidative stress, as well as heating at the molecular level have been studied by means [....] » Read More

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