• Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Klaus Ammann

    Klaus Ammann

    University of Bern

    Title: How to structure the debate on modern breeding in agriculture?

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Thomas C Mueller

    Thomas C Mueller

    University of Tennessee

    Title: Why is the mid-southern United States an epicenter for the development of herbicide resistant weeds?

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Ali M. Missaoui

    Ali M. Missaoui

    The University of Georgia

    Title: Tweaking adaptation traits to improve yield in perennial herbaceous crops: Seasonal dormancy as a model

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Stevan Knezevic

    Stevan Knezevic

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    Title: Effects of Dicamba micro-rates on sensitive crops

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Raquel Diaz Vazquez

    Raquel Diaz Vazquez

    Lourizan Forest Research Center

    Title: Genetic breeding as a tool to control the pine wilt disease

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Jose Renato Stangarlin

    Jose Renato Stangarlin

    Western Parana State University

    Title: High diluted solution of Thuya occidentalis changes photosynthetic response curves in tomato plants infected with Meloidogyne incognita

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Michal Tomasz Kwiatek

    Michal Tomasz Kwiatek

    Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences

    Title: Transfer of chromatin of wild goatgrasses (Aegilops sp.) carrying leaf rust resistance genes into triticale (× Triticosecale Wittmack) using chromosome engineering

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Beitzen-Heineke Wilhelm

    Beitzen-Heineke Wilhelm


    Title: ATTRACAP: An innovative attract-and-kill strategy for the control of wireworms

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Linhai Wang

    Linhai Wang

    Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences-Oil Crops Research Institute (CAASOCRI)

    Title: Genomic analysis of lipid-related genes showed insight to the high oil content in sesame

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Kostylev Pavel

    Kostylev Pavel

    Agricultural Research Center “Donskoy”

    Title: Breeding of rice in the agricultural research center “Donskoy”

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Montacie Charlotte

    Montacie Charlotte

    UMR 5096 - CNRS/UPVD

    Title: Nucleolar iron impacts rDNA organization and expression in A. thaliana

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Geza Bujdoso

    Geza Bujdoso

    National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre – Fruitculture Research Institute

    Title: Breeding for the ensure the good quality of the Hungarian Persian walnut industry

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Youssef EL Kharrassi

    Youssef EL Kharrassi

    University of Mohammed VI Polytechnic (UM6P)

    Title: Ex situ conservation and in vitro multiplication of potential cactus species resistant to cochineal and productive of fruits consumable in Morocco

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Johannes Loubser

    Johannes Loubser

    Stellenbosch University

    Title: The effect of BC204, a plant bio-stimulant, on the growth of A. thaliana and S. lycopersicon

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Ming-Jung Liu

    Ming-Jung Liu

    Academia Sinica

    Title: Regulatory divergence in wound-responsive gene expression in domesticated and wild tomato

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Juan lgnacio Vilchez Morillas

    Juan lgnacio Vilchez Morillas

    Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Title: Biosafety on reliable bacteria application

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Qiang Wei

    Qiang Wei

    Nanjing Forestry University

    Title: Exploring key cellular processes and candidate genes regulating the primary thickening growth of Moso underground shoots

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Frendo Pierre

    Frendo Pierre

    University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

    Title: Redox state components controls the nitrogen-fixing symbiosis between Medicago truncatula and Sinorhizobium melilot

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Aiming Wang

    Aiming Wang 

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    Title: Understanding defense and counter-defense in plant-virus co-evolutionary arms race and developing next generation antiviral resistance

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Hong-Wei Xue

    Hong-Wei Xue

    Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Title: Proteasome regulation in plant development

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Seyed Abdollah Hosseini

    Seyed Abdollah Hosseini

    Agro Innovation International Roullier Saint Malo

    Title: The critical role of silicon in alleviating drought stress and mineral nutrient deficiencies in different crop plants

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Zentgraf Ulrike

    Zentgraf Ulrike

    University of Tubingen

    Title: Regulatory circuits connect early leaf development and senescence in Arabidopsis thaliana

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Rafal Kukawka

    Rafal Kukawka

    Adam Mickiewicz University Foundation

    Title: New compounds and their application as innovative approach to plant protection against pathogens

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Adriano Stinca

    Adriano Stinca

    University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli

    Title: Invasion impact of the Genista etnensis (Raf.) DC. (Fabaceae) on Mt. Vesuvius

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Xiaoyu Li

    Xiaoyu Li

    Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Title: Growth and physiology responses of Phragmites australis to drought, flooding and their alternate in inland salt marshes, Northeast China

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Wen-Hui Lin

    Wen-Hui Lin

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    Title: The Brassinosteroids (BR) signaling regulation of plant seed number

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Tongda Xu

    Tongda Xu

    Fujian Agricultural and Forestry University

    Title: TMK-mediated transcriptional auxin signaling in regulating plant development

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Adel Saleh Hussein Al-Abed

    Adel Saleh Hussein Al-Abed

    National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension

    Title: Molecular identification of Macrophomina Phaseolina associated with charcoal rot of melon in Jordan

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Lin Xu

    Lin Xu

    Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Title: Wound signaling and cell fate transition in plant regeneration

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Sri Hendrastuti Hidayat

    Sri Hendrastuti Hidayat

    Bogor Agricultural University

    Title: Virus diseases of garlic in Indonesia and potential control measures

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Xiaoxue Wang

    Xiaoxue Wang

    Shenyang Agricultural University

    Title: SKIP, a splicing factor, links alternative splicing to SWR1 chromatin remodeling complex and controls flowering time in arabidopsis

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Soo-Jin Kim

    Soo-Jin Kim

    Korea University

    Title: COP9 SIGNALOSOME 5A protein interacts with FLOWERING LOCUS T (FT) and mediates cell cycle and flowering

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Yong Wang

    Yong Wang

    Shandong Agricultural University

    Title: Identification and characterization of nitrate regulatory genes in plants

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Yanju Liu

    Yanju Liu

    Beijing Milu Ecological Research Center

    Title: Removal of airborne dust and associated metals by plant leaves

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Samir C. Debnath

    Samir C. Debnath

    St. John’s Research and Development Centre

    Title: Technological advances for in vitro culture and genetic enhancement of horticultural crops

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Zheng Zheng

    Zheng Zheng

    Fudan University

    Title: Ecological restoration of plants and China’s watershed pollution control

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Frederik C. Botha

    Frederik C. Botha

    Sugar Research Australia Limited

    Title: Yellow canopy syndrome in sugarcane is caused by a sink source imbalance

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Nuria Koteyeva

    Nuria Koteyeva

    Komarov Botanical Institute Russian Academy of Sciences

    Title: Salt tolerance mechanisms in grasses with salt excretion

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Segret Lea

    Segret Lea

    France Ginseng

    Title: Effect of high light stress on the photosynthesis of a shade demanding plant: Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Koksheeva Inna

    Koksheeva Inna

    Botanical Garden-Institute FEB RAS

    Title: The morphology of the structural elements of Rhododendron and their taxonomic significance

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Paola Fortini

    Paola Fortini

    University of Molise

    Title: Ethnobotanical study on the medicinal plants in the central-southern Apennine, (Italy)

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Svetlana Nesterova

    Svetlana Nesterova

    Botanical Garden-Institute FEB RAS

    Title: Floral morphology and reproductive biology of Asarum sieboldii Miq

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Graciela L. Salerno

    Graciela L. Salerno

    Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata and INBIOTEC-CONICET

    Title: Alkaline/Neutral invertases: Involvement of cytosolic or organellar isoforms in abiotic stress responses in wheat and poplar

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Fardad Didaran

    Fardad Didaran

    Tehran University

    Title: Effects of magnetic field on peroxidase activity and hardening of new guinea impatiens explants

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Ahmed Z. Abdel Azeiz

    Ahmed Z. Abdel Azeiz

    College of Biotechnology, Misr University for Science and Technology

    Title: Microbial source of water for the desert plants

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Hongjie Qin

    Hongjie Qin

    Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences

    Title: Water Hyacinths as phytoremidation and cyanobacterial bloom control

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Mariska lilly

    Mariska lilly

    Cape Peninsula University of Technology

    Title: Comparative proteomic analyses of two clonal Fusarium verticillioides MRC 826 strains that differ in fumonisin production in maize

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Yangnan Gu

    Yangnan Gu

    Tsinghua University

    Title: Gating plant immunity and cell at the nuclear pore

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Latha Rangan

    Latha Rangan

    Indian Institute of Technology Guwahat

    Title: Estimation of nuclear genome size and its correlation with Ty1-copia like LTR retrotransposon and cell phenotypic traits

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Sherif Shalatet

    Sherif Shalatet

    Agricultural Research Center

    Title: Organic fertilization of fresh market peppermint grown under greenhouse in a newly reclaimed land middle Egypt

  • Plant Science 2018 Speaker - Nasim Abolfathi

    Nasim Abolfathi

    Shahid Chamran University of Ahwaz

    Title: Investigation on population fluctuation, spatial distribution and sampling plans of Tetranychus urticae Koch. in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) fields in north lorestan province-Iran