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SINO-PAK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INNOVATIONS IN COTTON BREEDING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Conference Aims and Objectives

Sino-Pak International Conference on Innovations in Cotton Breeding and Biotechnology aims to bring together scientists, research scholars and progressive farmers under single platform to discuss and enhance the knowledge about recent advanced technologies in cotton breeding and biotechnology. Conference will be held to initiate interdisciplinary dialogues regarding the contemporary issues in cotton, and to provide valuable awareness about technological advances in agriculture to cope with the current rising problems for cotton production.

International Scientific Committee

Dr. Asif Ali Khan MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Zhang Rui Biotechnology Research Institute, CAAS, Beijing, China
Dr. Islamov Sohib Yahshibekovich Tashkent State Agrarian University Uzbekistan
Dr. Ishtiaq Rijwana  MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Saghir Ahmad  Cotton Research Institute, Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Zulfiqar Ali  MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Waqas Malik  Bahaudin Zakriya University Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Shafqat Saeed  MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan, Pakistan

Session Themes

Theme 1 Sustainable Cotton Production Chain
Theme 2 Cotton Genomics and Transgenics
Theme 3 Environmental and Ecological Issues in Cotton Production
Theme 4 Precision in Cotton Production
Theme 5 Integrated Pest Management in Cotton
Theme 6 Cotton Seed Production and Supply Chain

 

Key Note Speakers

Dr. Asif Ali Khan MNS-University of Agriculture, Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Zhang Rui Biotechnology Research Institute, CAAS, Beijing, China
Dr. Islamov Sohib Yahshibekovich Tashkent State Agrarian University Uzbekistan
Dr. Wu Yanmin Biotechnology Research Institute, CAAS, Beijing, China
Dr. Cheng Hongmei Biotechnology Research Institute, CAAS, Beijing, China
Dr. Liu Dehu Biotechnology Research Institute, CAAS, Beijing, China
Dr. Zhang Yongqiang Biotechnology Research Institute, CAAS, Beijing, China
Dr. Siva K. Balasundram University Putra Malaysia
Dr. Saghir Ahmad Cotton Research Institute, Multan, Pakistan

 

Conference Venue

The venue of the conference is the historical city of Multan. The history of this city date back to 5,000 years old.  The modern city of Multan is 6th largest city of Pakistan and is the centre of Islamic mystical sufis culture and earned the title of city of saints. The city is surrounded by special Islamic sites “a collection of famous master peace of sufi shrines along with neighboring city of “Uch Sharif”. The city is considered one of the safest city for the foreign tourist and well connected with the world through international air flights and connected to rest of Pakistan through local air flights, railways and all type of public transport. The university campus lies in the neighboring vicinity of Central Cotton Research Institute, Cotton Research Institute and Cotton Standards Institute, Multan.

 

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline September, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection October, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline October, 2017
Conference Dates November, 2017

 

Call for Papers

All the prospective contributors are encouraged to submit their abstracts for oral and posters presentations. The high quality unpublished results regarding the technological advances in all areas mentioned above may be submitted before the deadlines. Selected high quality research papers will be published in special issue of Pakistan Journal of Agriculture Sciences (ISI Thomson Reuter). The paper should be prepared according to the guide line of the Pakistan Journal of Agriculture Sciences (PJAS). Publication charges will be applied as per the policy of PJAS.

Conference Proceedings

Conference proceeding of all abstracts and full length article will be published. All the abstracts should be submitted through online system. The submitted research article will be scrutinized through blind peer review system by specialist reviewer. The conference proceeding will be published with ISSN number and submitted for indexing in Thomson Reuter. The conference e-flash will be available to all registered participants.

Poster Competition Award

Posters will be evaluated by independent jury of distinguish scientists and awards will be given to winners for various categories.

 

Registration Fees

Research Scientist/Academician – Rs 2000/-

Students – Rs 1000/-