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ICALS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Agriculture and Life Sciences

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICALS

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICALS 2017: 19th International Conference on Agriculture and Life Sciences aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Agriculture and Life Sciences are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICALS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Agriculture and Life Sciences. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Sustainable Development, China’s Emerging Role via One Belt, One Road
Saeid Rabiei Majd, Motahareh Alvandi, Mehrad Rabiei
2) Optimizing and Evaluating Performance Quality Control of the Production Process of Disposable Essentials Using Approach Vague Goal Programming
Hadi Gholizadeh, Ali Tajdin
3) Choosing Local Organic Food: Consumer Motivations and Ethical Spaces
Artur Saraiva, Moritz von Schwedler, Emília Fernandes
4) A Close Study on the Nitrate Fertilizer Use and Environmental Pollution for Human Health in Iran
Saeed Rezaeian, M. Rezaee Boroon
5) Optimization of Carbon Nanotube Content of Asphalt Nanocomposites with Regard to Resistance to Permanent Deformation
João V. Staub de Melo, Glicério Trichês, Liseane P. Thives
6) Urban and Rural Children’s Knowledge on Biodiversity in Bizkaia: Tree Identification Skills and Animal and Plant Listing
Joserra Díez, Ainhoa Meñika, Iñaki Sanz-Azkue, Arritokieta Ortuzar
7) Soil Moisture Control System: A Product Development Approach
Swapneel U. Naphade, Dushyant A. Patil, Satyabodh M. Kulkarni
8) Long Short-Term Memory Based Model for Modeling Nicotine Consumption Using an Electronic Cigarette and Internet of Things Devices
Hamdi Amroun, Yacine Benziani, Mehdi Ammi
9) ELISA Based hTSH Assessment Using Two Sensitive and Specific Anti-hTSH Polyclonal Antibodies
Maysam Mard-Soltani, Mohamad Javad Rasaee, Saeed Khalili, Abdol Karim Sheikhi, Mehdi Hedayati
10) Comparative Study of Ecological City Criteria in Traditional Iranian Cities
Zahra Yazdani Paraii, Zohreh Yazdani Paraei
11) Identification of Disease Causing DNA Motifs in Human DNA Using Clustering Approach
G. Tamilpavai, C. Vishnuppriya
12) Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture to Climate Change: A Study of the Himalayan Region State
Rajendra Kumar Isaac, Monisha Isaac
13) Detecting Tomato Flowers in Greenhouses Using Computer Vision
Dor Oppenheim, Yael Edan, Guy Shani
14) Impact of Egypt’s Energy Demand on Oil and Gas Power Systems Environment
Moustafa Osman Mohamed
15) Seasonal Influence on Environmental Indicators of Beach Waste
Marcus C. Garcia, Giselle C. Guimarães, Luciana H. Yamane, Renato R. Siman

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