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ICATPN 2017 : 19th International Conference on Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICATPN

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICATPN 2017: 19th International Conference on Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition. 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 Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition are cordially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

ICATPN 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition. 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) A Close Study on the Nitrate Fertilizer Use and Environmental Pollution for Human Health in Iran
Saeed Rezaeian, M. Rezaee Boroon
2) Use of Indian Food Mascot Design as an Advertising Tool in Maintaining and Growing the Brand Name
Preeti Yadav, Dandeswar Bisoyi, Debkumar Chakrabarti
3) A Bi-Objective Stochastic Mathematical Model for Agricultural Supply Chain Network
Mohammad Mahdi Paydar, Armin Cheraghalipour, Mostafa Hajiaghaei-Keshteli
4) Analysis of Fertilizer Effect in the Tilapia Growth of Mozambique (Oreochromis mossambicus)
Sérgio Afonso Mulema, Andrés Carrión García, Vicente Ernesto
5) Mathematical Modeling of Drip Emitter Discharge of Trapezoidal Labyrinth Channel
N. Philipova
6) The Role of Food Labeling on Consumers’ Buying Decision: Georgian Case
Nugzar Todua
7) Biodegradable Cellulose-Based Materials for the Use in Food Packaging
Azza A. Al-Ghamdi, Abir S. Abdel-Naby
8) A Literature Review on Nutritional Supplements for the Treatment of Obesity
Monika Nuffer, Wesley Nuffer
9) Life Cycle-Based Analysis of Meat Production: Ecosystem Impacts
Michelle Zeyuan Ma, Hermann Heilmeier
10) Household Food Insecurity and Associated Coping Strategies in Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settings: A Case of Morogoro and Iringa Towns, Tanzania
U. Tumaini, J. Msuya
11) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
12) Nutritional Value Determination of Different Varieties of Oats and Barley Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Method for the Horses Nutrition
V. Viliene, V. Sasyte, A. Raceviciute-Stupeliene, R. Gruzauskas
13) Detecting Tomato Flowers in Greenhouses Using Computer Vision
Dor Oppenheim, Yael Edan, Guy Shani
14) Multipurpose Agricultural Robot Platform: Conceptual Design of Control System Software for Autonomous Driving and Agricultural Operations Using Programmable Logic Controller
P. Abhishesh, B. S. Ryuh, Y. S. Oh, H. J. Moon, R. Akanksha
15) Nutrition and Food Safety as Strategic Assets
Daniel C. S. Lim, W. Y. Tan

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