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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

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition are cordially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

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

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. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. 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) 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
2) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
3) 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
4) 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
5) Detecting Tomato Flowers in Greenhouses Using Computer Vision
Dor Oppenheim, Yael Edan, Guy Shani
6) Nutrition and Food Safety as Strategic Assets
Daniel C. S. Lim, W. Y. Tan
7) Green Synthesized Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: A Nano-Nutrient for the Growth and Enhancement of Flax (Linum usitatissimum L.) Plant
G. Karunakaran, M. Jagathambal, N. Van Minh, E. Kolesnikov, A. Gusev, O. V. Zakharova, E. V. Scripnikova, E. D. Vishnyakova, D. Kuznetsov
8) Factors Determining Selection of Essential Nutrition Supplements
Daniel C. S. Lim
9) Radiation Usage Impact of on Anti-Nutritional Compounds (Antitrypsin and Phytic Acid) of Livestock and Poultry Foods
Mohammad Khosravi, Ali Kiani, Behroz Dastar, Parvin Showrang
10) Food Security Model and the Role of Community Empowerment: The Case of a Marginalized Village in Mexico, Tatoxcac, Puebla
Marco Antonio Lara De la Calleja, María Catalina Ovando Chico, Eduardo Lopez Ruiz
11) Productivity Effect of Urea Deep Placement Technology: An Empirical Analysis from Irrigation Rice Farmers in the Northern Region of Ghana
Shaibu Baanni Azumah, Ignatius Tindjina, Stella Obanyi, Tara N. Wood
12) Combinatory Nutrition Supplementation: A Case of Synergy for Increasing Calcium Bioavailability
Daniel C. S. Lim, Eric Y. M. Yeo, W. Y. Tan
13) Impact of Long Term Application of Municipal Solid Waste on Physicochemical and Microbial Parameters and Heavy Metal Distribution in Soils in Accordance to Its Agricultural Uses
Rinku Dhanker, Suman Chaudhary, Tanvi Bhatia, Sneh Goyal
14) Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Security in Pala Sub-Location, Bondo District, Kenya
S. B. Otieno, Were Fred, E. W. Kabiru, K. Waza
15) Sustainable Cities: Viability of a Hybrid Aeroponic/Nutrient Film Technique System for Cultivation of Tomatoes
D. Dannehl, Z. Taylor, J. Suhl, L. Miranda, R., Ulrichs, C., Salazar, E. Fitz-Rodriguez, I. Lopez-Cruz, A. Rojano-Aguilar, G. Navas-Gomez, U. Schmidt

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