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

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Agricultural Technology and Plant Nutrition are cordially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

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

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 WASET'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) Making Food Science Education and Research Activities More Attractive for University Students and Food Enterprises by Utilizing Open Innovative Space Approach
A-M. Saarela
5) Determining Food Habits in Süleymanpasa Town of Tekirdag City, Turkey
Emine Yilmaz, Ismail Yilmaz, Harun Uran
6) Occurrence of Foreign Matter in Food: Applied Identification Method - Association of Official Agricultural Chemists (AOAC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
E. C. Mattos, V. S. M. G. Daros, R. Dal Col, A. L. Nascimento
7) The Use of Electronic Shelf Labels in the Retail Food Sector
Brent McKenzie, Victoria Taylor
8) Intelligent Irrigation Control System Using Wireless Sensors and Android Application
Rajeshwari Madli, Santhosh Hebbar, Vishwanath Heddoori, G. V. Prasad
9) An Investigation of Current Potato Nitrogen Fertility Programs' Contribution to Ground Water Contamination
Brian H. Marsh
10) Hyperspectral Imaging and Nonlinear Fukunaga-Koontz Transform Based Food Inspection
Hamidullah Binol, Abdullah Bal
11) Effect of Cocoa Pod Ash and Poultry Manure on Soil Properties and Cocoyam Productivity of Nutrient-Depleted Tropical Alfisol
T. M. Agbede, A. O. Adekiya
12) An Analysis of Organoleptic Qualities of a Three-Course Menu from Moringa Leaves in Mubi, Adamawa State Nigeria
Rukaiya Suleiman Umar, Annah Kwadu Medugu
13) Determinants of Profitability in Indian Pharmaceutical Firms in the New Intellectual Property Rights Regime
Shilpi Tyagi, D. K. Nauriyal
14) Physical Properties of Nine Nigerian Staple Food Flours Related to Bulk Handling and Processing
Ogunsina Babatunde, Aregbesola Omotayo, Adebayo Adewale, Odunlami Johnson
15) Comparative Analysis of Pit Composting and Vermicomposting in a Tropical Environment
E. Ewemoje Oluseyi, T. A. Ewemoje, A. A. Adedeji