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ICSOMS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Soil Organic Matter Science

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: 17ZA01ICSOMS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSOMS 2017: 19th International Conference on Soil Organic Matter Science aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Soil Organic Matter Science. 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 Soil Organic Matter Science.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Soil Organic Matter Science are cordially invited for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

ICSOMS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Soil Organic Matter Science. 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) Freshwater Lens Observation: Case Study of Laura Island, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands
Kazuhisa Koda, Tsutomu Kobayashi, Rebecca Lorennji, Alington Robert, Halston DeBrum, Julious Lucky, Paul Paul
2) Effect of Poultry Manure and Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium (15:15:15) Soil Amendment on Growth and Yield of Carrot (Daucus carota)
Benjamin Osae Agyei, Hypolite Bayor
3) The Study of the Mutual Effect of Genotype in Environment by Percent of Oil Criterion in Sunflower
Seyed Mohammad Nasir Mousavi, Pasha Hejazi, Maryam Ebrahimian Dehkordi
4) Infestations of Olive Fruit Fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), in Different Olive Cultivars in Çanakkale, Turkey
Hanife Genç
5) Isolation and Screening of Laccase Producing Basidiomycetes via Submerged Fermentations
Mun Yee Chan, Sin Ming Goh, Lisa Gaik Ai Ong
6) Land-Use Suitability Analysis for Merauke Agriculture Estates
Sidharta Sahirman, Ardiansyah, Muhammad Rifan, Edy-Melmambessy
7) Restoring Trees Damaged by Cyclone Hudhud at Visakhapatnam, India
Mohan Kotamrazu
8) An Investigation of Current Potato Nitrogen Fertility Programs' Contribution to Ground Water Contamination
Brian H. Marsh
9) 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
10) Study on Butterfly Visitation Patterns of Stachytarpheta jamaicensis as a Beneficial Plant for Butterfly Conservation
P. U. S. Peiris
11) Effect of Biostimulants to Control the Phelipanche ramosa L. Pomel in Processing Tomato Crop
G. Disciglio, G. Gatta, F. Lops, A. Libutti, A. Tarantino, E. Tarantino
12) Prediction of Metals Available to Maize Seedlings in Crude Oil Contaminated Soil
Stella O. Olubodun, George E. Eriyamremu
13) Physical Properties of Nine Nigerian Staple Food Flours Related to Bulk Handling and Processing
Ogunsina Babatunde, Aregbesola Omotayo, Adebayo Adewale, Odunlami Johnson
14) Perceptions of Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Regarding Use of Biological Control Practices: A Case Study in Jiroft County, Iran
Hossein Shabanali Fami, Omid Sharifi, Javad Ghasemi, Mahtab Pouratashi, Mona Sadat Moghadasian
15) Development of a Harvest Mechanism for the Kahramanmaraş Chili Pepper
O. E. Akay, E. Güzel, M. T. Özcan