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

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Soil Organic Matter Science are cordially invited for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

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

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 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) Heavy Metal Contamination of a Dumpsite Environment as Assessed with Pollution Indices
Olubunmi S. Shittu, Olufemi J. Ayodele, Augustus O. A. Ilori, Abidemi O. Filani, Adetola T. Afuye
2) Fish Catch Composition from Gobind Sagar Reservoir during 2006-2012
Krishan Lal, Anish Dua
3) Effect of Nanoparticles on Wheat Seed Germination and Seedling Growth
Pankaj Singh Rawat, Rajeew Kumar, Pradeep Ram, Priyanka Pandey
4) Application of Metarhizium anisopliae against Meloidogyne javanica in Soil Amended with Oak Debris
Mohammad Abdollahi
5) Analysis of Fertilizer Effect in the Tilapia Growth of Mozambique (Oreochromis mossambicus)
Sérgio Afonso Mulema, Andrés Carrión García, Vicente Ernesto
6) A Close Study on the Nitrate Fertilizer Use and Environmental Pollution for Human Health in Iran
Saeed Rezaeian, M. Rezaee Boroon
7) Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture to Climate Change: A Study of the Himalayan Region State
Rajendra Kumar Isaac, Monisha Isaac
8) A Review on Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture in Southeast Nigeria
Jane O. Munonye
9) Phytoremediation Potential of Tomato for Cd and Cr Removal from Polluted Soils
Jahanshah Saleh, Hossein Ghasemi, Ali Shahriari, Faezeh Alizadeh, Yaaghoob Hosseini
10) 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
11) Ethno-Botanical Diversity and Conservation Status of Medicinal Flora at High Terrains of Garhwal (Uttarakhand) Himalaya, India: A Case Study in Context to Multifarious Tourism Growth and Peri-Urban Encroachments
Aravind Kumar
12) 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
13) Fruit Growing in Romania and Its Role for Rural Communities’ Development
Maria Toader, Gheorghe Valentin Roman
14) Benzpyrimoxan: An Insecticide for the Control of Rice Plant Hoppers
E. Satoh, R. Kasahara, T. Aoki, K. Fukatsu, D. Venkata Ramanarao, H. Harayama, T. Murata, A. Suwa
15) 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

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