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ICOAFS 2018 : 20th International Conference on Organic Agriculture and Farming Systems

Toronto, Canada
June 21 - 22, 2018

Conference Code: 18CA06ICOAFS

International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICOAFS 2018: 20th International Conference on Organic Agriculture and Farming Systems aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Organic Agriculture and Farming Systems. 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 Organic Agriculture and Farming Systems.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Organic Agriculture and Farming Systems are cordially invited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

ICOAFS 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Organic Agriculture and Farming Systems. 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   April 30, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   May 5, 2018
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   May 21, 2018
Conference Dates   June 21 - 22, 2018

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) RoboWeedSupport-Sub Millimeter Weed Image Acquisition in Cereal Crops with Speeds up till 50 Km/H
Morten Stigaard Laursen, Rasmus Nyholm Jørgensen, Mads Dyrmann, Robert Poulsen
2) RoboWeedSupport-Semi-Automated Unmanned Aerial System for Cost Efficient High Resolution in Sub-Millimeter Scale Acquisition of Weed Images
Simon L. Madsen, Mads Dyrmann, Morten S. Laursen, Rasmus N. Jørgensen
3) Conservation Agriculture Practice in Bangladesh: Farmers’ Socioeconomic Status and Soil Environment Perspective
Mohammad T. Uddin, Aurup R. Dhar
4) Contribution for Rural Development through Training in Organic Farming
Raquel P. F. Guiné, Daniela V. T. A. Costa, Paula M. R. Correia, Moisés Castro, Luis T. Guerra, Cristina A. Costa
5) Comparative Study on Productivity, Chemical Composition and Yield Quality of Some Alternative Crops in Romanian Organic Farming
Maria Toader, Gheorghe Valentin Roman, Alina Maria IonescuMaria Toader, Gheorghe Valentin Roman, Alina Maria Ionescu
6) De-commoditisation of Food: How Organic Farmers from the Madrid Region Reconnect Products and Places through Web Marketing
Salvatore Pinna
7) Phenolic Compounds in Red Fruits Produced in Organic Farming at Maturation Stage
Susana M. A. Soutinho, Raquel P. F. Guiné, António M. Jordão, Fernando J. Gonçalves
8) Soil Compaction in Tropical Organic Farming Systems and Its Impact on Natural Soil-Borne Disease Suppression: Challenges for Management
Ishak, L., McHenry, M. T., Brown, P. H.
9) Baking Quality of Hulled Wheat Species in Organic Farming
P. Konvalina, I. Capouchová, Z. Stehno
10) Effect of Conservation Agriculture on Maize Yield in the Transilvanian Plain, Romania
M.A.Grigoras, A.Popescu, D.Pamfil, I.Has, L.C.Cota

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