University of Agriculture, Department of Crop Physiology - Faisalabad, Pakistan
Two days course on “Seed Physiology, Production and Management” followed by a one day workshop on “Seed Testing through ISTA standards” on September 29. Queries and registration: DR. Irfan Afzal, firstname.lastname@example.org
This module will provide a deeper insight in seed priming, an important physiological enhancement method and its relation to seed germination and seed dormancy breakage. Theory and practicum will combine basic as well as some advanced technologies in seed priming.
SGS will cover five processes used to determine soybean cultivars: hilum check and seed characteristics, seed coat peroxidase reaction. hypocotyl color seedling growout test, electrophoresis, event ID using PCR/DNA based methods
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
Protea Hotel - The Winkler in White River - Mpumalanga, South Africa
The sessions will focus on: GMO’s in developing countries, Plant and pest diseases – Reducing Environmental Footprint, Exploitation and Progress of GMO’s in Fruits, Flowers and Vegetables, Progress of GMO’s in other crops and Regulation and Legislation.
Sandton Convention Centre - Johannesburg, South Africa
ABIC 2011 will bring together leading International researchers in the AgBio sector with industry partners and investors. The theme for ABIC 2011 will be "Agricultural Biotechnology for Economic Development".