2021 Speakers

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Benigno Villalon
Keynote Presentation
Benigno Villalon, Texas A & M University, United States

Viruses are ultramicroscopic particles of different shapes and sizes that can only be observed under an electron microscope. They are made up of genetic RNA (ribonucleic acid) and or DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) bundles wrapped up in a protein coat. They are neither alive nor d [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Edward Curry Owner
Keynote Presentation
Edward Curry Owner, President, Curry Farms, 1091 E. Curry Farm R, United States

Growth of the green/ red chile industry in the United States has significantly increased in the last 40 years. Phil Villa, Evert Wood, and Dr. Ben Villalon, were working simultaneously, to improve yield, flavor, size, color, flavor, pungency,resistance to insects and diseases, an [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Marta Balsells-Llauradó
Oral Presentation
Marta Balsells-Llauradó, IRTA, Spain

Brown rot is the most economically important disease of stone fruit worldwide. Monilinia laxa is the main responsible of this pathology in Europe and can infect fruit at any growth stage. The disease cycle is mainly triggered when both favourable host and environmental factors oc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - M Rosario Garcia-Gil
Oral Presentation
M Rosario Garcia-Gil, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Norway spruce is a boreal forest tree species of significant ecological and economic importance. Hence there is a strong imperative to dissect the genetics controlling important wood quality traits in the species. We performed a functional Genome-Wide Association Mapping (GWAS) a [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Marta Jankovicova
Oral Presentation
Marta Jankovicova, Private researcher and consultant, Czech Republic

Monitoring of changes in the physical properties of soil and soil compaction is a modern vine-growing problem. Many of the companies does not secure an adequate level of producer deliveries of organic matter into the soil, and increasing the number of operations provided by the m [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Lacramioara-Carmen Ivanescu
Oral Presentation
Lacramioara-Carmen Ivanescu , Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania

We are presenting the results of our research on 20 both spontaneous and cultivated woody species (Gymnosperms and Angyosperms) found near several industrial areas in Romania: Borzesti, Bacau county where the pollutants are mainly gaseous (SO2, Cl, NH3) but also solid (coal and s [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Dunja Leljak Levanic
Oral Presentation
Dunja Leljak Levanic, Faculty of Science University of Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)

MATH-BTB protein family is encoded by the genomes of nearly all eukaryotes. The best known function of MATH BTB proteins is their role as substrate-specific adaptors of cullin3-based E3 ligases in the ubiquitin proteasome pathway. BTB domain enables assembly with the cullin while [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Zvjezdana Stancic
Oral Presentation
Zvjezdana Stancic, University of Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)

During 2014, the wild plant species were collected along the railways in northwestern Croatia. In habitats with different management types (under more or less influence of railway traffic), the seven most common herbaceous species were selected: Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., Equise [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Nontuthuko Rosemary Ntuli
Oral Presentation
Nontuthuko Rosemary Ntuli, University of Zululand, South Africa

Lead (Pb) can enter food chain through the consumption of contaminated plants and can cause serious health issues. However, research on how Pb accumulation affects morphology of leafy vegetables in the country is minimal. This study tested the effect of lead accumulation on veget [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Marouane Ben Massoud
Oral Presentation
Marouane Ben Massoud, University College Cork, Ireland

The present research investigates the protective mechanism of nitric oxide (NO) in regulating tolerance to Cu-induced toxicity in shoots of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). After 10 days, treatment with 200 μM CuCl2 caused a significant reduction in growth and photosynthetic effic [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Sushan Chowhan
Oral Presentation
Sushan Chowhan, Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture,, Bangladesh

Bangladesh is an overpopulated country with a population density of greater than 1200/km2; and current ranking is 8th in the world. To feed the continuously increasing mouths there’s a big challenge ahead to create employment; thus, more industrialization is under [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Hadjer Chenini-Bendiab
Poster Presentation
Hadjer Chenini-Bendiab, Mostaganem University, Algeria

Different diseases provide multiple examples of inflammatory reactions, this process is very variable depending on theiretiology. Usually steroidal and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs treat the inflammation, however these treatments most often cause undesirable effect. We ar [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Tatyana Latsko
Poster Presentation
Tatyana Latsko, Moscow State University, Russian Federation

Maclura Orange was introduced into the Russian southern regions in the middle of the nineteenth century. At first it grew on the southern coast of the Crimea near Yalta, and in the middle of the twentieth century the maclura was transferred to the steppe zone. The plants have alr [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Gabriela Vochita
Poster Presentation
Gabriela Vochita, NIRDBS, branch Institute of Biological Research Iasi, Romania

The karyotype studies represent the first and useful step that provides the cyto-taxonomic status of the species in order to establish the phylogeny. With this technique it may be possible to discover installation of some numerical and morphological aberrations on the chromosome [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Celia Paya Montes
Poster Presentation
Celia Paya Montes, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Spain

In response to biotic stress, plants synthesize defense proteins and metabolites. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) belong to this defensive compounds group. Some esters of (Z)-3-hexenol were identified to be differentially emitted by tomato cv. Rio Grande plants upon infection w [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Oprica Lacramioara
Poster Presentation
Oprica Lacramioara , Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania

The production of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) from bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) fruits extract was studied. The aqueous 10mM AgNO3 solution when subjected to V. myrtillus extract was bio-reduced and ensued in green synthesis of AgNPs. The aqueous bilberry solution was enri [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Tim Weber
Poster Presentation
Tim Weber, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Iris L. is a very diverse genus with over 300 taxa distributed worldwide. It is an important horticultural genus of vascular plants long present in European wild habitats and home gardens. Recently, several species have been identified to contain potential pharmacological compoun [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Danijela Poljuha
Keynote Presentation
Danijela Poljuha, Institute of Agriculture and Tourism, Croatia (Hrvatska)

Alien species invasion is recognised as one of the most severe and challenging global environmental threats. Introduced species may become invasive and displace native species, modify habitats, change community structure, affect ecosystem processes or wider ecosystem functioning, [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Valasia Iakovoglou
Keynote Presentation
Valasia Iakovoglou, International Hellenic University, Greece

In urban settings, plants substantially contribute in improving our lives mainly by enhancing the aesthetic value and cleaning the air.  In addition, plants also result in increasing property value. Nonetheless, wrong planting choices by not careful plant species selection c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Dawei Yan
Oral Presentation
Dawei Yan, Henan University, China

In plants, the products of photosynthesis such as sucrose are loaded in source organs and delivered to sink organs by phloem. However, the following unloading process in sink is still unclear. Previously our collaboration work indicated a key role of phloem pore pericycle (PPP) i [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Daniel Cantabella
Oral Presentation
Daniel Cantabella, IRTA, Spain

The present study shows results concerning changes in root morphology and plant growth on in vitro growing plantlets induced by the application of rhizospheric microorganisms, isolated from Pyrus and Prunus contaminated seedlings. These plants displayed better growth than those n [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Valter Henrique Marinho dos Santos
Oral Presentation
Valter Henrique Marinho dos Santos, Atina - Ativos Naturais, Spain

The use of natural actives for the formulation of cosmetic is increasingly gaining prominence. The last decades have registered a growing interest in products under the label of “natural” and in the case of biodiversity, it has gained strategic value over its possible [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Ivan Visentin
Oral Presentation
Ivan Visentin, University of Turin, Italy

Strigolactones (SL) are a class of plant hormones with various functions in plant development and in the interaction with (micro) organisms in the rhizosphere. As developmental regulators the SLs control above- and below-ground morphology, the inhibition of shoot branching, the m [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Oprea Cristiana
Oral Presentation
Oprea Cristiana, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Federation

The Crisuri Basin, with a total length of 1093 km among which 670 km in Romania, is monitored throughout 18 stations. The pollution indicators as dissolved organic substances, biochemical consumption of oxygen, ammonia, phosphor, nitrogen and heavy metals, exceed the allowed limi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Leda Guzman Maluenda
Oral Presentation
Leda Guzman Maluenda, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile

In Chile, plants or natural extracts are used for therapeutic purposes based on an ancestral knowledge, but without solid scientific basis as the chemical composition, biological activity or adverse effects. In Rapa Nui, preparations based on a Microsorum scolopendria (MS) or &ld [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Sunita Chandel
Oral Presentation
Sunita Chandel, Dr.Y.S.P University of Horticulture and Forestry, India

Alternaria branch rot or leaf spot of carnation was reported as a serious disease in carnation during 2016-17 in Himachal Pradesh-India causing maximum disease severity of 26.25% in Chail  of Solan district. The symptoms on leaves initiated from the margin, tips as small pur [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - F.Sahir-Halouane
Oral Presentation
F.Sahir-Halouane, Universite M'Hamed Bougara Boumerdes UMBB, Algeria

Olive tree leaves (Oleaeuropeae.) were suited in order to valorize the one of the medicinal plants from the Algerian flora, growing spontaneously in the Blida region, Algeria.This study aims mainly to assess the antifungal potential of the aqueous and tannic extract. the antifung [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Hamma Faradji Samia
Oral Presentation
Hamma Faradji Samia, University of Bejaia, Algeria

The gradual decline in availability of rennet excretion of calf rennet destined for the cheese industry, and the increase in protein requirements in the diet have led to a strong demand for cheese products (ROTONEL et, EQUI, l972). . This situation has led many researchers to tak [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Joseph Nana Annan
Oral Presentation
Joseph Nana Annan, University of Education, Ghana

The effect of a new plant regulator, Biozyme T.F. (Giz) was evaluated on soybean (Glycine max var. TGX 336 02D). Pot-grown soybeans were treated with foliar sprays of 0.5 PPT and 1.0 PPT concentrations of the growth regulator at flower initiation stage with the control being spra [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2021 - Iakovleva Maria Timofeevna
E Poster Presentation
Iakovleva Maria Timofeevna, Yakut Research Institute of Agriculture, Russian Federation

The influence of strains of nodule bacteria, associative rhizobacteria and isolated active strains that increase the yield of alfalfa and improve the quality of the stern have been studied under the condition of Central Yakutia. In the conditions of biologization of agricultur [....] » Read More

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