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2022 Speakers

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Manuel Tornel Martinez
Keynote Presentation
Manuel Tornel Martinez, IMIDA & ITUM, Spain

The embryo rescue technique has been widely applied to embryo germination of stenospermic grapesin breeding programmes. In the stenospermocarpic genotype, the embryo abort after fertilization during development, so the selection of the sampling time and the growth medium are the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Danijela Poljuha
Keynote Presentation
Danijela Poljuha, Institute of Agriculture and Tourism, Croatia (Hrvatska)

The economic cost of ecological damages caused by invasive alien plant species (IAPS) is significant, but IAPS also have significant social, economic, landscape and ecological value and provide a range of ecosystem services. Some positive aspects of IAPS are their possible use as [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Samir C Debnath
Keynote Presentation
Samir C Debnath, St. Johns Research and Development Centre, Canada

The in vitro propagation to produce true-to-type plants are now well accepted worldwide for commercial propagation and production of horticultural crops. Fruits and vegetables contain valuable bioactive components that play significant role in anti-tumor, anti-oxidant, anti-ulcer [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Benigno Villalon
Keynote Presentation
Benigno Villalon, Texas A & M University, United States

The USA wastes over $3.5 trillion trying to keep its sick citizens from dying, but they still die too soon. The obesity and diabetes rates in our country have reached tsunamic proportions. A weak immune system results in many human diseases (heart, hypertension, high blood sugar, [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Qingfeng Song
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Qingfeng Song, Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Canopy photosynthesis is the integral of photosynthesis of all the above ground parts of plant canopy. Canopy photosynthetic efficiency is a major determinant to biomass production and crop yield potential. The microclimate and photosynthetic properties of different leaves in a c [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Jiraporn Inthasan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Jiraporn Inthasan, Maejo University, Thailand

The Northern Thailand is one of the locations where fruit crops have long been grown, for many decades.   At this present, organic farming and good agriculture practices (GAP) are considered for improving yield and quality as sustainable practices to reduce environmenta [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Didier Lesueur
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Didier Lesueur, CIRAD - The Alliance CIAT & Bioversity - Deakin University, Vietnam

International funding agencies had put a lot of effort for financially supporting projects aiming the production of high-performing hybrids of Australian Acacias in Vietnam. The main consequence is the significant surface of forests covered by these hybrids across the country (ma [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Olesya Shoeva
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Olesya Shoeva, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation

Phenolic compounds are plant secondary metabolites with important functions in plant physiology. In barley, flavonoids belonging to this group are synthesized in grain envelopes and influence significantly the quality of barley grain and its application. For example, proanthocyan [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Sunita Chandel
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Sunita Chandel, Dr.Y.S.P University of Horticulture and Forestry, India

Septoria leaf spot of tomato (Septoria lycopersici Speg.) is a most devastating foliar pathogen infecting tomatoes world over. The disease produces symptoms with onset of monsoon in Himachal Pradesh, India as small, water soaked, circular to angular spots, with dark brown margins [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Vijayan Gurumurthy Iyer
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Vijayan Gurumurthy Iyer, Techno-Economic-Environmental Study and Check Consultancy Services, , India

Objectives: The objective of this investigation was to establish strategic environmental assessment (SEA) process in plant biology and biotechnology for the sustainable biotechnological development which could dominance biotechnological, economic and environmental factors in the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - B N Hazarika
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
B N Hazarika, Central Agricultural University, India

The benefit of any in vitro propagation only fully realized if there is successful transfer of plantlets from tissue-culture vessels to ex vitro conditions. A substantial number of micropropagated plants do not survive on transfer from in vitro conditions to greenhouse or field e [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Monika Garg
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Monika Garg, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, India

Background: Wheat is a vital, staple, preferred, favored, and choicest energy source in many parts of the world due to the unique processing quality attributed to gluten that helps cooking it to bread, biscuit, pasta, noodles, etc. Colored wheat adds nutritional and functional he [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Vaschenko Victor
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Vaschenko Victor, Elets State University, Russian Federation

The theory of organogenesis from the initial cell of a whole plant and a method for considering the effect on apical dominance as the initiation of an adaptive, productive potential. shows the responsiveness of initial cells from treatment with homoproducers and mineral elements [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Elisa Ovidi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Elisa Ovidi, Tuscia University, Italy

Plant secondary metabolites are produced and used by organisms for defending or adapting purposes to the environment. Since long time, natural products have been used by humans as healing agents and still today they are the most important source of new potential therapeutic prepa [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Carlos Pimentel
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Carlos Pimentel, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Phosphorus is also an essential element for photosynthetic energy production and carbohydrate transport because there is an anti-port system with inorganic phosphorus (Pi) and triose-P in chloroplast membranes. Therefore, even under mild water deficit, a decrease in sink demand f [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Regina Ninoles Rodenes
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Regina Ninoles Rodenes, Institute of plant molecular and cell biology, Spain

Seed longevity is defined as the total time span during which seeds remain viable. As seeds constitute the main system for plant propagation, increasing their longevity is a major challenge for the conservation of plant biodiversity and for crop success. In order to optimize thei [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Hagai Cohen
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Hagai Cohen, Agricultural Research Organization, Israel

Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is an important agricultural cereal crop, however due to extensive breeding, domesticated cultivars are characterized with altered physiology and partial/complete loss of stress tolerance. Herein, we investigated whether differential compositions of epicu [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Sandhya Samarasinghe
Keynote Presentation
Sandhya Samarasinghe, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Stomatal closure, the most rapid physiological response in plant leaves to drought stress, is the means by which plants prevent water loss and avoid desiccation of their cells. Guard cell signalling network is a complex and an evolutionarily well conserved system organized to con [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Valasia Iakovoglou
Keynote Presentation
Valasia Iakovoglou, UNESCO, Greece

Increased aridity levels is one of the predicted climatic alterations. Restoration efforts particularly in the semi-arid areas of the Mediterranean region pose many obstacles that associates with higher frequency and intensity of drought events. Safeguarding the biodiversity leve [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Jorge Zavala
Keynote Presentation
Jorge Zavala, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Soybean (Glycine max L.) is the world’s most widely grown seed legume. One of the most important pests that decrease seeds quality and reduce yield of soybean crops is the southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula). However, insect damage triggers accumulation of defensive [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Tri Martini
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tri Martini, Indonesia Agency of Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD), Indonesia

Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta/DIY) with its specialty has the potential of a large area, with a diversity of elevations, ranging from highlands to lowlands or land on the coast in the height range of 0-2911 meters above sea level. DIY consists of Kulon Pro [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Muhamad Yasin Hasanul Gaffar
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Muhamad Yasin Hasanul Gaffar, Research staf of ICERI, Indonesia

Anthocyanins held to increase of human health. The origin of anthocyanins corn is from Mesoamerica it is a pigment that give color of purple to black may affect to anticipated of viral (virus), cholesterol, heart disease, obesity, and cancer. It has many excellent characters and [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Valter Henrique Marinho dos Santos
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Valter Henrique Marinho dos Santos, University of Vale do Sapucai (Univas), Spain

The secondary metabolites are natural compounds that are produced by plants that have as main objective protect plants from biotic and abiotic stresses, besides great nutritional values and pharmacological for human diet and aromatic and dye properties. These compounds are separa [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Bahadir Torun
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Bahadir Torun, Aydin Adnan Menderes University, Turkey

Humans and probiotic bacteria are inseparable for thousands of years. They help us process nutrients better, fight pathogens, and more. Just like us plants have mutualistic relationship with microorganisms. It is well known that plant microbiota is related to plant growth promoti [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Remya Mohanraj
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Remya Mohanraj, Houston Community College, United States

Phytochemicals found in plants, play a significant role in contributing to the wellbeing of human populations and from time immemorial, we have been consuming a large number of these phytocompounds as part of our diet. In the recent past, there has been a revived interest in the [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Ali Hassan Ibrahim
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Ali Hassan Ibrahim, Port Said University, Egypt

A technique was established, based on artificial fruit dehiscence, to collect seeds and silk fibers of C. procera without any loss. The seeds and floss obtained by this method were compared with those collected naturally. Natural fruit dehiscence caused a marked decrease in seeds [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Shamansur Sagdullaev
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shamansur Sagdullaev, Academy of Science of Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan

Medicinal plants of Central Asia are an extremely important part of the biological resources of the region. The Institute of Chemistry of Plant Substances of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan is one of the world leaders in the field of research, creation and i [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Eulalia J Gomez Santiesteban
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Eulalia J Gomez Santiesteban, Cuban Research Institute of Sugarcane Derivatives (ICIDCA), Cuba

In Cuba, an eminently agricultural country, the application of modern biotechnology techniques to obtain bioproducts (biopesticides, biofertilizers and biostimulants), within the practices of sustainable agriculture and biodiversity conservation is a necessity every increasingly [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Khezir Hayat Bhatti
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Khezir Hayat Bhatti, Central Cotton Research Institute, Pakistan

The genetics of high quality lint is complex which hinders the breeding progress towards for achieving the high lint yield and quality. Integration of DNA markers for selecting the desirable cotton plants producing the high quality fiber can accrelelate the breeding progress. In [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Rao Sohail Ahmad Khan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Rao Sohail Ahmad Khan, Center of Agriculture Biochemistry and Biotechnology University of Agriculture , Pakistan

The genetics of high quality lint is complex which hinders the breeding progress towards for achieving the high lint yield and quality. Integration of DNA markers for selecting the desirable cotton plants producing the high quality fiber can accrelelate the breeding progress. In [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Tamanna Bhardwaj
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tamanna Bhardwaj, Guru Nanak Dev University, India

Microbes of phytomicrobiome are related to plant tissues and in association with plants form the holobiont. Beneficial microorganisms include those that establish synergistic associations with plant roots in order to shore up nutrient mineralization and availability. They aid pla [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Chellapilla Bharadwaj
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Chellapilla Bharadwaj, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India

Precise phenotyping and expensive phenotyping platforms have been a bottleneck for chickpea improvement, recent advances in genomics technologies and the availability of ample genotyping platforms have made the cost of genotyping much cheaper in comparison to phenotyping. With th [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Bonnin Marie
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Bonnin Marie, University of Corsica, France

The Mediterranean basin is one of the main citrus production areas in the world. It ranks third behind China and Brazil. In the heart of the Mediterranean, Corsica is located at the northern limit of the citrus production area (40° North). It benefits from pedoclimatic condit [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Marouane Ben Massoud
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
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 [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Vasily Trofimovich Yarmishko
Keynote Presentation
Vasily Trofimovich Yarmishko, Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation

The features of restoration of disturbed lichen-green-mossy pine forests (Pinus sylvestris L.) of III-IV age classes in deforestation and burning in the Kola North (Russia) were studied. It is established that the current trends in the formation of secondary pine forests are due [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Stefan Gandev
Keynote Presentation
Stefan Gandev, Fruit Growing Institute, Bulgaria

Three modern techniques for walnut propagation are considered - hot callus, epicotyl grafting and water nutrient solution system. The presented results aim to compare the above methods, as well as to give the relevant conclusions and recommendations for use by manufacturers. & [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Mohammad Babadoost
Keynote Presentation
Mohammad Babadoost, University Of Illinois, United States

Phytophthora blight, caused by oomycete Phytophthora capsici, is a serious threat to production of peppers and cucurbits worldwide. P. capsici can infect pepper plants at all growth stages, causing seedling death, root rot, crown rot, stem blight, and fruit rot. P. capsici can st [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Rueda Puente Edgar Omar
Keynote Presentation
Rueda Puente Edgar Omar, University Of Sonora, Mexico

The halophyte Salicornia bigelovii is vegetal with high potential to be improved in the deserts and sea costs of the northwest in México; however, its productivity depend of the nitrogen aportation, and others macro and micro nutrients essentials. Nitrogen-fixation by bact [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - O P Shukla
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
O P Shukla, JK Paper Ltd, India

India is one of the major producers / consumers of Paper and Pulp products (4% of global share). Approximately one fourth of its raw material has been wood based and from the years nineteen eighties onwards, there has been a paradigm policy shift to open competitive economy. Deve [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Kamini Devi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Kamini Devi, Guru Nanak Dev University, India

With the advancement of industries and agriculture technologies, there is inexorable upsurge in the metals and agriwaste pollutants which freely infiltrate the food chain which is hazardous for sound ecosystem. Current studies indicate the potential of biochar in mitigation of po [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - DJ Patel
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
DJ Patel, Anand Agricultural university, India

Phytonematodes  are ubiquitous browsers of crop roots. About 3000(10 % of 30,000 parasites identified so far)plant parasitic nematodes attack different agricultural and horticultural crops and induce about US Dollars 524 billion annually monetary losses in crops globally. In [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Pooja Singh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Pooja Singh, Amity University, India

Argemone mexicana is considered as an essential plant in India with immense medicinal properties. The plant sap contains a lot of secondary metabolites, which is used exhaustively in traditional medicine. A. mexicana is known to harbour endophytes. Rhizospheric soil is the source [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Abeer Abdelaty Ahmed Mohammed
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Abeer Abdelaty Ahmed Mohammed, Agriculture Research Center, Egypt

This experiment was carried out to evaluate the optimal soaking duration(12, 16 and 20 hours) and using Moringa leaves extract which was (0.25, 0.5 and 1.00 g). Results showed that using Moringa leaf extract at a concentration of 0.25 g/mm for 20 /or 16 hour durations as a seed s [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Chao Shen
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Chao Shen, Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, China

The high-quality reference-grade genome for Gossupium tomentosum can greatly promote the progress in biological research and introgression breeding for the mainly cultivated species, G. hirsutum. Here, we report a high-quality genome assembly for G. tomentosum by integrating PacB [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Bianca Eugenia Vodnar
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Bianca Eugenia Vodnar, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

The berries of Vaccinum corymbosum L. represent a rich source of polyphenolic compounds, which are known for their biological activities and their contributions to a healthy diet. The blueberry leaves are the main by-products of berry harvesting, annual significant amounts of lea [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Aparna B Gunjal
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Aparna B Gunjal, Dr. D.Y. Patil, Arts, Commerce and Science College, India

Medicinal plants represent a rich source of antimicrobial agents. Plants are used medicinally as a source of important drugs. The present work deals with antioxidant activity and bioautography of plant extracts viz., Eugenia jambolana and Asparagus racemosus. They showed the anti [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Abdul Hakkim
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Abdul Hakkim, Kerala Agricultural University, India

Precision agriculture is defined as the art and science of utilizing advanced technologies for enhancing crop production and minimizing potential environmental pollution / degradation. Precision farming, which is also referred to as hi-tech farming, is known as technology enabled [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Md Noor Alam Chowdhury
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Md Noor Alam Chowdhury, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Bangladesh

The experiment was conducted at Spices Research Centre, Shibganj, Bogra during 2015-2016 with a view to study the genetic diversity and selection of suitable genotype for future breeding program. Ninety five chilli lines of char land were used in this study. D2 analysis of 95 chi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Namik Rashydov
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Namik Rashydov, Institute Cell Biology and Genetic Engineering of NAS of Ukraine, Ukraine

The prion-like proteins have a unique biochemical memory through destructive self-organizing changes of conformation and function. They have a general biological nature, and their behavior was widely studied in mammals, bacteria, and fungi. Recently, we and other authors suggeste [....] » Read More

Speaker at Plant Biology and Biotechnology 2022 - Lyudmyla Symochko
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Lyudmyla Symochko, Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine

The World Health Organization has identified antibiotic resistance as a serious threat to human health across the world. Enrofloxacin belongs to the class of fluoroquinolone antibiotics that have been intensively used in agriculture. In the environment, enrofloxacin can undergo d [....] » Read More

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