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2024 Speakers

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mohammad Babadoost
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Mohammad Babadoost, University of Illinois, United States

Three fruit rots of apples have been reported in the Midwest of the United States, which are bitter rot, black rot, and white rot caused by Colletotrichum spp., Botryosphaeria obtusa, and Botryosphaeria dothidea, respectively. In the past 10 years, outbreaks of bit [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Edward Curry Owner
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Edward Curry Owner, President, Curry Farms, United States

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Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mary Cole
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Mary Cole, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Victoria, Australia, has recently introduced food organics into the green organic urban collection for recycling rather than going to land fill. Developing fit-for-purpose products from this combined waste in the form of thermal aerobic compost was carried out together with feedl [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Dol P Dhakal
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Dol P Dhakal, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, United States

The Texas High Plains (THP) is a semi-arid region with characteristic low rainfall, with production agriculture supported by limited irrigation or rain-fed. As a result, the cropping system in this region is largely low-input and the producer decision-making in economically profi [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Manuel Tornel Martinez
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Manuel Tornel Martinez, Instituto Murciano de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario y Alimentario, Spain

Table grape consumption worldwide has experienced a remarkable growth in the first two decades of the 21st century, becoming the third most consumed fresh fruit in some countries, after bananas and apples. This increase has been attributed to several reasons, including the availa [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Abdul Khalil Gardezi
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Abdul Khalil Gardezi, Colegio de Posgraduados, Mexico

The escalating demand for water-efficient practices in agriculture has prompted the exploration of unconventional water sources such as wastewater to alleviate water scarcity and ensure food security. However, the unregulated utilization of wastewater in irrigation poses environm [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Rameshkumar K B
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Rameshkumar K B, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, India

The plant kingdom represents an extraordinary reservoir of molecules, synthesized from the fascinating laboratory of plants, and Phytochemistry deals with the diversity of such compounds. Out of the diverse phytochemicals, plant aroma chemicals, also known as Plant Volatile Organ [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Ramon Garza Garcia
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Ramon Garza Garcia, INIFAP, Mexico

In the High Valleys of the Central Table of Mexico, the cultivation of native beans is very common, and in the Mezquital Valley, in the state of Hidalgo, beans of this origin are used, of the so-called San Franciscano type, which are generally of Indeterminate growth habit and la [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Carmen Jacinto Hernandez
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Carmen Jacinto Hernandez, INIFAP, Mexico

In Mexico, part of the bean production is stored for months to satisfy the demand during the year. The environmental conditions of the warehouse and the storage time influence the quality of the grain. In light-colored bean varieties, the darkening of the seedcoat [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Bijayalaxmi Mohanty
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Bijayalaxmi Mohanty, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Rice is one of the major food crops and staple food in South-East Asia. Although the overall yield of rice has been increasing, the growing population and adverse climatic changes pose huge challenges for their sustained production in the future. Therefore, systematic approaches [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Paulo Cesar Baleeiro
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Paulo Cesar Baleeiro, The University of Queensland, Australia

Island biogeography and landscape genetics offer valuable insights into species evolution during extended periods of isolation. In this study, we applied these concepts to explore genetic diversity and gene flow among populations of Eriocaulon species in isolated springs associat [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Maria do Carmo Horta
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Maria do Carmo Horta, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal

Mineral fertilizers must be applied to agricultural soils to overcome the natural shortcoming of soil nutrient’s level needed to maintain or increase crop productivity. At the same time both livestock production and agro-industrial sectors produce effluents with high levels [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Siti Nor Akmar Abdullah
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Siti Nor Akmar Abdullah, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Ganoderma boninense is a hemibiotrophic fungal pathogen that causes major loss of revenue to oil palm industry. Physical symptoms in the field can only be observed at the advanced stage of infection when severe and often irreversible physiological damage has occurred. Understandi [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - S L Kothari
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
S L Kothari, Amity University Rajasthan, India

The term nano fundamentally refers to a scale down to nanometer (10-9 m). The size of nanoparticles (NPs) ranges from 1 to 100 nm. NPs have unusual properties because of their small size. At nanoscale, laws of quantum mechanics operate, and the materials show properties different [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Nirmalendu Das
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Nirmalendu Das, Barasat Government College, India

Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus spp, ) are very much popular throughout the globe due to their easy cultivation methods and rich nutraceutical contents. They positioned second just after the button mushroom Agaricus bisporus and commercially cultivated in a wide range of temperature [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Shreemaya Ramanathan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shreemaya Ramanathan, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Alcohol-induced liver diseases pose significant challenges, with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) being a common outcome of heavy alcohol consumption. Conventional pharmaceutical treatments have faced setbacks due to the emergence of resistant mutations. Hence, there is a pressing [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Dnyaneshwar Ramnath Waghchoure
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Dnyaneshwar Ramnath Waghchoure, President Agricultural micro-organism manufacturers and farmers association, India

Microbial biopesticides, derived from beneficial microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses, are gaining prominence for their eco-friendly attributes and target- specific pest control mechanisms. The market trends indicate a notable shift towards microbial alternatives, [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Shrishail
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shrishail, Kuvempu University, India

Honey is a natural sweetener produced from honey bees. This study explores the diverse composition of honey, influenced by the foraging preferences of honey bees. The research focuses on analysing phytochemical and physicochemical characteristics, such as, moisture content, acidi [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Geetha Balakrishnan Sreedevi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Geetha Balakrishnan Sreedevi, Kerala State Council For Science Technology and Environment, India

The presentation, "Braided Botany: My Thrills of Scientific Plant Research at Botanic Garden” represents the journey in scientific exploration. The multi-dimensional journey showcases the interconnectedness and continuous growth of scientific plant research at a Botani [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Arti Jamwal Sharma
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Arti Jamwal Sharma, Career Point University, India

Adaptation of plants to the changing environment is one of the most interesting research areas in plant biology. Environmental conditions such as drought, high salinity, high irradiance and freezing temperature influence the development of plant and synthesis of phytochemicals. P [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Sangeeta Singh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Sangeeta Singh, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, India

Pigeonpea stands as the second most vital leguminous crop in South Asia, playing a crucial role in ensuring food and nutritional security. To expedite breeding efforts, we have harnessed advanced genomic tools, specifically a high-throughput 62 K SNP chip array named ' [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Theivasigamani Parthasarathi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Theivasigamani Parthasarathi, Vellore Institute of Technology, India

Nowadays crops are exposed to various abiotic stresses like drought, salinity, high and low temperatures, metal toxicities, ultraviolet rays, flooding, and nutrient deficiencies, which significantly reduce agricultural productivity and soil health. Extreme climate change is one o [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Ajaz A Lone
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Ajaz A Lone, Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences &Technology of Kashmir India, India

It is estimated that the planet’s demand for food and feed crops will almost double by 2050. Globally, rainfed agriculture is practised in 80% of the total agricultural area and generates 62% of the world’s staple food. Farmers are advised to use climate-resilien [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Pakhawat Pookhamsak
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Pakhawat Pookhamsak, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

Mungbean or green gram (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) is one of the important economic crops in Thailand. Protein and several important nutrient sources for human consumption were found in mungbean seeds. However, the current mungbean production is not enough for its requirement du [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Nisha Singh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Nisha Singh, Gujarat Biotechnology University, India

Pigeonpea is an important legume crop with high protein content and nutritional attributes for more than a billion-people living in South Asia. Ever-increasing pigeonpea consumption as a major source of protein necessitates the improvement of varieties for more efficient producti [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Rajeev Kumar
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Rajeev Kumar, Lovely Professional University, India

The leaf extracts of different weed plant such as (Cannabis sativa, Lantana camara, Ageratum conzoides, Parthenium hysterophorus) in different organic solvents (methanol, acetone, ethanol and aqueous) were assessed in-vitro for fungitoxic activity against phyto-pathogenic, Phytop [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Resmi A
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Resmi A, SN College Punalur, India

Herbal medicines are the principal constituents of traditional systems of medicine. Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth., commonly known as Indian Siris, is a plant native to Indian subcontinent and is used in alternative systems of medicine including Ayurveda, Siddha, and Yunani. The pla [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Birendra Kumar Bhattachan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Birendra Kumar Bhattachan, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Cultivation of rainfed lowland rice in manmade terraces of different toposequencial environment is common farming practices of the farmers in the mid-hills of Nepal. Therefore, surveys and experiments were conducted to study the influences of four different toposequencial terrace [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Januka Pradhan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Januka Pradhan, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Medicinal plants are the most important source of life saving drugs for the majority of the world. Hippophae salicifolia (HS) commonly known as Sea buckthorn, is a versatile plant The present study was carried out to determine the antimicrobial potential of Hippophae salicifolia [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Marie Solange Tiebre
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Marie Solange Tiebre, Universite Felix Houphouet Boigny, Cote d'Ivoire

Plant science has made significant progress in recent years, owing to the application of state-of-the-art technologies, methodologies, and data. These important advancements have significant repercussions for sustainability and global transformation, allowing plant science to und [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Vijaya Kumar Nalla
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Vijaya Kumar Nalla, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, India

With increased deforestation and indiscriminate exploitation of commercially valuable plant species, rapid extinction of various endangered valuable plant species became an alarming issue and a global challenge. One such crop which has great commercial value is Decalepis arayalpa [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Tamanna Arif
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tamanna Arif, University of Horticultural Sciences, India

Black pepper, revered as the "King of spice" and dubbed "Black gold," stands as a paramount and globally ubiquitous spice, holding a position of unparalleled significance. Throughout the annals of time, it has been a vital agricultural commodity, cherished for [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Navneeti Chamoli
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Navneeti Chamoli, H.N.B. Garhwal University, India

The Himalayan region of India boasts a vast french bean diversity that remains unexplored. The use of molecular and agromorphological markers to obtain information on landrace could facilitate future breeding improvements. To assess genetic polymorphism and differentiation among [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Zhongsheng Guo
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Zhongsheng Guo, Northwestern A&F University, China

Agriculture development has gone through the original Agriculture stage and yield and quality increasing stage and now into the agriculture high quality development. The theory foundation of Agriculture high quality development is the resources use limit by plants, vegetation car [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Chaichi Wissem
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Chaichi Wissem, University of Blida 1, Algeria

Integrated production in sustainable agriculture focuses on improving the efficiency of biological inputs through biofertilizers and bioproducts based on plant extracts. Our project is about evaluating the effectiveness of vegetable oils and aqueous extracts of Moringa oleifer [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Olajumoke Ogedengbe
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Olajumoke Ogedengbe, University of Melbourne, Australia

The anticipated increase in future drought occurrences accentuates the imperative to identify sustainable strategies for augmenting food production. Silicon (Si) application offers fortification against the detrimental impacts of environmental stresses in plants. While convention [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Khin Mar Cho
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Khin Mar Cho, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Food security is a global concern that refers to the availability, accessibility, and stability of safe and nutritious food. To address the need for a reliable, fresh, nutrient-rich and healthy diet, it offers growing microgreens. Microgreens (young seedlings) are edible seedling [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Kowit Hengphasatporn
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Kowit Hengphasatporn, University of Tsukuba, Japan

The structural protein of heme-containing monooxygenases, the CYP81As family, was modeled and evaluated in terms of herbicide-resistant study. A molecular docking study revealed the possible binding conformation of QC/CYP81As. The molecular mechanism of QC in complex with CYP81As [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Narinder Panotra
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Narinder Panotra, Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, India

A field experiment was conducted for four consecutive Kharif season of 2017-2020 at Organic Farming Research Centre, Sher-e- Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, Chatha, located at 32066" North latitude and 74079" East longitude with an a [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Karine Sarikyan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Karine Sarikyan, CJSC of the Ministry of Economy, Armenia

Eggplant, pepper (sweet and chili), tomato is a global crops but is especially popular in World. The plant is rich in bioactive compounds. For almost 90 years, in the Armenia, the local landrace forms, the breeding material of Vavilov Research Institute, INRA, AVRDC, importe [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Gayane Martirosyan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Gayane Martirosyan, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, Armenia

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) cv. in Armenia is an economically valuable crop with high customer demand. Its planted area was 4,525 hectares in 2022. In Armavir Marz, where watermelon cultivation is concentrated, farmers often suffer from the instability of plants to various bio [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Gohar Kirakosyan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Gohar Kirakosyan, Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia, Armenia

Beans are rich in biologically active substances. It is a great source of vegetable proteins. Our national population consumes a large amount of beans in their diet, both in the form of green beans and beans. Cultivation of beans is carried out both in the open field and in green [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Carlos Ruiz Garvia
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Carlos Ruiz Garvia, UN Climate Change, Adaptation Division, UNFCCC, Germany

The global housing crisis, particularly acute in developing and least developed countries, calls for innovative and sustainable solutions. The construction sector, a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, is ripe for transformation. Bamboo, traditionally employed as [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Pekka Ranta
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Pekka Ranta, Janhua botanic garden, Finland

This collection was started during the time when the greatest eager to get orchids from tropics was already over (1870s) For some previous decades the situation was described by the following words: Thus hundreds of beautiful species, which had been collected at great cost and ri [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - T S S K Patro
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
T S S K Patro, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, India

India is the largest producer of millets in the world and accounts more than 40 per cent of the global consumption. Millet cultivation is the main stay of rainfed farming which provide livelihood to nearly 50 per cent of total rural work force and sustain 60 per cent of cattle po [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Rahul Hajare
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Rahul Hajare, Sandip University, India

Estrogen-responsive breast cancer cells, such as MCF7 and T47D cells, express both estrogen receptor ER and ERß. Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) strongly down-regulated ER protein and transcript levels, without altering the level of ERß protein, in both cell lines. In cells t [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mukti Ram Poudel
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Mukti Ram Poudel, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Abiotic stresses are the major yield limiting factors for wheat production worldwide. Identification of stable and high yielding genotypes of wheat could be done using Additive Main Effects Multiplicative Interaction (AMMI) and genotype×genotype×environment biplot (GG [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Syama Prabha
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Syama Prabha, CMS College Kottaya, India

Cyanobacteria have the potential to excel as biorefineries, with simple growth requirements, rapid growth rate, and diverse bioactive outputs. Integrating multiproduct based cyanobacterial biorefineries into wastewater treatment systems offers a sustainable approach towards a cir [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Minoo Divakaran
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Minoo Divakaran, University of Calicut, India

Protecting plant genetic resources is essential given the effects of climate change, habitat loss, and the growing demand for food security worldwide. Plant species' genetic diversity can be preserved through the use of effective and adaptable in vitro conservation procedures [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Sandeep Sharma
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Sandeep Sharma, Indian Agriculture Research Institute New Delhi, India

Rice crop productivity is an important area of research under the current climate scenario, with rising temperature and low nutrient availability, particularly phosphorus. The interactive effects of high temperature and P starvation on growth, flowering, yield, and signalling com [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Muhammad Adil
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Muhammad Adil, Henan University, China

Nanotechnology has a wide range of applications. Nanotechnology refers to the particle in the nanoscale used to improve agricultural productivity and to encounter unsolved problems conventionally. Nanostructured formulation through mechanisms, such as targeted delivery or slow/co [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Geetika Singh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Geetika Singh, Aryans Group of Colleges, India

Background: The aim of the study was to correlate membrane integrity and enzyme analysis with seed viability or physiology during storage for upto 18 months in 3 species of bamboo seeds, i.e Dendrocalamus strictus, bambusa bambos and dendrocalamus hamiltonii. Flowering& [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Azzaz EL Medany
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Azzaz EL Medany, Alexandria University, Egypt

Gastric ulcer is worldwide disease. Helicobacter pylori is one of the most common chronic bacterial infections that induce chronic inflammation in the gastric mucosa, mediated by an array of pro-and inflammatory cytokines. The aim of this study was to investigate the possible the [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - A P Lipton
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
A P Lipton, Malankara Catholic College, India

Sea grasses are marine angiosperms specially adopted to establish and grow in coastal ecosystems. The structural components of leaves, rhizomes and roots trap and store both sediments and nutrient inputs leading to high biodiversity and productivity in sea grass meadows. Their dy [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Doaa Jamal Sanad Abu Darwish
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Doaa Jamal Sanad Abu Darwish, National Agriculture Research Center, Jordan

Callus and microshoot cultures were established for Chiliadenus montanus (Vhal.) Brullo. (Asteraceae), a medicinal plant known for producing volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Callus induction was achieved successfully by culturing leaf explants on full-strength Murashige and Sko [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Daniel Dompreh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Daniel Dompreh, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Talbotiella gentii, a Ghanaian endemic and critically endangered tree species is severely threatened to extinction from over exploitation for fuelwood and charcoal production, wildfire, farming, habitat loss, construction, mining, quarrying, climate change and pollution. The few [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Shamsul Haque Prodhan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shamsul Haque Prodhan, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

More than half of the world’s population relies on rice, a semi-aquatic grass that is primarily grown in tropical and subtropical regions. Abiotic and biotic factors such as flash floods, drought, salt, submersion, and other diseases are the major concern for rice productio [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Gebretsadkan Berhe Debre
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Gebretsadkan Berhe Debre, Adigrat University, Ethiopia

The tropical grass species known as elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum Schum) is regarded as having significant socioeconomic value. Historically, the main purpose of this grass has been as animal feed. However, the most prevalent diseases—Napier head smut, Napier stunt, [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Muhammad Ijaz Tabassum
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Muhammad Ijaz Tabassum, Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Pakistan

Study on impact of voices in wheat crop was conducted in the farmer‘s field in Tandalianwala, Faisalabad-Pakistan during 2020-21. Eleven (11) various voices were applied in eleven different experiments located on various sites as main treatments like voice of soft music (T1 [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Aneela Nijaba
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Aneela Nijaba, University of Mianwali, Pakistan

Carrot is a cool season crop requires low temperature from seed germination till root formation and therefore, high temperature causes significant yield reduction. A total of 215 carrot accessions collected from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Plant Ge [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Abdul Razzaq
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Abdul Razzaq, The University of Lahore, Pakistan

In current abrupt climate change scenarios, yield under stressful and normal conditions is a principal indicator for identifying stress-resilient genotypes. Different studies have suggested that various yield indices determine stress-tolerant genotypes. With the help of stress in [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Samuel Alemayehu Lapiso
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Samuel Alemayehu Lapiso, Mekelle university, Ethiopia

The susceptibility of the crop, the moisture level, favorable temperature, contamination with mycotoxigenic fungi and the quality of farm storage facilities all contribute to fungal infections and mycotoxin contamination, resulting in post-harvest chickpea grain loss. The purpose [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Tesfay Gidey Bezabeh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tesfay Gidey Bezabeh, Adigrat University, Ethiopia

Ethiopia economy depends strongly on Coffea arabica production. Coffee, like many other crops, is sensitive to climate change and recent studies have suggested that future changes in climate will have a negative impact on its yield and quality. An urgent development and applicati [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Brhane Gebremariam Kahsay
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Brhane Gebremariam Kahsay, Raya University, Ethiopia

In agriculture hydroponics is an advanced technology. Hydroponic production is used to guarantee a constant production of high quantity of green forage throughout the year for livestock feed with suitable prices. Therefore, this review aims to review hydroponic feed value on live [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Tesfay Gidey Bezabeh
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Tesfay Gidey Bezabeh, Adigrat University, Ethiopia

In semi-arid areas, intercropping is perceived as a practice that compares favourably to sole cropping and that may contribute to maximize crop yield. Accordingly, intercropping of faba bean and wheat are commonly practiced by farmers in semi-arid areas. Yet there is limited info [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Brahmi Wejden
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Brahmi Wejden, University of Carthage, Tunisia

According to the IPCC 2014 report the Mediterranean region will be affected by strong climatic changes, both in terms of average temperature and of precipitations regime. To implement a climate smart agriculture paradigm and a sustainable increase of agricultural productivity dif [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Okubay Giday Adhanom
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Okubay Giday Adhanom, Mekelle University, Ethiopia

A field experiment was conducted during the main rainy season of the 2011 at Ofla site to determine the optimum rates and overall performance of slow release urea (SRU) fertilizer over conventional urea (CU) fertilizer for bread wheat production. The field experiments  compr [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Teklay Tesfay
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Teklay Tesfay, Aksum University, Ethiopia

Adjusting the proper sowing date of a crop at a particular location with a changing climate is an essential management option to maximize crop yield. Determining optimum sowing date for rainfed maize production through field experimentation may require repeated trials for many ye [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Daniel Hagos Berhe
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Daniel Hagos Berhe, Adigrat University, Ethiopia

Dragon trees, genus Dracaena, are iconic, keystone, flagship and umbrella species. These emblematic species are threatened by overgrazing, over exploitation, drought and aridification, climate changes and extraction of recruitments from the wild, resulting in the fragmentation an [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Daniel Danladi Musa
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Daniel Danladi Musa, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Nigeria

This study sought to investigate the allelopathic effect of aqueous leaves extracts of Terminalia mantaly on the germination and early seedling growth of Senna weeds. The experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design in the laboratory using three treatments that incl [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Olaleye Victor John
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Olaleye Victor John, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Bambara groundnut (BG) vigna subterranea is a legume indigenous to Africa, cultivated across the semi-arid sub-Saharan region. However, the growth and yield of BG are invariably influenced by phosphorus availability in the soil, the efficiency of nutrient uptake by the crop, and [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Francis Machumi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Francis Machumi, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania, United Republic of

Combretum species are well known and documented in treatment of broad-range of ailments, including microbial infections. Previous studies have shown that extracts of few investigated Tanzanian Combretum species have significant antifungal activity. The studies however did not cov [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Harithas Aruchchunan
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Harithas Aruchchunan, JICA, Sri Lanka

Super Napier grass is a newly introduced cultivar of Napier grass that has shown promise in increasing the productivity and sustainability of dairy farming in Sri Lanka. In this study, we collected yield data from May 2021 to December 2022 from a dairy farmer in Karachchi Veterin [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Dickson Osei Darkwah
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Dickson Osei Darkwah, CSIR-Oil Palm Research Insittute, Ghana

The oil palm (Elaies guineensis Jacq) is the largest produced and highly traded vegetable oil globally yet has the lowest cost of production and significantly higher productivity compared to other oil crops. Palm oil, one of the major oils from the fresh mesocarp of the oil palm [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Muhammad Tahir
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Muhammad Tahir, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan

Agriculture production, including tomato, in Pakistan is limited by the presence of a complex array of begomoviruses. Tomato leaf curl disease, caused by tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLCNDV) is the most devastating disease of tomato and is predominant in non-malvaceous host [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Liaqat Shah
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Liaqat Shah, Mir Chakar Khan Rind University, Pakistan

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an essential crop, provides food for a substantial portion of the world's population. Concerns regarding the effects of heat stress on wheat production, however, are growing as a result of the increasingly unpredictable climate patterns. We con [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Genie Spirou Lutonadio Kiala
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Genie Spirou Lutonadio Kiala, University of Kinshasa, Congo

Production of the main cereals, such as maize and rice, which play an important role in feeding the population of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has fallen sharply in recent years. In addition to social and economic factors, this decline is also due to environmental fact [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Kashif Hussain
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Kashif Hussain, MNS University of Agriculture, Pakistan

To control coccidiosis, anticoccidials are generally used as feed additives. Though, the frequent usage has given rise to the occurrence of resistant strains to available anticoccidial drugs. Botanicals may work as substitute to anticoccidial drugs. The current research was desig [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Md Altaf Hossain
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Md Altaf Hossain, Soil Resource Development Institute, Bangladesh

Generally nutrient deficiency of a soil is corrected through application of chemical fertilizers. Fertilizers on one hand are costly and on the other hand it may lead to water pollution by nitrogen and phosphorus from agricultural land. Screening of genotypes for nutrient stress [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Shamima Akter
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Shamima Akter, Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Bangladesh

This study was conducted to formulate phylloplane Pseudomonas bacterial strain P. fluorescens and P. asplenii and to determine their efficacy on sheath blight suppression as well as on yield components of rice. Both strains were preserved in peat and talc as single strains or in [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Alice Dulaj
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Alice Dulaj, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Rhizobium rhizogenes is a gram-negative, soil-borne bacteria capable of infecting plants through horizontal gene transfer of a DNA fragment called T-DNA present on its root inducing (Ri) plasmid. Among other traits, the bacteria infection induces the formation of hairy roots. Thi [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Roshan Maroti Shinde
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Roshan Maroti Shinde, Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, India

Annually millions of tons of paddy straw waste produced poses an environmental crisis as the majority of it remains unused or is subjected to polluting burning practices. Microbial composting emerges as a sustainable solution for repurposing rice straw, but it requires robust lig [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Ajay Kumar Gupta
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Ajay Kumar Gupta, Himalayan Institute of Engineering & Technology, India

The utilization of plant-based peptides as antimicrobial agents has garnered significant interest in the realm of biotechnology. Several antimicrobial peptides have been isolated from traditionally used antimicrobial plants. Viz. Thionins: These peptides are found in variou [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Laura Tadevosyan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Laura Tadevosyan, CJSC of the Ministry of Economy, Armenia

In recent years, climate change has led to a change in the duration of the vegetation period of crops and the movement of heat-loving crops to the north. In order to quickly respond to the mentioned conditions, to satisfy the demand of the population, it is necessary to expand an [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Agilandeswari Devarajan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Agilandeswari Devarajan, MVM College of Pharmacy, India

The ingredients used in the preparation of rasam are medicinally claimed for various ailments, which makes it a traditional functional food. The standardized procedure provided tremendous opportunity to study the pharmaceutical potential in a systematic scientific way beyond its [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Bishnu K Sharma
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Bishnu K Sharma, Sikkim Government College, India

Plumbago zeylanica blooms round the year and pollination takes place primarily by insects. The mucilaginous glands aid in trapping insects. Rainy season causes the continuous damage of apical shoots and consequently stunted  vegetative growth of this plant. Studies on reprod [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Melyan Gayane
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Melyan Gayane, Armenian National Agrarian University, Armenia

The research was conducted at the Scientific Center of Agrobiotechnology of the National Agrarian University of Armenia. The objective of this research was to elaborate the protocol for the mass multiplication of the grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) rare cultivar ´Sveni´ [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Gayane Shaboyan
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Gayane Shaboyan, CJSC of the Ministry of Economy, Armenia

In recent years, the use of legumes, including lentils, has been increasingly recognized as ingredients for various food products. This trend goes well with increased concern about the environmental impact of meat production and consumption.  Lentil is a legume crop that is [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Saul Brenes Gamboa
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Saul Brenes Gamboa, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

The characterization of uses and coverage of the land is currently an important element for the management and monitoring of agricultural territories and natural resources with the aim of facilitating the decision-making of governmental and non-governmental entities. Given this, [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Egamberdiev Akmal Ergashevich
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Egamberdiev Akmal Ergashevich, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan

In the article, Ajuga turkestanica (Regel) Briq the biomorphological properties of the area, and its role in resource and plant communities have been cited by the results of a scientific study on the areas of modern distribution and raw material reserves. A. turkestanica the mode [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Kartyzhova Liliya Evgen Evna
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Kartyzhova Liliya Evgen Evna, NAS of Belarus, Belarus

The report will describe the relevance of this research area, the importance for Belarusian agriculture specializing in livestock production, and the solution of the problem of plant protein deficiency. The development of new technologies based on the replacement of mineral ferti [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Fiston Masudi
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Fiston Masudi, Makerere University, Uganda

The development of maize varieties combining Provitamin A (PVA), high yield, and Striga resistance is an effective and affordable strategy to contribute to food security in sub-Saharan Africa where maize is a staple food crop. There has been limited research on introgressing PVA [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Shoula Aboud Kharouf
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Shoula Aboud Kharouf, Furat University, Syrian Arab Republic

Thirty six samples of plant roots with the surrounding soil were collected during the period 2022-2023, which included 5 sites in Al-Hasakeh Governorate, 3 sites in Deir Ezzor Governorate, 2 sites in Al-Raqqa Governorate, 3 sites in Lattakia Governorate, 2 sites in Tartous Govern [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Edgar Omar Rueda Puente
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Edgar Omar Rueda Puente, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico

Abiotic factors such as salinity, drought, high and low temperatures and heavy metal toxicity reduce crop productivity. Climate change increases the frequency and severity of these abiotic factors. Mainly, high temperatures and low precipitation cause droughts of increasing sever [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Valasia Lakovoglou
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Valasia Lakovoglou, UNESCO chair Con-E-Ect, Greece

Nowadays, adverse climatic conditions pose many obstacles to achieve sustainably management of ecosystems.  Extreme weather events, specifically intense rainfalls events may result to catastrophic floods. Further, factors such as increased agricultural activities, deforestat [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - T S Suryanarayanan
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
T S Suryanarayanan, VINSTROM, India

Plants host many mutualistic bacteria and fungi inside their living tissues. Termed the endophytes (endo=inside; phyte=plant), these microbes have coevolved with the plant and constitute a plant’s endobiome. The fungal endophyte-plant association evolved about 400 million y [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Graham Matthews
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Graham Matthews, Imperial College, United Kingdom

Tradition of applying pesticides has relied generally on using a formulation that mixes with water and is sprayed on crops using manually operated, knapsack sprayers, tractor equipment or aircraft to spray crops to control insect pests, diseases or weeds. The volume of water appl [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Akio Tateya
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Akio Tateya, Japan Fumigation Technology Association, Japan

When plants are imported from abroad, they are subject to plant inspection at the entry because of the protection from pest invasion, spread and establishment in the country. When plant inspector intercepts pest, he orders to disinfest pest. In the disinfestation methods there ar [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Borja Barbero Barcenilla
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Borja Barbero Barcenilla, Texas A&M University, United States

NASA envisions sustainable colonies on the moon and on Mars by 2050, and plants will play pivotal roles in these endeavors. Here we investigate how the telomeres and telomerase of Arabidopsis thaliana are impacted by space flight and growth on extraterrestrial soil simulants. We [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Sirangelo Tiziana Maria
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Sirangelo Tiziana Maria, ENEA-Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Italy

Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.) belongs to the Cannabaceae family and is one of the earliest cultivated crops, being of particular interest due to its multiple uses. In fact, it is characterized by an extensive set of compounds used in medicinal products and being a source of food [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Lee Ping Ang
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Lee Ping Ang, Georg August University of Gottingen, Germany

With about 225 species, Zanthoxylum L. is the second most species rich genus in Rutaceae. It is the only genus with a pantropical distribution. Economically, it is used in several Asian countries as traditional medicine and spice. In the past Zanthoxylum was divided into two gene [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Ana P G C Marques
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Ana P G C Marques, CBQF, Portugal

There are currently more than 3 million contaminated sites all over EU, according to the EEA (report 25186 EN). Contamination by Heavy Metals (HM) is particularly concerning, as they are not biodegradable and can accumulate in the food chains. With remediation being therefore an [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Marilia Freitas de Vasconcelos Melo
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Marilia Freitas de Vasconcelos Melo, Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil

There is an indiscriminate exploitation of Brazil's natural resources. As it comes occurring, purely exploratory, has contributed unfavorably to the maintenance of these ecosystems, with the eminent need for their conservation, in addition to recovery of already devastated ar [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Ananda Virginia de Aguiar
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Ananda Virginia de Aguiar, Embrapa Florestas, Brazil

Brazil is the second largest resin producer in the world. Although the activity began in the 60s, little has been done in terms of genetic improvement. The genetic improvement scenario for this purpose is the consolidation of some untested clonal seed orchards (phenotypic) in pri [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Anabela Silveira de Oliveira
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Anabela Silveira de Oliveira, Centro Universitario da Regiao da Campanha, Brazil

I present a paper dealing with the family Cactaceae in the Pampas, which were studied by field surveys (2001–2023) and analysis of relevant literature. For each genus, species richness in the study area, general distribution, detailed maps concerning the study area, and ori [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Matskiv Alexandra Olegovna
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Matskiv Alexandra Olegovna, Federal Research Center SSC RAS, Russian Federation

Production of high quality planting material is one of the most important directions of modern horticulture development. Representatives of the Actinidia genus in the humid subtropics of Russia are widely spread, but Actinidia deliciosa and Actinidia arguta occupy a special place [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mark Joseph G Pardoncillo
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Mark Joseph G Pardoncillo, Mindanao State University, Philippines

The increasing demand for screening novel metabolites combating antibiotic resistance and plant diseases, set researchers to utilize mangrove-associated endophytic fungi, as they thrive in complex and dynamically challenging habitats, making them a valuable source of bioactive co [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Marouane Ben Massoud
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
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 ef [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Vijayan Gurumurthy Iyer
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Vijayan Gurumurthy Iyer, Bihar Institute of Public Administration & Rural Development, India

Organic seed-cotton (or kapas) is the seed-cotton (or kapas) grown without using synthetic chemicals either as pesticides or as growth promotors, there by supporting bio-diversity and bio-geo-chemical cycles. Genetically modified seed-cotton is not sustainable seed-cotton. Thi [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Neeraj Bainsal
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Neeraj Bainsal, Chandigarh University, India

Introduction: Anxiety is a fearful state expressed as common mental issue that witness by population as a part of everyday life. The reason for fear and worries may be imagined or real. These feelings affect mentally or physically both and considered as anxiety disorder, if persi [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - K R Aneja
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
K R Aneja, Kurukshetra University, India

The number and different kinds of life i.e., animals, plants, fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms, that make up our natural world is called biological diversity or biodiversity (bio = life + diversity = variety). Fungal biodiversity refers to variety and values of fungi on o [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Om Prakash Shukla
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Om Prakash Shukla, JK Paper Ltd, India

Subabul (Leucaena leucocephala) is native to Central America and Mexico, but now grows naturally in most tropical areas globally. It is one of the pulpable species globally which plays a prominent role in paper and pulp industry in India. As of today, Leucaena leucocephala plays [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Kailash Narayan Gupta
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Kailash Narayan Gupta, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, India

Sesame (Sesamum indicum L. Syn. S. orientle L.) is one of the oldest crops and is under cultivation from ancient times. Sesame seed (approximately 40 to 50% oil, 25% protein and 15% carbohydrates) are used in baking, candy making and other food industries. It is an integral part [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - B N Hazarika
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
B N Hazarika, Central Agricultural University, India

The North-East India the richest reservoir of plant diversity in India and is one of the ‘biodiversity hotspots’ of the world supporting about 50 % of India’s biodiversity. Northeastern region occupy 7.7 % of total geographical area of country and harbours 50 % [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Pushpa Lohani
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Pushpa Lohani, G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an important cereal crop worldwide and drought has become a limiting factor for its growth as well as yield. A field experiment was conducted during Rabi season of 2020-21 using randomized block design at Pantnagar Centre for Plant Genetic Resource [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Pratibha Pandey
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Pratibha Pandey, Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology, India

Over the recent few years natural compounds has gained wider attention in exhibiting inhibitory potential against selected oncotargets for inducing apoptotic and antiproliferative activity in several human cancer cells. Several deregulated signaling pathways are implicated in can [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Praveen Dahiya
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Praveen Dahiya, Amity University, India

Industrial and economic growth of any country in the world depends on the power generation. In developing country like India, major source of power generation is from coal which in turn produces huge quantity of fly ash which is an environmental hazard. Fly ash, a solid waste coa [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Raj Kumar Joshi
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Raj Kumar Joshi, Rama Devi Women’s University, India

Analysis of miRNA repertoire during onion-Alternaria porri interaction have shown that novel miRNAs: Ac-miRn7 and Ac-miRn11 enhances the susceptibility of onion to purple blotch by suppression of disease resistance genes. We have utilized a single transcript unit CRISPR/Cas9 syst [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Shumaila Shahid
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Shumaila Shahid, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India

Fusarium wilt is a devastating disease of cucurbits which are an important group of vegetable crops. Fusarium wilt is primarily a soil-borne disease and is responsible for causing great yield losses and quality decline in cucurbits. It is currently a major limitati [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Guangyue Li
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Guangyue Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Xenocoumacin 1 (Xcn1) is an excellent antimicrobial natural product against Phytophthora capsici. However, the commercial development of Xcn1 is hindered by the low yield, which results in high application cost. In this study, multiple metabolic strategies, including blocking the [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Wen Ming Wang
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Wen Ming Wang, Sichuan Agricultural University, China

Rice feeds more than half of the globe’s population and thus rice production is crucial for global food security. Rice production continually faces constraints particularly from the rice blast, false smut, sheath blight, and leaf blight disease. Although disease control lar [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Manoj M S
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Manoj M S, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Rice (Oryza sativa L.) serves as a global staple, sustaining nearly half of the world’s population. Certain rice varieties possess anthocyanin pigmentation, which is highly variable and a distinctive feature of the crop. It confers resistance to UV radiation and elicits res [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Rolika Gupta
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Rolika Gupta, Career Point University, India

The major bioactive compounds in S. chirayita are amarogentin (most bitter compound) and mangiferin, which contribute to its medicinal value due to its anti-diabetic, anticancer, antimicrobial and anti-malarial properties. In this study, we developed a light emitting diode (LED)& [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Madhu Raina
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Madhu Raina, University of Delhi, India

Incidence of late acting self-incompatibility in Kigelia pinnata was investigated in detail by subjecting the flowers to different pollination treatments. This involved the tracking of pollen tube pathway using fluorescence microscopy, observing serial sections of ovules in both [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Manisha Yadav
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Manisha Yadav, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, India

Nitrogen stands as a pivotal constraint influencing the growth, development, and productivity of plants. Leguminous species exhibit a remarkable capability in establishing a mutually beneficial symbiotic alliance with the bacteria Rhizobia. This association prompts de novo organo [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Smita Rajput
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Smita Rajput, Mata Gujri Mahila Mahavdyalay, India

The present documentation studies have various ethnobotanical uses of different species of plants used by bhil tribe of Ratlam and Neemach district (M.P.). The tribal were contacted and the information on different species belonging to their genera and families from differen [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Ziri Sihem
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Ziri Sihem, University Hassiba Ben Bouali, Algeria

This work contributes to the knowledge of medicinal and aromatic plants sold by herbalists as well as a phytochemical screening of a local medicinal plant (Myrtus communis L.). A total of 64 plant species were identified and distributed among 32 families of which Lamiaceae repres [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Likeng Li Ngue Benoit Constant
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Likeng Li Ngue Benoit Constant, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a Malvaceae with multiple economic and pharmacological potential, little or poorly known and under-exploited in Cameroon. The aim of this study was to assess the genetic diversity of 36 collections from several countries in the Central African sub [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Yapo Yomeh Cynthia Viviane
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Yapo Yomeh Cynthia Viviane, Universite Alassane Ouattara, Cote d'Ivoire

The aim of this study was to identify antimicrobial medicinal plants in the Grands Ponts region of Côte d'Ivoire and to assess the antimicrobial and pharmacological activities of some of these plants. The ethnobotanical survey identified 105 species belonging to 95 gene [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Odewade Joseph Oluwaseun
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Odewade Joseph Oluwaseun, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Nigeria

Diarrheal disease is the third leading cause of infant and child mortality in developing countries. The prevalence rate of childhood diarrhea in Nigeria is 18.8% and is a menace in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hence, this study assessed antidiarrheic potentials of root fractions (n-butano [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Oustani Mabrouka
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Oustani Mabrouka, University Kasdi Merbah Ouargla, Algeria

Quinoa plants appear to offer a solution for food security in vulnerable agro systems such as those of hot arid regions. In this context, this work was conducted to evaluate the agronomic performance of seven quinoa genotypes (Giza1, Sajama, Santa Maria, Q102, Q29, Q27 and Q18) c [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Phumzile Sibisi
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Phumzile Sibisi, University of South Africa, South Africa

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is one of the most dominant crops for human and livestock feed. Yields of wheat have declined worldwide due to pathogens and pests. Diuraphis noxia (Russian wheat aphid, RWA) is the most devastating aphid pest affecting wheat cultivation in South Afri [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Bilal Ahmad Khan
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Bilal Ahmad Khan, University of Sargodha, Pakistan

Avena fatua is a main and troublesome weed of wheat all over the globe. Controlling weeds by use of chemical means is a quick and efficient method for weed management, however, herbicides are criticized for environmental pollution and resistance development in weeds. Therefore, t [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Muhammad Atif Wahid
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Muhammad Atif Wahid, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan

Present study was designed to find diversity patterns among fourteen lines of hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Nine quantitative traits were determined phenotypically. Moreover the grain properties were also determined by laboratory procedures. Cluster analysis categorized [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Iqtidar Hussain
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Iqtidar Hussain, Gomal University, Pakistan

Salinity is defined as accumulation of different salts in soil which are injurious to Plant’s health. Heavy metals salts presence in soil and irrigation water are great threat to different types of crops especially underground stems like potato’s tubers. Heavy metals [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mekonnen Gebeyaw
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Mekonnen Gebeyaw, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Genotype by environment interaction (G×E) obstructs breeding by persuading variations in genotype performance in different environments and thereby complicating selection. The aim of the present study was to determine the stability and yield performance of Desi and Kabuli t [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Bertukan Mekonnen
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Bertukan Mekonnen, Bule Hora University, Ethiopia

Temperature is one of the abiotic factors which influence seed germination. Germination capacity, the germination rate, and the germination frequency alongside the incubation timed depend on temperature.  The onset and potential of seeds to germinate greatly connected with t [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mostafa Khoshhal Sarmast
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Mostafa Khoshhal Sarmast, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The nature is always being the source of suitable germplasm essential for increasing useful genetic diversity and developing unique cultivars. Therefore, utilizing wild relative Rosa species such as Rosa persica (Syn. Hultemia persica Michx ex Juss.) in breeding programs can be c [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Maryam Salami
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Maryam Salami, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Drought is one of the major environmental stress conditions affecting the growth of rapeseed across the globe. Understanding the genetic architecture of drought stress tolerance in rapeseed at the seedling stage is crucial for developing drought-tolerant varieties. In the present [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Bahram Heidari
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Bahram Heidari, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Grain filling is an important developmental process associated with the yield and quality of rapeseed (Brassica napus L.). However, the molecular mechanisms of grain filling are rarely reported in rapeseed. Drought impedes rapeseed performance at all growth stages which is more c [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Maryam Salami
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Maryam Salami, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Rapeseed (Brassica napus L.), which is the second leading oil crop in the world accumulates flavonoids and provides valuable nutrients for human health. Development of drought tolerance rapeseed characterized by high flavonoids content and high yield is an important goal of [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Bahram Heidari
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Bahram Heidari, Shiraz University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Evaluation of genetic variation and the interrelationship of grain yield and micronutrients accommodate development of verities for improvement of the malnutrition in human diets. The current study was performed to investigate the genetic diversity in 42 bread wheat genotypes, in [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Soroor Khorramdel
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Soroor Khorramdel, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The Sunn pest (Eurygaster integriceps Put.), known for causing severe decreases in wheat growth, yield and flour quality, is one of the most destructive insects in Iran. So, efforts had been made to identify wheat genotypes that are resistant to this pest. To investigate the resp [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Hossein Kazemi
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Hossein Kazemi, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The development of intensive agriculture has transformed agricultural landscapes into simple and low-coverage single-product systems similar to semi-natural habitats. This change has led to a sharp decline in biodiversity and a reduction in the provision of ecosystem services to [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Tekla Joseph
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Tekla Joseph, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania, United Republic of

Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant global challenge, ranking as the second biggest cause of death worldwide, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, including Tanzania. High prevalence of TB is aggravated by factors like development of resistance in Mycobacterium strains t [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Wanyera Francis John
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Wanyera Francis John, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Since time immemorial, traditional medicine has been used in the healthcare systems. As a result, in many less developed countries, approximately eighty percent or more of the populace majorly living in rural areas depend on herbal medicine to meet their primary health care needs [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Hayoon Kim
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Hayoon Kim, Radnor High School, United States

E-waste exposure to humans has been an issue for both developing countries. As technology has advanced, the production of waste has increased, and the toxicity of this e-waste has been giving workers adverse health effects. Liquid crystal monomer (LCM) is one of the toxic organic [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Muhamad Yasin Hasanul Gaffar
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Muhamad Yasin Hasanul Gaffar, Research staf of ICERI, Indonesia

The implementation of statistical procedure to selected of corn families for increase population cycles of selection. There are two important of analysis for selected superior corn families (1) central measurement (mean, median, modus) for centering size and (2) variance for data [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Arti Thakur
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Arti Thakur, Parul University, India

The plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria are promising, sustainable approach for the world food and environmental crisis. This research was devised to screen the plant growth-promoting rhizobacterial isolates in context to search for a candidate of potent bioinoculant formulation [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Jessica Rene Hansdah
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Jessica Rene Hansdah, Ranchi University, India

Plant taxonomy is a branch of botany that deals with identification, classification and nomenclature of plants. All the four genus discussed in this paper belong to subfamily Faboideae according to the APG IV classification. Most of the taxonomic keys that are available for Famil [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Radhajeyalakshmi R
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Radhajeyalakshmi R, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India

Plants frequently encounter with but could not move away from suboptimal growth conditions. To survive in an ever-changing environment, plants must correctly interpret environmental cues. Once a stress exceeds a certain threshold, it is sensed by cellular components leading to re [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mansha Nisar
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Mansha Nisar, University of Kashmir, India

Global warming and climate change increase the stressors that weaken plant resilience. The normal temperature and precipitation shift leads the plants to allocate more resources toward their survival and adjustment to the changing environment which in turn compromises their norma [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Darshita Rawat
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Darshita Rawat, Forest Research Institute, India

The production of aluminum, the third most widely utilized metal globally, presents aconcomitant challenge wherein the byproduct generated is threefold the quantity of the aluminum produced within industrial processes. This deleterious byproduct is identified as Bauxite Residue, [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Mostafa Hamad
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Mostafa Hamad, Cairo university, Egypt

The Pliocene-Pleistocene succession along the Red Sea coast is subdivided in the Marsa Alam area into the Gabir, Shagra and Samadai formations in addition to the Pleistocene raised beaches and coral reefs. The coralline algal limestone of Shagra and Samadai formations contai [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Demmouche Abbassia
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Demmouche Abbassia, University of Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria

Propolis is a resinous hive product that bees make from the buds and leaves of various trees and plants. The first traces of propolis date back centuries and since our ancestors used it as a remedy until today, research has continued to demonstrate all these virtues. The composit [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Kenoni Moyo
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Kenoni Moyo, Central University of Technology, South Africa

Plants get exposed to multiple stresses throughout their phenological growth stages. At most, these stresses are attributed to single or combined stresses like salinity, water deficits, wounding, mineral deficiencies, potting bag size, soil/root media density and type, soil pH, a [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Sahel Haghighi
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Sahel Haghighi, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

At present, more than 120 countries of the world use the exceptional and unique features of the Vetiver plant for various purposes such as water and soil protection in agricultural fields, stabilization of the slope of the loose slopes of the river walls, water management, revita [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Gulnar Ultanbekova
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Gulnar Ultanbekova, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan

Objective: The study aims to investigate bionano-insecticides and efficient Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) microorganisms synthesized with nanoparticles, containing halophilic and extremophilic PGPR microorganisms, and toxins from the Bacillus thuringiensis strain fo [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Husniya
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Husniya, Sumgait State University, Azerbaijan

Of the 15 species of the genus Pastinaca L. (Chimi) belonging to the family Apiaceae Lindl, distributed in Eurasia and the Caucasus, 4 species are known in Azerbaijan: P. umbrosa, P.armena, P. pimpinellifolia, P. glandulosa. In the flora of Azerbaijan, these species are found in [....] » Read More

Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2024 - Sahel Haghighi
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Sahel Haghighi, Sari University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

By increasing the shear strength of the soil, Vetiver roots increase the stability of the earthen roofs. In general, Vetiver root as a soil reinforcement agent reduces the shear stress in the soil by distributing the load between the soil grains. On the other hand, by converting [....] » Read More

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