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sCIENTIFIC pROGRAM

The Organizing Committee is hard at work preparing the ICSC 2020 program for another great congress. Below are some of the topics and key content that will be discussed at the upcoming 8th International Crop Science Congress; 

Call for Abstracts is Now Open!


concurrent sessions

GENETICS, GENOMICS AND BREEDING

  1. Genetic analysis of complex traits
  2. Genome selection
  3. Epigenetic applications in agriculture
  4. Plant reproduction

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND AGRICULTURE

  1. Innovations in genome editing
  2. New technologies in crop transformation
  3. Advances in hybrid crops
  4. Engineering plants for nutritional, bioenergy and processing qualities

GERMPLASM AND EVOLUTION

  1. Collection, conservation and exchange
  2. Unlocking gene banks and pre-breeding -use of wild relatives
  3. Comparative genomics and evolution
  4. Orphan and/or neglected crops

AGRONOMY AND TRANSLATIONAL PHYSIOLOGY

  1. Plant nutrition and utilization efficiency
  2. Photosynthesis and nitrogen fixation
  3. High-yield and high-efficient cropping systems
  4. Abiotic stresses and yield sustainability

CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD SECURITY

  1. Climate change and crop dynamics at the global level
  2. Sustainable agricultural intensification
  3. Advances in crop fertigation and water management 
  4. Agroecosystems

ADDRESSING BIOTIC CHALLENGES

  1. Protection against pathogens
  2. Protection against insects
  3. Weed control

ROLE OF OMICS TECHNOLOGIES IN FOOD SUSTAINABILITY

  1. Sequencing and analysis of crop genomes
  2. Translatomics and breeding strategies
  3. Engineering the metabolome for advanced agriculture
  4. Plant microbiomes: a critical frontier 

PREDICTIVE & DIGITAL AGRICULTURE

  1. Field- and satellite-scale phenotyping
  2. Root phenotyping for yield enhancement 
  3. Crop and farming systems optimization