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On tremendous success of the ACPB-2018 conference Valencia, we are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Congress on Plant Science and Biosecurity, which will be held on July 11-13, 2019 in London, UK. The theme of the conference is “Safeguarding the Plant Community for Global Development and Environmental Concerns”.



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To Meet renowned speakers, world's leading CEO's, Directors, decision and policy makers. To know about the ongoing research work on Plant Science and Biosecurity. To keep abreast of all the latest innovations take place in Plant Science. Have a chance to collaborate with research organizations and industries. To share the research ideas and implement them in Plant Science to safe guarding the plant community. Best opportunity to reach the largest assemblage of participants from Plant Science and Agriculture societies.

About Conference

On tremendous success of the ACPB-2018 conference Valencia, we are pleased to announce the "2nd Annual Congress on Plant Science and Biosecurity (ACPB-2019)", which will be held on July 11-13, 2019 in London, UK. The theme of the conference is “Safeguarding the Plant Community for Global Development and Environmental Concerns”.

The main aim of this conference is to discuss about the recent developments taking place in the fields of plant science which are providing a pathway to protect and conserve the plants for global development and environmental balance. ACPB-2019 gathering the unite plant science experts and invasive specialists from all over Europe and beyond, to examine novel methodologies for enhancing plant biosecurity and set up an endurable knowledge transfer.

ACPB-2019 conference includes Plenary lectures, Keynote lectures and short courses by eminent personalities from around the world in addition to contributed papers both oral and poster presentations.

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Scientific Sessions

Conference sessions may be geared toward participants with different levels of experience or different positions. Main conference sessions include the following 18 tracks.Choose to follow one track or move between tracks to create your own personalized conference experience.

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Keynote Talks/Plenary Talks

Why to Attend

ACPB-2019 brings together people who share a common discipline from different parts of the world, bringing different forms of ideas which lead to latest innovations. It helps to overcome from the barriers in the field of Plant Science.

Our conference create a good platform to build networks with other academics and experts in the same or similar field of studies all around the world and to share thoughts on recent advances and technological breakthroughs in the Plant Science.

ACPB-2019 give you the opportunity to talk with different eminent speakers one-on-one about what they are working on, and they may even give you advice on how to enhance your own work. At conference you get feedback on your work from people and it may provide new insight.



day 1 agenda

Thu , Jul 11, 2019

  • 08:00
  • Registration

  • 09:00
  • Introduction and Inauguration

  • 09:20
  • Group Photo

  • 09:30
  • Keynote session: Biotechnology innovation in biological control of plant diseases

    Ilan Chet, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • 10:00
  • Refreshments

  • 10:10
  • Keynote Session: The Future of Organic Farming in the Light of the Development of New Biological Fertilizers

    Peter Leggo, University of Cambridge, UK

  • 10:40
  • Keynote session: DNA-based Detection of Airborne Plant Pathogens for Enhanced Disease Forecasting

    John West, Rothamsted University, UK

  • 11:10
  • Scientific Session: Monitoring and Early Detection of Soybean Rust in the United States

    Edward J. Sikora, Auburn University, USA

  • 11:30
  • Scientific Session:Plant Germination and Growth Responses of Grasses and Legumes to Activated Charcoal and Two levels of Broiler Litter

    C. P. Bagley, Tennessee Tech University, USA

  • 11:50
  • Scientific Session: Crop Spacing through Improved Plant Yield Efficiency to Advance Crop Stability

     Ioannis Tokatlidis,Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

  • 12:10
  • Scientific Session: Genome Duplication Enhancing natural Autotetraploid Sea Barley Adaptability to Drought Stress

    Genlou Sun, Saint Mary’s University, Canada

  • 12:30
  • Scientific Sessions: Threat Identification and Prioritization of Devastating Pests and Diseases for Oil Palm in Malaysia

    Mohd Hefni Rusli, Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malysia

  • 12:50
  • Lunch With Round table Discussion

  • 13:50
  • Scientific Session: Moringa oleifera the “Miracle Tree” and its Desert Relative Moringa peregrina as Novel Crops for Edible Seed-oil, Seed Protein and Leaf Protein under Mediterranean Conditions

    Yiftach Vaknin, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Israel

  • 14:10
  • Scientific Session: e-Agri: Integrating Sensors & Electronic Engineering to Deliver Networked, Low-Cost, Smart Agriculture

    Bruce Grieve, University of Manchester, UK

  • 14:30
  • Scientific Session: A Medicinal Chemistry Perspective: Effects of Curcumin and Curcumin Analogues on TRP Channels

    Marianna Nalli, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

  • 14:50
  • Scientific Session: Bioenergy in Asia: Trends, Social Perceptions, Feedstock Preferences and the Underlying Sustainability Trade-offs

    Damasa B. Magcale-Macandog, University of the Philippines , Philippines

  • 15:10
  • Refreshments

  • 15:30
  • Scientific Session: An Integrative Volatile Terpenoid Profiling and Transcriptomics Analysis for Gene Mining and Functional Characterization of Tpss Involved in the Volatile Terpenoids Biosynthesis in Amomum Villosum

    Jinfen Yang, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China

  • 15:50
  • Scientific Session: Physiological Effects of Cadmium in Durum Wheat Roots

    Alessio Aprile, University of Salento, Italy

  • 16:10
  • Scientific Session: Quenching/Scavenging of the Free Radicals as a Compulsory Pathway in Protection of Plant Cells under the Stress

    Ralphreed Gasanov, Baku State University, Azerbaijan Republic

  • 16:30
  • Scientific Sessions: Application of PGRs to Improve Growth of Miscanthus x giganteus in Polluted, Marginal and Agricultural Soil

    Hana Malinská, Jan Evangelista Purkyne University, Czech Republic

  • 16:50
  • Scientific Session: Molecular Imprint: An Efficient Marker Assisted Study towards Sustainability of Some Indian Mangroves

    Sauren Das, Indian Statistical Institute, India

  • 17:10
  • Panel Discussion

  • Note: The tentative program and Program schedule is subjected to change with final allotment of speaker slots

day 2 agenda

Fri , Jul 12, 2019

  • 08:00
  • Registration

  • 09:00
  • Keynote session: Warming Studies in Wheat: What They Tell Us About Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change

    David A. Van Sanford, University of Kentucky, USA

  • 09:30
  • Keynote session: Facts and Prospects in Plant Bioeconomy in Latin America in

    Albert Sasson, BioEuroLatina, France

  • 10:00
  • Refreshments

  • 10:15
  • Keynote session: New Use of Field Side Streams from the Primary Production of Horticultural Products; Characterization of Fibres and Bioactive Compounds

    Marie Olsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

  • 10:45
  • Scientific Session: Durum Wheat Phenology and Yield Formation as Affected by Ppd-A1 and Ppd-B1 Allelic Variants

    Conxita Royo, IRTA, Spain

  • 11:05
  • Scientific Session: Molecular Evidence of RNA polymerase II Gene and NAM-1 Gene Reveal the Origin of Worldwide Cultivated Barley

    Dongfa Sun, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

  • 11:25
  • Scientific Session: Screening Indigenous Plants as Biopesticides and Product Development for Vegetable Diseases (SIPBIO)

    Florfe M. Acma, Central Mindanao University, Philippines

  • 11:45
  • Scientific Sessions: Plant-nematode Interactions: Recent Advances in the Control of a Serious Pest and Pathogen, The Root Lesion Nematode, Pratylenchus penetrans

    Manuel G.M. Mota, NemaLab/ ICAAM, Portugal

  • 12:05
  • Scientific Session: Reactions Induced by Contrasted Grapevine Fanleaf Virus Strains in Nicotiana occidentalis and Vitis vinifera

    Corinne Schmitt-Keichinger, Université de Strasbourg - INRA, France

  • 12:25
  • Scientific Session:Climate Change in the USA Midwest: What the Maize and Soybeans are Telling Us

    David A Lightfoot, SIUC Carbondale, USA

  • 12:50
  • Lunch With Round table Discussion

  • 13:50
  • Scientific Session: Tannin-and-Catechin Tea Complex of New Selection Forms Grown in Humid Subtropics of Russia

    Oksana Belous,Russian Institute of Floriculture and Subtropical Crops, Russia

  • 14:10
  • Scientific Session: Why Do Plants Cooperate? A Microbiome Perspective

    Lilach Hadany, Tel Aviv University, Israel

  • 14:30
  • Scientific Session: A New Record of Asteraceae Species in Nigeria

    OJO Funmilola Mabel, Info State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria

  • 14:50
  • Scientific Session: In Vitro Anti-cancer and Anti-oxidant Activity of Fucoidan Extracted from Marine Macro Alga Sargassum wightii Greville ex J.Agardh

    Mangaiyarkarasi Ravirajan,Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth deemed University, India

  • 15:10
  • Refreshments

  • 15:25
  • Scientific Session: Botanicals for Seed Treatment of Sorghum in Sahel – A Useful Tool for Farmers despite a Complex Mechanism of Action

    Ole Søgaard Lund, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 15:45
  • Scientific Session: Influence of Bioaugmentation on Pigment Concentration, Oxidative Stress and Induced Systemic Tolerance in Maize (Zea mays L.) Crop under Hydrocarbon Contaminated Soil

    Sibgha Noreen, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan

  • 16:05-18:00
  • Poster Presentations

day 3 agenda

Sat , Jul 13, 2019

  • 09:00
  • Keynote session 7

  • 09:30
  • Keynote session 8

  • 10:00
  • Plenary Session: Current Status of Diaporthe Species on Soybean in Europe and the United States

    Kristina Petrović, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Serbia

  • 10:25
  • Refreshments

  • 10:45- 11:05
  • Scientific Session: Speaker slot available

  • 11:05- 11:25
  • Scientific Sessions: Improved Potency and Healing Properties of a Product Formulated with Essential Oil Isolated from Seeds of Schinus molle L

    Alfredo Palomino Infante, National University of Mayor de San Marcos, Perú

  • 11:25- 11:45
  • Scientific Sessions: Role of the Crosstalk between Jasmonate and Ethylene Signalling in the Adventitious Rooting and Xylogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

    Federica Della Rovere, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

  • 11:45: 12:05
  • Scientific Session: Cadmium and Arsenic Affect Root Development in Oryza sativa L. Involving Auxin-jasmonate Crosstalk

    Marilena Ronzan, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

  • 12:05- 12:25
  • Scientific Sessions: N2-fixation Strategies of Perennial Legumes in Dry Mediterranean Ecosystems

    Guy Dovrat, ARO, Israel

  • 14:00- 16:00
  • Scientific Sessions: Speaker slots are available

posters agenda

Fri , Jul 12, 2019

  • Poster Presentation: Polarimetric and Multiangular RADARSAT-2 Satellite Data for Crop Monitoring

    Ruben Valcarce-Diñeiro, University of Salamanca, Spain

  • Poster Presentation: Crop Classification Using Multi-temporal Polarimetric Radar Imagery

    Ruben Valcarce-Diñeiro, University of Salamanca, Spain

  • Poster Presentation: Effect of the Season and Cadmium on Photosynthetic Parameters of two Forage Grasses Used for Cadmium Phytoextraction in an Oxisol

    Flávio Henrique Silveira Rabêlo, University of São Paulo, Brazil

  • Poster Presentation: Production of Biofuel and Biomaterial from Woody Biomass by Environmentally Friendly Pretreatment Method

    Chikako Asada & Yoshitoshi Nakamura, Tokushima  University, Japan

  • A Monomeric Peroxiredoxin Plays Dual Role in Deinococcus radiodurans R1 and Exhibits Resistance against Heat Stress

    Shubhpreet Kaur, Korea University of Science and Technology, South Korea

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