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ICAB 2018 : 20th International Conference on Agriculture and Biotechnology

Cape Town, South Africa
November 15 - 16, 2018

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Conference Venue

Cape Town Lodge Hotel
101 Buitengracht Street
Cape Town, 8001, South Africa 
Tel: +27 21 422 0030
Fax: +27 21 422 0090
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Conference Code: 18ZA11ICAB

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAB 2018: 20th International Conference on Agriculture and Biotechnology aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Agriculture and Biotechnology. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Agriculture and Biotechnology.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Agriculture and Biotechnology are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICAB 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Agriculture and Biotechnology. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   December 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 25, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   October 15, 2018
Conference Dates   November 15 - 16, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture to Climate Change: A Study of the Himalayan Region State
Rajendra Kumar Isaac, Monisha Isaac
2) Experimental Study on Strength and Durability Properties of Bio-Self-Cured Fly Ash Based Concrete under Aggressive Environments
R. Malathy
3) 21st Century Biotechnological Research and Development Advancements for Industrial Development in India
Monisha Isaac
4) A Review on Climate Change and Sustainable Agriculture in Southeast Nigeria
Jane O. Munonye
5) Impact of Long Term Application of Municipal Solid Waste on Physicochemical and Microbial Parameters and Heavy Metal Distribution in Soils in Accordance to Its Agricultural Uses
Rinku Dhanker, Suman Chaudhary, Tanvi Bhatia, Sneh Goyal
6) Intellectual Property Protection of CRISPR Related Technologies
Zheng Miao, Dennis Fernandez
7) Effect of Entomopathogenic Fungi on the Food Consumption of Acrididae Species
S. Kumar, R. Sultana
8) Conservation Agriculture Practice in Bangladesh: Farmers’ Socioeconomic Status and Soil Environment Perspective
Mohammad T. Uddin, Aurup R. Dhar
9) Consumer Market of Agricultural Products and Agricultural Policy in Georgia
G. Erkomaishvili, M. Kobalava, T. Lazariashvili, M. Saghareishvili
10) Topographic Mapping of Farmland by Integration of Multiple Sensors on Board Low-Altitude Unmanned Aerial System
Mengmeng Du, Noboru Noguchi, Hiroshi Okamoto, Noriko Kobayashi
11) Comparative Analysis between Corn and Ramon (Brosimum alicastrum) Starches to Be Used as Sustainable Bio-Based Plastics
C. R. Ríos-Soberanis, V. M. Moo-Huchin, R. J. Estrada-Leon, E. Perez-Pacheco
12) Land-Use Suitability Analysis for Merauke Agriculture Estates
Sidharta Sahirman, Ardiansyah, Muhammad Rifan, Edy-Melmambessy
13) Using Genetic Algorithms to Outline Crop Rotations and a Cropping-System Model
Nicolae Bold, Daniel Nijloveanu
14) Assessment of Investment Programs in Agriculture in Georgia
M. Chavleishvili
15) Cold Spray Deposition of SS316L Powders on Al5052 Substrates and Their Potential Using for Biomedical Applications
B. Dikici, I. Ozdemir, M. Topuz

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