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9th Global Summit on Agriculture & Horticulture, will be organized around the theme “To Create and Disseminate the Knowledge of Agriculture & Horticulture.....”
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Although many people think that food and nutrition mean the same thing, they don’t. Food refers to the plants and animals we consume. These foods contain the energy and nutrients our bodies need to maintain life and support growth and health. Nutrition, in contrast, is a science. Specifically, it is the science that studies food and how food nourishes our bodies and influences our health. It identifies the processes by which we consume, digest, metabolize, and store the nutrients in foods, and how these nutrients affect our bodies. Nutrition also involves studying the factors that influence our eating patterns, making recommendations about the amount we should eat of each type of food, maintaining food safety, and addressing issues related to the global food supply. When compared with other scientific disciplines such as chemistry, biology, and physics, nutrition is a relative newcomer. The cultivation, preservation, and preparation of food have played a critical role in the lives of humans for millennia, but in the West, the recognition of nutrition as an important contributor to health has developed slowly
- Track 1-1Food policy & applied nutrition
- Track 1-2Food Nanotechnology
- Track 1-3Agri-food technology
griculture conference focusses on the agricultural production system. It includes crop production systems these systems vary depending on the availability of resources. Shifting cultivation is the system in which forests are burnt releasing nutrients which are used to support annual and perennial crops. The agriculture products are cereals, vegetables, milk, meat etc., It also include Livestock production systems It is an assemblage of components which are united by some form of interaction and interdependence and which operate within a prescribed boundary and a specified agricultural objective can be achieved on behalf of the beneficiaries of the system. Farmers have slowly learned the art of manuring or tending practices to grow plants and develop their agriculture systems at one time the 'organic' approach using crop rotation, manures and some mineral fertilizers, appeared to be the only dominant method. However, during the last two years a number of methods came to assist in growing and fertilizing plants. Agriculture production systems have chosen to describe different approaches that farmers can use to increase the production of plants and manipulate agriculture systems.
- Track 2-1Crop cultivation systems
- Track 2-2Operating plan
- Track 2-3Final product-generating enterprises
- Track 2-4Production-enabling resources: the resource pool
- Track 2-5Crop statistics
- Track 2-6Shifting cultivation
- Track 2-7Agribusiness
griculture conference focusses on the subject energy and agriculture. Agriculture and energy go hand in hand. From the production of fertilizers to the processing and transport of food products to market, fossil fuels are mainly useful to keep industrialized agriculture in business. And increasingly, traditional food crops are being diverted to energy production, primarily turning corn into ethanol. Food and energy are connected. Agriculture is itself an energy conversion process, namely the conversion of solar energy through photosynthesis to food energy for humans and feed for animals. Initially, agriculture began scattering seeds on the land and accepting the scanty yields that resulted. Modern agriculture requires an energy input at every stage of agricultural production such as direct sources of energy were used in farm machinery, water management, irrigation, cultivation and harvesting. Post-harvest energy use includes energy for food processing, storage and in transport to markets. The data for energy use in agriculture also exclude the energy required for food processing and transport by agro-industries. Estimates of these activities range up to twice the energy reported solely in agriculture. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Energy and Agriculture.
- Track 3-1Biomass Energy
- Track 3-2Wind Power
- Track 3-3Solar Energy
- Track 3-4Energy and Agroprocessing
- Track 3-5Energy Policies in Agriculture
griculture conference describes a set of laws pertaining to domestic agriculture and business of foreign agricultural products, affecting the farming and ranching industries. It includes the use of pesticides, land use and zoning, environmental issues, and patents on genetically modified seeds. It can also affect small family farms as well as large commercial farming operations. Agricultural policy describes a set of laws relating to imports and domestic agriculture of foreign agriculture products. The main aim of agriculture policy is to achieve a specific outcome in domestic agricultural products in market like guaranteed supply level, price stability, product selection, product quality, land use or employment. Commercial agricultural operations include many areas such as secured transactions, sale of goods, leasing, commercial law, contract law, and commodity futures trading. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Agriculture law and policy.
- Track 4-1Ethics in agriculture
- Track 4-2Natural disasters
- Track 4-3Biosecurity
- Track 4-4Intensive growing methods
- Track 4-5Agricultural policy design & proposals
- Track 4-6World trade organization (WTO) actions
griculture conference focusses on Horticulture that include all products, raw or processed, that arise from horticultural industry. Products from horticultural industry that go to market still respiring are clear. When it becomes a major ingredient of another manufactured item the categorization becomes more complex. Horticultural professionals apply their knowledge of plant science to a variety of industries in numerous fields, such as crop management, gardening, production, marketing, research and landscape design. Horticulturalists who work in research study plant growth and develop new methods of harvesting. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Horticulture.
- Track 5-1Fruit and vegetable breeding
- Track 5-2Arboriculture
- Track 5-3Turf management
- Track 5-4Seed physiology
- Track 5-5Greenhouses and horticulture
- Track 5-6Horticultural produce marketing and value chains
- Track 5-7Floriculture
griculture conference focusses on Organic Farming it is a method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. Organic Farming can be explained as agriculture farming because it followed techniques like crop rotation, green manure, biological pest control. so organic agriculture is enforced in many nations is because it minimizes the use of various harmful chemicals that have hazardous effects on crops in the field Organic farming is developing rapidly. According to the latest survey on organic farming, almost 3.4million hectares are managed organically by more than 700,000 farmers. In 2001 to 2011 this demand has increased in organically managed farmland to 8.9% per annum. As of 2011, approximately 37,000,000 hectares (91,000,000 acres) worldwide were farmed organically, representing approximately 0.9 percent of total world farmland. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Organic farming.
- Track 6-1Crop diversity
- Track 6-2Controlling other organisms
- Track 6-3Genetic modification
- Track 6-4Livestock
- Track 6-5Weed management
griculture conference focusses on fertilizer and pesticide. Fertilizers are compounds that are added to plants to promote growth. They are organic and inorganic. The purpose of fertilizers is to supply nutrients, fertility to the soil to satisfy the demand of crops with high yield and compensate the nutrient by harvested crops. Inorganic fertilizers contain simple inorganic chemicals. Fertilizers contain nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. Fertilizers help in plant growth, pesticides work as a safeguard against pests. The substance designed for preventing, destroying, repelling or decreasing the damage of pest is a pesticide. Pesticides may be made of a chemical substance or a biological agent such as a virus, bacteria, pest repelling weeds and fish, pest eating insects, birds and mammals. In this section, pesticides refer only to those pesticides that include chemical substances such as phosphamidon, lindane, chlorpyrifos, heptachlor and Malathion. Many pesticides are known to be poisonous to humans. Conservative estimates report 30 to 50% of crop yields are attributed to natural or synthetic commercial fertilizer. The European fertilizer market will grow to earn revenues of approx. €15.3 billion in 2018. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Fertilizer and pesticide.
- Track 7-1Application of fertilizers & pesticides
- Track 7-2Constraints in biofertilizer technology
- Track 7-3Microbial inoculant
- Track 7-4Azolla-Anabena symbiosis
- Track 7-5Weed Science
- Track 7-6Biochemical pesticides
- Track 7-7RNAi pesticides
griculture conference focusses on soil science. It is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping, physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils. Soil scientists tend to be drawn to one of five areas of specialization: microbiology, pedology, edaphology, physics or chemistry. Soil science professionals commonly stay current in soil chemistry, soil physics, soil microbiology, pedology, and applied soil science in related disciplines Soil acts as a base medium provide habitat, water and nutrition to living organisms. Soil is used as a holding and interacting facility for nutrients, microorganisms, plants and water. Soil purifies groundwater, provides nutrients, help in the growth of plants and regulate the Earth's temperature. Soils are essential for life they provide the medium for plant growth, habitat for many insects and other organisms they act as a filtration system for surface water, carbon store and maintain atmospheric gases. It is constantly changing and developing through time. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Soil Science.
- Track 8-1Soil chemistry
- Track 8-2Soil fertility & plant nutrition
- Track 8-3Soils & environmental quality
- Track 8-4Soil & water management & conservation
- Track 8-5Soil physics and advance biophysical techniques
griculture conference focusses on Crop Science for improving crop quality and yields, particularly in the face of climate change and limited natural resources, is an important challenge for the global community. Crop scientists focus on improving crops and agricultural productivity while effectively managing pests and weeds and make this possible through the application of soil and plant sciences to crop production that incorporates the wise use of natural resources and conservation practices inorder to produce food, feed, fuel, fiber, and pharmaceutical crops while maintaining and improving the environment. Crop Science is the discipline of producing abundant, safe and sustainable food, feed, fiber, and fuel crops and enhancing the quality of recreational and ornamental turf grasses. Crop science helps in optimization of cultivation practices like propagation, plant density, growth season harvesting practices, irrigation methods and scheduling, fertilization, hydroponics, analytical studies, etc., to increase yield and quality per unit of water and land. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientists to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Crop Science.
- Track 9-1Food policy & applied nutrition
- Track 9-2Food Nanotechnology
- Track 9-3Agri-food technology
griculture conference focusses on policy orientation for food security and safety because every year millions of people suffer and thousands die from foodborne illness. This is a preventable problem that is damaging both individuals and economy, ongoing food safety improvements, These are designed to ensure food is safe to consume and stop food poisoning, and they include basic food safety training for at least one person in each business. These measures can yield economic and social benefits Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Agriculture & Food Security.
- Track 10-1Food and nutritional security
- Track 10-2Sustainable intensification of food production systems
- Track 10-3Innovative ways of feeding increasing population
- Track 10-4Global and local analyses of food security
- Track 10-5Land sparing, land sharing and trade-offs
- Track 10-6Lost harvest and wasted food
- Track 10-7Learning from the past to understand the future
griculture conference focusses on Utilization & Potential Applications- Agriculture and forestry deals with the primary production of human and animal foodstuffs and renewable raw materials. Agroforestry is a study on a land management system that benefits biological interactions between forest trees or shrubs and agricultural crops and or livestock. Agroforestry systems are advantageous over conventional agricultural, and forest production methods. They can offer increased productivity, economic benefits, and more diversity in the ecological goods and services provided Reducing poverty through increased production of wood and other tree products for home consumption and sale. Deforestation, eliminating the need for toxic chemicals (insecticides, herbicides, etc., Agroforestry also bring a number of changes in environment like carbon sequestration, Green space and visual aesthetics. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Agriculture & Forestry.
- Track 11-1Bonsai cultivation
- Track 11-2Biomass utilization
- Track 11-3Forest ecology & biodiversity
- Track 11-4Grassland and natural resource management
- Track 11-5Landscape restoration and agroforestry
- Track 11-6Applications of agroforestry: alley cropping, strip cropping, etc.,
griculture conference focusses on the Livestock Farming which means domesticated animals are raised in agricultural practices to produce commodities like food, fiber and labor. This is used to refer to those raised for food, and sometimes only farmed ruminants, such as cattle and goats. The livestock sector provides us with meat, dairy and eggs, as well as wool and leather. Genetic engineering is a process of manipulating an organism genetic material including genes from other species in an effort to produce desired character such as pest resistance or drought tolerance. Livestock farming plays a major role in the agricultural business and economy of major developing countries. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Livestock Farming & Genetic Engineering.
- Track 12-1Livestock production systems
- Track 12-2Intensive livestock farming
- Track 12-3Sustainable livestock farming
- Track 12-4Genetic engineering in animal farming
- Track 12-5Animal science
- Track 12-6Cloning and genetic improvement
- Track 12-7Implications for veterinarians
griculture conference focusses on Agricultural biotechnology it is a range of tools, including traditional breeding techniques, that alter living organisms, or parts of organisms, improve plants or animals, to make or modify products or develop microorganisms for specific agricultural uses. Biotechnology provides farmers with tools that can make production manageable and production cheaper. Crops can be engineered to tolerate specific herbicides, which control weed, pest and decrease the use of synthetic pesticides. These crop production options help countries keep pace with demands for food while reducing production costs. Biotechnology has introduced modern technologies to deal with the global food crisis. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Agricultural Biotechnology.
- Track 13-1Bioinformation system
- Track 13-2GM crops
- Track 13-3Technologies for rapid crop improvement
- Track 13-4Genomics technologies for tropical agriculture
- Track 13-5Plant molecular biology
griculture conference focusses on agronomy. It is a science of soil management and production of crop fields This involves selective breeding of plants to produce the best crops under various conditions. Plant breeding has increased crop yields and nutritional value of many crops such as corn, soybeans, and wheat. Agronomy has also been instrumental in fruit and vegetable production research. Agronomy has come to have work in areas of plant physiology, plant genetics, meteorology and soil science. It is the application of many sciences like biology, chemistry, economics, ecology, earth science and genetics. Agronomists often specialize in areas such as crop rotation, irrigation and drainage, plant breeding, plant physiology, soil classification, soil fertility, weed control, and insect and pest control. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Agronomy.
- Track 14-1Bonsai cultivation
- Track 14-2Biomass utilization
- Track 14-3Forest ecology & biodiversity
- Track 14-4Grassland and natural resource management
- Track 14-5Landscape restoration and agroforestry
- Track 14-6Applications of agroforestry: alley cropping, strip cropping, etc.,
griculture conference focusses on aqua farming and poultry farming. It is a farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae and other aquatic organisms. It involves cultivating both freshwater and salt water under controlled conditions. Mariculture refers to aquaculture practiced in marine environment and in under water habitats. Microalgae referred to as phytoplankton, microphytes, or planktonic algae constitute the majority of cultivated algae. It is commonly known as seaweed algae which have many commercial and industrial uses. Poultry farming is rising of domesticated birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese for the purpose of meat, eggs as food. Chickens are farmed in great numbers more than 50billion chickens are raised annually as source of food both meat and eggs. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Aqua farming & Poultry farming.
- Track 15-1Fish farming techniques & approaches
- Track 15-2Crustaceans farming techniques
- Track 15-3Oyster farming techniques
- Track 15-4Open ocean aquaculture and deep sea aquaculture
- Track 15-5Induced breeding techniques
- Track 15-6Intensive and alternative poultry farming
- Track 15-7Egg-laying chickens - husbandry systems
- Track 15-8Various methods of poultry farming and Issues with poultry farming
griculture conference focusses on agriculture engineering which deals with the design of farm machinery, planning of farm structures, farm drainage, soil management and erosion control, water supply and irrigation. It includes many disciplines like mechanical engineering soil sciences, environmental sciences, plant biology, animal science and much more. The main objective of agriculture engineering is improving of economic status by application of appropriate, innovative, modern and cost effective methods in agriculture. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of Agriculture engineering.
- Track 16-1Agro-technical processes
- Track 16-2Processes and machines of agro-engineering systems
- Track 16-3Agricultural machinery
- Track 16-4Biofuel
- Track 16-5Nanotechnology in agriculture
- Track 16-6Precision farming, Remote Sensing and Agri GIS
griculture conference focuses on rice research. Rice is the most commonly consumed crop in world’s human population. Rice is a seed of grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) Oryza glabereima (African rice). It is a monocot annual plant grown in topical areas which can survive as perennial and can produce a ratoon crop up to 30 years. Recently Monsanto produced a draft of rice genome and ongoing internal research programs in genomics and crop improvement. The main objective is to develop superior proprietary hybrids. Strengthening germplasm collection in all crops. Agriculture conference provides an opportunity to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and latest research developments in the field of rice research.
- Track 17-1Basmati rice
- Track 17-2Rice
- Track 17-3Rice diseases
- Track 17-4Rice and nutrition
- Track 17-5Rice yield
The environment impact of agriculture varies based on the wide variety of agricultural practices employed around the world. Ultimately, the environment impact depends on the production practices of the system used by farmers. The connection between flow into the environment and the farming system is indirect, as it also depends on other climate variables such as rainfall and temperature.
There are two types of signals of environmental impact: “means-based” which is based on the farmer’s production methods, and “effect based” which is the Impact that farming methods have on the farming system or on emission to the environment. An example of a means-based indicator would be the quality of groundwater, that is effected by the amount of nitrogen applied to the soil. An indicator reflecting the loss of nitrate to groundwater would be effect-based
- Track 18-1Global warming & agriculture
- Track 18-2Climate change impacts on agriculture
- Track 18-3Food security and climate change
- Track 18-4Mitigation and adaptation
- Track 18-5Impacts on nutrition, quality and resource use efficiency
- Track 18-6Forecasting in agriculture
- Track 18-7Effects of CO2 on plant growth
- Track 18-8New crops for a new climate