2018 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (ica)

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Important Date&Time
Abstract Submission Deadline: Sep. 15, 2018 Sep. 25, 2018
Acceptance Notification: 3-5 working days
Registration Information Submission Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018
Arrival: Sunday, October 28, 2018
On site-registration & Check in:
In the afternoon at 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2018, and
In the morning at 8-9 a.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018
Full-day Conference:
From 9 a.m. Monday, October 29 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Welcome Ceremony: October 28, 2018
Closing Remarks: October 30, 2018

General Information

The 2018 International Conference on Agricultural and Food Science (ICAFS2018), co-organized by Asia-Pacific Association of Science, Engineering and Technology, Bahri Dağdaş International Agricultural Research Institute, Celal Bayar University and Igdir University, will be held in Istanbul, Turkey during October 28-30, 2018.

Aims and Scope
It has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of agricultural and food science. A focus will be given on: 1. Agronomy, Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology; 2. Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary and Livestock Science; 3. Aquiculture, Fishery and Marine Biotechnology; 4. Forestry Science and Wood Research; 5. Food Science; 6. Agriculture Sustainable, Resources & Environment; 7. Related Engineering, Economic & Management, etc. The aim of the conference is to provide worldwide specialists, scholars, and researchers that are engaged in related filed a chance to exchange the latest research results and advances, study the latest technology and establish international friendship.

Who will attend
The conference is designed to promote interactive discussions at both the talks and poster sessions, and will feature a mix of invited speakers drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. Experts and practitioners will present the latest innovations and advances, share their experience and insights, forecast the trends and opportunities. This conference sincerely invites academics, independent scholars and researchers from all over the world to meet and exchange the latest ideas and views.

All accepted abstracts will be published in conference abstract book after register. Selected full papers within the aim & scope of MJHR will be published in special volume of Malaysian Journal of Halal Research(ISSN: 2616-1923).

The Conference will be conducted in English and no simultaneous translation provided.
Last year, ICAFS was held jointly with ICBB in Lahore, Pakistan during Oct. 25-27, 2017. More details please refer here.
Please bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating the conference (Download Flyer).

Topics and Themes
This conference will mainly focus on animal & plant sciences; agronomy and agricultural sciences; Aquiculture and Fishery Sciences; agriculture engineering, sustainable and resources; food science and technology; etc.

1. Agronomy, Agriculture and Plant Biotechnology
2. Animal Biotechnology, Veterinary and Livestock Science
3. Aquiculture, Fishery and Marine Biotechnology
4. Forestry Science and Wood Research
5. Food Science & Nutrition;
6. Agriculture Sustainable, Resources & Environment;
7. Related Engineering, Economic & Management


Day 0: October 28, 2018 Sunday
16:00-18:00 Arrival and On-site Registration

Day 1: October 29, 2018 Monday
8:00-8:50 Arrival and On-site Registration
8:50-9:20 Welcome Ceremony
9:30-10:40 Plenary & Invited Session 1
10:40-11:00 Coffee break & Poster presentation
11:00-12:20 Invited Session 2
12:30-13:30 Buffet Lunch
13:30-15:20 Oral Session 1
15:20-15:40 Coffee break & Poster presentation
15:40-17:30 Oral Session 2
17:30-18:00 Poster Presentation

Day 2: October 30, 2018 Tuesday
8:30-10:20 Oral Session 3
10:20-10:40 Coffee break & Poster presentation
10:40-12:20 Oral Session 4
12:30-13:30 Buffet Lunch
13:30-15:20 Oral Session 5
15:20-15:40 Coffee break & Poster presentation
15:40-17:30 Oral Session 6 & Young researchers' Session
17:30 Closing Remarks

Day 3: October 31, 2018 Wednesday
One-day Tour (Optional, at one’s own expense)


Prof. Dr. Sulhattin YAŞAR
Faculty of Agriculture, Igdir University, Turkey

Research Interests: Feed and Animal Nutrition, Animal Science, Food Safety
Prof. Dr. Sulhattin Yaşar was awarded the "Best Evaluator Award" among 500 Scientists who evaluated 1500 SCI-expanded articles submitted to the Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science (AJAS) in 2017.

Presentation Title: TBA

Dr. Tanveer Ahmad
Department of Clinical Sciences Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

Research Interests: Companion and Food Animal Medicine, Veterinary Surgery, Poultry Medicine, Dairy herd health, Preventive Medicine

Presentation Title: Development of Specific Egg Yolk Immunoglobulins to Inhibit In-Vitro Growth of Staphylococcus Aureus Causing Mastitis in Bovines

Prof. Dr. Charles Iledun OYEWOLE
Department of Crop Production, Faculty of Agriculture, Kogi State University, Nigeria

Research Interests: Agronomy, Farming Systems

Presentation Title: Response of Maize Crop to Volume and Time Irrigation Application

Prof. Dr. Mohammed Zaidan Khalaf

Integrated Pest Control Resaerch Center, Directorate of agricultural Research Ministry of Science & Technology, Iraq

Head of Biological Control Department, Expert in Entomology, Chief Scientific Researchers/ Expert in IPM

Research Interests: Entomology; Biological Control of Insect Pests; Physiology of Host Plant Resistance; Use gamma rays on inherited sterility; Insect rearing on an artificail diets; Control Programs of Citrus; Date Palm Pests.

Presentation Title: Sustainable Management for Palm Borers in Different Agroecosystem

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sonya K. Huffman
Department of Economics, Iowa State University, USA

Research Interests: Transition Economies, Health Economics, Labor and Human Resources Economics, Development, Consumption and Demand Analysis, Applied Welfare Economics/Public Policy

Presentation Title: Agricultural Mechanization and BMI for Rural Workers: A Field Experiment in China

Prof. Catariny Cabral Aleman

Agricultural Engineering Departament, Federal University of Viçosa, Brasil

Research Interests: Agricultural Engineering, Irrigation, Hydraulics, Irrigation Management, Precision Irrigation and Economic Feasibility of Irrigation Use

Presentation Title: Automatic irrigation system for tomato seedling production

Dr. Rahmatullah Qureshi

Vice President, Pakistan Botanical Society & Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University

Research Interests: Plant Taxonomy & Systematic Botany; Biodiversity & Conservation; Ethnobotany; Bioactivity of native plants

Presentation Title: Food Insecurity & Availability of Wild Forage Plants: A Case Study from the Nara Desert Rangeland, Pakistan

Papalaskaris Thomas

Department of Civil Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Research Interests: Sediment Transport, Open Channel Hydraulics, Low Stream Flows, Drought, Climate Change

Presentation Title: Stochastic Yearly Irrigation Water Supply Time Series Analysis, Modeling and Forecasting of Thessaloniki – Lagadas Plains, Nc Greece

Dr. Tauqeer Ahmad Yasir
College of Agriculture, Bahauddin Zakariya University (Bahadur Sub-Campus Layyah), Pakistan

Research Interests: Crop Physiology, Drought Tolerance, Seed Priming, DNA analysis, Genotype-Phenotype Association Study

Presentation Title: Mitigating salt stress by optimizing the biochemical pathways through sodium nitroprusside in lentil (Lens culinaris L.)

Prof. Dr. Masroor Ellahi Babar

Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore

Research Interests: Livestock Production, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Functional Genomics.

Presentation Title: Future Prospects of Farm Animal Genomics in Pakistan

Dr. Ahmed Mohamed NASR-ALLAH

Aquaculture Scientist at WorldFish Center, Egypt

Research Interests: Aquaculture Economics, Value Chain and Market studies; Experienced in Feed formulation and freshwater fish nutrient requirements.

Presentation Title: Increasing fish farmers profitability through training on best aquaculture management practice in Egypt

Dr. Mwafaq Ibdah,

NeweYaar Research Center, Agriculture Research Organization

Research Interests: Use biochemical, molecular and genomic tools to elucidate the biosynthetic pathways that produce novel and important plant specialized metabolites in aromatic plants, to uncover the mechanisms responsible for the evolution of these pathways in the plant kingdom and to understand the function of a given natural product in the biology and physiology of a given plant species.

Presentation Title: Developing of trilobatin dihydrochalcone as a new-style of phytochemical agent

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