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                                                                    Abstract Book:

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This copy doesn’t have the Poster Abstracts. Hard copy of this version        will  be available in Registration Kit. Please download here This copy includes All Poster Abstracts. The soft copy of this version will be provided in pendrive in the Registration Kit. (Hard copies of this version are not printed and will not be available in the Registration Kit). Please download here

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Abstracts received after December 31, 2016 but before January 10, 2017 will be allowed for poster presentation but will not be printed in the Abstract book.

Only abstracts received before December 31, 2016 will be printed in the Abstract Book of the conference.

You may submit an abstract for a POSTER presentation. Some abstracts, based on quality, may be considered for ORAL presentation.

Select ONE BEST conference/workshop topic for your abstract from following:

Conference Topics:

105 Theme 1: Setting the biophysical context   
105 Theme 2: Maximising dryland crop production
105 Theme 3: Plant productivity under drought 
               images (1) Theme 3a: Effective capture of water
               images (1) Theme 3b: Transpiration efficiency
               images (1) Theme 3c: Vegetative growth
               images (1) Theme 3d: Reproductive development, yield, yield quality
105 Theme 4: Breeding for water-limited environments 
105 Theme 5: Agronomic management for water-limited environments

Workshop Topics:

1. Sequencing and genotyping platforms
2. GWAS and GS for crop improvement
3. Abiotic stress tolerance in cereals
4. Abiotic stress tolerance in legumes
5. Tolerance to Heat Stress for Crop Improvement
6. Genetic engineering for abiotic stress 
7. Drought stress & aflatoxin contamination in crops
8. IPPN workshop on precision phenotyping for improved stress tolerance


Instructions for Abstract Preperation and Submission 

The official language of the conference is English.

Prepare your abstract in Word, using Arial font, 12-pt type.

Save the Word document of your abstract as:




General Instructions


In BOLD style, only the first word with capital letter. Use italics for scientific names. Skip a line between TITLE and AUTHORS.


Last name followed by initials of given name. Use a comma to seperate each author name. Underline the name of presenting author; indicate corresponding author by asterisk. Use a numeric superscript to indicate affiliations of authors.

Skip a line between  AUTHORS  and  AFFILIATIONS. 


Superscript number corresponding to each affiliation as indicated in AUTHORS. Institution name (no department name), city, Pin/Zip code, state and country(no street address). After the last affiliation write the e-mail of corresponding author. Skip two lines between AFFILIATIONS /email address and TEXT.


Maximum 250 words.

SAMPLE ABSTRACT                                                                     SUBMIT ABSTRACT


Instructions for Poster Presentations:

(i) Poster size: 40 x 30 inches (height x width). Posters in landscape posters are not allowed.

(ii) Poster presenters will be responsible for the installation and removal of posters on the assigned board. We recommend using double sided tape that will be provided by volunteers on site.

(iii) The Organizing Committee and the Executive Secretariat will not be responsible for any loss or damage due to installation, removal of posters on site, for the costs of printing, transportation and accommodations related to the poster presentation.