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Venue :Bolgatty Palace, Kochi


THE EVENT

PLACROSYM

The Plantation Crops Symposium (PLACROSYM) was initiated in the year 1978. PLACROSYM is held biennially under the aegis of different Research Organizations/ Institutions engaged in research and development of plantation crops in the country. The objective of this symposium is to provide a common forum for interaction between the scientists and stakeholders engaged in plantation crops sector. This symposium will cover all aspects of research, development and extension of spices and plantation crops, including Genetics and Breeding, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Agronomy and Soil Science, Pests and Diseases, Physiology and Biochemistry, Harvesting and Post-harvest Processing Technology, Value Addition, Product Development and Diversification, Quality Control, Value chain, Marketing, Economics, Statistics, Technology Transfer and Extension, etc. The crops include Tea, Coffee, Spices, Rubber, Coconut, Areca nut, Oil Palm, Cashew, Cocoa and other plantation crops of commercial importance.

Greetings & welcome

About the host institute

The Indian Cardamom Research Institute (ICRI) under Spices Board India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India has its main Research Station at Myladumpara, Idukki, Kerala. ICRI, with its two Regional Stations at Sakleshpur Hassan District, Karnataka and Thadiankudisai Dindigul District Tamil Nadu, focus on location-specific research interventions for small cardamom growing areas in the Western Ghats. Another Regional Station functions at Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim specifically for research on large cardamom, an important plantation crop of Sikkim, Darjeeling District of West Bengal and other North Eastern States.

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ORAL & POSTER PRESENTATION

The Symposium includes Inaugural Session with Keynote and Presidential addresses, lead talks by experts on various themes as well as oral and poster presentations. Selection of the oral presentation is strictly based on technical merit of the papers, as decided by the screening committee. In order to provide reasonable time slot for discussion, only limited number of papers will be considered for oral presentations. Both oral and poster presentations will have equal status and sufficient time will be provided for discussion in the respective sessions.

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SESSIONS

Opening session: Impact of the pandemic COVID-19 on plantation sector
Session 1: Genetics & Genomics of Plantation Crops
Session 2: Technological Interventions for Sustainable Production System and Soil Health
Session 3: Integrated Strategies for Plant Health Management
Session 4: Value addition, Mechanization, Post - harvest Technology in Plantation Crops
Session 5: Technology transfer, Business and Policy Making in Plantation Sector

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO THE AUTHORS

Full length papers for presentation should be mailed to [email protected] gmail.com

Format : As per the format of Journal of Plantation Crops
File Type Microsoft Word document (1997- 2003 format)
File Name Running title of the paper


Guidelines to Authors is provided in the website: www.indsocplantationcrops.in

Abstracts of the selected papers for presentation (both oral and poster) in the Symposium would be published in the ‘Book of Abstracts’ as soft copy will be provided in the form of USB pen drive. Papers presented in PLACROSYM XXIV that fulfil the norms of ‘Journal of Plantation Crops’ would be published in the Journal, after peer reviewing.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission of extended abstract : 15 September 2021
Date of communicating Acceptance: 15 October 2021
Last date for receipt of full paper: 30 October 2021
Last date for the payment of registration fee: 15 November 2021

Hotel accommodation will be arranged on payment basis in hotels on first-come first-serve basis for which request is to be sent by email to [email protected]





REGISTRATION


Only registered delegates are permitted to attend and participate in the symposium. They are entitled to receive all relevant publications of the symposium as well as food and refreshments.

REGISTRATION FEE

 

 


Category

Registration fee (Rs.)


For wholeconference
(14-16 December 2021)

 Exclusively for Opening day only
(14 December 2021)

Delegates

6000/-

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ISPC Members

5000/-

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Stakeholders

4000/-

3000/-

Students

2000/-

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LAST DATE OF REGISTRATION

A.Last date for Registration: 30, October 2021.

B. Registration with late fee of ₹ 500/- will be accepted till 30, November 2021..

MODE OF PAYMENT AND ACCOUNT DETAILS

All payments should be made through online transfer/ demand draft (drawn in favour of PLACROSYM XXIV). Please provide full details of payment including scanned copy of bank remittance advice. Receipts will be issued in Indian Rupees only.




Name of bank : State Bank of India
Branch : Nedumkandam
Account Number : 40126603849
IFSC : SBIN0070216
MICR Code : 685002914