SBK Women’s University, Quetta, Pakistan
May 9-11, 2017
The 6th International and 15th National Conference on Dynamic Trends in Plant Sciences: Fostering the Environment and Food Security was held from 9 to 11 May 2017 at SBK Women’s University, Quetta, Pakistan. It was co-sponsored by COMSTECH.
The conference was a milestone in the history of Baluchistan as being the first one ever to be conducted on this topic. It offered an occasion for the eminent scholars and researchers to present their work. It proved to be a good platform for interaction and collaboration among scholars from various disciplines related to plant sciences and at the same time provided an opportunity of networking and scholarship from renowned experts from multiple fields in the realm of botanical sciences.
A number of international scholars as well as Pakistani scientists from different parts of the country attended this event. In all about 500 scholars, researchers, scientists and students participated. The conference comprised four sessions with three sessions of plenary lectures which covered five themes (listed below). There were 31 plenary lectures, 2 online lectures from UK, and oral and poster presentations in the fields of Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and Microbiology. Eleven speakers from Japan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Turkey and UK delivered their lectures along with twenty renowned scientists from Pakistan.
This event provided an excellent opportunity to the participants to share knowledge and exchange their research findings, ideas, experiences and views on different topics in biological sciences. It also introduced the first women’s university in Balochistan at international and national level and acquaint the participants with its current work for advanced research and studies.
THEME- 1: Agriculture and Plant Physiology
Abiotic and Biotic Stresses
Nutrients and Biofertilizers
Plants and Livestock
Food Safety and Security
Plant Breeding and Genetics
Organic Farming and Hydroponics
Plants for Livestock
THEME- 2: Plant Biotechnology, Biochemistry
Bioinformatics and molecular Biology
Cell and Molecular Biology
Data Mining, NGS, Algorithm, Database
Phytochemistry and Biotransformation
THEME- 3: Plant Pathology, Microbiology and Disease Management
Biological and Chemical Control
THEME- 4: Plant Ecology and Environment
Sustainable Development and Applied Ecology
Population, Community, Ecosystem
THEME- 5: Plant Systematics, Ethnobotany and Biodiversity
Plant Biodiversity, Conservation and Ethnobotany
Bryophytes, Pteridophytes and Gymnosperm
Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics
Vice Chancellor’s Secretariat
Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University
Brewery Road Quetta. Pakistan.
Phone No: +92(081)9213301
Fax No: +92(081)9213308