The 9th IHSG Conference, Pergamino, Argentina from 30 October to 5 November, 2017.

The 9th IHSG Conference will meet in Pergamino, Argentina from 30 October to 5 November, 2017 at the UNNOBA main campus.

Link to the conference webpage: http://rafaela.inta.gov.ar/ihsg2017

International delegates will meet in Buenos Aires on Sunday 29th at a hotel near the airport and bus to Pergamino (2 ½ hrs) with stops to view local seed/crop farms on the 30th. The formal conference will be 31 October – 2 November followed by post-conference tours starting Friday 3 November to show Argentina´s herbage seed production to international researchers and workers involved in seed topics.

IHSG conferences aim to create a collaborative space to gather agronomists, researchers, seed producers and seed companies, it will include both papers and poster discussion and visits to seed production fields, processing companies and research centers in the area.

Abstracts for the following areas of research are welcome for submission (closing date for abstracts is 30 March 2017):

  • Genetics and physiology for understanding seed yield potential
  • Breeding for seed yield in herbage/turf species
  • Agronomic management to achieve high seed yields
  • Plant protection: weeds, pest and diseases
  • Seed production in developing countries: issues and models for production
  • Seed quality impacts from the field
  • Seed technologies to enhance seed performance
  • Extension, tech transfer and training, the next generation of seed researchers and seed agronomists.

Abstracts can be up to 300 words (not exceeding 1 A4 page) in Times Roman 12 point font; with title, authors and a summary of results.

The call for abstracts and other related information can be reached at IHSG´s webpage at www.ihsg.orgor at IHSG2017@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing you in Pergamino in 2017!