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The International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis (ISSPA) is a two-yearly event organised to further the science of soil and plant analysis. It is held at various locations around the world, allowing delegates to learn about the issues and solutions in those areas.

Date: 08.04.2013 - 12.04.2013
National/International: International
Language: English
Type: Conference
Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Contact:
ISSPA 2013 Convenor

Roger Hill, NZ Convenor
Dr Roger Hill
Managing Director Hill Laboratories, 1 Clyde Street, Private Bag 3205 Hamilton, New Zealand.
Phone:+64 7 8582000 DDI: +64 7 8582802
Email: roger.hill@hill-labs.co.nz
Web: www.hill-laboratories.com

ISSPA 2013 Secretariat
Dr Warren Webber
Director, ConferenceNZ, 7 Benham Road, RD 4, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand.
Phone: +64 27 478 7758
Email: conferencenz@xtra.co.nz
Web: www.isspa2013.com
Conference web site at:   http:⁄⁄www.isspa2013.com


Attendees are cordially invited to submit papers on one or more of the following topics :

Emerging technologies in soil, plant and water analysis

  • new instrumentation
  • new methods/approaches
  • biological techniques
  • soil physical tests
  • remote sensing

Quality assurance in soil and plant analysis

  • sampling and sample preparation
  • QC in the analytical laboratory
  • Interpretation/ correlation of soil and plant analyses

Soil and plant analysis in environmental stewardship

  • soil health
  • contaminants in soils, plants and waters
  • off-site effects
  • waste disposal

Soil and plant analysis in food safety

  • nutritive value of food
  • contaminants in food

Soil and plant analysis in food production

  • increasing production with limited resources
  • sustainable use of land and water resources
  • precision agriculture

Soil and plant analysis in minimisation of greenhouse gases (GHG)

  • contribution to GHG from agricultural practices
  • carbon sequestration in soil
  • challenges with soil carbon analysis

Soils, human nutrition and public health

General topics in soil and plant analysis


Deadlines

October 30,2012Submission of abstracts
November 30,2012Notification of acceptance
February 15,2013Early registration at reduced fee










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