43rd Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria “Food Basket 2019”

Event date: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Thursday, July 18, 2019
Event venue: 
Makurdi, Nigeria
Event description: 

The theme of the conference is “Understanding Nigerian Soils: A Panacea for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Preservation of Safe and Healthy Environment and Mitigation of Land Crisis”, with a number of sub-themes including Soil Vegetation/Climate Relationships, Soil Survey and Land Use Planning as a Tool for Mitigating the Land Use Crisis, Soil Fertility, Plant Nutrition and use Planning Agrochemicals for Sustainable Agricultural Productivity in Safe and Healthy Environment, Soil and Water Management for Sustainable Agricultural Productivity, Managing Land and Environmental Degradation for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security and Management of Soil Organisms and Indiscriminate Agrochemical Use for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security; understanding the properties, functioning, impacts and long-term evolution of Nigerian soils in order to achieve food security.

Abstract submission deadline 15th April 2019