Theme:

SILICON SOLUTION TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Sub Theme:

1. Chemistry of analysis of Si in soils, plants and  fertilizers 

2. Biogeochemistry of Si in agriculture 

3. Mechanism of Si uptake and accumulation in plants
 
4. Influence of Si on plant growth and development 

5. Role of Si in biotic and abiotic stress management 

6. Influence of Si on nutritional value of crops, human and animal health 

7. Functional ecology of plant Si in relation to soil biology and microbiology