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4th IUPAC International Conference Starts in Pusa, New Delhi

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

The 4th Edition of  IUPAC International Conference 2020 (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry) on “International Conference on Agrochemicals Protecting Crops, Health, and Natural Environment – Discovery and development of synthetic and natural products for health and pests management" has started at ICAR campus, Pusa in New Delhi from 07th January and will go on till 10th January.  The Agri professionals, scientists, farmers, Agro industrialists across the nation will take part in the huge event which is conducted by the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals, society for Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture (SPSA) and Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology, Gurugram. This international conference will basically highlight the crucial role of Agro Chemicals in plant protection, health and pests management.

Moreover, this conference will provide a forum to scientists of different disciplines, industries, and other stakeholders to discuss the latest trends and discoveries in agrochemicals and phytomedicines, deliberate on important issues of agricultural research, and present views as policy inputs to the planners, decision/opinion makers at various levels. 

The conference will also deliberate on other key issues such as analytical chemistry; pesticide residues in crops, food commodities, water, beverages; and changes in pesticide regulation. Contributory research papers will also be included in the relevant poster sessions, which will be an important part of the conference.

As per reports, the conference will comprise of a number of plenary and keynote lectures by the world's leading scientists reviewing the principal theme areas of the conference. Besides new compounds, new concepts and new uses, the conference will cover other traditional areas of research such as pest diseases, weed, and resistance management, exploring biodiversity for botanical and biopesticides, genetically modified crops, nutraceuticals, as well as research into effects on human health, risk management, ecotoxicology, and remediation strategies.

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