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3rdInternational Conference On Agricultural Engineering and Food Security, will be organized around the theme “Revolutionizing Food Safety for Secured Future”
AgriFood Security 2018 is comprised of keynote and speakers sessions on latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in AgriFood Security 2018
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Agriculture conference focuses on the topic food security and welcomes to all person who related to food security. A policy orientation for food security and safety include state-wise, previous, current and future policy issues, and cope-wise sustainability of agriculture. The particular part of food distribution in our society can be examined through the research of the changes in the food supply chain. Globalization, in particular, has significant effects on the food supply chain by validating scale effect in the food distribution industry. Provision of an adequate amount of essential nutrients to human beings has ever been the challenge in the province of food security. Hence, malnutrition is heavily interlinked to food security consideration, yet difficult to be eliminated. Food security and policy, therefore, become magnetic in the province of research.
- Track 1-1Food and nutritional security
- Track 1-2Sustainable intensification of food production systems
- Track 1-3Innovative ways of feeding increasing population
- Track 1-4Food storage and technology
- Track 1-5Fermentation Technology and Cereals
- Track 1-6Food packaging
- Track 1-7Post-Harvest Handling and Processing
Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development of civilization. Agribusiness is the business of agricultural production. Within the agriculture industry, "agribusiness" is used simply as a portmanteau of agriculture and business, referring to the range of activities and disciplines encompassed by modern food production.
Organic farming is an alternate agricultural system that originated early within the twentieth century in reaction to quickly dynamic farming practices. Organic farming continues to be developed by numerous organic agriculture organizations nowadays. It depends on fertilizers of organic origin like compost manure, manure, and bone meal and places emphasis on techniques like crop rotation and companion planting. Biological pest management, mixed cropping and also the fostering of insect predators square measure inspired. In general, organic standards are designed to permit the utilization of naturally occurring substances whereas prohibiting or strictly limiting artificial substances. for example, present pesticides like pyrethrin and insect powder are permissible, whereas artificial fertilizers and pesticides are typically prohibited. artificial substances that are allowed embrace, for instance, copper sulfate, elemental sulfur and Ivermectin. Genetically changed organisms, nanomaterial’s, human biodegradable pollution sludge, plant growth regulators, hormones, and antibiotic use in livestock agriculture are prohibited. Reasons for advocation of organic farming embrace real or perceived advantages in property, openness, autonomy, autonomy/independence, health, food security, and food safety, though the match between perception and reality is frequently challenged.
- Track 3-1Biodynamic Farming
- Track 3-2Biodynamic agriculture
- Track 3-3Climate-friendly gardening
- Track 3-4Weed Management
- Track 3-5Organic Horticulture
- Track 3-6Organic Food
- Track 3-7Grain science and technology
Agricultural Biotechnology is the combination of scientific tools and techniques including genetic engineering, molecular markers, molecular diagnostics, vaccines, and tissue culture to modify agricultural productivity, quality, diversity and species protection. Agricultural Biotechnology is developed to cope up with current challenges which are usually cannot be solved by traditional practices. Agricultural Biotechnology also helps in climate adaptation, stress management and disease management. Biotechnology has introduced modern technologies to deal with the global food crisis.
- Track 4-1GM crops
- Track 4-2Technologies for rapid crop improvement
- Track 4-3Genomics technologies for tropical agriculture
- Track 4-4Genetic Engineering
- Track 4-5Tissue culture
- Track 4-6Genes and traits of interest for crops
- Track 4-7Safety testing and government regulations
Intensive animal farming or industrial livestock production, also colloquially known as factory farming, is a production approach towards farm animals in order to maximize production output, while minimizing production costs. Animal Science is described as "studying the biology of animals that are under the control of humankind." It can also be described as the production and management of farm animals
- Track 5-1Wildlife Management
- Track 5-2Animal Husbandry, Protection and Welfare
- Track 5-3Animal Psychology
- Track 5-4Animal Biotechnology
- Track 5-5Veterinary Medicine
- Track 5-6Animal Welfare in international trade
- Track 5-7Livestock Production & Management
- Track 5-8Animal Health Industry
A fertilizer is any material of natural or synthetic origin that is applied to soils or to plants tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants. Fertilizers enhance the growth of plants. This goal is met in two ways, the traditional one being additives that provide nutrients. The second mode by which some fertilizers act is to enhance the effectiveness of the soil by modifying its water retention and aeration. Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, and then destroying, or mitigating any pest. They are a class of biocide. The most common use of pesticides is as plant protection products (also known as crop protection products), which in general protect plants from damaging influences such as weeds, plant diseases or insects. This use of pesticides is so common that the term pesticide is often treated as synonymous with plant protection product, although it is, in fact, a broader term, as pesticides are also used for non-agricultural purposes.
- Track 6-1Application of fertilizers & pesticides
- Track 6-2Constraints in biofertilizer technology
- Track 6-3Azolla-Anabena symbiosis
- Track 6-4Biochemical pesticides
- Track 6-5RNAI pesticides
Aquaculture is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other aquatic organisms. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. It is less commonly spelled aquiculture and is also known as aquafarming. Mari culture refers to aquaculture practiced in marine environments and in underwater habitats.
- Track 7-1Fishing Technology
- Track 7-2Ocean Harvesting
- Track 7-3Aquaculture & Environment Interactions
- Track 7-4Aquaculture Diseases & Health Management
- Track 7-5Aquatic Physiology
- Track 7-6Diversification in Aquaculture
- Track 7-7Extensive Culture System
- Track 7-8Marine Biology
- Track 7-9Maritime Policy & Management
- Track 7-10Nutrition delivery and feeding practices
The mechanization of farming practices throughout the world has revolutionized food production, enabling it to maintain pace with population growth. Agricultural mechanization has involved the partial or full replacement of human energy and animal-powered equipment by engine-driven equipment. The entire history of agriculture contains many examples of the use of tools, such as the hoe and the plough. But the ongoing integration of machines since the Industrial Revolution has allowed farming to become much less labour-intensive.
- Track 8-1Technology and Power in Agriculture
- Track 8-2Farm Machinery and Implements
- Track 8-3Facilities and Equipment for Livestock Management
- Track 8-4Environmental Monitoring
- Track 8-5Mechanization and Livestock production
- Track 8-6Recovery and Use of Wastes and by-Products
The meaning of nanofood is that nanotechnology methods or apparatuses are utilized amid development, creation, preparing, or bundling of the nourishment. It doesn't mean molecularly adjusted sustenance or nourishment created by nanomachines. Nanotechnologists are more idealistic about the possibility to change the current arrangement of sustenance handling and to guarantee the wellbeing of nourishment items, making a solid nourishment culture. They are additionally cheerful of upgrading the nutritious nature of sustenance through chose added substances and changes to the way the body processes and assimilates nourishment.
- Track 9-1Risk and safety assessment
- Track 9-2Food regulatory system
- Track 9-3Genetic modification
- Track 9-4Nutraceuticals
- Track 9-5Nanoencapsulation
- Track 9-6Nanostructure lipid carrier
- Track 9-7Food processing
- Track 9-8Nano Packaging
The study of the chemical and physical properties of foods and of changes that may occur during processing, storage, etc.. The Institute of Food Technologists defines food science as the discipline in which the engineering, biological, and physical sciences are used to study the nature of foods. Food science deals with the application of basic sciences and engineering to study the physical, chemical, and biochemical nature of foods and the principles of food processing.
Food Microbiology is the study of the microorganisms that inhabit, create, or contaminate food, including the study of microorganisms causing food spoilage, pathogens that may cause disease especially if food is improperly cooked or stored, those used to produce fermented foods such as cheese, yogurt, bread, beer, and wine, and those with other useful roles such as producing probiotics. Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it.
- Track 11-1Fermentation in Food processing
- Track 11-2Microbial Polymers
- Track 11-3Food Testing
- Track 11-4Challenges To Achieving Food Security
- Track 11-5Risk to Food Security
- Track 11-6Global Water Crisis
- Track 11-7Agricultural Disease
- Track 11-8FOOD Sovereignty
Packaging is the art, science and technology of preparing products for market. It is also can be defined as a product made from any material such as paper, glass, plastic, aluminum and wood that is used for the containment, protection, handling, delivery and presentation of goods from raw to processed goods. Packaging ensures safe delivery of the product to the ultimate consumer in good condition at minimal overall cost. A package provides protection, tampering resistance, and special physical, chemical, or biological needs. It may bear a nutrition facts label and other information about food being offered for sale.
Food packaging could be a very different world in the near future. Food Packaging plays such an important role in the preservation and marketability of a product. , many companies seek a contract packaging service to help them obtain the best quality packaging available. Benefits to a co-manufacturer include cost, speed, quality and innovation. The primary purpose of food packaging must continue to be maintaining the safety, wholesomeness,and quality of food.
Informatics researches the structure, algorithms, conduct, and interactions of natural and synthetic systems that store, manner, get entry to and speak facts. A package provides protection, tampering resistance, and special physical, chemical, or biological needs. the packaging and labelling of food is subject to regulation in most regions/jurisdictions, both to prevent false advertising and to promote food safety
- Track 13-1Trangenic Detection
- Track 13-2Food Pathogen Detection
- Track 13-3Labelling of Food
- Track 13-4Food and Law regulatory Affairs
- Track 13-5Biology and eating behaviour
- Track 13-6Advertising Policy
Agriculture conference focusses on soil which provides ecosystem necessary for plants and animal life. Soil acts as a base medium provide habitat, water, and nutrition to living organisms. The soil is used as a holding and interacting facility for nutrients, microorganisms, plants and water. The soil is responsible for Agro ecosystems and Eco-agriculture which indirectly help in food security. Soil purifies groundwater, provides nutrients, help in the growth of plants and regulate the Earth's temperature. Industrial, household, and non-point source pollution negatively influence soil environment and finally the whole ecosystem. In recent decades, scientists have developed new practices which limit the mobility of contaminants which reduce pollution. Agriculture conference gives a chance to researchers and scientist to explore the advanced and new research growth in the field of Soil Science.
- Track 14-1Agricultural and Industrial Polluted Soils
- Track 14-2Soil fertility & plant nutrition
- Track 14-3Soils & environmental quality
- Track 14-4Land & water management
- Track 14-5Soil & water management & conservation
- Track 14-6Soil physics and advance biophysical techniques
- Track 14-7Irrigation Management
- Track 14-8Agronomy
A Nutraceutical is a pharmaceutical-grade and standardized nutrient. Nutraceuticals are treated differently in different jurisdictions. Nutraceuticals are products derived from food sources that are purported to provide extra health benefits, in addition to the basic nutritional value found in foods. Depending on the jurisdiction, products may claim to prevent chronic diseases, improve health, delay the aging process, increase life expectancy, or support the structure or function of the body. A functional food is a food given an additional function (often one related to health-promotion or disease prevention) by adding new ingredients or more of existing ingredients
- Track 15-1Phytochemicals
- Track 15-2Regulation and Perception Issues
- Track 15-3Health claims on Food Labels
- Track 15-4Functional beverage
- Track 15-5Medical Food and Formulated Foods
- Track 15-6Structure and Function claims
- Track 15-7Functional Foods in the Market Place
- Track 15-8Past present and Future
Climate change will affect on food availability, food accessibility, food utilization and food systems stability. It will have an impact on human health, livelihood assets, food production and distribution channels.
- Track 16-1Climate Impacts on Agriculture and Food Supply
- Track 16-2Impacts on Livestock
- Track 16-3Effects on ecosystem
Food quality management includes maintaining food safety and security .It is very important for the food processors to create and maintain thorough safety management system. The food industry has a number of Quality Assurance (QA) systems available like GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), HACCP (Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points) and ISO (International Organisation for standardisation) standards. These systems and their combinations are recommended for food quality and safety assurance. It is very important to know to what extent these systems contribute to the total quality of the product and to balance the tools used for achieving the quality and safety objectives.
- Track 17-1GMP (Good manufacturing practice)
- Track 17-2HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points)
- Track 17-3Quality Assurance (QA)
- Track 17-4Quality Control (QC)
- Track 17-5Quality management principles
Food and Nutrition different terms where food is the set of products that we eat and drink for energy. Nutrients are the compounds which are used by our cells and metabolized by the body to fulfil our body needs. Nutrients are essential for our body to function properly. Hence Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients in food with our body in different stages of our life.
- Track 18-1Life cycle nutrition
- Track 18-2Clinical nutrition
- Track 18-3Macronutrients
- Track 18-4Malnutrition
- Track 18-5Dietetics
- Track 18-6Nutrigenetics
Food security is a condition in which all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary and food preferences for an active and healthy life. Economic growth is only sustainable if all countries have food security. Without country-owned and country-driven food security strategies, there will be obstacles and additional costs to global, regional and country-level economic growth. According to the definition there are four dimensions of food security , Physical availability of food, Economic and physical access to food, Food utilization, Stability of the other three dimensions over time. Hunger, Malnutrition and Poverty are such topics which are related to global food security.
- Track 19-1Rising population
- Track 19-2Changing diets
- Track 19-3Falling water tables
- Track 19-4Soil Erosion
- Track 19-5Climate change
- Track 19-6Melting water reserves
- Track 19-7Declining Resources
- Track 19-8Food and Nutrition Security
- Track 19-9Global Food Security
Agriculture is the largest contributor of any resource sector, to the economy of Prince Edward Island. It is also a large generator of waste materials. If wastes are not properly handled they can pollute surface and groundwater and contribute to air pollution. Agricultural wastes can be Livestock, Poultry, Farm waste etc., Agricultural Waste management can decrease the pollution produced from agricultural waste. Soil properties are important considerations in areas where soils are used as sites for the treatment and disposal of organic waste and wastewater. Selection of soils with properties that favour waste administration can help to prevent environmental damage. The separate sessions Agriculture and Horticulture Conference deals with major fields like Land Applications, pesticides and fertilizer.
- Track 20-1Pesticides and Fertilizers
- Track 20-2Feedlot Management
- Track 20-3Land Applications
- Track 20-4Odour Management
- Track 20-5Manure Treatment
- Track 20-6Soil Erosion
The complex and different responses of plants to nanoparticles, the signal transduction mechanisms involved, and the regulation of DNA expression. Further, it showing the photosynthesis of nanoparticles, the role of nanoparticles in the antioxidant systems of botany and agriculture, the beneficial and harmful effects of nanoparticles on plants, and the application of nanoparticles and nanotubes to MS, aiming ultimately at an analysis of the metabolomics of plants. The increasing role of inventions in the field of nanotechnology is producing novel applications in the fields of biotechnology and agriculture. Nanoparticles have received much response because of the unique physico-chemical properties of these compounds. In the plant biology, nanoparticles are used as “smart” delivery systems, prompting the Nobel Prize winner P. Ehrlich support to get these compenents as “magic bullets.” Nanotechnology also play an important role in agriculture as compound fertilizers and minute-pesticides, acting as chemical delivery agents that target molecules to specific cellular organelles in plants.
- Track 21-1Ornamental plants
- Track 21-2Nanotechnology application in plant tissue culture
- Track 21-3Medicinal Plant Nanotechnology
- Track 21-4Nanotechnology in Plant Nutrition
- Track 21-5Agronomic Application of Nanotechnology
- Track 21-6Agronomy and Crop Sciences
- Track 21-7 Plant Nanomedicine
- Track 21-8Plant Nano Toxicology