The 5th International Conference of Young Scientists and Specialists

Dear colleagues!
We invite you to take part in the 5th International Conference of Young Scientists and Specialists "Future directions of research in plant breeding and cultivation technology of oil crops". The conference will take place on February 3-6, 2009 at the All-Russia Research Institute of Oil Crops located at: 17 Filatova street, Krasnodar, Russia, 350038 (VNIIMK).

The main themes of the conference:
1. Plant Breeding and Seed Growing
2. Physiology
3. Biotechnology
4. Biochemistry
5. Genetics
6. Plant Protection
7. Ecology
8. Agricultural chemistry
9. Agrology
10. Mechanization
11. Agriculture
12. Economics


Until January 12, 2009 the participants have to send the application and the article (up to 5 pages) in electronic form in a A4 format for the publication and well-timed preparation of the collection. By the beginning of the conference the publication of the collection of the conference articles is planned. Each author (under 35 years old) submits no more than 2 articles. The co-authorship is allowed. The doctors older than 40 years cannot be the authors of the published articles. In the text or after the text the reference “work was carried out under the supervision of or with participation of …” is allowed with the indication of a scientific degree and an academic title of the supervisor.

Material requirements. Article languages are Russian, English. Articles in a MS Word format *.rtf or *.doc (file’s name is the surname of the main author in the Latin alphabet: e.g. sidorov. rtf) have to be sent via e-mail ( Text orientation is portrait, tables orientation is either portrait or landscape; line spacing is single; top and bottom margins are 4,2 cm, left and right margins are 3,7 cm; Tahoma font, font size is 10, font size of the tables is 9.

Tables, formulas, diagrams and pictures are allowed in the text. The above mentioned graphic objects should be inserted into the article’s text and contain the attached original file (*.tiff, *jpeg, or diagram, scheme in Excel). The references are formed at the end of the article in accordance with GOST (All-Union State Standard) 7.1-2003. The abstract in Russian and/or English languages and of no longer than 10 lines’ size is obligatory.

Article structure. Title (semi-bold font, capital letters), Author(s) name (semi-bold font, lower-case letters), Institution, postal address and e-mail (normal font, lower-case letters), main text (the indent of the paragraphs’ first lines is 1,25 cm). The presence of the introduction with literature review (digital numbering, references to literature source are placed in square brackets), the goal and objectives of research, material and methods, results and discussion, conclusion, references is obligatory for the article.

The participation and the publication of conference materials are free of charge. The materials sent by the authors can be subjected to the minimal editorial editing and won’t be returned to the authors. The best articles meeting the magazine’s requirements will be published free of charge in the scientific magazine “Oil Crops” which is included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific journals of State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles.

Address of the conference organizing committee:

17 Filatova st., Krasnodar, Russia, 350038, State Scientific Institution All-Russia Research Institute of Oil Crops by V.S. Pustovoit.

Phone numbers:

(861)254-29-99 Nikolay Ivanovich Bochkaryov, Deputy Director for Science

(861)274-64-34, (918)441-37-02 Bushnev Alexander Sergeevich, Chairman of the Board of Young Scientists

fax: (861) 254-27-80  Е

Attention!!! Only the materials relevant to the subject area of the conference will be accepted for the publication.

Download The First Informative Letter

Download The Proceedings of the Conference