23rd International Congress on Sexual Plant Reproduction 2014 Porto

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  • The XXIII Sex­ual Plant Repro­duc­tion Meet­ing invites you to attend the 2014 con­fer­ence, held in Porto, Por­tu­gal on July 13 – 18, 2014 at the Tiara Park Atlantic Hotel Porto organ­ised by the Sex­ual Plant Repro­du­tion and Devel­op­ment Lab­o­ra­tory (SPReD), Uni­ver­sity of Porto.

    This is a series of meet­ings that take place every two years, and are unique oppor­tu­ni­ties for hun­dreds of sex­ual plant repro­duc­tion enthu­si­asts from all over the world to get together.

    Con­gress Theme: Seeds for the future

    Impor­tant when global demand and con­sump­tion of agri­cul­tural crops for food, feed, and fuel is increas­ing at a rapid pace. The appli­ca­tion of genetic prin­ci­ples to improve cul­ti­vated plants is fun­da­men­tal and new vari­eties can result only from improve­ments over the exist­ing vari­eties in par­tic­u­lar char­ac­ter­is­tics or in com­bi­na­tions of char­ac­ter­is­tics. The use of model plants to learn the fine points of seed pro­duc­tion is essen­tial to improve crop production.

    A wide vari­ety of top­ics are included in the pro­gram for the Porto meet­ing in 2014, flower devel­op­ment, male and female game­to­phyte devel­op­ment and func­tion, pol­li­na­tion and fer­til­iza­tion mech­a­nisms and self-​incompatibility, meio­sis, epi­ge­net­ics, apomixis, seed and fruit devel­op­ment and plant repro­duc­tion for species conservation.

    Enjoy an excel­lent sci­en­tific pro­gram together with the field’s fore­most experts and the promis­ing new­com­ers, all while immersed in the warm hos­pi­tal­ity of the city.

    If you wish to hold an oral pre­sen­ta­tion or show­case a poster match­ing any of the ses­sion top­ics listed below, please sub­mit your abstract together with the reg­is­tra­tion details until April 26, 2014.

    Planned Sessions

    • Embryo­ge­n­e­sis
    • Endosperm Devel­op­ment and Imprinting
    • Evo­lu­tion of Repro­duc­tive Struc­tures and Speciation
    • Flow­er­ing and Flower Organ Development
    • Fruit Devel­op­ment
    • Germline Devel­op­ment and Function
    • Meio­sis and Apomixis
    • Pollen Tube Growth and Fer­til­i­sa­tion Mechanism
    • Pol­li­na­tors and Species Conservation
    • Seed Devel­op­ment and Germination
    • Self-​incompatibility Mechanisms

    Organ­is­ing Committee

    Invited Speakers

    • Fred Berger
    • Amots Dafni
    • José Feijó
    • Car­o­line Gross
    • Ueli Gross­niklaus
    • Rita Groß-​Hardt
    • Jose Gutierrez-​Marcos
    • Tet­suya Higashiyama
    • Anna Koltunow
    • Raphael Mercier
    • Lars Oster­gaard
    • Arp Schnittger
    • David Twell
    • Jean-​Philippe Vielle-​Calzada
    • Doris Wag­ner
    • Dolf Wei­jers
    • Zhen­biao Yang
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