Feeding the Earth, the Soil Science underlying Food Production

Event date: 
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Event venue: 
East Malling Research, East Malling, Kent United Kingdom
Event description: 

The spring 2015 meeting of SEESOIL will be hosted by East Malling Research (EMR), near Maidstone in Kent, from 11:00 until 16:00 on Thursday 30 April 2015.

To celebrate 2015 – International Year of Soils, the meeting theme is the relationship of soil science with food production.  The meeting will be a mixture of invited and offered short (20 minutes) oral and poster presentations, a facilitated discussion about using food production to introduce children and the general public to soil science; followed by a tour of the fruit farm at EMR and the National Rhizolab Facility.  Refreshments will be provided throughout the day.

Abstract submission

Abstracts for offered oral and poster presentations should be no longer than 300 words and submitted by E-mail, as a MS Word document,using ‘April 2015 Abstract’ as the subject heading.  Please indicate your preferred presentation format (i.e. oral presentation or poster) in your message.  The closing date for receipt of abstracts is 17:00, Friday 10th April 2015.

Booking is open now and will close at 5pm on Thursday 16th April 2015