SEAVEG 2019: Advanced Vegetable Technologies for High Productivity and Better Human Health |-----| 'SEAVEG 2019 1st announcement brochure is now available to download |-----| IMPORTANT DATES |-----| • Deadline for abstract submission : 30 APRIL 2019 |-----| • Deadline for Advertisement, Sponsorship and Exhibition : 1 July 2019 |-----| • Deadline for registration : 1 July 2019 |-----| • Deadline for full paper submission : 31 May 2019



Scientific paper submissions are welcomed for the following topics:

  1. Hybrid seed, tissue culture, fingerprinting and seed coating
  2. Underutilized vegetables for nutrition and bio-prospection
  3. Biofortified crops, genetically modified crops, gene-editing and mutation breeding
  4. Nutrient fortification, precision nutrient management and smart fertilisers
  5. Precision farming, mechanization and sensors
  6. Advances in organic vegetable farming
  7. Plant factory, urban farming and indoor cultivation
  8. Biocontrol, bioremediation and biosensors
  9. Climate-smart vegetable technologies
  10. Advanced post-harvest management
  11. Innovative vegetable products
  12. Socio-economics and marketing in vegetable production, processing, packaging and consumption

SEAVEG 2019 gathers a number of plenary and keynote papers under various topics and expertise in vegetable production and nutrition as below:
Plenary Papers
Vegetables: Cycle of Nutrients, Nutrition and Nutrition Security
Dr. Prem Nath, Vegetable Science International Network (VEGINET), Bengaluru, India

Assuring Nutritional Security by Improving Quality and Dietary Diversity Including Vegetables in Rice- Based Diets
Dr. Jacqueline Hughes, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines

Plant Factory Technology: The Future of Vegetable Production
Prof. Paul P.S. Teng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Keynote Papers

Impact of Advanced Vegetable Production Technologies on Productivity and Nutritional Value
Prof. Michael Boehme, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Sustainable Production and Consumption of Vegetables in the Nutrition Security Chain for Health and Wellness of Diverse Population
Dr. V. Prakash, International Society of Nutraceuticals and Nutritionals and Naturals (ISNNaN), Mysore, India

Advanced Breeding Tools in Vegetable Crops
Prof. Joao Carlos da Silva Dias, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Integrated Management of viral diseases to Improve Productivity and Quality of Vegetable Crops
Dr. Anupam Varma, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India

Advances in Biological Control of Insect Pests in Crucifers
Dr. Sivapragasam Annamalai, Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI) Southeast Asia, Selangor, Malaysia

Improving the Competitiveness of Vegetable Markets for Enhancing Nutritional Security
Prof. P.G. Chengappa, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India

Advance Technologies in Organic Vegetable Production for Safe and Healthy Food Consumption
Prof. Stefaan De Neve, Ghent University, Belgium

Microgreens and Sprouts for Household Nutrition Security
Dr. O.P. Dutta, Namdhari Seeds Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India

A Systemic Novel Approach for Biodegradable Coatings
Dr. Asgar Ali, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia


Symposium outline

Inauguration session

Officially open of SEAVEG 2019

Opening address session


Address by Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Malaysia (MOA)


Address by MARDI


Address by SEAVEG Chair


Address by Co-Organizer 1


Address by Co-Organizer 1


Keynote 1.1

Topic 1

Keynote 1.2

Keynote 1.3

Keynote 1.4

Keynote 2.1

Topic 2

Keynote 2.2

Keynote 2.3

Keynote 2.4

Thematic sessions ( parallel)



1. 2. 3.

Oral presentation




Oral presentation




Oral presentations




poster presentations




 Panel Discussion

Topic: symposium theme

Closing session

Outcome and recommendation, Awards giveaway and Closing remarks 



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  2. Policymakers
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  4. Small scale and commercial farmers
  5. Non-governmental organisations and agricultural associations
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