International Hybrid Rice
Symposium 2017

7 - 10 November 2017   Aston Denpasar Hotel & Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia

Abstract Guidelines

The Scientific Committee invites all interested individuals to submit abstracts for the International Hybrid Rice Symposium. Individuals who have conducted extensive research on hybrid rice can submit abstracts under the following topics

  • Parental Line Improvement and Hybrid Rice Development
  • Hybrid Rice Seed Production
  • Application of Genomic and Molecular tools
  • Enhancing Heterosis through Crop & Resource Management
  • Hybrid Rice Economics and Social Impacts
  • National Policies and Public-Private Engagement on Hybrid Rice

Accepted abstracts will be selected for oral or poster presentation and will be published in the conference proceedings.

Important Dates:
Online Abstract Submission open: 15 June 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline: 14 August 2017
Acceptance Notification: 15 September 2017
Early-bird Registration Deadline: 14 August 2017
Authors Registration Deadline: 1 October 2017
Abstract Submission Rules:

All abstracts must only be submitted online via the symposium website www.hybrid-rice.org. Abstracts submitted by fax, email, or post will NOT be accepted. In submitting the abstract, the author grants the organizers of the International Hybrid Rice Symposium the right to publish the abstract in hard copy and in electronic form.

Abstract Submission Deadline:

All abstracts must be submitted on or before 14 August 2017. The online submission system will be closed at 00:00, 15 August 2017, Indonesia Time (+7 GMT). All abstracts submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Abstract Acceptance Notification:

Notice of acceptance/rejection will be sent via email to the corresponding authors on or before 15 September 2017. If the abstract is accepted, the author will have until 1 October 2017 to register.

Guidelines for Abstract Submission:
  • Abstracts must be written exclusively in English
  • Author may choose between two modes of presentation:
    A) Oral Presentation
    B) Poster Presentation
  • Abstract must be limited to 250 words and must be concise and clear, highlighting the most relevant aspects, findings, and conclusions.
  • Use only standard abbreviations. Special or unusual abbreviations are not recommended. If otherwise necessary, the latter should be placed in parenthesis after the first appearance of the full word, except for unit symbols. Numeral rather than words may be used to indicate numbers.
  • Abstracts should be submitted in text-only file.
  • The body of the abstract should be structured under the following headings:
    - Introduction: Background/Purpose
    - Methodology
    - Results
    - Discussions and Conclusions

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