International Hybrid Rice
Symposium 2018

27-28 February - 1 March 2018   Yogyakarta, 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

  • Hybrid Rice Genetics and Breedings
  • New Technology Applications
  • Crop & Resource Management
  • Hybrid Rice Economics
  • 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: 23 December 2017
Acceptance Notification: 19 January 2018
Authors Registration Deadline: 30 January 2018
Abstract Submission Rules:

All abstracts must only be submitted online via the symposium website 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 23 December 2017. The online submission system will be closed at 00:00, 24 December 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 19 January 2018. If the abstract is accepted, the author will have until 30 January 2018 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

International Hybrid Rice Symposium

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