Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources

International symposium on plant phenotyping in Nanjing, China

by Jozef Polák

In the period of October 22-26, 2019 the conference “The 6th International Plant Phenotyping Symposium” was held in Nanjing, China. The conference, in which participated more than 400 scientists from numerous countries, was organized under International Plant Phenotyping Network (IPPN) by the Nanjing Agricultural University, a leader of phenomic research in Asia. At the conference, the SAU was represented by prof. Ing. Marián Brestič, CSc. and  doc. Ing. Marek Živčák, PhD. and Ing. Marek Kovár, PhD.  In addition to participants from the host country, the most numerous were the scientists from Great Britain, Germany, Japan, USA, Australia and other countries active in this scientific area. The conference provided also a unique forum for scientific discussions and non-formal meetings with a great atmosphere. Thus, in addition to new knowledge, attendants took home new contacts and offers for international cooperation. As a part of the conference, we attended several workshops.

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