ANNOUNCEMENT - Call for Papers: Third International Triticeae Symposium

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ANNOUNCEMENT - Call for Papers

Third International Triticeae Symposium

May 4-8, 1997
Aleppo, SYRIA

At the Second International Triticeae Symposium, Logan, Utah, USA, June
20-24, 1994, the participants unanimously accepted a proposal for the
International Triticeae Symposium to be held in Aleppo, Syria. The
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, West Asia and North
Regional Office (IPGRI-WANA) and the International Center for
Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) will serve as hosts.

The purposes of the symposium are: (1) to exchange the latest scientific
information and advancements related to annual and perennial Triticeae
species; and (2) to promote the exchange of ideas for developing
or collaborative research.


Plenary lectures will be delivered by invited speakers. Scientific papers

may be presented by registered participants orally or as posters.
Volunteered papers can be submitted in one of the following topics:

1.   Evolutionary Genomic Relationships in the Triticeae
2.   Biodiversity and Biogeography
3.   Genetic Resources and Core Collections in Breeding and Research
4.   Evaluation and Pre-breeding of Cereals and Forages
5.   Quality and Utilization


The Symposium will be held on the campus of ICARDA, 35 km south of
Syria. Blocks of rooms will be reserved for  Symposium participants in
hotels in Aleppo at a special rate. Complimentary daily bus transport to
ICARDA will be provided by the sponsors. A special form for
will be mailed to those who return the "First Call for Papers".

Local Climate

Aleppo, situated in northern Syria, has a comfortable Mediterranean
In May, the mid-days can be quite warm, but the evenings and nights are
usually pleasant.


Participants can fly directly to Aleppo from Europe or they can fly to
Damascus and drive to Aleppo. For those participants arriving in
ICARDA will provide ground transportation to Aleppo, as needed.


A registration fee of US$ 250  entitles a participant to: attendance at
scientific programs, a copy of the abstracts and programs, a copy of the
Symposium Proceedings (to be published early 1998), refreshments during
breaks, and a banquet.

Call for Papers - Registration Form

Please register at

Further information can be found at this site.

The symposium brochure and registration form will be mailed to all who
This will be sent at the end of 1996.

****** Deadline for registration is October 15, 1996.

For further information, please contact:

A.A. Jaradat
3rd International Triticeae Symposium
P.O. Box 5466,

Fax: 963-21-213-490/ 225-105
Web address:

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