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Presentations for International Conference on Biotechnology Based Sustainable Agriculture, on Saturday, December 19 2009, New Delhi, India
  Opening Session
  Welcome Address of Mr. D H Pai Panandiker, Chairman
Can Biotechnology Promote Sustainable Farming in India? by Dr. C S Prakash, Professor, Plant Molecular Genetics, Tuskegee University, USA
  Session 1 : Dynamics of Sustainable Agriculture
Conservation Agriculture by Dr. R P Singh, Executive Secretary, Indian Agricultural Universities Association. New Delhi
  Biotech Farming by Dr. Manjit Singh Kang, Vice Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University. Ludhiana
  Session 2A : Recent Developments in Agricultural Biotechnology-Transgenic
Biotechnology and Enriched Nutrition by Prof. Swapan Kumar Datta, Deputy Director General, Crop Science, ICAR, New Delhi
Herbicide Tolerance & Insect Resistance by Dr. Jay G Varshney, Director, Directorate of Weed Science Research, ICAR, Jabalpur
Genetic Engineering for Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops by Dr. K C Bansal, Professor and Principal Scientist, National Research Center on Plant Biotechnology, IARI, New Delhi
  Session 2B : Recent Developments in Agriculture Biotechnology-Non Transgenics For Enhancing Conventional Breeding
Marker Assisted Selection for Crop Improvement by Dr. P K Gupta, Hon. Emeritus Professor & INSA Senior Scientist, Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, CCS University, Meerut
Plant Genomics and Emerging Techniques by Dr. Jitendra P Khurana, Professor and Coordinator (UGC-SAP), Dept. of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi
  Session 3 : Safety Assessment for Food and Feed Derived from GM Technology
  Session 4 : Networks for Safety Management and Knowledge Sharing With Special Reference to BT Cotton and BT Brinjal
  Conference Recommendations