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World Cotton Research Conference (WCRC-5)

March 18, 2011

An international conference is being organized by the Indian Society for Cotton Improvement (ISCI) in collaboration with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) from November 7-11, 2011 in Mumbai, India. The theme of the conference is "Technologies for Prosperity". The conference will focus on achieving an international dialogue on topics of interests ranging from biotechnology, breeding, cotton husbandry, input use, physiology, protection, abiotic stress management, harvesting, ginning, fiber quality issues, economics, marketing, textile research, cotton by-product utilization to technology transfer. The five-day event will have scientists from nearly 30 countries. 

A website that features updated information on the conference is available at  It  features all the information on the conference including the conference brochure, information on abstract submission, scientific program, and other general information. To download the conference brochure visit