9th international symposium on molecular breeding of forage and turf

Welcome Letter

Dear Colleagues,

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to attend the 9th International Symposium on Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf (MBFT 2016) and the 3rd National Conference on Forage and Turf Biotechnology of Chinese Grassland Society that will be held in Lanzhou during August 15 to 19, 2016, on behalf of the local and international organizing committees. The topics of MBFT 2016 will include:

   Germplasm, Diversity, and Its Impact on Breeding
Abiotic and Biotic Stresses
Bioenergy and Biorenewables
Emerging Tools for Forage and Turf Research
Functional Genetics and Genomics and Genetic Mapping
Plant-Microbe Interactions

The Symposium sessions include oral and poster presentations related to the above topics and one day trip to Yuzhong Experimental Station for Grass and Forage Breeding of Lanzhou University.

Our Local Organizing Committee will try its best to prepare a good program and to make best arrangements for your attendance.
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We are looking forward to meeting you in Lanzhou, China, for the most informative and enjoyable symposium.

Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
Chinese Grassland Society
Lanzhou University
State Key Laboratory of Grassland Agro-ecosystems (SKLGAE)

Undertaking organizers:
Forage and Turf Biotechnology Committee of Chinese Grassland Society
College of Pastoral Agricultural Science and Technology, Lanzhou University