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Istro Branch - Czech Republic

by Research Institute for Fodder Plants, Ltd. Troubsko

invite you to participate in

the International Soil Conference

Soil – agriculture, environment, landscape


( Czech Republic)   

June 29 – July 1, 2005  

First Announcement


call for papers

(Download the conference program and registration form here)

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the Department of Soil Management of the Research Institute for Fodder Plants Ltd., Troubsko with the Research Institute for Crop Production, Praha and Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno, we pleased to invite you to the International Soil Conference that will take place in Brno, Czech Republic, 2005.

The conference should provide opportunities for exchange of the latest results on soil management in natural and agricultural systems. A scientific programme will include two-days paper presentation in five topics and one-day professional field trip.

Conference topics

Papers or posters dealing with the general topic of the conference are invited will be discuss in the following five sections:

Preliminary programme

Tuesday 28.6.2005
Arrival, accommodation, registration

Wednesday 29.6.2005

8.00 registration
9.30 opening ceremony
10.00 – 18.00 workshop session
19.00 welcome reception

Thursday 30.6.2005

9.00 – 16.00 workshop session
16.00 poster presentation

Friday 1.7.2005

8.30 professional field trip

Conference language
The language of conference will be English.

Scientific and organizing Committee

Research Institute for Fodder Crops,Ltd. Troubsko

Dr. Jaromír Procházka (chairmen) e-mail:
Dipl.Ing. Barbora Badalíková (secretary) e-mail:
Dr. Jan Hrubý (co-chairmen) e-mail:
Dr. Ivo Hartman (co-secretary) e-mail:

Research Institute for Crop Production, Praha

Dr. Miloslav Javůrek (co-chairmen) e-mail:
Dr. Milan Vach (co-secretary) e-mail:

Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno

Prof. Dr. Jan Křen (co-chairmen) e-mail:
Dr. Blanka Procházková (co-secretary) e-mail:

Call for papers
Call for papers should be returned before September 30, 2004 . Papers should be written in English and will be presented as oral or poster.
Chosen papers will be published in the Proceeding of International Conference.
Details will be mentioned in the second circular .

Registration fee
Registration fees will be 250 € for ISTRO members and 280 € for non-members.
Fees for participants include: participation in the scientific programme, conference proceedings, CD, welcome reception, programmed lunches, coffee breaks, professional field trip.

The accommodation will be available in ****Hotel or Student hostels. Hotel rate is cca from 46 € per night (economy class - single) to 72 € ( superior class – double). Student hostels rate is cca 20 € per night for single or double occupancy in double bedroom.

Anybody participant pay its accommodation himself!
Please send us the following form by mail, fax or e-mail to there under contact address before September 30, 2004 if you wish to obtain the Second circular.  

This first circular is also available on a websites:

Registration form

The conference program and registration form can be downloaded by clicking here (pdf format, 200 Kb).
Please fill in the registration form and mail or fax the form to the contact address below.

Contact Address:

Dipl.Ing. Barbora Badalíková
Research Institute for Fodder Crops, Ltd.
Zahradní 1
664 41 Troubsko
Czech Republic

Fax: +420 547 227 385