Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) have been a major source of health care since time immemorial. Plant parts, extracts and phytochemicals derived from medicinal plants are being used in different systems of medicine like Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Folklore and Allopathy. About 25% of prescription drugs are derived from medicinal plants. The pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries are currently engaged actively in Research and Development of ecofriendly phytochemicals as 70-80% of population of developing countries are relying on products which are of plant origin. These attributes clearly indicate the demanding position of MAPs in the present market. Therefore this National Conference provides an opportunity to students and researchers to share their valuable ideas in the field of Natural
- To create an atmosphere for exchange of ideas on the emerging trends in MAPs Research
- To bring awareness among students about the importance of MAPs
- To encourage farmers for the commercial cultivation
- To provide an opportunity for students to present papers related to MAPs research
- To provide a platform for students to interact with Scientists and Entrepreneurs to know the career opportunities in phytochemical industries.
- Biodiversity and Conservation of MAPs Agrotechnology of MAPs
- Isolation, purification & characterization of Bioactive compounds
- Biotechnology of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
- Phytotherapy and Clinical Studies
- Trade aspects of MAPs
- Bio-informatics and Chemi-informatics in Natural Products Research
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentation (about 300 words) along with the registration form so as to reach the Organizing Secretary, MAPR-2012 at [email protected] by th 16 January 2012. The acceptance of the abstracts will be communicated to the corresponding authors by e-mail latest by th 20 January 2012.
Abstract must be typed in MS Word format, Times New Roman 12 pt size with single spacing. No other format will be accepted.
Registration Fee Before 20 January 2012
Participants from Industry : Rs. 2000/-
Academicians : Rs. 500/-
Research scholars/students : Rs. 250/-
After 20th January 2012
Participants from Industry : Rs. 2500/-
Academicians : Rs. 600/-
Research scholars/students : Rs. 350/-
Registration fee should be paid by DD or by cash in favour of ”Ravi Kiran S”, payable at Hyderabad.
Venue: Gandhi Medical College Alumni Auditorium, Musheerabad, Hyderabad
Accommodation: Accommodation for outstation participants will be provided at local hotels on payment basis at their request.
Andhra Pradesh Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Board has been set up during the year 2002 to promote Medicinal and Aromatic Plants sector (MAP) in Andhra Pradesh with the active support of National Medicinal Plants Board. The Board is envisaged to develop Medicinal & Aromatic Plantation Sector in Andhra Pradesh and to institute a system of long-term sustainable and equitable use of MAPs. The objective is to improve resource conservation and livelihood security in rural and marginalized communities by development of local awareness of the value of Medicinal Plants.
Aurora's Degree & PG College is known for establishing unique traditions in every aspect of its functioning with a mission to blend the strong cultural Indian heritage with advanced modern learning tools, thus providing a direction to education. The college hosts various State level and National level symposia, workshops, technical and non-technical events beyond curriculum to bring students from different backgrounds to a common platform to explore, discover and discuss their hidden potential and talent.
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