the 12th Conference of Chinese Young Soil Scientists and the 7th Academic Workshop of Chinese Young
On Oct. 23 – 26, 2010, the 12th Conference of Chinese Young Soil Scientists and the 7th Academic Workshop of Chinese Young Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer Scientists were successfully held at the Huazhong Agriculture University, in Wuhan, Hubei. As many as 406 delegates were present at the meetings. They came from 57 universities, colleges, research institutions and relevant production enterprises in 29 provinces, autonomous regions and metropolises. A total of 115 young soil-plant nutrition scientists and representatives of Ph. D students exchanged their recent advancements in research at sub-sessions of the meeting and at the forum for Ph. D students, separately. The meeting has created a record unprecedented in the history of young soil scientist meetings in number, quality and academic level of papers, which fully reflects that the broad masses of young soil scientists are aiming at the world’s and country’s front lines by taking into account the scientific research and production practices, steadily tapping their potentials, vigorously striving and actively advancing. The meeting published a proceedings of 170 papers and a collection of abstracts.