ICGEB Course on Microbial Inoculants

Course "Microbial Inoculants for a Sustainable Agriculture"

8 - 10 June, La Plata, Argentina

Organiser: Giuliano Degrassi (IBioBA-ICGEB, Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Co-organiser: Pedro A. Balatti (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina)

Requests for information directly to: degrassiicgeb.org , microbialinoculants.lp2016@gmail.com



Deadline for receipt of applications by local organisers: 10 April 2016
For information please contact the local organisers

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The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged.

For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly





  • Present the current situation of microbial inoculants and future perspectives, with a special focus on Latin America

  • Inform the audience about the principles of production, formulation and use of microbial inoculants

  • Discuss the inoculants based on Azospirillum and Bradyrhizobium and their use in soybean crop

  • Overview the potential of Azospirillum brasiliense as a plant growth promoter


Expected benefits/outcome

  • Interaction and networking among scientists, researchers and managers involved in research, development, production and use of microbial inoculants coming from the private and public sectors

  • Establish collaborations and explore the potential for the development of products



  • No fee is charged to attend this Course. Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living costs.

  • A limited number of grants, covering accommodation (twin share) and local hospitality for the duration of the Course, are available to a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States.
    The available grants will be allocated in order of priority, according to the ranking achieved in the selection process.



Submit your application on-line at http://www.icgeb.org/course-application-argentina-2016.html by 10 April 2016
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