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9th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals

 

April 12th - 15th, 2010

 

The purpose of the conferences is to review, discuss, and explore methods for determining the identity, purity, quality, and processing of plants, commonly known as botanicals. Here, the topics generally include, issues such as authentication, cultivation, collection and post-harvest practices for producing quality plant material and chemical, toxicological methods for quality/safety assessment that lead to the pre-clinical evaluation of the botanicals. Contributed presentations, both oral and poster, are invited. Each session will open with a plenary speaker outlining the current approaches, limitations, and research needs of the topic area. Speakers will be leading researchers from industry, academia, nonprofit institutions, and government.

Topics Include:

•Cultivation, Collection and Post Harvest Practices to Produce Quality Botanical Material
•Authentication, Identification and Purity of Botanicals
•Approaches Toward Establishing the Safety and Quality of Botanicals
•Regulatory Aspects for Safety Assessment of Botanical Products
•Traditional system of Indian medicine

 

The first day of the 9th Annual Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals will be exclusively dedicated to Symposium of "Indian Systems of Medicine"