Academic Activity
   
Academic Activity
Academic Seminar in Beijing
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    The International Magnesium Institute (IMI) held an academic seminar in Beijing, China on 18–19 September 2017, organized by Prof. Fusuo Zhang. This seminar coincided with a meeting of the academic council of IMI. The main topics of the seminar were: 1) international frontiers of plant nutrition; 2) new progress on the physiology and molecular biologyof plant nutrition; 3) integrated nutrient management; and 4) the role of plant nutrition in food security and agricultural sustainability.
    The seminar began with a talk by Prof. Zhang who described progress in the development of the National Magnesium Network (NMN) and its ambitions for the future.The plant nutritionists, Prof. Ismail Cakmak from Sabanci University, Prof. Andreas Gransee from K+S KALI GmbH, Prof. Klaus Dittert from Goettingen University, Prof. Zed Rengel from the University of Western Australia, Prof. Philip J. White from the James Hutton Institute, and Dr Balint Jakli and Dr Merle Traeknerfrom the Goettingen University gave invited presentations. More than 100 young scientists and graduate students participated in the seminar.