ISSCT Okinawa, Japan, 22 to 26 October 2018
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Abstract submission

All abstracts should be written in English. The abstract with authors’ information must be submitted by E-mail as an attached file in MS-WORD format before 31 May 2018. Please use the following template file.

Template file for Abstract and Authors’ information (Click here).

Germplasm & Breeding abstracts should be sent to the ISSCT Germplasm and Breeding Section Chair; Goolam Badaloo (

Molecular Biology abstracts should be sent to the ISSCT Molecular Biology Section Chair; Angélique D’Hont

Guidelines for authors

The Workshops are informal and therefore no proceedings will be published. Only the programme and abstracts book will be distributed to delegates during the Workshops.

Each abstract will be limited to a single page in A4 size, which must be in the following format:

Language English
Font Times New Roman, 14 point (Title), 12 point (text)
Spacing Single line.
Margins 26 mm.
Layout Title (uppercase, 14 point, bold and centered)
Author(s) (centered)
Institute name with location and country (centered)
E-mail address of corresponding author (centered)
Keywords (less than 6 words, centered),
* Put each of above five items on new line.
* A blank line will be left between the E-mail address of the corresponding author and keywords, and between the keywords and the beginning of the text.
Text No more than required to fill the A4 page ~ 500 words (fully justified).

When you submit abstract by e-mail, please clearly indicate which type of presentation you prefer (oral or poster). However, the final decision for choice of presentation will rest upon the Scientific Committee.

All abstracts will be included in the Members’ Corner of the ISSCT website. If the authors are agreeable their PowerPoint presentations may also be included.

Instructions for poster presentation will be announced in next announcement.