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Welcome to PVB2016

The Fourth International Conference on Plant Vascular Biology (PVB2016), co-organized by the Botanical Society of China and the Chinese Society of Cell Biology, will be held in Shenzhen, China. The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists working on diverse aspects of vascular biology including the formation, function and evolution of phloem, xylem and cambium. Attention will be given to intra- and inter-cellular communication in relation to vascular bundle formation and environmental responses. The total participants will be limited to 300 (150 reserved for Chinese participants).

As part of the PVB2016, a peer-reviewed and freeaccess Special Issue is planned for the Journal of Integrative Plant Biology (www.jipb.net)), under the theme of “Plant Vascular Biology”. All participants are welcome to contribute review or research articles.

Chun-Ming Liu

Institute of Botany
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Bill Lucas

Department of Plant Biology
University of California, Davis

Call for Abstracts

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Note on Invitation for Visa Application

To obtain an invitation for your visa application, please register and fill out all fields on your entry date, place of Chinese diplomatic mission and the passport data, with proper payment. After receiving your registration information, the secretariat will send you an official invitation letter with which you can apply for an entry visa.Please note that the letter of abstract acceptance is separate and not valid for this purpose.

Citizens of Singapore, Brunei and Japan holding ordinary passports and staying in China for no more than 15 days do not need an entry visa. ... More details >>>