Symposium/ Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops

NNRC has been organizing regularly the scientific conferences, seminars and training workshops on national and international basis since 1977 and providing valuable research knowledge and expertise to young scientists, researchers, students, extension workers, farmers and other related persons. A total of 13 Nematological events have so far been organized by NNRC and the Society PSN. Following national and international training courses, seminars and workshops on Nematology have been organized in Pakistan hosted by NNRC (1977- 2014) 

  • First National Seminar-Cum-Workshop on Nematode Problems in Agricultural Crops in Pakistan (10-12 August, 1977).
  • First National Training Course on Plant Nematology, at Karachi, Pakistan (2-21 February, 1980).
  • Second National Training Course on Plant Nematology, at Karachi, Pakistan (20 November-2 December, 1984).
  • PAK-US First International Workshop on Plant Nematology, at Karachi, Pakistan (6-8 April, 1986).
  • FAO-NNRC Second International Workshop on Plant Nematology, at Karachi, Pakistan (22-26 November, 1992).
  • National Symposium on Nematology, at Karachi, Pakistan (7-9 January, 2002).
  • International Symposium on Bio-diversity of Nematode Fauna in Pakistan (5th National Nematological Conference), at Karachi, Pakistan (17-19 May, 2004).
  • 6th National Nematological Conference in Pakistan, at Karachi (25- 27 April, 2006).
  • International Training Workshop on Nematode Identification at NNRC, University of Karachi (October 22- November 3, 2007).
  • 35th All Pakistan Science Conference, “10th Nematological Event: International Conference on Nematology in Pakistan”, at University of Karachi (20-23 December, 2008).
  • 11th Nematological Event: One-day Seminar” on “Molecular Techniques used in Nematology with emphasis on genetic diversity of wheat germ plasm” at KIBGE, University of Karachi (17 April, 2010).
  • 12th Nematological Event International Workshop on Biological Control of Root-knot Nematode in Vegetables by EPNs (24 – 26 May, 2012).
  • 13th Nematological Event on Prospective of Nematology in Pakistan at Sheikh Zaid Research Institute University of Karachi (23-25 January, 2014).
  • 5th International workshop for Capacity Building in Nematology, ICCBS, University of Karachi (12-22 Feb, 2018)