A major theme of the programme this year is "Conservation of environment through plantation crops," CPCRI Director George V. Thomas, who is the chairman of the conference, said at a press conference here on Thursday.
said papers, in either Malayalam or English, would be presented on topics in agriculture, medical science, biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, genetics, environmental science, science and technology and traditional science.
The papers should be sent to K. Muraleedharan, secretary general, 22nd Swadeshi Shastra Sammelanam, CPCRI
, Kasaragod - 671 124 before August 14, Dr. Thomas
said a person under 35 who authored the best paper would be given the Yuva Shastra Puraskaram (young science award).