Dr. V.C. Mercykutty, Scientist, Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) received the award for outstanding poster in the ‘ISHS International Symposium on Vegetable Grafting (ISVG 2014)’ held at Wuhan, China from 17 - 21 March 2014.
The certificate and memento were received by Dr. V.C. Mercykutty from Dr. Francisco Perez, Chairman of the International Society for Horticultural Science – Vegetable Grafting Working Group.
The scientific paper titled ‘Studies on Graft Compatibility of Buds in Vegetative Propagation of Hevea brasiliensis’ authored by Dr. V.C. Mercykutty and Dr. T. Gireesh (Scientist, RRII) had won the outstanding poster award.
The symposium was attended by 250 participants from 21 countries and was hosted by International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and was organized by Chinese Society of Horticultural Science (CSHS) and Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China. The aim of the symposium was to promote the communication and cooperation among the researchers, companies and growers from all over the world.