The Organizing Committee is pleased to invite to submit abstracts for presentation at the "15th International Meeting on Frankia and Actinorhizal Plants".

Deadline for the submission of only the Title of the Abstract and Authors with affiliation, and suggestion of discussion area is 11 June 2008. Please use the Registration Form to send this information to Organizers.

Please specify whether it is a poster or an oral presentation in the Registration Form.

The Abstracts should be submitted later, before 11 August 2008, attached to an e-mail to the Congress e-mail address, and writing "Abstract" in the subject.

Guidelines for the Preparation of Abstracts

  • All abstracts must be in English.
  • Use Times New Roman 12 if possible.
  • The abstract title must be in upper and lower case Bold Letters.
  • Author(s) names must be in upper and lower case (e.g. Linda Ríos).
  • Provide affiliation of all authors, indicated by superscript numbers beside the corresponding name. Include full mailing address, phone number, email address and fax number.
  • The presenting author’s name must be in bold letters.
  • The whole Abstract including Title, Authors and Addresses with a space line between Title, Authors, Addresses, and the text of the abstract including acknowledgements, should not exceed 1 A4 page with margins of 3 cm above and below, 3 cm right and 4 cm left.
  • Abstract topics: please select the category under which the abstract is to be presented after consulting the list of Sections.
  • Abstracts should be as informative as possible and must use the following structured format: Background and aims, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
  • Use only standard abbreviations. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full word the first time it appears in the abstract.
  • We recommend using word-processing software (for example Word, please use Word 97-2003 formats) for editing your abstract and counting the number of words


Posters will be set up on wooden boards of 1.30 m height. The maximum width of posters must be 0.90 m.


Oral presentations will last 15-20 minutes (+ 5 min discussion). Computer projectors for Power Point Presentations, and Overhead Projectors will be available.


We will inform later about the Proceedings of the Meeting as full papers published in a special issue of an International Journal.

With Support Of
Universidad Nacional de Quilmes Universidad Nacional del Comahue Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnologia e Innovacion Productiva Conicet Agencia Nacional de Promocion Cientifica y Tecnologica Administracion de Parques Nacionales de la Argentina L'Institut de recherche pour le développement