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    ARD Research Symposium 2019

    Symposium Theme:
    The 1890 Research Agenda:  Making Critical Contributions to Rural Prosperity and Challenges in Food and Agriculture

  • Deadline: COB on Wednesday, November 21st (EST)

    Abstract Formatting: Before submitting your abstract, make sure it conforms to the following Abstract Formatting guidelines.

    More Information: Questions about abstract submission should be directed to Dr. Jurgen Schwarz, Associate Research Director at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore


    • Capitalize all proper words.
    • Italicize genus and species
    • No footnotes
    • Bold all words in the title. 


    • Limit 250 words.
    • Give scientific name at first mention of the subject organism.
    • Do not cite references, figures, tables, probability levels, nor detailed results.
    • Refer to results only in the general sense.
    • use Times Romans font size 11
    • single line spacing


    Authors and Affiliations

    • Last name last
    • No first names
    • Only Initials.
    • * denotes presenter.
    • Avoid footnoting.

    Title, Authors and Affiliations Example

    Screening Capsicum chinense Fruits of the World. G. F. Antonious*, Land Grant Program, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY 40101; J. C. Snyder, Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546; and R. L. Jarret, USDA/ARS Plant Genetics Laboratory, Griffin, GA 30223.


    Topic Areas...

    • Plant Health and Production and Plant Products
    • Animal Health and Production and Animal Products
    • Food Safety, Nutrition and Health
    • Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment
    • Family, Youth, Community and Economic Development

    Participants: Contact your Research Director for instructions on submitting your abstract.