Virtual International Conference VICAFAST 2020

Virtual International Conference on Advances in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology


on 31st October 2020


Organized by

Chemical Science Review and Letters

(An International Interdisciplinary Peer Reviewed Journal)

NAAS Rating 5.21    |    ISSN 2278-6783

Best Paper Awards

A. Agricultural Sciences – I 

  1. Effect of organic manuring on growth, flowering and yield traits of Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Duch.) var. Sweet Charlie by Ms. Shiva Tripathi
  2. Field Level Response in Brinjal Genotypes against Shoot and Fruit Borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenee.) (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) by Dr. Ch. Chinnabbai

B. Agricultural Sciences – II 

  1. Use of tillage and microbial cultures for rice residue management and their effect on nutrient uptake and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) by Mr. Mohammad Shahid
  2. Nutrient dynamics in Maize (Zea mays L.) as influenced by cumulative effect of crop residue incorporation and nitrogen management by Dr.P.Ammaji

C. Agricultural Sciences – III

  1. Effect of thermal stress on antioxidant responses in Bombyx mori by Dr. Pooja Makwana

D. Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology – I

  1. Floral Biology And Breeding In Gloriosa Rothschildiana by Dr. Anandhi Selvarasu

E. Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology – II

  1. Pathogenic  and Molecular variability in Sclerotium oryzae Catt. isolates collected from major rice growing areas of  Telangana and Andhra Pradhesh States by Dr.M.Prameela

F. Food, Nutrition, and Health

  1. Quantitative bio-analysis of ciprofloxacin in poultry plasma by UHPLC to characterise disposition kinetics by Dr.Ratn Deep Singh
  2. Questionnaire based study: changes in dietary habits & sleep pattern before and during covid-19 lockdown period (Indian scenario) by Ms.RV Sista and Ms.V Railla

G. Agricultural Engineering and Environmental Science

  1. Assessment of tolerance levels of crops around thermal power plant by Mr.Lal Chand Malav.
  2. Role of Integrated acclimation tanks on the survival rates of shrimp post larvae in grow out ponds by Er. Monikandon Sukumaran.

H. Food Nanoscience and Technology

  1. Biochar-Based Nanocomposite for Supercapacitors by Dr.Kesavan Devarayan
  2. Halochromic Chemical Nose for Monitoring of Packaged Fish Spoilage by Ms.Vinothini Vaz Motcham

Cash Prize Winner

  1. Use of tillage and microbial cultures for rice residue management and their effect on nutrient uptake and yield of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) by Mr. Mohammad Shahid

Certificates of participation/presentation/award winners

Certificates will be sent to your email on Monday (02.11.2020).

Scope of the Conference

Virtual International Conference on Advances in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (VICAFAST 2020) is organized by the journal Chemical Science Review and Letters. This international conference include lectures from eminent scientists as well as oral presentations by researchers, scholars, and students. The objective of the conference is to discuss the recent advances in food and agriculture sector.

The following are general topics to be covered in the conference, but not limited to

− Agricultural Sciences/Engineering/Technology

− Agricultural chemistry

− Agricultural meteorology

− Applied Engineering

− Bioinformatics

− Biotechnology

− Climate change

− Chemical sciences, Applied Chemistry

− Computational science

− Engineering sciences

− Environment / ecology

− Environmental science and technology

− Food chemistry

− Food safety

− Food technology

− Food and nutrition

− Forestry and natural resources

− Renewable energy resources

− Global warming

− Horticulture

− Fungicide/Herbicide applications

− Materials science, nanotechnology

− Microbiology

− Molecular biology

− Nanoscience and technology

− Quality control & assurance

− Seed science and technology

− Soil science and technology

− Veterinary science

− Vegetable science

− Water science and technology

And so on

Important Dates

Extended deadlines

Submission of abstract   – 10.10.202015.10.2020

Submission of abstract & full paper – 20.10.2020 (submissions are closed now)

For Registration              – 25.10.2020

Conference on                – 31.10.2020


− Opportunity to meet experts of different research areas virtually

− Opportunity to present your research and discuss with experts

− Publication of all accepted papers in peer-reviewed  NAAS rated international journal and proceeding book

−Several Awards for best presentations

Registration Fee*

Presentation+proceeding+journal publication – Rs.2500/-**

Presentation+proceeding only – Rs.1000/-

Presentation+proceeding only – Rs.500/- (students only)***

Participation only – Rs.500/-

Registration fee includes e-proceeding and e- certificate

*Registration fee excludes any transaction charges from bank.

**Registration fee includes the journal publication charge. No extra payment needed.

***To avail student concession, student ID should be submitted along with the abstract/proceeding.

Send Your Registration Fee to the following Account

Mr. Daniel S

A/C No. 178001000017622

Branch: Indian Overseas Bank

District Court Branch, Salem

Branch Code: 1780

IFSC: IOBA0001780

Bank Swift code: IOBAINBB001

Payee Address: Salem, Tamil Nadu, India

After payment of registration fee, take a screenshot or save the payment page and submit through the registration link given here.

Call for Papers

The original and unpublished research and review papers are welcome on the above mentioned and related topics for oral presentation. All the proceedings accepted for presentations will be published in Chemical Science Review and Letters (NAAS rating 5.21) and in proceeding book.

Paper Preparation & Submission

The abstract must be written within 10 lines. The full paper should be written within 15 pages with Font Style: Times New Roman, Size: 12 pt; Line Spacing: 1.0; Alignment: Justify; Margin: All sides with 1 inch or 1.5 cm. Tables must be prepared using MS word. Figures must have at least of 150 dpi resolution. The name of the corresponding author should be indicated with an asterisk (*) and must give the email id, and full affiliation. For more information, please visit and must follow the author instructions.

All submissions must only be through

After receipt of the proceeding, the authors will be notified about the acceptance for presentation. The authors will require to record video of their oral presentation and send to the Convener upon intimation. The authors do not wish to publish can submit their abstract alone.

How to make presentation?

The presenters are requested to record your presentation either as screen recording or video recording and send your presentation as ‘.mp4’ to The video should not be more that 10 minutes. The presenters will be required to be available online on the day of the conference to answer any queries by the participants.

How to record video? (suggestions)

Visit this external website to learn how to record video using windows powerpoint

Use any other softwares available online for screen recording your video talks/lectures e.g. ispring free cam, camtacia etc

Use iSpring Free Cam recorder for recording your video


Publication in NAAS Rated Journal

All the submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and those accepted for presentation will be published in Chemical Science Review and Letters (ISSN 2278-6783) (NAAS Rating: 5.21) free of charge.

Proceeding Publication

All the papers accepted for presentation will be published in VICAFAST Proceedings book.

Best Presentation Awards

Best presentations in Oral sessions will be recognized with  Best Presentation Awards. Further, the first of Best Oral presentations will be rewarded with Rs.1000 each.

About the Journal /Organizer

Chemical Science Review and Letters (ISSN 2278-6783), is an international journal that publishes interdisciplinary research since 2012. This open access journal celebrates its success in its 9th year in 2020. The journal has world wide readership. The journal has a NAAS rating of 5.21 for the year 2020. Please visit for more information.

For more details contact

Er. Daniel MS

Managing Editor/Convener

Chemical Science Review and Letters

Salem, India

Email: /