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Programme of Symposium

 Wednesday, June 22, 2022

18.00-20.00  Get-together, Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences,
the building of Centre for Teaching and Research, Wrocław, pl. Grunwaldzki 24a

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Leading topic: Micronutrients in agriculture

9.00-9.15     Opening ceremony

9.15-10.45  Session dedicated to the scientific achievements of Prof. Zofia Spiak   

10.45-11.15  Coffee break

11.15-12.45 Plenary session

  • Ismail Cakmak: Hidden hunger still persists worldwide in human populations: now is the time for a micronutrient fertilizer strategy
  • Malcolm Hawkesford: Genetics and physiology of micronutrient capture by crops
  • Thomas Eichert: Foliar uptake of micronutrients

12.45-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.00 Plenary session

  • Beata Rutkowska: Agrotechnical biofortification as a method to increase selenium content in cultivated plants
  • Łukasz Skoczylas: Biofortification of plants with iodine, plant homologues of thyroid hormones. Processing of iodine enriched vegetables
  • Ewelina Klem-Marciniak: Chelate micronutrient fertilizers- current problems and prospects for new technologies of their production

16.00-16.30 Poster session (part 1)

16.30-17.30 Plenary session (communications)

  • Aleksandra Badora: Trace elements in the environment and silent hunger
  • Jozef Kobza: Microelements in agricultural soils in Slovakia
  • Jolanta Korzeniowska: A new system for fertilizing with micronutrients in Poland

19.30-24.00  Gala Dinner

Friday, June 24, 2022 

Leading topic: Trace elements in the environment

9.00-10.30   Plenary session

  • Filip Tack: Controlling the uptake of Cd in leafy vegetables
  • Vladislav Chrastný: Stable metal isotopes as a tool to trace soil contamination 
  • Michel Mench: Phytomanagement of metal(loid)-contaminated soils: from the concept to the real world.

10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.30 Plenary session (communications)

  • Wiesław Fiałkiewicz: Assessment of the spatial variability of soil soluble forms of micronutrients
  • Cezary Kabała: Long-term monitoring of soil contamination around the copper smelter - benefits and methodological traps.
  • Florian Gambuś: Relationship between soil pollution and myocardial infarction in urban Krakow (Poland)
  • Krystyna Ciarkowska: Native plant communities usefulness in phytoremediation of Zn-Pb ores mining impacted areas

12.30-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.45 Parallel thematic sessions   
Detailed programme of parallel sessions is provided further in the announcement

  • Session 1. Microelements in agricultural systems
  • Session 2. Trace elements in contaminated environments

15.45-16.30 Poster session (part 2)

16.30-17.15 Plenary session. Summary of poster session. Final discussion and conclusions

19.00-23.00  Barbecue (Centre for Education and Development, Wrocław-Pawłowice)

Saturday, June 25, 2022

8.00-8.30     Breakfast (in hotel)

8.30-20.30   Post-conference tour

Soil contamination with trace elements and remediation measures applied in the areas affected by copper ore mining and processing. Reclamation and revitalization of copper tailings impoundments.  

Communications in parallel sessions - Friday, June 24, 14.00-15.45

Section 1. Microelements in agricultural systems 

  • E. Stanisławska-Glubiak: Assessment of the needs of micronutrients fertilization of arable crops with the use of the InterNaw program.
  • T. Wilk: Stability of biodegradable micronutrient complexes and their influence on wheat grain yield and Nitrogen Use Efficiency (NUE)
  • J. Diatta: Response of wheat to digestate-based soil improvers – shoot/root Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe prospects
  • W. Stępień et al.: Content of selected microelements in 3 soil horizons of the long-term fertilization experiments in Skierniewice
  • J. Jonczak et al.: Trace elements in a silver birch litterfall at post-arable stands
  • M. Czaplicka & P. Chochura. Assessment of micronutrients content in leaves of grapevines grown in Lower Silesia district

Section 2. Trace elements in contaminated environments

  • R. Tyszka: Heavy minerals in smelter polluted soils: potential insight into toxic elements mobilization
  • K. Lewińska: Arsenic in the lower valley of the Trująca stream
  • S. Ligęza & J. Gmitrowicz-Iwan: Non-toxic sediments and toxic soils? Climate changes in the Vistula River valley
  • A. Baran: Usefulness of geochemical and ecological indices in assessment of trace elements contamination of bottom sediments
  • A. Szada-Borzyszkowska: Phytomanagement options for Miscanthus biomass grown on soils contaminated with heavy metals
  • B. Rustowska: Long-term wildfire effect on trace elements accumulation in a silver birch (Betula pendula Roth.) biomass


The list of posters, along with the assigned numbers, will be announced later.

Post-conference information:

Certificate of participation in the conference:

Conference participants who would like to receive a certificate confirming their participation in the conference and the presentation of their poster or paper may contact Ms. Margaret Wilusz-Nogueira for this purpose: .

Conference photos:

Participants are provided with a link to a google drive with photos from the conference and the tour.

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