Seminars/Symposia organized by ISS

An award has been instituted from 1996 onwards for the best research article published in each volume of the The Indian Society for Spices, Kozhikode has been organizing national seminars, symposia and so far 19 such meetings have been conducted on various topics such as Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Water management, Post Harvest Technology, etc. A series of National Symposia, Symposium on Spices and Aromatic Crops (SYMSAC) is being organized by the Society.





15-17, March, 2018

Spices for Doubling Farmers' Income

School of Agricultural Sciences & Rural Development
Nagaland University, Medziphema

16-18, December, 2015

Towards 2050: Strategies for Sustainable Spices Production

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

27-29, November, 2013

Post Harvest Processing of Spices and Fruit Crops

Hotel Crystal Court,
Madikeri, Karnataka

07, December, 2012

Producer-Researcher-Industry Interface on Spice Crops

Indian Institute of Spices Research,

08-10, December, 2011

Exploiting Spices Production Potential of the Deccan Region

University of Agricultural Sciences,
Dharwad, Karnataka

05-06, November, 2009

Harnessing the potential of North Eastern States for Spices production through Technological Interventions

Central Institute of Horticulture,
Medziphema, Nagaland

25-26, November, 2007

Threats and solutions to Spices and Aromatic Plant industry

Orissa University of Agriculture &
Technology, Bhubaneswar

08-10, November, 2006

Crop and product diversification

Lalbagh, Bengaluru

25-27, November, 2005

Current trends in Onion, Garlic, Chilli and Seed Spices

NRC for Onion and Garlic,
Rajagurunagar, Pune

01-02, November, 2004

SYMSAC-I (Symposium on Spices and Aromatic Crops),
Commercialization of Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops

Indian Institute of Spices Research,

27-29, November, 2003

National seminar on –
New perspectives in Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

ICAR Research Complex for Goa,

24-26, October, 2002

National seminar on –
Strategies for increasing production and export of Spices

Indian Institute of Spices Research,

20-23, September, 2000

Centennial Conference on –
Spices and Aromatic Plants

Indian Institute of Spices Research,

10-12, August, 1998

Symposium on –
Biodiversity conservation and utilization of spices, medicinal and aromatic plants


05-06, October, 1997

Symposium on –
Soil Nutrient and Water management for Sustainable Production and Quality of Spices

Madikeri, Karnataka

24-25, April, 1996

National Seminar on –
Biotcehnology of Spices, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

Indian Institute of Spices Research,

7-8, April, 1994

National Seminar on –
Diseases of Spices

Indian Institute of Spices Research,

13-14,May, 1993

National Seminar on – Post harvest technology of Spices

Regional Research Laboratory,

17-18, May, 1992

National Seminar on –
Black Pepper and Cardamom

Kozhikode, Kerala