Soil Science Conference of Malaysia (SOILS 2020)

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FRIM in collaboration with Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) will organise Soil Science Conference of Malaysia ( SOILS 2020) on 6-8 October 2020 at Holiday Villa Johor Bahru City Centre, Johor. New norm and strict SOP regulations outlined by the National Security Council (MKN) will be adopted throughout the conference. 

The conference themed, “Soil management towards plant productivity and environmental sustainability”, focuses on soil genesis, classification and mapping, soil fertility and plant nutrition, soil biodiversity and ecology, soils in forest landscape, soil sustainability and remediation in degraded environments, and soils in the Anthropocene.

Researchers, agronomist, academicians, students and industry players are invited to present their latest research findings or join discussions as well as build strategic networks to further enhance the field of soil management.


  • To provide a forum for discussion, exchange of ideas and information on the latest R&D on soil management and environmental sustainability.
  • To promote the study of soil science and to create public awareness on the importance of soil conversation within the context of sustainable land management.
  • To review areas of soil study relevant for national development.
  • To provide opportunities for agricultural stakeholders such as soil scientist, agronomists, planters and agro-based entrepreneurs to share knowledge, ideas, to identify and update emerging issues, and to network with one another in plantation production without compromising the soil ecosystem.

28 August 2020 : Deadline for registration and extended abstract submission.

For any enquiries please email to or contact 03-62797302/7192