For session chairs:
Instructions for authors
The NZPPS publishes original research papers on all aspects of biology, ecology and control of weeds, vertebrate and invertebrate pests, and pathogens and beneficial micro-organisms in agriculture, horticulture forestry and natural ecosystems.
Papers should report on completed work or substantial interim results and the research should be current and highly relevant to plant protection today. All written papers must be orally presented at the annual conference. Poster presentations will be printed as extended abstracts only.
|22 February 2017||Submission of paper abstracts|
|15 March 2017||Editor advises of acceptance in principle|
|15 April 2017||Submission of full papers|
|15 May 2017||Extended deadline for full papers*|
|15 May 2017||Submission of poster abstracts|
|15 May 2017||Online registration starts|
|3 August 2017||Online registration closes|
|7 August 2017||Pre-conference symposium: Opening the eyes and minds of biosecurity: Facilitating the pragmatic uptake of knowledge for biosecurity|
|8-10 August 2017||NZPPS Conference 2017|
*The extended deadline is only available for some papers containing data collected after 22 February 2017, with prior approval from the editor.
Submission of papers
Authors must submit the abstract for their paper by 22 February 2017.
The full paper must be submitted by 15 April 2017 so that there is sufficient time to publish it before the conference. The only exception is for papers utilising data collected after the abstract submission date (22 February 2017), in which case the extended deadline of 15 May 2017 may apply after negotiation with the editor.
- Instructions for preparing and formatting papers
- Template file for papers (Word format)
- Citation style definitions for: Endnote · Zotero
- Instructions for presenters
Authors wishing to present posters should submit an abstract by 15 May 2017.
- Instructions for preparation of posters and poster abstracts
- Poster submission template (Word format)
Information for reviewers
Information for session chairs
For all enquiries, please contact the editor.