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IPI Events: e-ifc No. 28, September 2011

IPI Events

IPI Awards in Hungary

For the fourth time in recent years, IPI has provided awards on potassium research to the most promising young Hungarian scientists. Twelve Bachelor theses were submitted to an evaluation team during Spring 2011 from which the three outstanding ones were selected. The following theses were awarded:

1st prize: Máté Mihály, Corvinus University of Budapest
"Potassium fertilization in sweet pepper growing";
Supervisor: Dr. Katalin Slezák

2nd prize: Péter Varga, Pannon University, Keszthely
"Studies on the effects of imbalanced nutrient supply on potato crop";
Supervisor: Prof. Katalin Sárdi

3rd prize: János Tóth, Szent István University, Gödöllő
“Effects of raised level potassium starter fertilization on spring sown onion”;
Supervisor: Dr. habil. Attila Ombódi

IPI plans to publish the abstracts in Hungarian and English, along with graphs and tables from the theses of the three winners. The booklet will also feature the best papers from previous IPI awards.

For more details contact Dr. Thomas Popp, IPI Coordinator Central Europe.