REPORT OF THE 39TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA AND THE CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF SOILS (IYS) 2015 HELD AT THE LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU – ARAN, KWARA STATE, NIGERIA FROM 9TH TO 13TH MARCH, 2015
The 39th Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria was held at Landmark University, Omu – Aran, Kwara State, from 9th – 13th March 2015. The theme of the Conference was Managing Nigerian Soils for Food and Nutrition Security, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. The opening ceremony was chaired by the Chief Host and Vice-Chancellor, Landmark University, Professor Joseph O. Afolayan. The Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences, Dr G. O. Agbaje made an opening remark after which the Vice-Chancellor presented a welcome address. At the end of his address, the Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of the Chancellor of Landmark University, Dr David Oyedepo, formally declared the conference open.