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As stated in the constitution of Nepal Horticulture Society (NHS), the purpose of the NHS is to promote and encourage national interest in horticulture. The NHS was established in 1990 with following objectives.

Message from the Board of Directors



Jointly organized by National Center for Potato, Vegetables and Spice Crops Development, National Center for Fruit Development and Nepal Horticulture Society; 12th National Horticulture Seminar dated 4th and 5th of March 2021 announces interested author(s) to submit relevent papers for presenting at 12th National Horticulture Seminar-2021. The author(s) should base the papers on research and development works on innovative and applied horticulture technologies in Nepal.

Interested author(s) are requested to submit the abstract of their papers by specifying either for poster or oral presentation during submission. The selected abstracts will be consulted for full paper (at most 10) or poster (at most 15) presentation by the editorial board. The editorial board deserves final right to accept or reject a submission. The oral presentation will be published in proceeding of Nepal Horticulture Society. 


Guidelines for abstract/full paper for oral presentation:

The author(s) should firmly follow the guidelines developed by Nepal Horticulture Society, listed on

Guidelines for posters: 

The abstract for poster presentation should not exceed more than 250 words. 

The poster should provide clear message having different section (Abstract, Introduction, Methodology, Result and Conclusion) in different allocated part for uniformity. 

The poster size should be A0 (33.1”x46.8”).

Use Times New Roman font throughout the text. Poster heading should be in capital letters (font size > 44) and bold, subheading should be in sentence case (font size >24). Use minimum font size of 18 points. 

Do not add titles (Eg. Dr., PhD, Prof. Scientist etc.) to the authors. 

The name of the authors should not be abbreviated. 

Use at most 3 different color with text, table, picture and graphs if necessary. 

The presenter should be available in front of the poster on the time of poster presentation.


Abstract submission for oral presentation: 10th Feb 2021

Abstract submission for poster presentation: 15th Feb 2021

Notice of acceptance of abstract for oral presentation: 20th Feb 2021

Notice of acceptance of abstract for poster presentation: 25th Feb 2021

Full paper submission for oral presentation: 30th Feb 2021

Poster submission (ecopy): 29th Feb 2021

Final revised full paper submission incorporating the feedbacks from panelist/experts 19th Mar 2021

Note: The authors are requested to send the presentation template of their papers two days before the seminar and the registration fee for presenting author is NRs. 1000.


Please contact Mr. Padma Nath Atreya (9851161952) for any confusion or email to:


We heartily welcome your submissions.


Best regards,

Puspa Raj Poudel, PhD

Associate Editor-In-Chief

Nepalese Horticulture-Journal