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ISHS membership still current?
1 day 23 hours ago

We'd like to thank all our members for your continued support and wish you all the best for the new year; may 2017 be a successful and prosperous year for you and your family! Together with our members, ISHS is achieving great things for our profession and the scientific community as a whole.

With renewal time now upon us, we warmly invite you to check your membership status and renew your membership with ISHS should you not already have done so.

VIII International Cherry Symposium, Yamagata, Japan, 2017
1 month 2 days ago

Call for Abstracts!
Registration is now open!

Dear Colleagues,

The VIII International Cherry Symposium will be held at Yamagata, Japan, from 5 to 9 June 2017, Cherry2017 will provide a good opportunity for scientists, students, growers, and cherry industries to present and share their latest findings and knowledge on cherries. We hope the symposium will show you the traditional and new styles of cherry production in Japan, and promote the exchange of ideas and international collaboration among people involved in the cherry industry and research worldwide.

ISHS YoungMinds project - spread the news!
1 month 2 weeks ago

The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) has just recently launched its young minds project www.ishs.org/youngminds which consists of initiatives such as a Questionnaire and an Ideas Contest both specifically targeting students and young scientists.

International Peat Congress in Kuching, Malaysia
1 month 2 weeks ago

By Gerald Schmilewski, President of the IPS and member of our ISHS Working Group Growing Media

The 15th International Peat Congress, with 1,000 participants was excellently organized by the National Committee of the IPS in Kuching, Borneo.

Kuching has a newly built Tropical Peat Research Institute and Borneo has extensive peatlands. They are mainly used as oil palm plantations and agriculture.

ISHS publications - combine subscriptions and save!
1 month 3 weeks ago

With the recent addition of the Journal Fruits (year 2015 impact factor: 1.013) to the ISHS publications portfolio, ISHS is pleased to offer all subscribers a special discount. Make sure to contact your library and recommend subscribing to ISHS publications.

Harnessing the creativity of the young minds - ISHS Ideas Contest
1 month 3 weeks ago

The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) aims at capturing your creative and forward-directed ideas and thoughts to develop in strong consonance with you some inventive promotional material that encapsulates the many exciting opportunities in horticultural sciences and in engaging with our Society.

International Symposium on High Value Vegetables, Root and Tuber Crops, and Edible Fungi Production, Supply and Demands
1 month 3 weeks ago

ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1123
International Symposium on High Value Vegetables, Root and Tuber Crops, and Edible Fungi Production, Supply and Demands
http://www.actahort.org/books/1123/ #IHC2014

ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1122
1 month 3 weeks ago

ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1122
III International Conference on Turfgrass Management and Science for Sports Fields
http://www.actahort.org/books/1122/ #IHC2014

mango
1 month 3 weeks ago

Dear all,

The 1st Announcement of the 12th International Mango Symposium is now available at the symposium website - see http://www.ishs.org/symposium/632 for more information.

I would like to remind our prospective delegates the following important details:

1) Abstract submission:

Harnessing the opinions of the young minds - ISHS Questionnaire
1 month 4 weeks ago

The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) aims at understanding the motivations, expectations and impediments of young people to pursue horticultural careers and to become a member of our Society.

XII International Vaccinium Symposium
2 months 6 days ago

Save the date: XII International Vaccinium Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada), August 30, 2020
http://www.ishs.org/symposium/646 #vaccinium2020

2 months 1 week ago

Ethylene Antagonists project awarded with the Curtin University (Perth, Australia) Commercial Innovation Awards 2016 which celebrates the work of Curtin staff and students who have made significant contributions to the advancement of commercial industries.

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 3
2 months 2 weeks ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 3 (September 2016) is available for download - proceed to http://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol56nr3 and login with your ISHS membership account credentials.

Topics in this number include:

News & Views from the Board

PEMP2017 Brazil
3 months 5 days ago

We are pleased to announce the 7th International Symposium on Production and Establisment of Micropropagated Plants (PEMP Brazil 2017) which will be held at the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA), Lavras, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, from April 24 to 28, 2017. We are confident this symposium will be a great opportunity to learn and debate the newest findings in the production and establishment of micropropagated plants.
Twitter: #PEMP2017

Dates for next ISHS Symposium on Growing Media
3 months 1 week ago

Mark your calendars!

Next ISHS Symposium on Growing Media in Portland, Oregon, USA - 20-25 August 2017.

Check back for more details soon!

eJHS new issue: Volume 81/4 (August 2016)
3 months 2 weeks ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 81, issue 4, August 2016) including the following articles:

International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants, Ninth Edition
4 months 1 week ago

The new, 9th, edition of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants has been published in the ISHS series Scripta Horticulturae (Scripta Horticulturae #18) and replaces any previous editions of 'The Code'.

Order your copy of the 9th ICNCP - hardcopy availability is limited: http://www.ishs.org/scripta-horticulturae

Newsletter N° 15: July 2016 - Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
4 months 2 weeks ago

The latest newsletter of the ISHS Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits is available for download from the Section home page: http://www.ishs.org/tropical-and-subtropical-fruits

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 2
4 months 3 weeks ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 2 (June 2016) + the 2015 ISHS membership directory is available for download - proceed to http://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol56nr2 and login with your ISHS membership account credentials.

eJHS new issue: Volume 81/3 (June 2016)
5 months 1 week ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 81, issue 3) including the following articles:

ISHS member Dr. Diane Ragone to Receive The Garden Club of America's Medal of Honor
5 months 1 week ago

Hawaii (USA) National Tropical Botanical Garden's Diane Ragone to Receive The Garden Club of America's Medal of Honor

The NTBG announced The Garden Club of America has named Dr. Diane Ragone, Director of NTBG's Breadfruit Institute, as the recipient of its 2016 Medal of Honor.

The medal, which is given for outstanding service to horticulture, will be presented in a ceremony at GCA's annual meeting in Minneapolis May 22, 2016

eJHS new issue: Volume 81/2 (April 2016)
7 months 3 weeks ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 81, issue 2) including the following articles:

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 1
8 months 2 weeks ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 1 (March 2016) is available for download - proceed to http://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol56nr1 and login with your ISHS membership account credentials.

Topics of this number include:
News & Views from the Board

Dr. Norman Looney (1938-2016)
8 months 2 weeks ago

Norman Earl Looney
Born May 31, 1938 in Adrian, Oregon (USA); died March 24, 2016 in Vancouver, B.C. (Canada)

New Chair ISHS Fresh Cut Produce Working Group
9 months 18 hours ago

Dr. Qingguo Wang, Shandong Agricultural University (China), is the new chair of the workgroup and the convener of the 2019 IV International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce.
Look for more details from Dr. Wang in the near future.

Group photo of delegates to the First International Symposium on Moringa
9 months 1 week ago

For the first time under the aegis of the ISHS, the First International Symposium on Moringa was held from 15-18 November 2015 in Manila, Philippines. 

The symposium was jointly organized by ISHS, AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center, Central Philippine  University, Farm Systems International Organization and hosted by Moringaling Philippines Foundation, Inc. (MPFI). 

eJHS Volume 81/1 (February 2016)
9 months 3 weeks ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 81, issue 1) including the following articles:

Newsletter N° 14: February 2016 - Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
9 months 4 weeks ago

The latest newsletter of the ISHS Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits is available for download from the Section home page: http://www.ishs.org/tropical-and-subtropical-fruits

Methods and Applications for Sensing the Plant Water Status
9 months 4 weeks ago

International Symposium on Sensing Plant Water Status - Methods and Applications in Horticultural Science, Potsdam (Germany). October 2016

Check out http://www.ishs.org/symposium/563
Abstract submission deadline March, 15th 2016

Use the link below to download the symposium announcement.

 

Globe Artichoke Genome Sequenced
10 months 2 weeks ago

The globe artichoke genome (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus L.; 2n=2x=34), of which Italy is the leading producing has been recently sequenced by an international Consortium including the University of Torino (DISAFA, Italy, team leader Sergio Lanteri), the University of California (The Genome Center, Davis, CA, USA, team leader Richard Michelmore) and the Università di Catania (Di3A, Italy, team leader Giovanni Mauromicale) in the framework of the Compositae Genome Project (CGP).

eJHS new issue: Volume 80/6 (December 2015)
11 months 3 weeks ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 80, issue 6) including the following articles:

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 55 Number 4
11 months 3 weeks ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 55 Number 4 (December 2015) is available for download - proceed to http://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol55nr4 and login with your ISHS membership account credentials.

Topics of this number include:

Views from the Board

1 year 1 week ago

We're conducting a survey for members and all interested in the ISHS Workgroup for Saline Water Management and Water Reuse in Horticulture and your input would be appreciated.

Help us to determine future goals and activities of the workgroup by clicking on the link to take the short (a couple minutes should suffice) survey. Thank you for your participation.

7th International Crop Science Congress
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Crop Science Society of China is pleased to announce the 7th International Crop Science Congress will be taking place in Beijing, China, August 14–19, 2016.

For more details check out the congress web page at www.7icsc.com.cn or contact the Congress Secretariat, Dr. Dong Yang at cssc@caas.cn

eJHS new issue: Volume 80/5 (October 2015)
1 year 1 month ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 80, issue 5) including the following articles:

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 55 Number 3
1 year 2 months ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 55 Number 3 (September 2015) is available for download - proceed to http://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol55nr3 and login with your membership account credentials.

Topics of this number include:

Views from the Board

AGRICONTROL 2016
1 year 2 months ago

AGRICONTROL 2016: The 5th IFAC Conference on Sensing, Control and Automation for Agriculture; 14-17 August, 2016; Seattle, Washington, USA

15th International Peat Congress
1 year 2 months ago

15th International Peat Congress, Peatlands in Harmony - Agriculture, Industry & Nature

FAVhealth at BENEFIQ 2016 in Canada?
1 year 3 months ago

At the last FAV Health meeting in Brisbane, August 2014, we approved the venue for the next meeting as Brazil in October 2016. Unfortunately the economic circumstances of Brazil mean we have had to change the venue. One attractive option is to hold the meeting at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Quebec, Canada from 3-4 October 2016. This is immediately prior to 'BENEFIQ 2016', the International Rendezvous on Health Ingredients http://www.benefiq.ca/eng/

Syngenta to sell vegetable seeds business and buy back shares
1 year 3 months ago

Swiss agricultural chemicals group Syngenta AG plans to buy back more than $2 billion worth of stock to boost shareholder returns after rejecting a takeover approach from Monsanto Co, selling its vegetable seeds business to fund the measure. The world's largest pesticides company is under pressure to offer tangible rewards to shareholders after it turned its back last week on a cash-and-shares bid from unwanted U.S. suitor Monsanto worth $47 billion at the time.

Prof. Umezuruike Linus Opara honored with the IMPRESSA 2015/2016 award
1 year 3 months ago

Prof. Dr. Umezuruike Linus Opara is the current Chairperson of the ISHS Section Vegetables, Roots, Tubers, Edible Bulbs, Brassica, Asparagus (2014-2018).

Commission Economics and Management: Newsletter 14 (September 2015)
1 year 3 months ago

While it is 12 months after IHC 2014 in Brisbane and a few months since the last meeting of the Commission in Alnarp, Sweden (in May-June 2015), the new ISHS Board and Executive Committee concluded its meeting in Istanbul (Turkey) August 13-14.

Arising from that meeting there are a number of items that I wish to bring to your attention.

International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture, Cairns, 2016
1 year 3 months ago

International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture
Cairns, Queensland (Australia), 20-25 November 2016
http://www.ishs.org/symposium/589

eJHS new issue: Volume 80/4 (August 2015)
1 year 3 months ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 80, issue 4) including the following articles:

CrossRef
1 year 4 months ago

ISHS, as a CrossRef member is now complying with CrossRef regulations. Consequently a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) has been assigned to each of the 60.000+ Acta Horticulturae articles published so far. When you check out www.actahort.org you will notice the DOI for each individual article.

Newsletter N° 13: June 2015 - Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
1 year 4 months ago

The latest newsletter of the ISHS Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits is available for download from the Section home page: http://www.ishs.org/tropical-and-subtropical-fruits

Fighting bioterrorism
1 year 4 months ago

Fighting bioterrorism – Europe works on master plan. Specialist laboratories capable of detecting biological weapons are coming together to try to work on a master plan so that Europe is ready in the case of a bioterrorist attack. Bioterrorism is the intentional release of harmful biological agents such as bacteria, viruses, or toxins. To protect citizens and national infrastructure, the race is on to improve Europe's preparedness.

III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture
1 year 5 months ago

III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture, Izmir, Turkey, April 11-14, 2016.
http://www.ishs.org/symposium/518

IX International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding
1 year 5 months ago

IX International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding; Giza, Egypt, 11-17 January 2016

First announcement is now available on the symposium website. For more information about the symposium, please go to http://www.ishs.org/symposium/492

XIV International Symposium on Processing Tomato - XII World Processing Tomato Congress
1 year 5 months ago

XIV International Symposium on Processing Tomato - XII World Processing Tomato Congress; Santiago, Chile, 6-9 March 2016; Call for abstracts!

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 August 2015.

The 14th ISHS Symposium on Processing Tomato will be held in parallel with the 12th World Processing Tomato Congress in Santiago (Chile) on 6-9 March 2016

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