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Chronica Horticulturae Volume 56 Number 3
2 days 1 hour 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
2 weeks 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 weeks 2 days 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)
1 month 7 hours 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
1 month 4 weeks 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
2 months 2 days 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
2 months 1 week 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)
2 months 3 weeks 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
2 months 3 weeks 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)
5 months 6 days 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
6 months 1 hour 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)
6 months 4 days 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
6 months 2 weeks 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
6 months 3 weeks 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)
7 months 6 days 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
7 months 1 week 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
7 months 1 week 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
8 months 4 days 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)
9 months 1 week 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
9 months 1 week 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

10 months 8 hours 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
10 months 4 days 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)
11 months 6 days 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
11 months 3 weeks 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 5 days 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 1 week ago

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

FAVhealth at BENEFIQ 2016 in Canada?
1 year 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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

International Symposium on Succulents and Other Ornamentals
1 year 2 months ago

International Symposium on Succulents and Other Ornamentals, Ambalavayal, Wayanad, Kerala (India), 24-27 January 2016

Please check out the symposium website including the First Announcement and call for abstracts.

Abstract submission is now open http://www.actahort.org/members/symposiar?nr=597
Deadline for the abstract submission: 17 August, 2015!

Business Meeting for WG Protected Cultivation in Mild Winter Climates
1 year 2 months ago

Business Meeting for WG Protected Cultivation in Mild Winter Climates on 21 July 2015, 20:00h at the Main cloister of the Espírito Santo College (Colégio do Espírito Santo) - University of Évora on the occasion of Greensys 2015 - International Symposium on New Technologies and Management for Greenhouses, Evora, Portugal, 19-23 July 2015

Dear Members of the WG Protected Cultivation in Mild Winter Climates.

Call for abstracts: International Symposium on Carob
1 year 3 months ago

International Symposium on Carob: a Neglected Species with Genetic Resources for Multifunctional Uses
Antalya, Turkey, 9-12 May 2016

Call for Abstracts - Abstract submission deadline: 15 November, 2015

For more information about the symposium, please go to http://www.ishs.org/symposium/574

XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems
1 year 3 months ago

XI International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems
Bologna, Italy, 28 August - 2 September 2016

Save the date!

The next (the 11th of the series) Symposium on "Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems" will be held in Bologna, Aug. 28-Sept. 2, 2016.

International Symposium on Role of Plant Genetic Resources on Reclaiming Lands and Environment Deteriorated by Human and Natural Actions
1 year 3 months ago

International Symposium on Role of Plant Genetic Resources on Reclaiming Lands and Environment Deteriorated by Human and Natural Actions
Shiraz, Iran, 16-20 May 2016

Please check out the symposium website to find detailed information and the First Announcement.

Abstract submission will start 15 November 2015.

For more information, please go to http://www.ishs.org/symposium/573

Twitter #PGR2016

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 55 Number 2
1 year 3 months ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 55 Number 2 (June 2015) is now available for download (ISHS membership required)

The Main topics of this number include:

Horticultural highlights

European Journal of Horticultural Science (eJHS)
1 year 3 months ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at http://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 80, issue 3) including the following articles:

Fear no Fruit - introducing 200 exotic fruits and vegetables in the US
1 year 3 months ago

Frieda Caplan is known as "The Queen of Kiwi" and the first woman to own a business on the Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market in the 1960s. But more than just those achievements, Frieda Caplan is also an individual full of wonder, fearless determination... and stories. Still an inspiration at 91, Frieda's daughters and granddaughter carry on the business legacy.

II International Workshop on Vineyard Mechanization and Grape and Wine Quality
1 year 3 months ago

For reasons beyond ISHS control the II International Workshop on Vineyard Mechanization and Grape and Wine Quality scheduled to take place July 26-29, 2015 in Fredonia, NY (United States of America) unfortunately had to be cancelled. For more details contact Terence Bates, 6592 West Main Road, Portland, NY 14769, United States of America. E-mail: trb7@cornell.edu or Dr. Nick Dokoozlian, E & J Gallo, P. O. Box 1130, Modesto, CA 95353, United States of America. Phone: (1)5596466587, Fax: (1)5596466593, E-mail: nick.dokoozlian@ejgallo.com

II World Congress on the Use of Biostimulants in Agriculture
1 year 3 months ago

II World Congress on the Use of Biostimulants in Agriculture, Florence, Italy, 16-19 November 2015. Do not miss the early bird registration deadline.

Hundreds of delegates from more than 300 organizations and companies from 49 countries have already registered! Deadline Early bird registration: 30th July 2015.

III Southeast Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems
1 year 3 months ago

III Southeast Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 13-15 August 2015

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended! Go to http://www.actahort.org/members/symposiar?nr=552 and submit your abstract before the new deadline: June 30, 2015.

VI International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture
1 year 3 months ago

VI International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture
Athens, Greece, 20-25 June 2016

Call for abstracts: Check out the symposium website to find all the details about submitting your abstract. Abstract submission deadline: 30 November, 2015

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