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IHC2014: Brisbane Australia
4 years 5 months ago

The Executive Committee of IHC2014 met in early February 2013 in Tonga to discuss the Pacific Island Countries and discover the horticultural priorities within the region that could potentially be showcased at the Congress. The meeting was hosted by the Minister and senior staff of MAFFF in Tonga. Luseane Taufa, Congress Vice President representing the Pacific Island Countries, did a wonderful job organising the meeting. The Minister for MAFFF, Hon.

Prof. Ian Warrington - Co-President IHC2014
4 years 5 months ago

On a global basis agriculture and horticulture face immense pressures, because of a loss of political influence and low levels of interest by young people in pursuing careers in land-based industries, says Emeritus Professor Ian Warrington. The former Massey University deputy vice-chancellor is a board member of the International Society for Horticultural Science and co-President

7th International Symposium on Education, Research Training and Consultancy
4 years 6 months ago

The 29th International Horticultural Congress will be held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 17-22 August 2014.

I International Symposium on Horticulture Economics, Marketing and Consumer Research
4 years 6 months ago

First announcement: I International Symposium on Horticulture Economics, Marketing and Consumer Research, August 19-21, 2013 in Portland Oregon (USA).

The goal of the symposium is to bring together researchers and industry from the international community for a two-day symposium to promote the investigation of horticultural marketing and economics, as well as industry profitability and competitiveness.

Pecans 2013
4 years 6 months ago

The 1st ISHS Symposium on Pecans and Other Carya in Indigenous and Managed Systems will be held in College Station, Texas, USA from July 17-20, 2013 and registration is now open. College Station is home to Texas A&M University, the USDA ARS Pecan Breeding & Genetics Program, and the Texas Pecan Growers Association, which are collectively convening the symposium.

Pomegranate 2013
4 years 6 months ago

III International Symposium on Pomegranate and Minor Mediterranean Fruits, Taian (Shandong Province), China, September 20-24 2013.

The symposium will cover the following topics:

Walnut
4 years 6 months ago

VII International Walnut Symposium, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province (China), July 2013 - Second announcement and call for abstracts. 

Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture Newsletter
4 years 6 months ago

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

WFP 2012 - Daniel Hillel
4 years 6 months ago

An Israeli scientist who pioneered a radically innovative way of bringing water to crops in arid and dry-land regions was named the winner of the 2012 World Food Prize in a ceremony today at the U.S. State Department, at which Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered the keynote address.

Dr. Carmine Damiano
4 years 6 months ago

We have the sad duty of informing you on the decease of Carmine Damiano last Sunday, February 17th, 2013. Carmine was a great Scientist and friend of many of us.

Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals Symposium
4 years 6 months ago

The I International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals, initially scheduled to take place in Pattaya, Thailand, August 2013, has been cancelled by the convener.

Mister Peach: Desmond Layne
4 years 6 months ago

Des Layne, long time ISHS Member and Tree fruit educator at Clemson University recognized by southeastern peach growers for his years of service. Desmond Layne is leaving the Southeast peach industry on a high note. The Clemson University horticulturist and tree fruit educator, who will soon be taking on a new role at Washington State University, was honored by his peers during the recent Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah, GA.

Dr. Jacky Ganry
4 years 6 months ago

We have the sad duty of informing you on the unexpected decease of Jacky Ganry (France) last Monday, February 4 2013.

banana research
4 years 6 months ago

Which problems should scientists solve first and which solutions are more likely to have a positive impact on food security and livelihoods?

CEAC Short Course 2013
4 years 6 months ago

The University of Arizona's Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) presents the 2013 Crop Production & Engineering Design Short Course on April 7-12, 2013 at the Westward Look Resort. Lectures given during the Short Course will also be broadcast over the internet and can be viewed with the new Webcast attendance option.

Bacterial Canker of Kiwifruit (Psa)
4 years 6 months ago

Preliminary Announcement: I International Symposium on Bacterial Canker of Kiwifruit (Psa)
November, 2013 (New Zealand)
Further details: http://www.ishs.org/symposium/451

CaMa2013
4 years 6 months ago

XI International Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research Conference - CaMa2013 (Trani, Italy, June 2013)

New deadlines for early bird registration and abstract submission: check out http://www.ishs.org/symposium/296

Fascination of Plants Day
4 years 6 months ago

The second international Fascination of Plants Day on May 18, 2013 will be launched under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO).

Lure of the land has students turning to farming
4 years 6 months ago

The number of students applying to study agriculture at universities across Australia has leapt by more than 15 per cent this year, fuelling hopes the rural skills crisis may soon end.

#4istd2013
4 years 6 months ago

IV International Symposium on Tomato Diseases: Economically, Environmentally, and Socially Sustainable Tomato Disease Management
Orlando, FL (USA), June 2013

Check out: http://www.ishs.org/symposium/333
#4istd2013

pdm2013
4 years 6 months ago

2nd Announcement: II International Symposium on Discovery and Development of Innovative Strategies for Postharvest Disease Management
April 29 – May 2, 2013, Kusadasi, Turkey

http://www.ishs.org/symposium/291
#pdm2013

Abstract submission deadline extended to February 15, 2013
Registration deadline extended to March 15, 2013

VIII International Peach Symposium
4 years 6 months ago

VIII International Peach Symposium (Italy, 2013): Extended abstract submission deadline: February 20, 2013

Check out http://www.ishs.org/symposium/269 for more details.

Greensys 2013
4 years 6 months ago

October 6-11, 2013, Jeju (Republic of Korea): Greensys 2013 - New Technologies for Environment Control, Energy-saving and Crop Production in Greenhouse and Plant Factory.

Deadline of abstract submissions extended: January 31, 2013 - Check out the 3rd Announcement: http://www.greensys2013.org/newsletter/3rd_announcement.html

urban horticulture
4 years 6 months ago

IV International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture: Impact of Landscape Horticulture on Development of Urban Economy with Green Environment. Abstract submission deadline is March 31, 2013.

Further details: http://www.ishs.org/symposium/315

fruits
4 years 7 months ago

Study suggests many apples a day keep the blues at bay.

Eating more fruit and vegetables may make young people calmer, happier and more energetic in their daily life, new research from the University of Otago (New Zealand) suggests.

INC World Forum
4 years 7 months ago

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) World Forum for Nutrition Research and Dissemination promotes epidemiological, basic, clinic and strategic research that may contribute to enhance the understanding of the health effects of nuts and dried fruits; to promote the production of healthy and safe products; and to produce and disseminate knowledge in accordance with its mission. The INC has a specific wish for cooperative projects that bridge different research areas, as the interaction of disciplines and research groups often

Chronica Horticulturae 52/04 (December 2012)
4 years 7 months ago

The latest issue of Chronica Horticulturae (number 52/04) is now available featuring following items and articles.

IVCHB2013 call for abstracts
4 years 7 months ago

The organizing committee of the VIII International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding would like to remember that the deadline for abstract submission to the 8th IVCHB (Coimbra, Portugal, 2-7 June 2013) is February 15th 2013.

Check out the ISHS calendar of events at http://www.ishs.org/symposia/

ICRA
4 years 7 months ago

International Cultivar Registration Authorities (ICRAs) pages are now available in the new ISHS website structure under the ISHS Commission Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration portal page.

II Southeast Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems
4 years 7 months ago

Symposium website is now available for II Southeast Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems, Vientiane (Laos), December 4-7, 2013

Further details: http://www.ishs.org/symposium/403

Middle East Horticultural Summit
4 years 7 months ago

Middle East Horticultural Summit, Dubai International Exhibition Centre (United Arab Emirates), March 26, 2013

Check out more details on: http://www.ishs.org/symposium/447

Hashtag #MEHS2013

Greensys 2013
4 years 7 months ago

October 6-11, 2013, Jeju (Republic of Korea): Greensys 2013 - New Technologies for Environment Control, Energy-saving and Crop Production in Greenhouse and Plant Factory.

Deadline of abstract submissions extended: January 31, 2013 - Check out the 2nd Announcement: http://greensys2013.org/newsletter/2nd_announcement.html

VI International Phylloxera Symposium
4 years 7 months ago

VI International Phylloxera Symposium, Villenave d'Ornon, Bordeaux (France), August 2013

https://colloque.inra.fr/phyllox2013

International Symposium on Fruit Culture and its Traditional Knowledge along Silk Road Countries
4 years 7 months ago

International Symposium on Fruit Culture and its Traditional Knowledge along Silk Road Countries, Tbilisi (Georgia) and Yerevan (Armenia), October 28 - November 1, 2013
Hashtag #silkroad2013

Check out the symposium website at http://www.silksym.com to download the first announcement and call for papers.

II International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture
4 years 7 months ago

The ISHS Working Group Organic Greenhouse Horticulture will hold a conference in Avignon (France) on October 28-31, 2013

III International Symposium on the Genus Lilium
4 years 7 months ago

The symposium website for III International Symposium on the Genus Lilium (China, 2014) is available online at http://www.lilium2014.org/

Website launched: II International Symposium on Organic Matter Management and Compost Use in Horticulture
4 years 7 months ago

The symposium website for II International Symposium on Organic Matter Management and Compost Use in Horticulture (chile, 2013) is now available online at http://www.compost-for-horticulture.com  

International Symposium on Quality Management of Fruit and Vegetables for Human Health
4 years 7 months ago

International Symposium on Quality Management of Fruit and Vegetables for Human Health initially scheduled to take place in Pattaya, Thailand 2013 has been cancelled

ornamental palms
4 years 7 months ago

The IV International Symposium on Ornamental Palms scheduled for 2013 in Pattaya, Thailand has been cancelled.

artichoke
4 years 8 months ago

Preliminary Announcement:

IX International Symposium on Artichoke, Cardoon and their Wild Relatives

Location: La Plata (Argentina)
Begin date: September 28, 2015
End date: October 2, 2015
Hashtag: #artichoke2016

Conveners: Stella Maris García, Campo Experimental J.F. Villarino, C.C. 14, Zavalla S 2125 ZAA, Argentina
(54)341-4970080, Fax: (54)341-4970080
sgarcia@unr.edu.ar

International Symposium on Medicinal Plants and Natural Products
4 years 8 months ago

International Symposium on Medicinal Plants and Natural Products

Location: Montreal, Quebec (Canada)
Begin date: June 17, 2013
End date: June 19, 2013
Hashtag: #MPNP2013canada

Call for Abstracts: http://goo.gl/ftMal

CryoSymp2013
4 years 8 months ago

Mark your calendars! The 2nd ISHS International Symposium on Plant Cryopreservation will be held August 11-14, 2013 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. All scientists and professionals interested in cryobiology or ex situ plant preservation are invited to attend. The symposium will include in depth analyses of basic research in the cryobiology of living cells as well as reports on state-of-the-art methods, research and successes with cryopreservation of selected horticultural and agricultural crops.

Credit: Pere Tubert Juhé/Flickr
4 years 8 months ago

Seeds in space sprout pretty much the same way they do here on Earth, even without gravity, new research shows. In a study published in the current issue of the journal BMC Plant Biology [1], researchers report for the first time that without gravity, roots display normal movements used to get around rocks and other obstacles. The movements, known as waving and skewing, were thought to be due to gravity pulling on roots as they sample their growing surface with touch, says Anna-Lisa Paul, a horticultural sciences research associate professor at the University of Florida and one of the study

GroSci2013
4 years 8 months ago

June 17-21, 2013, Leiden (Netherlands)
International Symposium on Growing Media and Soilless Cultivation.

Deadline for abstract submission approaches rapidly: December 31, 2012
Check out http://www.grosci2013.wur.nl/
Registration is now possible !

mquic2013
4 years 8 months ago

Technical innovations for maintaining fresh produce quality are often done in isolation, without a full appreciation about how they might impact or be affected by supply chain management. The conference aims to readdress this problem and provide a forum in which academics, industrialists and students may interact to provide real world solutions for the fresh produce industry.

Key topics: The conference will cover the entire fresh produce postharvest supply chain and include the following topics:

Acta Horticulturae 969
4 years 8 months ago

Acta Horticulturae 969: VI International Symposium on Edible Alliaceae has been published and is available online

IVCHB2013
4 years 8 months ago

The organizing committee is pleased to inform that abstract submission for the 8th International Symposium on In Vitro Culture & Horticultural Breeding (Coimbra, Portugal, June 2-7) is open (oral or poster). Abstracts must be submitted online ( http://www.uc.pt/en/congressos/IVCHB2013/abstractsubmidssion) following the instructions.

Deadline for submission is February 15, 2013!

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