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Chronica Horticulturae Volume 58 Number 4
1 year 3 months ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 58 Number 4 (December 2018) is available for download - proceed to https://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol58nr4 and login with your ISHS membership account credentials.

Topics in this number include
News & Views from the Board

eJHS Volume 83/6 (December 2018) - Thematic Issue: Vegetables
1 year 3 months ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at https://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 83, issue 6, December 2018) - Thematic Issue: Vegetables - including the following articles:

International Symposium on Precision Management of Orchards and Vineyards
1 year 3 months ago

International Symposium on Precision Management of Orchards and Vineyards
Palermo, Italy, 7-11 October 2019

This will be the first ISHS symposium entirely dedicated to precision management systems, so don't miss out this unique opportunity!

Abstract submission is now open! To submit, please go to: https://www.actahort.org/members/symposiar?nr=377
Deadline Abstract Submission: April 26, 2019

Happy Holidays 2018
1 year 3 months ago

On behalf of the ISHS President, the ISHS Board and the staff at the ISHS Secretariat
we wish you a warm Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

 

Save the date: XV Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics
1 year 3 months ago

Save the date: XV Eucarpia Symposium on Fruit Breeding and Genetics

Prague, Czech Republic, 3-7 June 2019

#EucarpiaFruit2019

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/620

Cultivation and breeding of ornamental plants adapted for use on green roofs
1 year 3 months ago

Stella Aurea Cristiane Gomes da Silva is a PhD student at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE), Brazil, focusing on genetic breeding of plants in the Department of Agronomy. For her doctorate (2015-2019), she is focusing on cultivation and breeding of ornamental plants adapted for use on green roofs. She is also doing a mixed doctorate, which includes studying for 11 months at the University of Bologna, Italy. Her goal is to improve knowledge in the area of genetic breeding, in order to cooperate significantly in the agricultural sector (farm, floriculture and research).

The effects of storage temperature and packing method on quality of roots and seed yield in purple carrot (Daucus carota L.)
1 year 3 months ago

Nurten Lokoglu graduated from Ankara University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Horticulture in 2007 and completed her Master’s degree in 2010. She has been studying for her PhD since 2012, while also working at the Vegetable Department of Transitional Zone Agricultural Research Institute (GKTAEM) in Eskisehir since 2011. Her PhD research was carried out to determine the effects of storage conditions of roots on seed yield and quality in purple carrots.

Using a lysimetric station to determine the irrigation water requirements for chufa crop (Cyperus esculentus var. sativus)
1 year 3 months ago

Chufa, also known as tigernut, is a typical irrigated crop in Valencia (Spain). It is cultivated for its tubers, which are mainly used for producing a traditional refreshing drink called “horchata”. It is mainly furrow irrigated, using large amounts of water. Several studies have been carried out in the last years by the research team in which this contribution has been undertaken, in order to improve the irrigation efficiencies in chufa crop. Although the previously obtained improvements are considerable, they are not definitive, as the crop water requirements are still unknown.

Estimation of fruit tree production by quantitative indicators: the case of lychee in Madagascar
1 year 3 months ago

Aina Fehizoro Rabodomanantsoa received her Master’s degree in agricultural sciences on the subject of “Economic valorization of Bourbon geranium essential oil in Madagascar” in 2015. She is currently studying for her PhD on “Forecasting and assessing the lychee yearly production in terms of volume and fruit quality considering a complex system in the east coast region of Madagascar using models to predict more accurately the onset of the harvesting season”. Madagascar is the top exporter of lychee in the world.

‘Silistrenska ranna’ – Bulgarian local cultivar in apricot breeding
1 year 3 months ago

Plum pox virus (PPV) is a major limiting factor for successful production of stone fruits such as plum, apricot and peach. Therefore, in many breeding programs the resistance of new cultivars to PPV is one of the main objectives. Apricots are among the most desired fruits for Bulgarian consumers. The latest active breeding program in the country started in 2008. Resistant apricot cultivars are used as sources of resistance to PPV. The local resources enrich the gene pool by adding a high level of adaptability to the environmental factors.

The structure of genetic diversity of the population of western-type carrot (<em>Daucus carota</em> subsp. <em>sativus </em>var. <em>sativus</em>)
1 year 3 months ago

The common carrot (Daucus carota L.) frequently appears in the wild in Europe, Asia and North America. As a cultivated plant (Daucus carota subsp. sativus), carrot has been known to humanity since ancient times. Recent research has indicated the existence of significant genetic diversity among the populations representing the wild and the cultivated carrot.

Girdling as a tool to unravelling the ‘Hass’ avocado skin color problem
1 year 3 months ago

Skin color change problems have been reported by overseas markets to the South African Avocado Growers Association (SAAGA) board. The problem has been associated with chilling damage during cold storage of early harvested fruit, possibly related to the maturity stage at harvest. Girdling around the tree cambium is used to restrict basipetal movement of photosynthates, resulting in accumulation of assimilates above the girdled position. Increased fruit assimilates have been considered to improve fruit quality.

Unravelling the genomics of sucrose-associated sweetness in papaya
1 year 3 months ago

Usana Nantawan is a plant scientist and PhD candidate at Griffith University whose research is focused on molecular strategies for improving papaya fruit quality. Along with flavour, an important papaya fruit quality trait to preserve at point of sale is sweetness, and in particular sweetness that is derived from sucrose. This is directly regulated by a suite of genes involved in sucrose synthesis (ss) and it is unknown how the expression of these genes is affected during fruit maturation, presumably leading to differences in sweetness of the harvested fruit.

Promoting education and training in urban agriculture building on international projects at the Research Centre on Urban Environment for Agriculture and Biodiversity
1 year 3 months ago

Giuseppina Pennisi is a PhD student in Agriculture, Forest and Food Science at the University of Turin, Italy. For her doctorate (2016-2019), she is working on the use of LED lights for indoor cultivation of leafy vegetables. She is evaluating how light quality (in terms of different red:blue ratios in the spectrum) can affect physiology, metabolism and resources use efficiency of lettuce and basil plants.

The relationship between nitrate accumulation and chlorophyll content in leafy vegetables
1 year 3 months ago

Melisa Kara is a PhD student at the Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Agriculture, Antakya- Hatay, Turkey. She is focusing on nitrate, nitrite accumulation and is examining the relationship between nitrate accumulation and chlorophyll content in leafy vegetables. Parsley (Petroselinum hortense Mill.) is a very important leafy vegetable. Antakya and Iskenderun are key districts in Turkey for leafy vegetable production and consumption. Greater accumulation of nitrates and nitrites in green leafy vegetables has been associated with negative effects on health, e.g.

Transcriptomics of adventitious rooting potential in avocado propagation
1 year 3 months ago

I have spent my PhD examining the molecular regulation of adventitious rooting in avocado, under the supervision of Prof. Neena Mitter at the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. My competitive nature and love for science has seen me achieve academic excellence throughout my undergraduate and postgraduate studies. During my Bachelor of Biotechnology at UQ, I received numerous Deans Commendations for High Achievement and obtained a cumulative GPA of 6.7.

Characterization and sensory analysis of some Tunisian date cultivars consumed at early maturity stage
1 year 3 months ago

In Tunisia, more than 200 common date palm cultivars (Phoenix dactylifera L.) are currently listed. Some of these cultivars are consumed at early maturity stage (Khalal) and are generally under-valued. The objective of this study was a physicochemical and sensorial characterization of eleven common date fruit cultivars that could be consumed at the Khalal stage. The studied cultivars presented different physical characteristics expressed for size, weight, skin color and firmness.

1 year 3 months ago

Establishment of a new ISHS Working Group on Ecosystem Services in Horticulture - Working Group operating under the ISHS Division Landscape and Urban Horticulture.
Statement of Purpose for 2018-2022 - web link: https://www.ishs.org/ecosystem-services-horticulture

Fruits Volume 73/6 (November/December 2018) - Thematic issue: Enset
1 year 3 months ago

Check out the new issue of Fruits - The International Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture online at https://www.pubhort.org/fruits/ (Volume 73, issue 6, November/December 2018 - Thematic issue: Enset).

VI International Symposium on Papaya
1 year 3 months ago

Save the date: VI International Symposium on Papaya

#papaya2020

Almería (Spain) 20-23 October 2020
https://www.ishs.org/symposium/357

 

Horti China 2018: France's Horticulture Industry has Much to Offer China
1 year 3 months ago

Among the various national presences at the Horti China 2018 international fresh produce and horticulture technology trade show held in Shanghai on November 21-23, perhaps the most unique model of promotion came from the French delegation—which brought with it the message that France has much in the way of technology and knowledge to offer to China's rapidly developing horticulture industry, and should not be completely overlooked in favor of suppliers and experts from other countries.

XV International Asparagus Symposium
1 year 3 months ago

Save the date:
XV International #Asparagus Symposium
Cordoba, Spain, June 6-9, 2021
#Asparagus2021

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/604

eJHS Volume 83/5 (October 2018) - Thematic Issue: Greenhouse Cultivation
1 year 4 months ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at https://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 83, issue 5, October 2018) - Thematic Issue: Greenhouse Cultivation - including the following articles:

Save the date: International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Viticulture
1 year 5 months ago

Save the date: International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Viticulture

Bengaluru, India, January 21-24, 2020

#ISTSV2020

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/314

Fruits Volume 73/5 (September/October 2018)
1 year 5 months ago

Check out the new issue of Fruits - The International Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture online at https://www.pubhort.org/fruits/ (Volume 73, issue 5, September/October 2018).

International Student Challenge: UrbanFarm2019 - registration is open
1 year 5 months ago


UrbanFarm2019 - Join the challenge - https://site.unibo.it/urban-farm-2019/en

The challenge addresses the design of 3 urban agriculture projects, in 3 different locations. Every location will have a winning team and a prize (3 winners in total). Every winning team will receive a money prize and also the opportunity to be part of the realization of the urban farm project. Jackpot is EUR 7500.

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 58 Number 3
1 year 5 months ago

Chronica Horticulturae Volume 58 Number 3 (September 2018) is available for download - proceed to https://www.ishs.org/chronica-horticulturae/vol58nr3 and login with your ISHS membership account credentials.

Topics in this number include
News & Views from the Board

V Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems
1 year 5 months ago

Save the date:
V Asia Symposium on Quality Management in Postharvest Systems
December 1-3, 2021; Chiang Mai (Thailand)
#asqp2021

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/516

Save the date: I International Symposium on Botanical Gardens and Landscapes
1 year 5 months ago

Save the date: I International Symposium on Botanical Gardens and Landscapes

Bangkok, Thailand. December 2-4, 2019

#BGL2019

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/715

IHC2018 - photos available online
1 year 6 months ago

2018 International Horticultural Congress (IHC2018), Istanbul, Turkey, August 2018 photos now available online
Check out the IHC2018 Album in the ISHS Flickr Photostream

#IHC2018

XIV International Protea Research Symposium
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date

XIV International Protea Research Symposium
24-29 March 2020 - Brena Baja, La Palma & La Laguna, Tenerife (Spain)

#protea2020

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/370

II International Symposium on Vegetable Grafting
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date:

II International Symposium on Vegetable Grafting

Charlotte, NC (USA), July 14-18, 2019

#ISVG2019

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/621

International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture in Mediterranean Climate
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date:

International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture in Mediterranean Climate

Palermo (Italy), 7-10 September 2020

#TropMed2020

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/376

II International Symposium on Beverage Crops - final call for abstracts
1 year 6 months ago

Call for Abstracts:
II International Symposium on Beverage Crops
Xi'An, Shaanxi (China), 22-25 October 2018

#beveragecrops2018
https://www.ishs.org/symposium/473

eJHS Volume 83/4 (August 2018) - Thematic Issue: Kiwifruit
1 year 6 months ago

Check out the new issue of eJHS online at https://www.pubhort.org/ejhs/ (Volume 83, issue 4, August 2018) - Thematic Issue: Kiwifruit - including the following articles:

Save the date: I International Symposium on Plant Propagation, Nursery Organization and Management for the Production of Certified Fruit Trees
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date: I International Symposium on Plant Propagation, Nursery Organization and Management for the Production of Certified Fruit Trees

Bari, Italy, September 28-30, 2020

#CertFruit2020

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/607

Save the date: IX International Cherry Symposium
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date: IX International Cherry Symposium

Beijing, China, May 5-10, 2021

#Cherry2021

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/429

Save the date: VII International Chestnut Symposium
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date: VII International Chestnut Symposium

Lugo, Spain, June 7-10, 2021

#chestnut2021

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/313

Save the date: X International Peach Symposium
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date: X International Peach Symposium

Naoussa, Greece, June 1-4 2021

#peach2021

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/431

Pineapple News #25 (August 2018)
1 year 6 months ago

Pineapple News #25 - the newsletter of the ISHS Pineapple Working Group - is available.

Check out the Working Group home page at https://www.ishs.org/pineapple and select > Pineapple Newsletters

 

XII International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems
1 year 6 months ago

Save the date:
XII International Symposium on Integrating Canopy, Rootstock and Environmental Physiology in Orchard Systems


#2020orchardsystems
Wenatchee, WA (USA); July 26-31 2020
https://www.ishs.org/symposium/352

GoodBerry newsletter
1 year 7 months ago

The 2nd GoodBerry newsletter is out

The GoodBerry consortium is happy to present the 2nd edition of its annual newsletter containing up to date information on the project progress, output and events.

GoodBerry is an international research collaboration with 19 partners from Europe, Chile and China funded by the European Unions´s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to tackle the effects of climate change on berry cultivation.

Newsletter N° 19: July 2018 - Section on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits
1 year 8 months ago

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

Fruits Volume 73/4 (July/August 2018)
1 year 8 months ago

Check out the new issue of Fruits - The International Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Horticulture online at https://www.pubhort.org/fruits/ (Volume 73, issue 4, July/August 2018).

IX International Symposium on Light in Horticulture
1 year 8 months ago

Save the date:
IX International Symposium on Light in Horticulture
Malmö, Sweden, June 8-12, 2020

#ISHSLight2020
https://www.ishs.org/symposium/676

V International Symposium on Postharvest Pathology: From Consumer to Laboratory - Sustainable Approaches to Managing Postharvest Pathogens
1 year 8 months ago

Save the date:

V International Symposium on Postharvest Pathology: From Consumer to Laboratory - Sustainable Approaches to Managing Postharvest Pathogens

Liège, Belgium, May 19-24 2019

https://www.ishs.org/symposium/391

#PlantPathology2019 

II International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals
1 year 8 months ago

Save the date:

II International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals

Bogor, West Java, Indonesia; July 22-24, 2020
https://www.ishs.org/symposium/642

#TSO2020

Chronica Horticulturae - special issue IHC2018 - horticulture in Turkey
1 year 8 months ago

On the occasion of the XXX International Horticultural Congress IHC2018 in Istanbul, Turkey, the ISHS, in cooperation with the Turkish Society for Horticultural Science, has compiled a 96 page special issue of the ISHS membership magazine Chronica Horticulturae, featuring articles on Turkish horticulture and horticultural science previously published in Chronica Horticulturae.

How to make substrates’ R&D greater? The results of  the 2017 ISHS Working Group Growing Media survey
1 year 9 months ago

How to make substrates' R&D greater? The results of the 2017 ISHS Working Group Growing Media survey have been published in Chronica Horticulturae Vol. 58 Number 2 (June 2018).

Foreword from Professor Michael Raviv, Chair of ISHS Commission Plant Substrates and Soilless Culture, and Dr. Gerald Schmilewski, President of the International Peatland Society (IPS).

Association for Vertical Farming Summit 2018
1 year 9 months ago

The transforming power of Vertical Farming -  The Association for Vertical Farming summit will take place in Hong Kong on September 7, 2018, during the Asia Fruit Logistica. AVF invites you to take part in this event and discuss the transforming power of Vertical Farming with an interactive approach.

We will connect with producers and consumers throughout the exhibition and clearly show the potential of Vertical Farming to others in the food production business, logistics, and technology.

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