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Welcome to III International Organic Fruit Symposium and I International Organic Vegetable Symposium

Catania (Italy), October 5-8, 2020

1st Announcement

The mission of the ISHS III International Organic Fruit Symposium and I Organic Vegetable Symposium (OrgHort 2020), organized by the Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Alimentazione e Ambiente (Di3A) of the University of Catania, is to acquire and to share currently available knowledge on organic horticulture.

The OrgHort 2020 Symposium will define a short, medium and long term vision for improving organic farming agroecology and organic food chains, and will establish an active international network involving all the stakeholders interested on a very actual topic.

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Important dates

Early bird registration: 1st February-30th May 2020
Deadline for abstract submission: 1st April 2020
Deadline for full text submission: 1st June 2020

The topics

The topics of the ISHS III International Organic Fruit Symposium and I Organic Vegetable Symposium will regard:

organic farming, growing methods and techniques;
agroecology and horticultural biodiversity;
breeding and propagation for organic;
environmental and physiological stress;
molecular tools and physiological methods for screening;
biotic stress and control of the major pests and diseases;
products quality;
health and nutrition including studies on volatiles, flavour, and nutraceutical compounds;
structural and functional genomics;
genetics and cytogenetic studies.

Information

For any further questions or concerns

All information regarding the symposium will be available shortly on our web site www.orghort2020.it.
Hoping that the symposium will be of interest for you, we look forward to welcoming you in Catania.

The conveners

Ferdinando Branca, Alberto Continella and Alessandro Tribulato.

For any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at the following address:
Organizing Committee OrgHort 2020
Via Valdisavoia 5, 95123 Catania, Italy
e-mail (info@orghort2020.it)

Programs of the
III International Organic Fruit Symposium
and I International Organic Vegetable Symposium

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