The symposium will consist of plenary and specialized (scientific and technical) sessions and will address the current issues concerning the production of carrots and other Apiaceae for human consumption. The topics covered by the Symposium are likely to include:
- Market and consumer expectations
- Genetics and genomics
- Crop improvement
- Genetic diversity including wild relatives
- Biology and physiology
- Cultural practices: fertilization, irrigation, weed control
- Quality of products and post-harvest issues (transport, health impact, …)
- Crop protection: invertebrate and vertebrate pests, plant pathogens, weed control, Integrated Pest, Disease and Weed Management
Participants may offer an oral presentation or a poster presentation using the link below. The committee will inform the author if the communication is accepted. The deadline for abstract submission is 15th January 2021, your abstract can be modified up until 28th February.
Authors of abstracts accepted for presentation (both oral/poster) are expected to register for the symposium. All oral presenters, including invited and keynote speakers, must submit a manuscript for Acta Horticulturae. Authors of posters are welcome to submit their manuscript for Acta Horticulturae but posters cannot be published as such. The deadline for submission of papers is the 1st May 2021, with the deadline for final modifications is 30th June 2021.
If you would like to discuss your abstract submission in more detail, please contact Rosemary Collier, Chair of the Scientific Committee.
15th January 2021: deadline for abstract submission
28th February 2021: deadline for abstract modification
1st May 2021: deadline for full paper submission
30th June 2021: deadline for full paper modification
Young Mind Awards
During each ISHS Symposium a two Junior Scientists will be presented with awards for the Young Mind Awards.
These are presented for:
- the best oral presentation given by a junior scientist who is in the same time the presenter and first author of the submitted manuscript
- for the best poster presented by a junior scientist who is first author of the work
How to participate? If you are a student or a junior scientists interested in participating in the ISHS Young Minds Award you should submit their abstract, using their own personal ISHS user account. To indicate your interest in the ISHS Young Minds Award they should tick the appropriate box during the submission of their abstract in ROSA. By indicating his/her interest in the ISHS Young Mind Award the junior scientist confirms to meet the above-mentioned criteria for participation and agrees to accept the terms and conditions.
To find out more visit the ISHS Young Minds Award webpage.
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