International Strawberry Symposium 2020, Growing strawberries from the equator to the arctic

02 05 2020 - 15:45 to 06 05 2020 - 15:45

Due to the spread of COVID-19 in Italy and other EU and non EU countries, the ISS2020 symposium has been postponed to 2021. Further information will follow as regards to new dates and reimbursement policies. All abstracts will be maintained until then. 

The Polytechnic University of Marche and the Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), in conjunction with the ISHS are delighted to invite you at the 9th ISHS Strawberry Symposium (ISHS-ISS2020, Growing strawberries from the equator to the arctic) that will take place in Rimini, May 2-6, 2020.

The Symposium program will have 12 invited speakers and expects to select 48 oral presentations distributed in 4 parallel sessions corresponding to the following research areas:

  • Plant genotype, phenotype, breeding, biotechnology, physiology, plant adaptation, resilience, nursery, patenting.
  • Cultivation Systems (open field, protected and soilless cultivation), plant nutrition, irrigation and water requirements, climate and light management, programmed production, reducing labour, harvesting technology, increasing quality.
  • New strawberry pathogens, soil borne and plant pathogens, plant certification, soil fumigation, IPM/Organic, post-harvest management.
  • Fruit quality, nutrition, nutraceutical components, local market, processing, industrial products, economic impact, marketing, claims.

Abstract submission: December 15, 2019!

More information can be found

On the Symposium webpage more details on the pre- and post-tours will follow.

The symposium is supported by the Commission Agroecology and Organic Farming Systems of ISHS.

Rimini, Italië