III International Organic Fruit Symposium en I International Organic Vegetable Symposium

14 12 2021 - 09:00 to 17 12 2021 - 17:00

The mission of the ISHS III International Organic Fruit Symposium and I Organic Vegetable Symposium (OrgHort 2021), 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 2021 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.

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.

Important dates:

  • Early bird registration: 1st April-30th August 2021
  • Deadline for abstract submission: 1st June 2021
  • Deadline for full text submission: 1st August 2021

More info:www.orghort2020.it/