5.07.2011 09:11 Age: 6 yrs

The International Symposium on Apricot 2011 is finished

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The International Symposium on Apricot Breeding and Culture 2011
of International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) is finished in Armenia

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FAO SEU Regional Coordinator Avetik Nersisyan and coordinator of Apricot Nework Ara Hovhannisyan were participated in the XV International Symposium on Apricot Breeding and Culture of International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), held in Yerevan, Armenia in 2011 (June 20-24). FAO SEU Regional Coordinator Avetik Nersisyan presented the Apricot Nework and his activities to the 120 participants of Symposium. It was shown the on-line work and self presentation of site.

Coordinator of Apricot Nework Ara Hovhannisyan joins to The Scientific Committee of the XV International Symposium on Apricot Breeding and Culture and has actively participated in the organization of the International Symposium.

The symposium was an excellent opportunity to meet researchers, producers dealing with apricot, working in the field of apricot breeding, cultivation, apricot orchards management, fruits processing to discuss and share the research results, to debate on future targets.

They extend a warm welcome to all colleagues, scientists, researchers and producers worldwide to have links and collaboration in the network.

 

Symposium topics organized by scientific committee:

·         Apricot biology, physiology and genetics

·         Apricot genetic resources: evaluation, conservation, genetic erosion

·         Apricot breeding and biotechnology

·         Orchard models and sustainable management 

·         Nutritional quality, organic production and human health

·         Pest and diseases control in the face of human health and environment protection

·         Fruit quality, postharvest management and processing technologies

·         Economic dimensions and marketing strategies.

 

In the result of voting the next  XVI International Symposium on Apricot Culture will be held in China in 2015 by International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).

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