XI International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology - Announcement + Call for Abstracts

Posted Nov 26th, 2019 in News & Updates

XI International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology - Announcement + Call for Abstracts

XI International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology, Stellenbosch (South Africa),  October 11-15, 2020

The symposium, organised under the auspices of the International Society of Horticultural Science (ISHS), will be hosted on the African continent for the first time.
During the sessions and keynote lectures, the latest trends in grapevine physiology and biotechnology research with a focus on the chosen theme of “Grapevine Interactions” will be discussed.

Major topics include:
1. Environmental interactions
2. Plant development
3. Fruit composition and quality
4. Technological advances
5. Computational resources and data integration

For further details on the scientific topics, the programm and important dates, please refer to the symposium website.

The symposium is also an opportunity to discover the rich history and culture of Stellenbosch and Cape Town and the region of the Cape Winelands.
The majority of the symposium will be hosted in Stellenbosch, and a number of guided tours for the region have been scheduled, while a technical and cultural tour of Cape Town has also been arranged. You can find out more about the region at the symposium website. A link to the symposium website can be found at https://www.ishs.org/symposium /529

Important dates:
Abstract submission opens: 8 November 2019
Online registration opens: 15 November 2019
Early Bird registration closes: 15 April 2020
Abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2020
Oral/Poster presenters confirmed: 15 July 2020
Full registration closes: 15 September 2020

Abstract submission can be done directly through the following link: https://www.actahort.org/membe rs/symposiar?nr=529

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