Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 3rd international scientific conference „Sustainable Fruit Growing: From Plant to Product”, and 4th European Workshop on Seabuckthorn EuroWorkS 2016, which will take place on 17–19 August 2016.

3rd international scientific conference „Sustainable Fruit Growing: From Plant to Product”

The conference is organised by the Institute of Horticulture, Latvia University of Agriculture (formerly Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing).

The conference program includes plenary and poster sessions. A technical tour to the Institute (laboratories and experimental orchards) and commercial fruit farms in Kurzeme and Zemgale region will be organised for interested participants.

Conference sessions
♦ Plant genetics, genetic resources and breeding
♦ Orchard management and cultivar testing
♦ Plant protection
♦ Fruit quality, harvesting and postharvest technologies

4th European Workshop on Seabuckthorn EuroWorkS 2016

The workshop on seabuckthorn EuroWorkS 2016 will be organised by the Institute of Horticulture, Latvia University of Agriculture (formerly the Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing) and the German Society for Seabuckthorn and Wild Fruits.

The workshop program includes plenary and poster sessions. A technical tour to the Institute (laboratories and experimental orchards) and seabuckthorn commercial farms and product producers in Kurzeme and Zemgale region will be organised for interested participants.

Planned workshop sessions
♦ Plant health, pests and diseases
♦ Harvesting and fruit quality

LANGUAGE

The official language of the conference will be English.

Some photos for downloading available here.