Topics and thematic platforms

We welcome contributions to the oral and poster program on the following topics:

  • Characterisation, conservation and exploitation of biological resources
  • Molecular and conventional breeding, selection and variety testing
  • Organic and integrated production systems
  • Management of plant growth and development
  • Climate change and environmental stress physiology
  • Precision crop production
  • Crop protection and nutrition
  • Harvest management and post-harvest technology
  • Assessment of plant stress and product quality
  • Food quality research
  • Bioactive food compounds for human health and nutrition
  • Information technology innovations
  • Farm management support and economy
  • Landscaping, rural development and urban horticulture

We propose these thematic science platforms:

  • Beyond yield improvement: exerting the power of genetics and genomics
  • Crop management: new challenges and opportunities
  • Technology innovation: digital tools for precision farming
  • Consumer pull: sustainable supply chain management
  • Future food: nutritious diets and safer food
  • Human health: prevention of obesity and chronic diseases
  • Social responsibility: the horticultural knowledge-based bio-economy
  • Gardens and parks: part of urbanizing societies

Contact

Jens Wünsche

Chair
University of Hohenheim
Germany

Eva Gautsch

PCO
Interplan AG
Germany

Important dates

Open
05/08/2019

abstract submission

registration

Deadline
15/12/2019

abstract submission

(author notification within 4 weeks)

Deadline
31/01/2020

abstract modification

early bird registration

Deadline
29/02/2020

full paper submission

(author notification within 2 months)

Announcement
15/04/2020

full scientific program



Deadline
30/05/2020

full paper modifications



SHE & IHS
02-06/06/2020

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