Bordeaux (France), 25-29 October 2015

The 12th Solanaceae Conference will take place in Bordeaux (France) from the 25th to the 29th October 2015. The event will carry on from previous SOL conferences and address the latest scientific researchers on the Solanaceae, ranging from biodiversity, genetics and plant development to breeding.
Further information at: https://colloque.inra.fr/sol2015

Canberra (Australia), 6-9 October 2015

The next International Society of Root Research Meeting (ISRR-9) entitled “Roots Down Under -Belowground solutions to global challenges” will be held in Canberra (Australia), 6-9 October 2015. The organizing committee will be chaired by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), Australia.
More information will follow at: http://wp.csiro.au/isrr9-2015/

Warwickshire (United Kingdom), 23-24 September 2015

The UK Tomato Conference, under the title "Your Environment for Growth" will take place over 23rd and 24th September 2015 at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire (United Kingdom). This event foresees an Energy seminar during the afternoon of 23rd September and an eclectic mix of speakers and topics on the main programme on the 24 September.
More information will follow at: http://www.britishtomatoes.co.uk/blog/uk-tomato-conference-23-24-september-2015/

Edinburgh (United Kingdom), 21-22 September 2015

The Association of Applied Biologists will organise a conference entitled “Dealing with combined stresses for crops: approaches to improve water and nutrient use efficiency in cropping systems” that will be held in Edinburgh (UK), 21-22 September 2015. Presenters are invited to share findings of recent projects which have focused on approaches to improve water and nutrient use efficiency in cropping systems, with emphasis of tackling combined stress, through modelling, crop breeding and agronomic adaptation. The question on how best to approach the challenges of dealing with combined stresses will be also dealt with.
More information will follow at: http://www.aab.org.uk/contentok.php?id=187&basket=wwsshowconfdets

Ghent (Belgium), 13-19 September 2015

The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) will organize a Practical Course on “Insights into plant biological processes through phenotyping” to be held in Ghent from 13 to 19 September 2015. This EMBO Practical Course will discuss and demonstrate the multiple and diverse aspects of plant phenotyping, covering the cell to whole plant scale, and including growth-related, as well as physiological and performance-related plant traits. The practical sessions will comprise the measurement of these traits by means of simple and advanced imaging techniques and image analysis.
Further information at: http://events.embo.org/15-plant-phenotyping/

Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 15-17 February 2015

The conference "Agriculture and Climate Change: Adapting Crops to Increased Uncertainty" will be held in Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 15-17 February 2015. This Conference will focus on the likely impact of climate change on crop production and explore approaches to maintain and increase crop productivity in the face of climate change. The deadline for the call for abstracts is 17 October 2014.
Further information at: http://www.agricultureandclimatechange.com/index.html

Porto Seguro (Brazil), 2-6 November 2014

The SOL Genomics Network is organizing the 11th Solanaceae Conference (SOL2014) to be held in Porto Seguro, Bahia (Brazil), 2-6 November 2014. The meeting intends to explore the recent technological advances in plant genomics leading to a better knowledge of natural variation and its application into plant breeding.
More information at: http://www.sol2014.com.br

Weimar (Germany), 15-19 September 2014

The 7th International Symposium on “Root Development: Adventitious, lateral and primary roots” will be hosted by the Leibniz-Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops Grossbeeren/Erfurt (IGZ), 15-19 September 2014 and will be held in the congress centre “Neue Weimarhalle” in Weimar, Germany. This conference aims to bring together scientists and researchers in plant developmental biology, agriculture, horticulture, forestry and biotechnology, with a common interest in roots.
More information at: http://www.rooting2014.org/frontend/index.php

Brisbane (Australia), 17-22 August 2014

The XXIX International Horticultural Congress: IHC2014 will be held in Brisbane (Australia), 17-22 August 2014. The theme of the 2014 congress is “Horticulture - sustaining lives, livelihoods and landscapes” and, in the spirit of scientific cooperation and sharing knowledge globally, it will showcase advanced technologies that are becoming globally significant in a world with a rapidly growing population, less cultivatable land and an environment under threat.
Further information at: http://www.ihc2014.org/

Avignon (France), 22-25 April 2014

The XVIIIth EUCARPIA Meeting on Genetics and Breeding of Tomato will be held at the University of Avignon (France), from 22-25 April 2014. As in the past meetings, Eucarpia Tomato will bring together scientists working on genetics and breeding of tomato. With the availability of the tomato genome sequence, new possibilities are open to breeders and the congress will give the opportunity to share the last results in the domains of diversity, fruit quality, adaptation to abiotic and biotic stress.
Further information at: https://colloque.inra.fr/eucarpia2014-tomato-avignon

Wuhan (China), 17-20 March 2014

The 1st ISHS International Symposium on Vegetable Grafting (ISVG2014) will be held in Wuhan (China), 17-20 March 2014. The symposium will be held under the auspices of ISHS, the Chinese Society for Horticultural Science (CSHS) and Huazhong Agricultural University. The theme of this symposium is Environmental Friendly Production of Vegetables via Grafting, and the topics will focus on the fields of grafted seedling production, rootstock breeding and biotechnology, grafting and stresses, rootstock-scion/soil biota interactions, as well as rootstock-mediated effects on yield and fruit quality.
Further information at: http://www.grafting2014.com/English/default.aspx

Berlin (Germany), 11-12 November 2013

The EPSO Working Group on Horticulture is organizing a workshop entitled "Horticulture for the 21st Century' Workshop" will be held in Berlin, 11-12 November 2013. The aim of the Workshop is to strengthen horticultural research in Europe by reviewing the current state of the area, and developing a white paper suggesting new directions and opportunities for horticultural research and innovation. The workshop will be science-based and organised by academia, but stakeholders in the horticultural production chain and representatives of users of horticultural products and services will also present their views on future challenges in the sector.
Further information at: http://www.epsoweb.org/horticultural-workshop-autumn-2013-berlin-de

Kent (United Kingdom), 6-7 November 2013

The conference entitled “Fruits and Roots: A Celebration and Forward Look” will take place in East Malling, Kent (UK), 6-7 November 2013. The conference is part of a series of activities to mark the centenary of East Malling Research. This conference will be the scientific centre piece and explore current and future research leading to improved fruits for the future.
Further information at: http://www.aab.org.uk/contentok.php?id=148&basket=wwsshowconfdets

Beijing (China), 13-17 October 2013

The 10th Solanaceae Conference entitled “Geno versus Pheno” will take place in Beijing (China), 13-17 October 2013. SOL 2013 would be a forum to discuss the impact of the high-quality reference genome sequence of tomato on different aspects of Solanaceae studies.
Further information at: http://www.sol2013.org/

Perth (Australia), 2-6 September 2013

The InterDrought-IV Conference will be held in Perth (Australia), 2-6 September 2013. This conference will provide recommendations on the most effective approaches to achieve better crop productivity under drought conditions as well as the research needed to move forward in this direction.
Further information at: http://www.interdrought4.com/

Madrid (Spain), 26-29 August 2013

The VII Iberian Congress of Agricultural Engineering and Horticultural Sciences will be held in Madrid (Spain), 26-29 August 2013. This Congress will serve as a platform for cooperation between the agri-chain business professionals and researchers in order to optimize costs and promote the transfer of new knowledge related to agricultural engineering and horticultural sciences.
Further information at: http://sechaging-madrid2013.org/

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