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Dear Horticultural Researchers,

On behalf of the local organizing and scientific committees, we cordially invite you to attend the Fourth International Horticulture Research Conference, which will be held in July 16 - 20, 2017, East Malling, UK. The conference will be hosted by NIAB EMR and Horticulture Research, the journal jointly published by Nanjing Agricultural University and Springer Nature.

The purpose of the conference is to bring together international researchers conducting basic research on horticultural crops, to showcase the latest research findings, to network with colleagues from around the world, and to meet the journal’s Editor-in-Chief and some of the Associate Editors.

Session Themes:

1 Genome engineering in horticultural crops

2 Fruit development, functional food and quality

3 Flowering and environmental adaptation

4 Root-shoot interactions and grafting

5 Plant-microbe insect and environment interactions

6 Post-harvest biology

7 Evolutionary biology and comparative genomics

8 Precision horticulture

We look forward to welcoming you to East Malling in July.  


The conveners:

Dr. Richard Harrison, NIAB EMR

Dr. Max Cheng, Nanjing Agricultural University; Editor-in-Chief, Horticulture Research



Key Dates
  • Early Registration Before April 30, 2017
  • Regular Registration After May 1, 2017
  • Abstract Submission Deadline May 21, 2017
  • Registration Deadline June 22, 2017
  • Conference July 16-20, 2017
  • hortres
  • 南京农业大学
  • springer nature
  • Canadian Science Publishing
  • Conviron
  • M & S
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies
  • GCRI
  • Worldwide Fruit
  • Novogene
  • Qiagen
  • Burleigh Dodds
  • Berry Gardens Growers
  • PCR Biosystems
  • EMT