The Sixth International Horticulture Research Conference First Announcement


In order to showcase the latest achievements and research progress in the field of horticulture, as well as promote communication and cooperation between domestic and foreign experts, the 6th International Horticulture Research Conference will be held in Venice, Italy, from Sep 30 to Oct 5, 2019. The conference is hosted by Horticulture Research and organizedby CREA. The chairs of the conference are Prof. Riccardo Velasco (Director CREA-VE), Prof. Zong-Ming (Max) Cheng (Editor-in-Chief of Horticulture Research) and Alessandro Vannozzi (Researcher of University of Padova).

1.Date   September 30 to October 5, 2019

2.Conference place   Venice, Italy

3.Session   Molecular breeding

                  Comparative genomics

                  Biotechnology and genome editing

                  Dissection of complex quality traits

                  Plant development and nutrition

                  Biotic and abiotic stresses

4.Registration fee

5.Plenary speakers

Asaph Aharoni, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Amalia Barone, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Nahla Bassil, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, USA

Dario Cantu, University of California Davis, USA

Giovanni Giuliano, ENEA, Rome, Italy

Cai-Zhong Jiang, University of California Davis, USA

Jonathan Jones, The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK

Steven Knapp, University of California Davis, USA

Yi Li, University of Connecticut, USA/ Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Mingcheng Luo, University of California Davis, USA

Sean Myles, Dalhousie University, Canada

Venkatesan Sundaresan, University of California Davis, USA

Michela Troggio, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy

Yunde Zhao, University of California San Diego, USA

Jiankang Zhu, Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, CAS, China

6.Conference website

7.Conference schedule

30th Sep  Registration

1st Oct   Conference, full day

2nd Oct   Conference, half day; Visit industry

3rd Oct   Conference, full day

4th Oct   Conference, half day; Greetings to the 7th conference

5th Oct   Check out

8.Contact information

Huan Yin, telephone: +86 15996361370, e-mail: