The III International Symposium on Carrot and Other Apiaceae is fast approaching, York, UK will host the event entitled “A Taste of Things to Come”. The organising committee, comprising British Growers Association and the University of Warwick, on behalf of the International Society for Horticultural Science are looking forward to welcoming delegates to two days of scientific and technical speakers and celebrating during our three evenings of festivities.
“We are so excited that the UK has the opportunity to host this prestigious event, the event will be one not to be missed. We have a great platform to showcase the fantastic research that our Universities, Research Organisations and growers are involved in.”
Jack Ward, CEO British Growers Association
The Symposium contains both scientific and technical sessions running in parallel with each other, our sessions include speakers on the following subjects:
- Production, Marketing & Consumption Around the World
- Environment and nutrition effect on product quality
- Agronomy - disease & weeds
- Seed and breeding
- Carrot (Apiaceae) Agronomy
Professor Rosemary Collier, University of Warwick has chaired the Scientific Committee and has led the team to review the high calibre scientific papers that have been submitted:
“We have had an excellent array of papers submitted, the research topics ranging from new approaches to crop production and crop protection (pests, diseases and weeds) to crop genetics/genomics and breeding focused on a number of different traits. There will also be consideration of consumer preferences and impacts on their health. We look forward to presenting these speakers and posters to you at the Symposium”.
Professor Rosemary Collier, The University of Warwick
The Symposium organisers would like to extend a huge thank you to our Platinum Sponsors, Elsoms Seeds and Bejo, for their unwavering support and commitment to innovation in the horticulture industry. Additionally, we are grateful for the generous support from our Gold Sponsor, Vilmorin-Mikado. These organisations significantly elevate the scope and quality of this Symposium through their dedication to advancing research and technology in agriculture. We are honoured to collaborate with these visionary organisations.
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