2018 Workshop Rationale and Theme

We are pleased to announce the 18th Workshop on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics. In this workshop original research and reviews of all topics regarding horticultural production can be presented, including marketing, socio-economic and environmental issues.

The workshop is organized into the following subthemes:

[B1]   Agronomy

[B2]   Crop Protection and Plant Breeding

[B3]   Socio-economic and Environmental Issues

[B4]   Postharvest handling and Quality

Besides, there will be a special topic on: Strengthening theoretical research methods – Systems modelling. Systems analysis refers to “a general methodology that applies a holistic perspective by taking all aspects of the situation into account, and by concentrating on the interactions between its different elements”. This approach provides a superior way of analysis problems and formulating research. The principles of systems and case studies will be covered during dedicated sessions during the workshop.