2019 Workshop Rationale and Theme

We are pleased to announce the 19th Workshop on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics. In this workshop original research and reviews of all topics regarding horticultural production shall be presented, including marketing, socio-economic and environmental issues among others.

Besides, there will be a special topic on: Methods to analyze the effects of climate change on plant growth – Simulation 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 analysing problems and formulating research. The principles of systems and case studies will be covered during dedicated sessions during the workshop.

The workshop is organized into the following subthemes:

A]     TRAININGS

[A1]   Modelling Techniques

[B]     RESEARCH AND REVIEWS

[B1]   Agronomy

[B2]   Crop Protection and Plant Breeding

[B3]   Socio-economic and Environmental Issues

[B4]   Postharvest handling and Quality