Online Registration
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We strongly advice you to register before  September 9, 2017 for reduced prices. Only online registrations will be accepted.


Online Abstract
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This symposium is organized by ISHS (International Society of Horticultural Science and Ondokuz Mayis University)



Symposium Calendar

Abstract submission: (Closed)

Earlybird registration :September 9, 2017 (Extended)
Fulltext submission will be opened from August 15 to October 1, 2017
Symposium date: October 9-13, 2017


Scientific Programme is published. Please click here

In order to publishing of your abstract in Abstract Book, you have to pay the registration fee till to September 9, 2017.


We would like to inform you that as the Samsun Çarşamba Airport is closed between August 1st – October 31th for renovation. You can arrange your flight from Ordu. You can see the alternative airport as below.

Congress Centre (Samsun) - Ordu-Giresun  Airport (OGU)



The International Centre of Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), through its Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ), will award a limited number of grants that may partially or totally cover registration fees, accommodation and travel expenses for the participation at the Symposium.

Candidates must have an abstract accepted by the Scientific Committee and come from CIHEAM countries (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey). Preference will be given to the young scientists from the Southern and Eastern member countries of CIHEAM.

Applications, including a request letter, a CV and copy of the abstract/s of the contribution/s submitted to the Meeting, should be sent before 15 april 2017 to the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (Spain): iamz@iamz.ciheam.org

Symposium Hotels



Grand Amisos Hotel - 4*
Single Room: 40 €
Per person in double room: 30 €

Grand Atakum Hotel - 4*
Single Room: 55 €
Per person in double room: 30 €


Symposium Venue - Samsun


Perfect location for a congress!

Samsun is a city with a population over half a million people on the north coast of Turkey. It is the provincial capital of Samsun Province and a major Black Sea port. The growing city has two universities, several hospitals, shopping malls, a lot of light manufacturing industry, sports facilities and an opera.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk began the Turkish War of Independence here in 1919.



6th International Chestnut Symposium

The topics will focus on the fields of chestnut breeding, biotechnology and genetic resources; physiology and ecology; growing technologies; fruit quality, post-harvest and processing; pest and disease management; production economics and management.


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