TOPICS

1. Horticultural Engineering

  • Precision Horticulture
  • Greenhouse Design & Structure
  • Greenhouse Production & Management
  • Crop Management
  • Modeling Plant Growth and Environment
  • Plant Propagation

2. Molecular Biology and Plant Genetic Resources

  • Breeding of Horticultural Crops
  • Genetically Modified Plants
  • ​​​​​​​Molecular Markers
  • Tissue Culture and Micro-propagation
  • Plant Genetic Resources
  • Biotechnology

3. Environmental Stress and Plant Protection

  • Abiotic Stress
  • Soil-Borne Pathogens
  • Pests & Diseases Management
  • Biological Control
  • Climate Change

4. Nutrition, Irrigation and Water Relations

  • Plant Nutrition
  • Irrigation Systems & Management
  • Plant Water Relations

5. Plant Substrates and Soilless Cultures

  • Hydroponics
  • Aeroponics
  • Aquaponics
  • Culture Media

6. Crop Quality and Postharvest

  • Control of Postharvest Diseases
  • Quality and Safety of Fresh Cut Products
  • Controlled & Modified Atmosphere Storage
  • Modeling of Postharvest Processes

7. Landscape and Urban Horticulture

  • Turfgrass & Cover Crops
  • Urban Horticulture
  • Urban Landscape
  • Human Issues in Horticulture