CHERRY 2016: World Symposium in Naoussa, Greece, covering the whole spectrum of cherry cultivation


AgroTypos is Media Sponsor of the Symposium CHERRY 2016 that will take place in the city of Naoussa in Northern Greece on the 4-8 April 2016. It is about the Final Meeting of the COST Action FA1104 entitled “Sustainable production of high-quality cherries for the European market”. CHERRY 2016 is jointly organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Thessaly and the Cyprus University of Technology, with support from the Greek Society for Horticultural Science and the municipality of Naoussa.

It is worth mention that CHERRY 2016 involves more than 100 researchers coming from 35 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Spain, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, England etc.) but also from Asia, America and Oceania.

The Symposium Organizing Committee consists of:

  • Prof. Nikolaos Papadopoulos (University of Thessaly)
  • Assistant Prof. Athanassios Molassiotis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and
  • Assistant Prof. George Manganaris (Cyprus University of Technology).

According to them the Symposium planning goal is to cover the whole spectrum of cherry cultivation, ranging from basic aspects of the “Biology of cherry orchards” to nutritional aspects of fruit and trading.

The program includes 30 oral communications, 40 posters and 7 keynotes of the following Distinguished Researchers:

  • Prof. Guglielmo Costa, Univesrity of Bologna, Italy
  • Prof. Matthew Whiting, Washington State University, US
  • Prof. Daniel Valero, University of Alicante, Spain
  • Prof. Phil. Aravanopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Dr. Ignasi Iglesias, IRTA Lleida, Spain
  • Dr. Francois Laurens, INRA, France
  • Dr. Kirsten Koeppler, Centre for Agricultural Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

You can view the entire Symposium program by clicking here.

For more information about the Conference, please visit the website here

You can see the scientific program – book of abstract here

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