Philippines to conduct 22nd National Fruit Symposium


Bearing the theme “Philippine Fruit Industry: Towards ASEAN Integration and Public-Private Partnership,”  the Philippine’s 22nd National Fruit Symposium will be held on 8-11 September 2014 at the Highlander Hotel and Resort, Maharlika Highway, Brgy. Roxas, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya.

 

Organized by the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office No. 02 in collaboration with the PhilFruits Association Inc., the symposium will serve as venue for participants and stakeholders to enhance their knowledge and skills towards a globally competitive fruit industry.

 

The highlights of the activities include plenary and technical sessions, posters, agri-entrepreneur forum and agri-ecotourism tour. Scientific papers and posters on various fruits under the following topics: Health and Nutrition, Fruit Production and Management, Crop Diversification, Germplasm Collection, Varietal Improvement, Organic Fruit Farming, Crop Protection, Postharvest Technologies, Product Development, Utilization and Marketing.

 

Interested participants can send abstracts to Dr. Arturo M. Alegado, Chair, Technical Paper Committee thru email at alegado_arturo@yahoo.com on or before July 31, 2014. Registration fee is P3,800.00, inclusive of symposium kit.

 




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