The deadline for submission of abstracts for the International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF2019) has been extended to 28 June 2019.    ISTF2019 will be held at the Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on  24-26 September. It is organized by the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet)Continue Reading

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) is leading a seminar titled Current Development and Challenges in Improving Production, Productivity, and Market Demand for the MD2 Pineapple Variety on 11 July 2019 at the Tan Sri Yusof Hashim Hall, MARDI, Serdang, Selangor, co-organized with the Malaysian Pineapple Industry Board (MPIB), the MalaysianContinue Reading

Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing (BDS), an associate member of TFNet, will release the new book Achieving sustainable cultivation of tropical fruits on 23 August, edited by Professor Elhadi M. Yahia.     According to the BDS website, this collection reviews current advances in the breeding and cultivation of key tropicalContinue Reading

The highly-anticipated proceedings of the International Conference on Tropical Fruit Pests and Diseases have been officially released.      If you are interested in the proceedings or any of the individual papers, contact the TFNet Secretariat at info@itfnet.org.   Abstracts of the papers presented are available here: http://itfnet.org/troped2018/abstracts.php   eISBN:Continue Reading

The 2019 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF 2019) is now accepting abstracts.     ISTF 2019 will be held in Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 24-26 September, organized by the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)Continue Reading

Topics ranging from strategic directions to increasing production and productivity, pests and disease management, postharvest management, best agronomic practices, new potential underutilized fruit crops, and potential markets were discussed during the concurrent session on fruits of the International Symposia on Horticulture (ISH) in Bali, Indonesia on 27-30 November 2018.    Continue Reading

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) organized the first International Conference on Tropical Fruit Pests and Diseases (TROPED 2018) at the Le Meridien, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on 25-27 September 2018.   Bearing the theme “Sustainable Solutions for Tropical Fruit Pests and Diseases,” TROPED 2018 was co-organized with the BiotechnologyContinue Reading

The 7th General Assembly (GA) of the International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) was held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on 24 September 2018, a day before the TFNet-led International Conference on Tropical Fruit Pests and Diseases (TROPED 2018).     Twenty three delegates were present during the assembly, including eightContinue Reading

The International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet) would like to congratulate H.E. Dato’ Mohd Sallehhuddin bin Hassan for his appointment as the new Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (MOA) Malaysia effective 2 July 2018.   As the new Secretary General, Dato’ Sallehhuddin will also chair theContinue Reading

The 2018 International Symposia on Horticulture (ISH 2018) will be held in Bali, Indonesia on 27-30 November 2018, organized by the Indonesian Center for Horticulture Research and Development (ICHORD).   Bearing the theme “Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Horticulture Supporting Sustainable Development Goals,” ISH 2018 offers the opportunity among horticulture practitionersContinue Reading

The International Symposium on Technology Intervention for Effective Utilization and Marketing of Jackfruit (Jackfest 2018) will be held in Kerala Agriculture University (KAU), Kerala, India on 9-15 July 2018, organized by Department of Agriculture Development & Farmers’ Welfare and KAU.     As the official state fruit, Kerala produces 10% of the total jackfruitContinue Reading