UPDATE: Deadline for abstracts extended to 15 June The International Horticultural Forum: 6th International Trade Show for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology will be held in BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand on 22 August 2018. The forum is organized by Horti Asia and the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) with supportContinue Reading

Submit your Abstracts now for the International Conference on Tropical Fruit Pests and Diseases (TROPED) 2018!   The inaugural TROPED 2018 which carries the theme “Sustainable Solutions for Tropical Fruit Pests and Diseases” paves the way forward for the sharing and exchange of case studies, research developments and technological advancementsContinue Reading

The Proceedings for the 2017 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF2017) is now available to download at the symposium website: http://www.itfnet.org/istf2017/proceedings.php   ISTF2017 was held in Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji on 23-25 October 2017, organized by the Fijian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), and Fiji InstituteContinue Reading

Two new mango varieties named Agri-Gardina 45 and Gadung 21 were launched during the Indonesian Mango Mass Propagation and Germplasm Exibition Cukur Gondang, Pasuruan, East Java on 3-5 November 2017.     Dr. Ellina Mansyah, Director of the Indonesia Tropical Fruit Research Institute (ITFRI), says that both varieties have a unique tasteContinue Reading

Held at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur from 18th to 19th November 2017, the Food and Society International Conference 2017 was organized by the Asia-Pacific Food Studies Network, the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), and the National University of Malaysia (UKM).   With topics based on themes such as taste, culture,Continue Reading

Bearing the theme “Tropical Fruit Diversification and Production for Health and Economic Benefits,” the 25th Philippine National Fruit Symposium was organized by the PhilFruits Association at the Aziza Paradise Hotel in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on 7-10 November 2017.     Thirty seven papers were presented during the symposium. TheContinue Reading

A one-day field trip was organized by the Fijian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) on October 25 for the delegates of the 2017 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF). The itinerary includes various locations of interest that feature Fiji’s tropical fruit industry, including a nursery, a model farm, a wet market,Continue Reading

The 2017 International Symposium on Tropical Fruits (ISTF2017) was held in Tanoa International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji on 23-25 October 2017, organized by the Fijian Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), International Tropical Fruits Network (TFNet), and Fiji Institute of Agricultural Sciences (FIAS), with support from the Food and Agriculture Organization of theContinue Reading