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III International Symposium on Carrot and Other Apiaceae

Paper Submission Area- ENTIRES CLOSED

The symposium will consist of plenary and specialised (scientific and technical) sessions and will address the current issues concerning the production of carrots and other Apiaceae for human consumption.  The topics covered by the Symposium are likely to include:

  • Market and consumer expectations
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Crop improvement
  • Genetic diversity including wild relatives
  • Biology and physiology
  • Cultural practices: fertilization, irrigation, weed control
  • Quality of products and post-harvest issues (transport, health impact, …)
  • Crop protection: invertebrate and vertebrate pests, plant pathogens, weed control, Integrated Pest, Disease and Weed Management
  • Seeds




Participants may offer an oral presentation or a poster presentation using the link below. The committee will inform the author if the communication is accepted.  Abstract submission will open on the 1st September 2022, the deadline for abstract submission is 1st March 2023, your abstract can be modified up until 15th March 2023.

Authors of abstracts accepted for presentation (both oral/poster) are expected to register for the symposium. All oral presenters, including invited and keynote speakers, must submit a manuscript for Acta Horticulturae. Authors of posters are welcome to submit their manuscript for Acta Horticulturae but posters cannot be published as such.  The deadline for submission of papers is the 30th April 2023, with the deadline for final modifications is 30th June 2023.

If you would like to discuss your abstract submission in more detail, please contact Rosemary Collier, Chair of the Scientific Committee.

Begin Abstract Submission*

*Prior to submission, please ensure that you have downloaded and read the guidance. Acta Horticulturae author guidelines,

Key Dates:

1st September 2022: abstract submissions open

1st March 2023: deadline for abstract submission

15th March 2023: deadline for abstract modification

30th April 2023: deadline for full paper submission

30th June 2023: deadline for full paper modification

Young Mind Awards

During each ISHS Symposium two Junior Scientists will be presented with awards for the Young Mind Awards.

These are presented for:

  • the best oral presentation given by a junior scientist who is in the same time the presenter and first author of the submitted manuscript
  • for the best poster presented by a junior scientist who is first author of the work

How to participate? If you are a student or a junior scientists interested in participating in the ISHS Young Minds Award you should submit your abstract, using your own personal ISHS user accountTo indicate your interest in the ISHS Young Minds Award you should tick the appropriate box during the submission of your abstract in ROSA. By indicating your interest in the ISHS Young Mind Award you confirm to meet the above-mentioned criteria for participation and agrees to accept the terms and conditions.

To find out more visit the ISHS Young Minds Award webpage.

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