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Third International Symposium on Woody Ornamentals of the Temperate Zone
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The meeting pulls together researchers and producers of woody ornamentals from around the world to present cutting edge information regarding all aspects of the development and production of woody landscape plants.

8/2/2016 to 8/5/2016
When: Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Where: Courtyard Marriott Hotel
1500 Washington Avenue S
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55454
United States
Contact: Maddie Grover
612-624-4938

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The meeting brings together researchers and producers of woody ornamentals from around the world to present cutting edge information regarding all aspects of the development and production of woody landscape plants.

  

Topics include:

  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Genetic Resources and Conservation
  • Plant Physiology
  • Propagation
  • Plant Production and Nursery Management
  • Pests and Diseases and IPM
  • Water Use
  • Soil, Nutrients and Substrates
  • Plants in the Landscape
  • Urban Horticulture
  • Impacts of Climate Change

The event will feature the following keynote speakers:

Dr. Valeria Bianciotto
Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection
Italian National Council of Research

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi as Natural Biofertilizers: Current Role and Potential for the Horticulture Industry

Dr. Taryn Bauerle
Associate Professor, School of Integrative Plant Sciences, Cornell University
The Black Box of Plant Biology – The Root Zone

Dr. Dewayne Ingram
Professor of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky
Carbon Footprint and Ecosystem Services During the Life Cycle of Landscape Plants

Dr. Johan van Huylenbroeck
Scientific Director of the Applied Genetics and Breeding Group
Plant Sciences Unit at the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO), Melle (Belgium)
Durable Disease Resistance in Woody Ornamentals: The Breeders’ Challenge

 

Also includes tours to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and Bailey Nurseries, Inc.

Download the PDF registration form or Click here for more information and to register online.

 

 

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