The deadline for abstract submission is 30 January 2019

Abstract submission guidelines

  • Requirement

A valid International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) user account is required in order to submit the abstract. If you are currently not an ISHS member, please proceed to new member first and pay to activate your user account prior to submitting an abstract. You will then be entitled to register to the symposium at the 'ISHS member' rate.

All abstracts must be submitted through ROSA - Responsive Online System for Acta Horticulturae submission and review.
For more information about how to submit your abstract, please click here.


  • Preparation

The Organizing Committee invites you to submit the abstracts for oral or poster presentations on the following categories:

  • Plant and germplasm collections
  • Systematics, nomenclature, classification and registration of cultivated plants
  • Molecular studies
  • Plant intellectual property rights
  • Database for collections, nomenclature and taxonomy
  • Plant breeding and introduction
  • Other relevant topics

Abstracts should have a maximum of 300 words and be based on original work. Abstracts should give full information on the objective, materials and methods and major results obtained.

Your abstracts will be submitted to the Scientific Committee for evaluation and presenters will be notified regarding to the status of their abstracts (oral or poster presentation) and date of presentation. The committee may request some papers nominated for oral presentation by authors to be presented as posters.

All presenters (oral and poster) are expected to submit a manuscript for publication in refereed proceedings, Acta Horticulturae, by 31 March 2019.

Please refer here for abstract submission. All abstracts and papers should be submitted through the ISHS online submission and reviewing tool. For the instruction of the author of the Acta Horticulturae, please click here.



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