Bridging the World through Horticulture

S7- Jackfruit and other Moraceae (2nd International Symposium)

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Invited Speakers:

The horticultural important Moraceae genera which produce edible fruits are Artocarpus heterophyllus (jackfruit), A. alitilis (breadfruit), A. integer (chempedak), A. odoratissimus, A. rigidus, A. lakoocha etc. Jackfruit and Breadfruit are the most important among all the edible Moraceae. Jackfruit is now grown in about 90 countries of the world. The International Society for Horticultural Science is organizing the 2nd International Symposium on Jackfruit and other Moraceae at Istanbul, Turkey from 14-15 August, 2018. The First symposium was held at Bangladesh provided a platform for interaction by academia, researchers, extension and industry specialists who will present their latest results and deliberate on a number of challenges facing jackfruit and other Moraceae crops. This Symposium will be a good opportunity for those involved in production and marketing of jackfruit, breadfruit, chempedak and other edible Moraceae to (i) share their experience and knowledge,(ii) connect with the scientific community working on these crops and (iii) develop further research by involving policy and decision making.

Main themes:

  • Genetics, breeding and biotechnology
  • Propagation and production technology
  • Reproductive physiology
  • Pest and disease management
  • Postharvest technology and value-addition

Scientific Committee:

  • Bekir Erol Ak (Harran Universitesi Ziraat Fakultesi, Şanlıurfa, Turkey)
  • Mustafa Akbulut (Recep Tayyip Erdogan Universitesi, Rize, Turkey)
  • Asgar Ali (Nottingham University, Malaysia)
  • Pauline Alila (Department of Horticulture, Nagaland University, India)
  • Phebe Ding (Universiti of Putra Malaysia, Malaysia)
  • K.B.Palipane (Chairman, Institute of Post Harvest Technology, Sri Lanka)
  • M.A.Rahim (Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh)
  • Azim Uddin (Ministry of Agriulture, Dhaka, Bangladesh)