XXX. INTERNATIONAL HORTICULTURAL CONGRESS
12 - 16 AUGUST 2018 ISTANBUL - TURKEY
Bridging the World through Horticulture

IHC 2018 SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Prof. Dr. Uygun Aksoy, Chair of the Scientific Committee, Retired from Department of Horticulture, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sahin Anil, Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee Retired from the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ankara, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Silvana Nicola Ex-officio Chair of the Scientific Committee as the ISHS Vice-President, Department of Agriculture, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, Grugliasco, TO, Italy
Prof.Dr. Kazem Arzani, Department of Horticultural Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Dr. Damiano Avanzato, International Horticulturist Consultant, Pomezia (Roma), Italy
Prof.Dr. Peter J. Batt, Shelley, WA, Australia
Dr. Lukas Bertschinger, Agroscope, Wädenswil, Switzerland
Prof.Dr. Necdet Budak, Rector, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
Prof.Dr. Tiziano Caruso, Department of Agricultural & Forest Science, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Prof.Dr. Stefania De Pascale, Department of Agricultural Engineering & Agronomy, University of Naples, Portici (Naples), Italy
Prof.Dr. Ted M. DeJong, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, Davis, CA, USA
Dr. Inge Van den Bergh, Bioversity International, C/O KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
Dr. Martine Dorais, Centre de recherche & d'innovation-végétaux, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
Prof.Dr. Giorgio Prosdocimi Gianquinto, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Prof.Dr. Julian Heyes, Institute of Food, Nutrition & Human Health, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Dr. David Hunter, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Murat Kacira, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Dr. Rémi KahaneCIRAD, Department Persyst, Montpellier cedex, France
Dr. Panagiotis Kalaitzis, Department of Horticultural Genetics & Biotechnology, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Chania, Greece
Prof. Dr. Saneyuki Kawabata, Institute for Sustainable Agro-Ecosystem, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Maurizio Lambardi, IVALSA/Trees and Timber Institute, National Research Council, Firenze, Italy
Prof.Dr. Daniel Leskovar, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas AM Univeristy, Uvalde, TX, USA
Prof.Dr. Sisir Kumar Mitra, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India
Prof.Dr. Umezuruike Linus Opara, Faculty of AgriSciences, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Prof.Dr. Bhimanagouda Patil, VFIC, Texas A&M University, Department of Horticulture, College Station, TX, USA
Prof.Dr. Michael Raviv, Agricultural Research Organization, Newe Ya'ar Research Center, Ramat Yishay, Israel
Prof.Dr. Jorge Benjamin Retamales, University de Talca, Escuela de Agronomia, Talca, Chile
Prof.Dr. Margrethe Serek, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Leibniz University of Hannover, Hanover, Germany
Prof.Dr. Jung-Eek Son, Department of Plant Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Prof.Dr. Bernadine C. Strik, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
Prof.Dr. Christopher B. Watkins, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Prof.Dr. Manuela Zude-Sasse, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy, Potsdam-Bornim, Germany
Dr. Sandhya Gupta, Indian Council of Agricultural Research National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources Plant Genetic Resources, India
Prof. Dr. Hulya Ilbi, Ege University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Birsen Cakir, Ege University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Maurizio Lambardi, CNR/National Research Council, Italy
Dr. Elif Aylin Ozudogru, CNR/National Research Council, Italy
Prof. Dr. Yesim Yalcin Mendi, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rosario Muleo, University of Tuscia Department of Horticulture, Italy
Prof. Dr. Ali Ergul, Ankara University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Inge Van den Bergh, Bioversity International, Belgium
Dr. Thierry Lescot, CIRAD, France
Prof. Dr. Victor Galán Saúco, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias (retired), Spain
Prof. Dr. Hamide Gubbuk, Akdeniz University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Hannah Jaenicke, German Horticultre Competence Centre, Germany
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Akbulut, Tayyip Erdogan University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Dr. Hatice Ikten, Akdeniz University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Mengjun Liu, Agriculture University of Hebei Research Center for Chiese Jujuba, China
Prof. Florin Stanica, University of Agriculture. Science and Vet. Faculty of Horticulture, Romania
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kazım Gunduz, Mustafa Kemal University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Gregory Reighard Clemson, University Department of Horticulture, USA
Dr. Brunella Morandi, University of Bologna Department of Horticulture, Italy
Prof. Dr. Ayzin B. Kuden, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Evelyne Costes, INRA, France
Dr. Pasquale Losciale, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics Research Unit for Agriculture in Dry Environments, Italy
Prof. Tiziano Caruso, University of Palermo Department of Horticulture, Italy
Prof. Dr. Moshe Flaishman, The Volcani Center Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Dr. Louise Ferguson, University of Davis, USA
Deniz Sanal, TAGEM Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Sezai Ercisli, Ataturk University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Sedat Serce, Ömer Halisdemir University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Zeki Kara, University of Selcuk Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Gokhan Soylemezoglu, Ankara University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Ahmet Altindisli, Ege University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Fisun G. Celikel, Ondokuz Mayis University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Shimon Meir, The Volcani Center Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Prof. Dr. Rina-Kamenetsky, The Volcani Center Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Soner Kazaz, Ankara University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Hakan Aktas, Univ. of Suleyman Demirel Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Srinivasan Ramasamy, The World Vegetable Center AVRDC, Taiwan
Prof. Dr. Linus Opara, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Assoc. Prof. Gölgen Bahar Oztekin, Ege University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Murat Kacira, University of Arizona, USA
Dr. Silke Hemming, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands
Dr. Filiz Boyaci, TAGEM BATEM, Turkey
Prof. Dr. H. Yildiz Dasgan, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Dr. Ali Fuat Gokce, Ömer Halisdemir University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Nebahat Sari, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Yildiz Aka Kacar, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Guner Arkun, Aydin University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamer Betul Ozer, Ege University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Julian Heyes, Massey University, New Zealand
Dr. Trevor George, King's College London, United Kingdom
Prof. Dr. Roberto Ugas, National La Molina Agricultural University, Peru
Prof. Ismet Boz, Ondokuz Mayis University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Assist. Prof. Dr. Federica Larcher, University of Turin, Italy
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jesus Ochoa Rego, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain
Prof. Dr. Giorgio Gianquinti, University of Bologna, Italy
Prof. Dr. Erik Ervin, University of Delaware, USA
Assist. Prof. Dr. Songul Sever Mutlu, Akdeniz University, Turkey
Prof. Dr. M. Ali Koyuncu, Süleyman Demirel University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Ana Paula Ramos, Lisbon University Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
Prof. Dr. Kadriye Caglayan, Mustafa Kemal University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Associate Professor Feza Can Cengiz, Mustafa Kemal University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Bhimu Patil, Texas A&M University, USA
Dr. Fatma Uysal, TAGEM BATEM, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Lyle Craker, University of Massachusetts, USA
Prof. Dr. Aysun Peksen, Ondokuz Mayis University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Mustafa Kemal Soylu, TAGEM Central Research Institute of the Ministry, Turkey
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Reza Ehsani, University of Florida, USA
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Selcuk Arslan, Uludag University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Erkan, Akdeniz University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Esmaeil Fallahi, University of Idaho, USA
Prof. Dr. Dilek Anac, Ege University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Alon Ben-Gal, The Volcani Center Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Dr. Janjo de Haan, Werantwoorde Veehouderij, The Netherlands
Dr. Clive Rahn, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Dr. Yuval Cohen, The Volcani Center Agricultural Research Organization, Israel
Assist. Prof. Dr. Hatice Ikten, Akdeniz University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof.Dr. Ahmet Korkmaz, Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Dr. Halit Yetişir, Çukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Giuliano Finetto, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Italy
Prof. Maria Luisa Badenes, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones, Spain
Prof. Ali Küden, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey
Prof. Dr. Saliha Kırıcı, Cukurova University Department of Horticulture, Turkey