IX International Symposium on Soil and Substrate Disinfestation (SD 2018)

Aquila Atlantis Hotel, 9-13 September 2018
Heraklion, Crete

International Society of Horticultural Sciences
Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
Hellenic Society of Phytiatry Aquila Atlantis Hotel, 9-13 September 2018 - Heraklion, Crete

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Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that our proposal for holding the IX International Symposium on Soil and Substrate Disinfestation in Heraklion, Crete, Greece on 9-13 September 2018, was positively considered and elected by the members of the Commission Plant Protection, ISHS Commission Plant Substrates and soilless cultures, ISHS Working Group on Soil borne pathogens.

Following the positive message of ISHS secretariat (March 18th, 2016) in our proposal, the local organizing Committee is delighted to announce that the Symposium will be organized by the Hellenic Society of Phytiatry and Agricultural University of Athens, Greece,, under the aegis of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).

The IX SD 2018 Symposium will follow the tradition of the previous Symposia in its format, organized in the past in Louvain, Belgium and Torino, Italy and will also include new topics, according to the progress of the research carried out as well as to the new challenges posed by new regulations and policies in the field of soil and substrate disinfestation as will be formalized by the suggestions of the International Scientific Committee.

Eris Tjamos,
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Important Dates

Conference Dates
9-13/9/2018
Registration Opening
01/08/2017
Early Bird Registration Deadline 31/12/2017
Abstract Submission Opening 01/08/2017
Abstract Submission Deadline 31/12/2017
Full Text Paper Submission Deadline 31/03/2018 

Host University

Agricultural University of Athens logo With the organizational contribution of several scientists from the Laboratories of:
Plant Pathology and Agricultural Zoology & Entomology