November 1-4, Cyprus

International symposium on soilless culture and hydroponics

The abstract submission period for the III International Symposium on Soilless Culture and Hydroponics, held in Cyprus, 1-4 November 2020, has been extended to February 15.

You can submit your Abstract directly using the following link

The program for the symposium is currently being developed.

Research topics

  • Soilless systems under cover and outdoors
  • New or alternative growing media, compost and substrates
  • Circular hydroponics / Saving resources / Recycling resources
  • Conversion to Closed Systems
  • Plant factories/Vertical farming/Indoor farming
  • Nutrient management
  • Organic hydroponics/Bio-fertilizers
  • Aquaponics, phytotronics and bioponics based systems
  • Water and energy use efficiency
  • Hygiene (disease suppression) and root disease management
  • Environmental impacts
  • Soilless culture food production, safety and postharvest management
  • Greenhouse innovations/Management
  • Measuring, control and automation
  • Quality and nutritional aspects of soilless grown products for the consumers
  • Life cycle assessment of soilless culture systems
  • Markets and socio-economics

The symposium is a joint initiative of the Cyprus University of Technology (Cyprus), Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology & Food Science and the University of Turin (Italy), Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, under the auspices of the International Society for Horticultural Science.

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