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Langkloof Besproeiingseminaar

19 September 2017 – Book online

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Irrigation-Seminar-18-August-2017

Irrigation Seminar

18 August 2017 – Bookings have now closed.

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INTERPERA 2016 Presentations

All the presentations from this year’s INTERPERA 2016 pear congress are downloadable here.
Symposium Day 1:
Future scenarios for SA and the global perspective – Chantell Ilbury, mindofafox
Breeding New Pears for the Modern Consumer – Dr Richard Volz, Plant and Food Research
Overview of the SA Industry – Jacques du Preez, HORTGRO
Panorama of the world production of pears – Daphné van Doorn, WAPA
Round table on technical innovation: Spain/ Catalonia – Dr Ignasi Iglesias, IRTA
Round table on technical innovation: Belgium – Dr Jef Vercammen, Experimental Garden for Pome & Stone Fruits
Round table on technical innovation: USA – Bob Gix, Pear Bureau
Round table on technical innovation: France – Jean-Marie Fabre, Vergers de Beauregard
Round table on technical innovation: South Africa – Prof Wiehann Steyn

Balance of the beginning of the season in North Hemisphere – Bob Gix, Pear Bureau
Production forecasts in South Hemisphere – Manel Simon, Afrucat
Round table on trade of pears: Belgium – Filip Fontaine, Bel’orta
Round table on trade of pears: France – Vincent Guérin, ANPP
Analysis of production costs: Belgium – Phillipe Appeltans, VBT
Analysis of production costs: USA – Bob Gix, Pear Bureau
Analysis of production costs: Italy – Luciano Trentini, AREFLH
Analysis of production costs: South Africa – Mariette Kotzé, HORTGRO

Symposium Day 2:
Realising the Commercial Potential of New Hybrid Pears: The NZ Experience – Dr Richard Volz, Plant and Food Research
SmartFresh on pears: a global experience to better serve customers – Andrea Cucchi, AgroFresh
Forelle Early Market Access Programme (FEMA) – Dr Ian Crouch, ExperiCo
The strategic role of technology to enhance pear quality in international markets – Luca Montanari, Unitec
Forelle Pears and Mealiness – Dr Elke Crouch, Stellenbosch University
Management of Botrytis on pears – Dr Cheryl Lennox, Stellenbosch University
Chemical thinning of pears – Prof Karen Theron, Stellenbosch University
Technologies to control superficial scald development on ‘Packham’s Triumph’ pears – Anél Botes, ARC
Opportunities offered by Macfrut – Luciano Trentini, Macfrut

HORTGRO Science Events

In this section you will find a list of all the planned information events for the year. This is an industry programme and not all events are organised by HORTGRO Science. The programme may change, so please check the dates regularly.

HORTGRO Events

In this section you will find a list of all the planned information events for the year. This is an industry programme and not all events are organised by HORTGRO.
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