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1-3 November 2023, Megasaray Westbeach Hotel, Antalya/Turkey: 5th International Symposium on BROOMRAPE in Sunflower

This will be the 5th specific symposium on broomrape in sunflower, after those held in Turkey in 2008, Moldova in 2011, Spain in 2014 and Romania, in 2018.

The symposium will be organized by Trakya University and International Researchers Association in cooperation with the International Sunflower Association (ISA). The symposium will be held in Megasaray Westbeach Hotel, Antalya, Turkey, on November 1-3, 2023.

The symposium will cover all aspects related to broomrape parasitisms in sunflower, including parasite biology, physiology, parasite-host interaction, the racial status of broomrape, genetic resistance, molecular breeding, chemical control using herbicide-tolerant, and integrated management.

The symposium will gather sunflower scientists from around the world, and present their recent achievements. The organizers will also invite relevant stakeholders to provide a view on the broomrape situation around the world as well as prospects to overcome the limitation for sunflower production, imposed by this parasitic weed.

Symposium participants will have the opportunity to join, with a 50% discount, the EUCARPIA International Congress on Oil and Protein Crops which will be held 2-4 November 2023 in the same hotel.

International Sunflower Association (ISA) members have 10 % discount from Registration fee.

Abstract submission and early registration deadline is July 30th, 2023.

Click here for more information and registration.