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AIMS and SCOPE

  • Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Institute of Horticulture (Babtai, Lithuania) are delighted to invite you to attend the International Conference of the Scientific Actualities and Innovations in Horticulture 2016.

  • The International Conference on the Scientific Actualities and Innovations in Horticulture (SAIH2016) will take place from 2st to 3rd of June, 2016, in Kaunas, Lithuania.

  • Towards the establishment of new links and collaborations among participants, the conference Scientific Actualities and Innovations in Horticulture 2016 aims will bring together researchers from diverse fields of study who share a common interest in Horticulture. The SAIH2016 conference will connect leading themes in Horticulture, by means of invited speakers selected of papers contributed by delegates as being significant in their field. The participants will have an opportunity to discuss the newest developments, ideas, changes and solutions in Horticultural science.

  • We hope that the SAIH 2016 will be a good conference to present results of research, exchange ideas and share experience, for establishing further working partnerships and friendships.

 

TOPICS

    1. Ecological and Technological Aspects
    2. Product Quality and Post-harvest
    3. Breeding, Physiology and Genetics
    4. Health and Human Nutrition


Conference Venue
Europa Royale Kaunas Hotel

Miško g. 11, Kaunas


SAIH2016 Outline Conference Schedule, June 2, 2016

8.00 - 9.30

REGISTRATION

9.30 – 9.45

Welcome speach
Zenonas Dabkevičius (Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Director)
Audrius Sasnauskas (Institute of Horticulture, LRCAF, Director)

Keynote Lecture

9.45 – 10.15

KL1

Luigi Lucini (Italy). Effect of plant biostimulants on crops at metabolome level

Oral Presentations

10.15 – 10.30

OP1

Akvilė Viršilė (Lithuania). Lighting effects on nitrate metabolism in lettuces

10.30 – 10.45

OP2

Mariana Maante (Estonia). Effect of defoliation on grapes maturity parameters

10.45 – 11.00

OP3

Jurga Miliauskienė (Lithuania). Supplemental UV-B induce changes of phytochemical properties and antioxidant activity in medicinal/aromatic plants

11.00 – 11.30

POSTER SESSION. COFFEE BREAK

Keynote Lecture

11.30 – 12.00

KL2

Audrius Sasnauskas (Lithuania). Breeding of horticultural plants in Lithuania: an overview

Oral Presentations

12.00 – 12.15

OP4

Ilze Gravite (Latvia). New plum cultivars in Latvia

12.15 – 12.30

OP5

Danguolė Juškevičienė (Lithuania). Productivity and morphological features of garlic cultivars in Lithuania

12.30 – 12.45

OP6

Birutė Frercks (Lithuania). Genetic characterisation of the Lithuanian tomato cultivars using microsatellite markers

12.45 – 13.00

OP7

Rytis Rugienius (Lithuania). Accumulation of anthocyanins in fruits under different environmental conditions

13.00 – 14.00

LUNCH

Keynote Lecture

14.00 – 14.30

KL3

Sirichai Kanlayanarat (Thailand). Quality management in thai mango supply chains to meet the needs of consumers: a case study of mango exporting to japan market

Oral Presentations

14.30 – 14.45

OP8

Darius Kviklys (Lithuania). The crop load and rootstock effect on alternate bearing of apple tree

14.45 – 15.00

OP9

Aurelijus Starkus (Lithuania). Bound between leafy and yield self-regulation in different apple-tree genotypes

15.00 – 15.15

OP10

Solvita Zeipina (Latvia). Changes of biologically active compounds in nettle (Urtica dioca L.) leaves during vegetation period

15.15 – 15.30

OP11

Viktorija Vaštakaitė (Lithuania). Intermittent illumination of supplemental LEDs affects carotenoid production in microgreens

15.30 – 16.00

POSTER SESSION. COFFEE BREAK

16.00 – 16.15

OP12

Neringa Rasiukevičiūtė (Lithuania). Innovative horticultural crops plant protection

16.15 – 16.30

OP13

Dalia Urbonavičienė (Lithuania). Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of lycopene from tomatoes by response surface methodology and characterization of extracts

16.30 – 16.45

OP14

Ramunė Bobinaitė (Lithuania). Pulsed electric fields pre-treatment for enhanced juice extraction and recovery of phenolic antioxidants from various berries and their by-products

16.45 – 17.00

OP15

Krista Tiirmaa (Estonia). The storability of apple variety ¢Cortland¢ in a controlled atmosphere storage facility

17.00 – 17.15

OP16

Seyed Mahyar Mirmajlessi (Estonia). Real-time PCR technique for detection and quantification of Verticillium dahliae from field samples

18.00 - 20.00

Gala dinner (for registered participants)

 

 SAIH2016 Conference Tour, June 3, 2016

9.00

Leaving Europa Royale Hotel, Kaunas

11.00 – 11.30

Technical tour to blackcurrant plantation (F. Šlėvė farm)

12.30 – 13.45

Visiting Hill of Crosses (Šiauliai)

14.00 – 15.00

Lunch

15.30 – 17.00

Science-Business-Innovations: „Chololate workshop – degustation“

19.00

Return to Europa Royale Hotel, Kaunas