Xlll International Symposium
on Flower Bulbs and Herbaceous Perennials

May 1 - 3, 2019
Grand Ambassador, Seoul, Korea

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2019 International Symposium on Flower Bulbs and Herbaceous Perennials  

- Blooming the World with Flower Bulbs and Herbaceous Perennials 


Greetings fromISFBHP2019(International Symposium on Flower Bulbs and Herbaceous Perennials), again! 


The abstract submission deadline is coming in 6 weeks. Please, consider sharing your recent findings with Acta Horticulturae (SCOPUS Journal) that will be published before the symposium. 

[Abstract submission Link] http://www.actahort.org/members/symposiar?nr=684 


General Information about ISFBHP2019 


:: Date: May 1-3, 2019 (The best time for the flowers in Korea) 

:: Venue: Grand Ambassador, Seoul, Korea 

:: Website: www.flowerbulb2019.org


Scientific Topics 


1. Genetic resources, biodiversity and germplasm creation 

2. Genetics and breeding (Classical and molecular approaches) 

3. Propagation, cultivation and flowering physiology 

4. Postharvest physiology and handling 

5. Biotechnology, including tissue culture, cell culture, transgenic research, etc. 

6. Plant protection and ecological (environmental) sustainability 

7. Utilization in landscape and other ornamental purposes 

8. Transcriptomics and genomics research 

9. New crop development of flower bulbs and herbaceous perennials 


Confirmed Invited Speakers and Topics[LINK] 


1. Dr. Naonobu Noda (National Agriculture Food Research Organization, Japan) 

- Breeding of Blue Flowers by Genetic Engineering 

2. Dr. Neil Anderson (University of Minnesota, USA) 

- Selection Tools for Reducing Generation Time of Geophytic Herbaceous Perennials 

3. Dr. Rina Kamenetsky (Institute of Plant Sciences, ARO, Israel) 

- Geophyte cultivation in changing climate: environmental effects on flowering, bulbing and propagation 

4. Dr. Marc W. van Iersel (University of Georgia, USA) 

- Photosynthetic properties of perennials: Implications for supplemental lighting 

5. Dr. Keith Funnell (Institute for Plant & Food Research, New Zealand) 

- Germplasm diversification – a Kiwi perspective on tools and strategies 

6. Dr. Margherita Beruto (Regional Institute for Floriculture, Italy)

- Ranunculus asiaticus: from research to production

6. Dr. Gary A. Chastagner (Washington State University, USA) 

7. Dr. William B. Miller (Cornell University, USA)

8. Dr. Chad T. Miller (Kansas State University, USA)

and more.. 


Technical Tours- Three Amazing Tour Courses were set!![LINK] 


A. World-famous Tulip Festival and Beautiful Arboretum 

One of the five World Tulip Festivals 

Cheollipo Arboretum 


B. Korean Modern Flower Production and Native Plants 

KA Seed and Seedlings Co. 

Hantaek Botanical Garden 

Uri Seed Co. 


C. Flower Show and Gardens around Seoul 

Goyang International Flower Show 

Korean National Arboretum 

The Garden of Morning Calm 


Important dates 


We will have Acta Horticulturae to be ready by the symposium date! 


- Early Registration (Early Bird) 

2018/10/31 (Six Weeks left!) 

- General Registration 




- Abstract Submission Deadline 

2018/10/31 (Six Weeks left!) 

- Notification of Acceptance/Reject 




- Full Paper Submission Deadline 


- Full Paper Modification 




Please visit our website at http://www.flowerbulb2019.org 


This Symposium is Organized by  

International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) 

Korean Society for Floricultural Science (KSFS) 

Korean Society for Horticultural Science (KSHS) 


This Symposium is Hosted by  

Korean Association for Flower Industry Development 

Korean National Institute of Horticultural and Herbal Science 

Korean National Arboretum 

Ki-Byung Lim
  • Department of Horticultural Science, Kyungpook National University, Korea
Jongyun Kim
  • Division of Biotechnology, Korea University, Korea
  • info@flowerbulb2019.org
Jaap M. van Tuyl
  • Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
Yoon-Jung Hwang
  • Department of Life Science, Samyook University, Korea
  • science@flowerbulb2019.org

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