Main topics

Each section will consist of one or more main topics, for details please see table below. Other themes than the main topics are also welcome and will be discussed separately. Each section is coordinated from one or two members of the organisation committee.

Section Main topics Coordinators
Stone fruit Plant protection, post-harvest, cultivars Francois Warlop, GRAB
Michael Friedlich, FIBL
Small fruit, wild fruit Cultivars, Soil borne diseases, cultivation systems, pests Christian König, LVWO
Disease Control in Pome fruit Strategies fort he control of scab, sooty blotch, fire blight Sascha Buchleither, KOB
Fruit quality and storage treatments Extended “bioquality”, influence of preharvest factors, postharvest treatments Dr. Markus Kelderer, Laimburg
Soil management Tree strip management, soil fertility Eligio Malusa, RIH Skiernewice
Sabine Zikeli
Pest control
in Pome fruit
Strategies for pest control Jutta Kienzle, Kernen
Gerjan Brouwer
C.P.W. Zebitz
Cultivars (Pome fruit) Developments and prospects in breeding, new cultivars and market Dr. F. Ruess, LVWO
Christian König, LVWO
Dr. U. Mayr, KOB
Michael Friedli, FIBL
Crop regulation Fruit setting, fruit thinning Dr. Markus Kelderer, Laimburg
 Low input systems, modelling NN
Biodiversity Measures to enhance structure and/or species biodiversity in orchards C.P.W Zebitz
Jutta Kienzle
Hanne Lindhard,

Organizing commitee

Jutta Kienzle, Föko e.V., Weinsberg (D)
Dr. Sabine Zikeli, Universität Hohenheim (D)
Prof. Dr. Claus P.W. Zebitz, Universität Hohenheim (D)
Dr. Markus Kelderer, Laimburg Research Centre (I)
Christian König, LVWO Weinsberg (D)
Dr. Franz Ruess,  LVWO Weinsberg (D)
Sascha  Buchleither, KOB Bavendorf (D)
Dr. Ulrich Mayr, KOB Bavendorf (D)
Gerjan Brouwer, Delphy (NL)
Dr. Michael Friedli, FIBL (CH)
Francois Warlop, GRAB (F)
Hanne Lindhard, GartneriRådgivningen (DK)
Andreas Spornberger, BOKU Wien (AT)
Dr. Eligio Malusa, RIH Skierniewice (PL)