Event Detail

  • Start Date 20/10/2024
  • Start Time 09:00
  • End Date 25/10/2024
  • End Time 18:00
  • Location Yangling & Fuping, Shaanxi Province

The Eighth International Symposium on Persimmon will be held in Yangling and Fuping, Shaanxi Province, China, from October 20-25, 2024.

This symposium is jointly organized by the Chinese Society for Horticultural Science (CSHS), Northwest A&F University (NWAFU), Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), under the aegis of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), and supported by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of Shaanxi Province, the Management Committee of Yangling Agricultural High-tech Industry Demonstration Zone and Fuping County People’s Government, Shaanxi Province.

The symposium’s theme has been set to “International cooperation to promote global persimmon industry scale, benefits, and diversification development”.

As China’s well-known “Agricultural Science City”, Yangling has a long history of agriculture and abundant cultural heritage but also serves as the location for China National Field Genebank for Persimmon (Persimmon Division of China National Horticulture Germplasm Resources Center). Fuping is one of the major commercial persimmon-producing areas and applying advanced technology in the processing of dried persimmon in China.

The symposium will focus on persimmon scientific research and industry issues, especially addressing the following fields: recent advances in persimmon research, innovative industrial technology and products, and persimmon-related history and culture. This symposium provides a platform for academic communication and face-to-face idea exchanges for scientists, growers, professionals, and enterprises worldwide, bridging and promoting multilateral win-win cooperation for persimmon scientific research and industry steady development.