Call for abstracts

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The submission of abstracts for oral presentations is now closed. Abstracts for poster presentations can still be submitted until August 10, 2013 to The Congress Secretariat.

Abstract should contain: Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, divided into sections (Introduction, Methods, Results, etc.). Also include an author e-mail addres. Length of the abstract: 1700 characters.
Indicate whether you prefer an oral or a poster presentation.


- Breeding and phenotyping
- Pests and diseases
- Sustainable cultivation methods
- Cultivation systems & technologies
- Strawberry physiology
- Quality
- Supply chain management (packaging, transport)
- Postharvest biology and technology
- Consumer studies
- Processing
- Nutritional and health related properties

Abstract deadline, acceptance and validation

The submission of abstracts for oral presentations is now closed. The Scientific Committee will select oral or poster presentations based on quality and content of the abstract. The authors will be notified of the acceptance by 23 April, 2013. Abstracts of all selected papers and posters will be published in a special issue of The Journal of Berry Research (http://www.iospress.nl/journal/journal-of-berry-research/).

After being selected by the scientific committee authors will be invited to submit their full papers to the Journal of Berry Research (JBR). Accepted full papers will then be published in the special issue of JBR. This edition will be published and online during the International Strawberry Congress. Guidelines for this will follow after acceptance of the abstracts.