Convener
Marian – Iancu BOGOESCU – Romanian Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences of (RAAFS)
Viorica Luchian LAGUNOVSCHI – University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest (UASVM Bucharest)
Prof. dr. Nazim GrudaUniversity of Bonn – Germany

Organising Committee
Valeriu TABARA, Romanian Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences of Bucharest (RAAFS)

Gheorghe GLAMAN, AAFS & Romanian Society of Horticulture (RSH)
Florin STANICA,  University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest (UASVM Bucharest)
Adrian ASANICA,  UASVM Bucharest
Liliana BADULESCU, UASVM Bucharest

Ioan SCURTU, RAAFS
Victor LACATUS, RAAFS
Gicuța ZBARCIOG,   Vegetable and Floriculture Research and Development Institute Vidra (VFRDS)
Costel VANATORU, Vegetable Research and Development Station Buzau (VRDS)
Marian BREZEANU, VRDS Bacău
Sorin CHIRU, RAAFS
Luiza MIKE, RAAFS

Ioana CUCU, RAAFS
Nicole PETCULESCU, RAAFS
Vili DRAGOMIR, Romanian Institute of Agricultural Economy and Rural Development Bucharest (RIAERD)

 Scientific Committee (in alphabetic order)

Name, Surname Institution Country
Prof. Rukie AGIC` Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius of Skopje Macedonia
Prof. Sali ALIU Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary, University of Prishtina Kosovo
Prof. Uygun AKSOY Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture,  Ege University Turkey
Prof. Balliu ASTRIT Department of Horticulture, University of Tirana Albania
Prof. Božidar BENKO Faculty of Agriculture,University of Zagreb Croatia
Prof. Giuseppe COLLA University of Tuscia, Dafne Italy
Prof. dr. Juan A. FERNANDEZ Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena Spain
Prof. Carmina GISBERT Universitat Politècnica de València Spain
Prof. Dr. Nazim GRUDA University of Bonn Germany
Prof. Zarko ILLIN Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad Serbia
Prof. Zoran JOVOVIC`

Biotechnical  Faculty Podgorica,

University of Montenegro

Montenegro
Prof. Constantinos KITTAS University of Thessaly,  School of Agricultural Sciences Greece
Dr. Pradeep KUMAR ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur India
Prof. Daniel I. Leskovar Department of Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center
United States of America
Dr. Xun LI Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences China
Prof. Rui Manuel de ALMEIDA MACHADO Evora University, Portugal Portugal
Assoc. Prof.  Francesco ORSINI Agricultural Plant Science, University of Bologna Italy
Prof. Stefania de PASCALE Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II Italy
 Dr. Francisco Perez ALFOCEA Spanish National Research Council (CEBAS-CSIC) Spain
Prof. Gordana POPSIMONOVA

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, University Ss. Cyril and Methodius

of Skopje

North Macedonia
Prof. Gierde SAMOULIENE  Research Center for Agriculture and Forestry Lithuania
Prof. Dimitrios SAVVAS Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens Greece
Prof. Topcu SEVILAY Cukurova University Turkey
Dr. Hira SINGH Department of Vegetable Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Punjab India
Prof. Ozkan SIVRITEPE Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Sciences of Konya, Food and Agriculture University Turkey
Prof. Piotr SIWEK Department of Horticulture, Agriculture University Kraków Poland
Dr. Marie TORRES CTIFL (French Technical Institute for Fruits and Vegetable) France
Assoc. Prof. dr. Ivanka TRINGOVSKA Maritsa Vegetable Crops Research Institute Bulgaria
Prof. Yüksel TUZEL Ege University Agriculture Faculty,  Department of Horticulture Turkey
Prof. Nicolay VELKOV “Maritsa” Vegetable Crops Research Institute, Department of Plant breeding Bulgaria
Prof. Halit  YETISIR Erciyes University Faculty of Agriculture – Department of Horticulture Turkey
Prof. Rouphael YOUSSEF Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Portici Italy
Prof. Dukadjin ZEKA University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Kosovo