6th International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants 15-19 July 2013

On 15-19 July 2013 the 6th International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants will be held in Beijing, China. The Symposium, under the auspices of the International Society for Horticultural Sciences, is organized by Beijing Forestry University, Beijing Botanical Garden, National Engineering Research Center for Floriculture, Ornamental Committee of the Chinese Society for Horticultural Science and Working Committee of Nomenclature and Cultivar Registration, CSHS. The theme of the Symposium is “Better Taxonomy, Better Life”, focusing on identification, evaluation and nomenclature of cultivated plants, cultivar registration as well as cultivated plants information storage and retrieval. The Symposium, consisting of invited lectures, technical visits, oral and poster presentations, will welcome scientists, scholars, professionals and students from universities, research institutes and companies to present research results, share up-to-date information and discuss common concerns for the taxonomy of cultivated plants.

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Rachel Wakefield

Communications Executive and Associate Editor
United Kingdom