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The International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), the Research Institute for Fruit Growing, Pitesti, Romania (RIFG) and the Organizing Committee for the Second Balkan Symposium on Fruit Growing (II BSFG), are pleased to invite you to attend one of the most significant events for the fruit growing sector in Balkan area, from the 5th to 7th September, 2011. Register at in order to receive current information about the Symposium.


Geographical location

Research Institute for Fruit Growing Pitesti - Maracineni is located in the heart of the Southern Pre-Carpathians, Maracineni village, 7 km far from Pitesti town, Arges district. The experimental fields stretch around the Institute and in its own farms: Colibasi and Lordeni. Geographical coordinates: 44° 51’30’’ Northern latitude and 24° 52’ Eastern longitude. The relief is various from flat plain at 287 m altitude in Pitesti to 800 m hills in Bilcesti zone.