International Workshop on
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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.


Soil and climate

Predominant soil type is the brown soil like luvisols, eroded brown soils, colluvial and alluvial, with a medium and low humus content.

The climate in the area is favorable to fruit tree growing; the average multi-annual temperature is 9.7°C; the absolute maximum temperature is 38.8°C whereas the absolute minimum temperature is -24.4°C; total annual rainfalls recorded is 663.3 mm.

The first fall frosts may occur late October and the latest ones in the 2nd decade of April or even later accidentally.

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