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.



General objective
            Improvement research infrastructure of Propagation, Virology – Tissue Culture Laboratory by modernization and re-equipment to cover both the scientific and training activities and development in the field of tissue culture propagation by and virology in fruit species.

Specific objectives:
- Arranging the internal space and providing new equipment and new facilities, modern, reliable and less electricity consuming for modernization research laboratory for tissue culture and virology laboratory for diagnose  viruses and viral like diseases.
- Complete the facilities with equipment necessary for storing”in vitro” biological material and for plant virus elimination by thermotherapy (heating chambers).
- Restoration of the greenhouse facilities and their equipment to conduct research on in vitro plant acclimatization and on plant-virus transmission on indicator plants (diagnosis and virus identification).