Welcome to TSO 2020

Dear colleagues and friends,

The 2nd Tropical and Sub-Tropical Ornamental Symposium (TSO)  will be held in Bogor, Indonesia from 22nd – 24th of July 2020. It is our great pleasure to host this symposium and we would like to invite you to join this symposium in Bogor, West Java, under the auspices of the International Society for Horticultural Sciences (ISHS).

The plenary lectures will be delivered by leading scientists in diverse fields related to tropical and sub-tropical ornamentals including physiology, biotechnology, breeding, production technology, nutrition, postharvest, marketing and any other issues related to ornamental plants and cut flowers.

This event is a great opportunity to bring together researchers, academics, students, growers, technicians, and other professionals in cut flower industry to share knowledge and ideas, as well as to discuss the state of the art and future perspectives for improving and developing tropical and sub-tropical ornamental production and marketing.

Bogor is located about 60 km south of the capital city Jakarta. Areas surrounding Bogor is the largest producer of cut flowers and ornamental plants in Indonesia.  Bogor is one of the main tourist destinations in Indonesia. Bogor Botanical Garden, which was established in 1817 and is the oldest botanical garden in Southeast Asia, is located in the Bogor city, within the walking distance from the TSO venue.

IPB University or Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), began an agricultural school formed by the Dutch colonial regime in the early 20th century. IPB is the largest agricultural university offering agricultural sciences, life science and environmental education in Indonesia.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Bogor to participate in the scientific sessions to the excursion and touristic programs that we will organize for you.


Warm regards,

Dr. Syarifah Iis Aisyah
Convener of TSO 2020


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