10-th International Kiwiberry Seminar took place on 23-th and 24-th of May 2019 at the Warsaw University of Life Sciensies (SGGW), Poland.
Participants from 12 countries took part in it. There were guests not only from Europe, but also from New Zeland and China. On the first day there was a rich program of presentations separated in three parts - Fruit Quality and Postharvest, Genetics and Breeding, Production and Economical Aspects. On the secound day there was a field trip to plantations of kiwiberry and some other technical crops.
Fruit Quality and Postharvest
- Determining taste in kiwiberry - Luca Fiorentini, Callum Kay, Skool Innovation Limited (New Zealand)
- How long can you store the kiwiberry fruits? - Tomasz Krupa, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW (Poland)
- Insights in kiwfruit and kiwiberry maturity - Callum Kay, Skool Innovation Limited (New Zealand)
Genetics and Breeding
- Behaviour of some Romanian kiwiberry selections and genotypes in Bucuresti area - Florin Stanica, Lavinia Iliescu, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (Romania)
- First results of new cultivars in Germany - Alexander Zimmermann, Bavarian State Institute for Viticulture and Horticulture (Germany)
- Association genetic analysis of A. arguta and selections from mountains other than North eastern China - Yan Chang Wang et.al., Wuhuan Botanical Garden (China)
Production and Economical Aspects
- Actual situation of kiwiberry production in Poland - Piotr Latocha, Warsaw University of Life Sciences SGGW (Poland)
- Our experience in cultivating kiwiberry - Adam Kostrzewa, MiniKiwi Kostrzewa (Poland)
- The combined use of fruit and the vegetative mass of A. arguta - Nadiia Skrypchenko, National Botanical Garden in Kiev (Ukraine)
- Current situation of kiwiberry commercial production and market development in China - Jinming Fan, Willem Kokkeel, Innofresh (China)