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Last Update: January 28, 2021

We were planning to re-open the registration site on February 1, 2021, but this will be postponed. We are currently discussing how to hold the symposium, including the possibility of having it online. Once we have decided on the details of the symposium, we will present them on this page and open the registration site immediately.

7th International Symposium on Persimmon

  We are delighted to invite you to the 7th International Symposium on Persimmon on September 22-26, 2021. This will be held at the Nara Kasugano International Forum 甍 IRAKA, Nara City, Japan, which is located in Nara Park and surrounded by the historic monuments of ancient Nara.
  This symposium is being jointly organized by the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science (JSHS), and the Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science of NARO, and is supported by Nara Prefecture, the Research Association of Fruit Tree in Nara (RAFT, NARA), and the Scientific Research Association for Kakishibu and Kakitannin (SRAKK).
  The aim of this Symposium is to provide a platform for discussing and sharing recent research and innovative techniques related to persimmon in order to better understand this crop and make practical advances in its cultivation and utilization. This symposium will also provide individuals who work on or are interested in persimmon with the opportunity to come together, promoting international relationships.

The venue for the symposium: Nara Kasugano International Forum 甍 IRAKA.

Important Dates

2018 - late Symposium web page opens
2019 - Jul. Announcement for detailed information
2020 - Feb. 17 Registration opens  >>  temporary closing

2021 - Feb. 1
(will be postponed)

Registration and Abstract submission reopen

2020 - Jun. 15
2021 - Jun. 30

Deadline of Abstract submission
2021 - Aug. 15 Deadline of Full paper submission for Acta Horticulturae

2020 - Oct. 11-15
2021 - Sep. 22-26

Kaki2020 is held in Nara


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