Peach Webinars – Day 1

This series of 4 HortDialogues webinars on peach ‘Current trends and challenges on peach fruit production’ is hosted by Prof. Dr. George Manganaris, convener of the 10th ISHS International Peach Symposium.

The date of each webinar in this series coincides with the initial date of the symposium in June 2021, before the symposium had to be rescheduled to 2022 due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Session 1, June 1 2021 – moderated by Theodore DeJong

16:30 – 17:00 Welcome remarks
17:00 – 17:30 Maria Jose Aranzana “The impact of somatic mutations in peach breeding”
17:30 – 18:00 Ksenija Gasic “Advances in cultivar and rootstock breeding: A case study in peach”
18:00 – 18:30 Davide Neri “Current trends in training systems”
18:30 – 19:00 Ioannis S. Minas “Revealing the true impact of preharvest factors on peach fruit quality development and metabolism”
19:00 – 19:30 “Questions & Answers”