PCA (Protected Cropping Australia) conference organisers have announced the speakers for the floriculture component of this popular industry event. Previously known as the Australian Hydroponic & Greenhouse Conference, this biennial event will be held at the Pullman Melbourne Albert Park between 28-31 July 2013.
Heading the floriculture speaking program will be Wim van der Ende (Netherlands), who will focus on Plant physiology for flowers (temperature, water and CO2; Herman Eijkleboom (Netherlands), who will speak on nutrient deficiency in floricultural crops; and Paul Horne (IPM Technologies, Australia), who will present on IPM for cut flowers. Also on the program is a representative from the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service, who will present on quarantine issues for flower imports. The floriculture program includes a question and answer forum with a panel of industry experts.
The PCA conference and trade show is specifically for commercial greenhouse, hydroponic and aquaponic growers, industry suppliers, allied service providers, research and extension personnel, and anyone else with an interest in protected cropping technologies.
For further information contact the conference organisers: Rick Donnan and Rosemary Viggers, Ph: (02) 4567 7685 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org