China & the Apple in the World
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China and the Apple in the World

Interpoma China Congress offered an international program featuring renowned speakers from all over the world, organized with the help of numerous partners. 

During these three days the focus was placed on the possibility to introduce new machineries, equipment and tools in China's cultivation of apples.

Congress Program

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Apple Production in Russia, Central- and South Asia and Far East: an overview
Kurt Werth – kurt werth Consulting – Neumarkt (Italy)

Suggestions on the Development of Apple Industry in China under the New Situation
Cheng Cungang – Research Institute of Pomology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences -National Apple Breeding Center (China)

Apple colour, size, taste texture and price
Roger Harker University of Auckland – New Zealand (New Zealand)

Organic Agriculture: Sustainable Innovation in Agriculture in the context of the European Union
Matteo Bartolini – Italian Farmers Confederation – Roma


Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The importance of bee’s and pollination in apples
Claudio SedivyWildbiene and Partner – Zürich (Switzerland)

How to reduce labour hours for hand thinning by introducing chemical thinning and how to contain tree growth with growth regulators
Kurt Werth – kurt werth Consulting – Neumarkt (Italy)

The New Requirements and Development Trend of Apple Plant Protection in China 
Zhou ZongshanPlant Protection Center, Research Institute of Pomology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (China)

The Success Story Sharing in Apple Production in China  
Salver, Haisheng Group, Huasheng 

The Fertigation Technology application in Apple Orchard
Cherry Li - Agronomy and key account manager - Netafim (China)


Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Today’s New Apple Varieties: Global Trends in Variety Innovation 
Walter Guerra – Laimburg Research Centre– Auer (Italy)

Advances in apple resources and breeding in China 
Cong Peihua - Research Institute of Pomology, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences 
Director of Apple Breeding department of National Apple Industry Technology System (China)

Modern tree trainings systems on Apple worldwide
Alberto Dorigoni – Fondazione Edmund Mach (FEM) San Michele (Italy)

How to produce best Nursery trees
Stefan Nicolodi – production consultant (Italy)