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Group News

Horticulture Group Newsletter - May 2010

tomato slice

Spring has finally arrived and crops now have a chance to catch up

Horticulture Group on Facebook

Facebook horticulture group

As part of its on-going aim to open up the Group to as wide an audience as possible, SCI Horticulture has launched a Facebook Group

Evening tour of Oxford Botanic Garden

camelia

SCI's Horticulture Group conducted an evening tour of the gardens on 11 June 2010

Horticulture Group Newsletter - April 2010

tomato slice

This month we see some new initiatives to make the Group more interesting and accessible.

6th International Postharvest Symposium, Antalya, Turkey; April 8-12 April 2009

Jordi Bordonaba

A J Banks travel bursar Jordi Giné Bordonaba reports from Antalya

Dr Alison Foster on the chemistry of change

Dr Alison Foster

SCI member Dr Alison Foster explains why she changed career path from chemistry to horticulture.

Plants to the rescue - Mental and psychological supporters in the recession conference papers

plants in office

Organised by SCI’s Horticulture Group, Plants to the Rescue was held on 30 September at SCI HQ, London and had over 80 delegates in attendance.

Jordi Bordonaba – growing through SCI

Jordi Bordonaba

Now a member of the Horticulture Group, Jordi tells us about the work he does for SCI

Plants to the Rescue

plants in city

The objective of Plants to the Rescue, a conference organised by the SCI Horticulture Group on 30 September 2009, was to demonstrate and discuss the enormous value of plants in supporting human 'well-being'.

From Field to Fork: How to improve the quality of fruits and vegetables

laboratory

The Horticulture Group, in conjunction with young postgraduate students from the Plant Science Laboratory at Cranfield University, is running 'From Field to Fork: How to improve the quality of fruits and vegetables'.