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Acta Horticulturae 1185 has been published for
The 2nd International Conference on Germplasm of Ornamental

Better Ornamental Plants for the Better World!

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  • Disanathus


  • Quercus mongolica

    Quercus mongolica

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  • Nanina


You are invited to join us for the 2nd International Symposium on Germplasm of Ornamentals scheduled from August 8 to 12, 2016 in Atlanta, GA, USA. The symposium is held together with the ASHS 2016 Annual Conference.

Sponsored by International Society for Horticultural Sciences, the symposium will be hosted by the ASHS and the University of Georgia (USA), co-hosted by Beijing Forestry University (China) and Gyeongsang National University (South Korea). You will have this rare opportunity to meet American horticulturists and interact with ornamental plant experts from all over the world. Together, we can better address the need and development of ornamental germplasm resources around the world. We are expecting your presence at the symposium and share your research findings and thoughts by contributing a paper and presenting it in oral or poster. You can click the following links for submission and registration. For hotel and other detailed ICGO 2016 information, please visit and or email to

Look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!

  • Conveners,
    • Donglin Zhang (University of Georgia, USA)
    • Qixiang Zhang (Beijing Forestry University, China)
    • Byoung Ryong Jeong (Gyeongsang National University, South Korea)

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to Friday, April 8, 2016.
(The title is “ASHS 2016 Atlanta”. But this page is designed for ICGO2016 submission)

Registration: (select “Conference”, then “Register Now”) (You have to register ASHS first, then select “International Conference on Germplasm of Ornamentals (ICGO) (more)” at the “Attendee Selections” page. Extra $200 is for publishing your paper in “Acta Horticulturea” & presentation expenses, not registration fee). If you are ISHS members, please send your registration information and payment (the same as the ASHS member) directly to Negar Mahdavian (

Current Teaching:

HORT 3620: Plant Propagation

HORT 8150: Plant Growth and Development

Note: to search, view, or download course syllabus at