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Growers shortlisted for International Grower of the Year Awards 2014

31 July 2014
Growers from The Netherlands, Canada, China and Denmark are up for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards 2014 (IGOTY), in association...
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AIPH chairs debate to improve link between horticulture & science

24 July 2014
Tim Briercliffe, AIPH, Secretary General, will be chairing a workshop that will debate how to improve the relationship between the horticultural industry and science & research. The workshop...
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AIPH Annual Congress 16-19 September 2014, Qingdao, China

23 July 2014
Preparations are being made for the 66th Annual Congress. Organised by AIPH, the China Flower Association (CFA) and the Executive Committee of the Qingdao International Horticultural Exposition...
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VIP tour of greatest horticultural expo, China

9 July 2014
This year’s greatest horticultural expo is a main attraction of the International Association of Horticultural Producers’ (AIPH) exclusive VIP tour to China. Partnered with leading tour operator...
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Industry gears up for International Grower of the Year Awards 2014

9 July 2014
Global nominations are in for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards 2014 (IGOTY), partnered by FloraCulture International.Growers ...
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AIPH pleads for effective enforcement tools for Plant Variety Rights

16 June 2014
This month saw the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) plead for effective enforcement tools for Plant Variety Rights (PVR)at the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)...
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New Ornamental Crops and Protea Research Symposia and Conference - 1st Announcement

6 June 2014
The International Protea Association (IPA), together with the New Ornamental Crops and International Protea ISHS Working Groups, have pleasure in inviting you to take part in the VIII...
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Exclusive VIP tour to discover China’s Horticulture Industry

21 May 2014
Horticulturists worldwide are invited to join a VIP tour of the spectacular Qingdao International Horticultural Expo and exclusive access to key plant and flower producers in China.The...
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This year’s greatest horticultural expo opens in China

14 May 2014
The International Horticultural Exposition 2014 Qingdao, China, is now open and attracting visitors from within China and all over the world.  The Expo, covering 241 hectares, provides a ...
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AIPH Spring Meeting debates global ornamental plant trade and environmental challenges

15 April 2014
Representatives from organisations representing growers of ornamental horticultural crops met in London, UK on 2nd April to share information and ideas that will strengthen the position of the ...
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Britain’s chief doctor prescribes gardening at AIPH Green City Conference

4 April 2014
Gardening is the solution to wider issues such as obesity, flooding and air pollution, which can all be improved through urban greening. This was the message to come out of the International...
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Frosts Landscape Construction to be Headline Partner at London Green City Conference and Dinner

25 March 2014
The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is pleased to announce that Frosts Landscape Construction Ltd is to be the Headline Partner for the AIPH International Green City...
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Landscapes can counteract growing cost of healthcare

20 March 2014
The way we design and manage our landscapes can have hugely beneficial impacts on public health. Extensive evidence shows that interventions in the landscape can play an important role in delivering...
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Landscape designer of London’s Garden Bridge adds inspirational finale to AIPH Green City Dinner

14 March 2014
A talk on London’s Garden Bridge by its planting designer Dan Pearson is set to wow guests at the AIPH International Green City dinner, held on board HMS Belfast in London on 1 April 2014. Fitting...
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Mayor of Dutch city Almere to open London Green City Conference

Mayor of Dutch city Almere to open London Green City Conference

24 February 2014
The Mayor of Almere in The Netherlands, will open the AIPH International Green City Conference to be held at One Great George Street in London, UK on 01 April 2014.  Mayor Annemarie...
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EU Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) presents the sixth edition of its online newsletter

10 February 2014
On January, 30 2014 the EU Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) presented the sixth edition of its online newsletter: http://www.cpvo.europa.eu/main/en/home/news/newsletters This newsletter will...
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Re-focus on greening towns and cities

23 January 2014
AIPH International Green City Conference - Tuesday, 1 April 2014   ‘Growing green and healthy places’ is the theme of this International Green City Conference and Dinner. Organised by...
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AIPH joins Floriculture Sustainability Initiative

20 December 2013
The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is now formally a member of the Floriculture Sustainability Initiative (FSI) following approval at the FSI Board meeting on 12...
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AIPH welcomes new Canadian bill in support of Plant Breeders Rights

16 December 2013
On December 9 the Government of Canada introduced a new bill that will stimulate investment and innovation in Canada's agricultural and horticultural sectors and give Canadian farmers, breeders...
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Call for entries for AIPH International Grower of the Year 2014

12 December 2013
Grower associations around the world are invited to enter a candidate into the prestigious International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year awards 2014 in...
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4th International Symposium on Weeds and Invasive Plants to be held at Montpellier SupAgro, Montpellier (France), from 18 to 23 May 2014.

10 December 2013
The registration is now open for the 4th International Symposium on Weeds and Invasive Plants to be held at Montpellier SupAgro, Montpellier (France), from 18 to 23 May 2014.Online registrationWe...
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III Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research, Education and Extension - First Announcement

4 December 2013
From 8 until 11 December 2014 the III Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research, Education and Extension (APS2014) takes place in Hochiminh City, Vietnam.For more details check out...
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Statistical Yearbook Edition 2013 available on CD

1 November 2013
International Statistics Flowers and Plants 2013 is the result of extensive research and data compilation by Leibniz University of Hannover.  The 164 page publication, available on CD,...
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Korean Traditional Garden awarded AIPH prize for best international garden at International Garden Expo Suncheon Bay, Korea, 2013

28 October 2013
The Korean Traditional Garden has been awarded the AIPH Prize for best international garden at the Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo 2013.  Set in the hillside and encompassing three...
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AIPH calls for changes to UPOV rules to prevent the stifling of innovation in ornamental horticulture

22 October 2013
“The current UPOV (International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants) rules on ‘Essentially Derived Varieties’ (EDV) are reducing the access that growers have to new varieties and...
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Global issues facing ornamental horticultural production debated at AIPH Congress

23 September 2013
Over 90 delegates from around the world took part in strategic planning sessions, committees and professional tours during the 65th AIPH Annual Congress held in Niagara Falls, Canada from 8-12...
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Sheridan Nurseries, Canada win AIPH 2013 International Grower of the Year

Sheridan Nurseries, Canada win AIPH 2013 International Grower of the Year

12 September 2013
Sheridan Nurseries in Georgetown, Ontario, Canada has been announced the winners of the coveted Golden Rose for the second year in a row at the Gala dinner in Niagara Falls on 11th September. ...
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Masterclass intellectual property rights in seed business, organised by Wageningen University

8 August 2013
Please find herewith in the pdf the invitation, programme and registration information of the Masterclass about Intellectual Proterty Rights in the sector for seeds and planting materials,...
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The CPVO's fifth edition of its online newsletter has been published

7 August 2013
The CPVO has presented the fifth edition of its online newsletter: http://www.cpvo.europa.eu/main/en/home/news/newslettersThis newsletter will provide you with an easy readable update of some...
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AIPH Congress in Niagara Falls 8-12 September 2013

25 July 2013
AIPH organises the 65th annual congress in Niagara Falls, Canada, from 8 to 12 September 2013. It will be a particularly important Congress as members have to agree a new Charter and spend time...
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ESA's patent database PINTO is now live!

2 July 2013
To facilitate information of plant breeders by increasing transparency regarding the patent status of commercially available plant varieties, ESA European Seed Association has set up a specific...
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Colombian court strikes down law approving 1991 UPOV Convention

19 June 2013
From the FCI-website-News, by Shawn Sullivan BOGOTA, Colombia, May 28, 2013: Colombia’s Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional a 2012 law by which the National Congress approved the...
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Press release of the 2013 ISF World Seed Congress in Athens, Greece

13 June 2013
The Seed Industry as vibrant as ever !! With 1583 participants, the 2013 ISF World Seed Congress in Athens, Greece celebrated a new record. From all continents the seed industry came together to...
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CPVO Rome Seminar 30-5-2013

13 June 2013
On the 30st of May the CPVO seminar Enforcement of plantbreeders rights in Italy took place in Rome. AIPH was respresented by Mia Buma, secretary of the AIPH Committee for Novelty...
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Conference Invasive alien species in urban areas in Europe, 5 September 2013, IUCN Global Headquarters, Gland, Switzerland

23 May 2013
IUCN will organise a conference on invasive species in urban areas in Europe on the 5th of September 2013. This conference will take place at the IUCN Global Headquarters in Switzerland...
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EPPO/CoE/EEA/IUCN ISSG International Workshop on how to communicate on pests and invasive alien plants, 8-10 October 2013, Oeiras, Portugal

23 May 2013
A joint EPPO/CoE/EEA/IUCN ISSG Workshop will be organized on 2013-10-08/10 in Oeiras in Portugal at the kind invitation of the General Directorate of Food and Veterinary (Portuguese Plant...
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Call for Abstracts: International Symposium on Medicinal Plants and Natural Products (Peru, 2013)

21 May 2013
Abstract submission for this symposium will start on June 24, 2013 Make sure to check out http://www.ishs.org/symposium/395 for further information and contact details. This is the fourth symposium...
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Decision of the Supreme Court of the US in illegal copying of patented Soyabeans of patent holder Monsanto, last Monday 13-5-2013

16 May 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that when farmers use patented seed for more than one planting in violation of their licensing agreements, they are liable for damages. Billed as...
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Final Call: I International Symposium on Ornamentals in Africa (September 2013, Kenya)

16 May 2013
We would like to inform you that the abstract submission and registration for the I International Symposium on Ornamentals in Africa - 'Ornamentals for people, planet and profit' is still open. The...
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II International Orchid Symposium, Bangkok (Thailand), February 2014

14 May 2013
First announcement and call for papers: II International Orchid Symposium, Bangkok (Thailand), February 2014Check out http://www.ishs.org/symposium/341 for more details....
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European Seed Association ESA launches a new patent database on July 1st

29 April 2013
European Seed Association ESA launches a new patent database on July 1st; but already as of today, a link to a preliminary site with regular updates is accessible from the ESA website. The ...
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Landscape and Urban Horticulture and Education, Research Training and Consultancy

23 April 2013
The 29th International Horticultural Congress will be held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia over the 17-22 August 2014. Full details may be found on http://www.ihc2014.org/ Within the...
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ISHS Commission Education, Research Training and Consultancy Newsletter (April 2013)

16 April 2013
The April 2013 issue (number 10) of the ISHS Commission Education, Research Training and Consultancy Newsletter is available in the Commission web page: ...
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2nd Announcement: VI International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants

12 April 2013
VI International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants Beijing, China, July 2013 http://www.ishs.org/symposium/322 The theme of the Symposium is: Better Taxonomy, Better Life. ...
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5th Global Summit on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants is being organized from December 8-12, 2013 in Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo Island)

6 April 2013
Medicinal and aromatic plants in many forms have been used since the ancient times in the traditional medicinal practices for health care. South Asia is home to many rich, traditional systems...
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Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013 from April 20th through October 20th

2 April 2013
The Suncheon Bay Garden Expo 2013, authorized by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), is slated to be held around Suncheonman Bay from April 20th through October 20th.The...
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Tim Briercliffe appointed as Secretary General AIPH

Tim Briercliffe appointed as Secretary General AIPH

25 March 2013
AIPH to expand activity for growers with appointment of new Secretary GeneralThe Executive Committee of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has confirmed the appointment...
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Statistical Yearbook Edition 2012 now available on CD

4 March 2013
Compiling figures on production, acreage and trade movements is an important task, especially since some countries do not keep meticulous records of these figures. Even so, the AIPH still manages...
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IV International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture (India, 2013): Abstract submission deadline

13 February 2013
IV International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture: Impact of Landscape Horticulture on Development of Urban Economy with Green Environment. Abstract submission deadline is March 31,...
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CIOPORA Annual General Meeting (AGM) April 22-25, 2013 in Angers; CIOPORA prepares a new Green Paper and CIOPORA launches a new website.

18 January 2013
CIOPORA will dedicate the full day of her AGM 2013 to internal debate on a new CIOPORA position on Patens and modern PBR in horticulture. CIOPORA is of the opinion that such new position seems...
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English version report roundtable discussion in the Netherlands available

16 January 2013
Last month the English version of the report of the oral consultation hold in summer 2012 in the Netherlands has been published. The Dutch version was published in August 2012.  The oral...
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Symposium on the Benefits of Plant Variety Protection for Farmers and Growers

18 December 2012
On the 2nd of November 2012 the Symposium on the Benefits of Plant Variety Protection for Farmers and Growers, organized by UPOV took place. Mia Buma attended this symposium on ...
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Call for Abstracts: International Symposium on Medicinal Plants and Natural Products (Montreal, Canada, 2013)

18 December 2012
International Symposium on Medicinal Plants and Natural Products Montreal, Quebec (Canada) Begin date: June 17, 2013 End date: June 19, 2013 Hashtag: #MPNP2013canada Download the Call for...
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The CPVO is pleased to present the fourth edition of its online newsletter.

18 December 2012
http://www.cpvo.europa.eu/main/en/home/news/newslettersThis newsletter will provide you with an easy readable update of some important developments and events for the CPVO and the Community plant...
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Report UPOV CAJ and Council meetings 29 October - 1 November 2012

10 December 2012
Read the report written by Mia Buma on Members only under Reports of meetings attended by AIPH
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2013 Edition of the Communities in Bloom International Challenge

10 December 2012
Communities in Bloom will organize the 2013 Edition fo the Communities in Bloom International Challenge. The International Challenge involves winners from different National Programs (Communities in...
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6th International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants 15-19 July 2013

2 December 2012
On 15-19 July 2013 the 6th International Symposium on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants will be held in Beijing, China. The Symposium, under the auspices of the International Society for ...
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I International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals

23 October 2012
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) will organize The International Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals 2013 (TSTO2013) during August 5-8, 2013 at Nong Nooch Garden...
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International Horticultural Congress (IHC) 2014, Brisbane

26 June 2012
 You are invited to Brisbane, Australia for the 29th International Horticultural Congress, 17-22 August 2014.The Congress is being hosted by the highly-acclaimed Australian Society of...
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A visit to the plant company Ayer: a glance at Turkey’s horticultural possibilities. By Koen Tierens, secretary of AVBS, Belgium

10 April 2012
Representatives of eight AIPH members and several guests joined the 2012 spring congress from 26 until 30 april in the region of Antalya, Turkey. They had the opportunity to stop by a local...
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