Reframing Citriculture: Better Connections for Future

Committees

Honor Committee Members

Lütfi ELVAN
President of Budget Planning Commission, Grand National Assembly of Turkey

Prof. Mustafa KİBAR
Rector of Cukurova University

Ali KAVAK
The President of the Sector Board of the Union of Exporters of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables 

Nejdat SİN
The President of Mediterranean Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Exporters’ Association

Chairman and ISC President

Kemal KAÇMAZ
President of National Citrus Council

Co-Chairman and Scientific Committee Convener

Prof. Turgut YEŞİLOĞLU
Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Coordinator of Congress

Prof. Okan ÖZKAYA
Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Secretary of Congress

Res. Assist. Ebru KURT (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Işınsu ŞİMŞEK (Official PCO, MCI Group Turkey)

Local Organizing Committee

Prof.Dr.Okan ÖZKAYA (Coordinator, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Assoc.Prof.Dr.Bilge YILMAZ (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Mehmet ATEŞ (Member of National Citrus Council, Turkey)
Assoc.Prof.Dr.Meral İNCESU (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Dr.Berken ÇİMEN (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Congress Tours Committee

Canan AKTAN (Assistant to The Secretary General of Mediterranean Exporters’ Association)
Umut YILDIRIM (MCI Group)

Media Committee

Ümit SARI (Vice Secretary General of Mediterranean Exporters’ Association)
Mehmet ATEŞ (Member of National Citrus Council,Turkey)

Collabrators

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Ministry of Trade
Governorship of Mersin
TİM – Turkish Exporters Assembly / Turkey Promotion Group
Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK)
Cukurova Development Agency
Turkish Sector of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
Mersin Metropolitan Municipality
Adana Metropolitan Municipality
Yenişehir Municipality
Mezitli Municipality
Akdeniz Municipality
Toroslar Municipality
Silifke Municipality
Tarsus Municipality
Erdemli Municipality
Mersin University
Akdeniz University
Hatay Mustafa Kemal University
ALATA Horticultural Research Institute
BATEM Batı Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute
Directorate of Plant Protection Research Institute Bornova
ADATÜB
MERTÜB
Akdeniz Chamber of Agriculture
Mersin Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Adana Chamber of Commerce
Mersin Commodity Exchange
Adana Commodity Exchange

Scientific Convener

Prof. Turgut YEŞİLOĞLU (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific Secretary

Dr. Berken ÇİMEN (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Subsection Scientific Conveners and Scientific Committees

Subsection Germplasm, Phylogenetics, Varieties, Rootstocks and Breeding
1 Dr. Andres Garcia –Lor, IVIA, Spain
2 Prof. Aydın Uzun. Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
3 Dr. Berken Çimen, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
4 Dr. Carlos Fernando Rivas, INIA, Uruguay
5 MSc.Deniz Sanal, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey
6 Dr. Eduardo Fermino Carlos, IAPAR, Brazil
7 Dr. Franck Curk, INRA, France
8 Dr. Güçer Kafa, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey
9 Dr. Marco Caruso, CREA-OFA, Italy
10 Prof.Dr.Murat Şeker. Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey
11 Assist. Prof. Müge Uysal Kamiloğlu, Hatay MKÜ, Hatay, Turkey
12 Dr. Pablo Aleza, IVIA, Spain
13 Dr. Robert R. Krueger, USDA-ARS, USA
14 Assist.Prof.Sefa Polatöz. Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey
15 Prof. Dr Sinan Eti, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
16 Dr. Tracy L. Kahn, University of California, USA
17 Assoc.Prof.Zeynel Dalkılıç. Adnan Menderes University, Aydın
18 Prof. Dr. Zhao Xiaochun, CRI-CAAS, China
   
Subsection Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnology
1 Prof. Alessandra Gentile, University of Catania, Italy
2 Dr. Dicle Dönmez, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
3 Assoc.Prof. Gaetano Distefano, University of Catania, Italy
4 Dr. Javier Terol, IVIA, Spain
5 Dr. Luro Francois, INRA, France
6 Prof. Manuel Talon, IVIA, Spain
7 Prof. Maria Antonietta Germana, University of Palermo, Italy
8 Prof. Mikeal L. Roose, University of California, USA
9 Prof. Osman Gülşen, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
10 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özhan Şimşek, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
11 Dr. Patrick Ollitrault, CIRAD, France
12 Prof. Stefano Giovanni La Malfa, University of Catania, Italy
13 Dr. Tokurou Shimizu, NARO, Japan
   
Subsection Physiology, Abiotic Stresses and Cultural Practices
1 Dr. Anil Dubey, IAR, India
2 Dr. Ben Andrews Faber, University of California, USA
3 Dr. Ertuğrul Turgutoğlu, Bati Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute, Antalya, Turkey
4 Dr. Francisco Garcia Sanchez, CSIC, Spain
5 Assist. Prof. Dr. Hakkı Zafer Can, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
6 Assist. Prof. İlhami Tozlu, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
7 Dr. Maria Angel Forner Giner,  IVIA, Spain
8 Dr. Maribela Pestana, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
9 Prof. Mehdi Ben Mimoun, INAT, Tunis
10 Prof. Dr. Sera Hepaksoy, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
11 Dr. Şenay Karabayık, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
   
Subsection Harvest, Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Processing
1 Prof. Ahmed Ait-Oubahou, Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Morocco
2 Prof. Dr. Ahmet Erhan Özdemir, Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey
3 Prof. Dr. Aman Ullah Malik, University of Faisalabad, Pakistan
4 Prof. Dr. Elhadi Yahia, University of Queretaro, Mexico
5 Prof. Dr. Elif Ertürk Çandır, Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey
6 Prof. Dr. Fatih Şen, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
7 Dr. Fernando Rivera-Cabrera, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico
8 Prof. Dr. Jeffrey K. Bretch, University of  Florida, USA
9 Dr. Jinhe Bai, USDA, USA
10 Dr. Guy D’hallewin, ISPA-CNR, Italy
11 Dr. Lembe Magwaza, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
12 Prof. Dr. Lluis Palou,  IVIA, Spain
13 Dr. Luis González-Candelas, IATA, Spain
14 Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia, University of California, USA
15 Dr. Mostafa Sultan, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
16 Prof. Dr. Ömür Dündar, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
17 Dr. Panagiotis Kalaitzis, CIHEAM, Greece
18 Prof. Dr. Pervin Kınay, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
19 Prof. Dr. Ron Porat, ARO, Volcani Center, Israel
20 Prof. Dr. Samir Droby, ARO ,Israel
21 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sunil Pareek, NIFTEM, India
22 Prof. Dr. Xiuxin Deng, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
   
Subsection Bacterial, Fungal, Virus, Virus-Like Diseases and their control
1 Dr. Akif Eskalen, University of California, USA
2 Prof. Dr. Bayram Çevik, Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Turkey
3 Assoc. Prof. Behçet Kemal Çağlar, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
4 Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Basım, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
5 Prof. Dr. Kadriye Çağlayan. Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey
6 Prof. Dr. Nian Wang, University of Florida, USA
7 Prof. Dr. Pervin Kinay Teksür, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
8 Prof. Dr. Saadettin Baloğlu, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
9 Prof. Dr. Sibel Derviş,  Mardin Artuklu University, Turkey
10 Pof. Dr.Soner Soylu. Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey
   
Subsection Citrus Insect Pests and their Control
1 Prof. Dr. Cengiz Kazak, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
2 Prof. Dr. David Horta Lopes, University of Azores, Portugal
3 Dr. Dori Edson Nava, EMBRAPA, Brazil
4 Prof. Gaetano Siscaro, University of Catania, Italy
5 Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Başpinar, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın, Turkey
6 Prof. Dr. İ. Halil Elekçioğlu, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
7 Prof. Dr. İsmail Karaca, Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Isparta, Turkey
8 Assist. Pr. Jawwad A. Qureshi, University of Florida, USA
9 Prof. Dr. M. Rifat Ulusoy, Çukurova University, Adana,  Turkey
10 Dr. Mark Hoddle, University of California, USA
11 Dr. Raymnond Yokomi, USDA-ARS, USA
   
Subsection Watering, nutrition and mechanization
1 Dr. Ana Quinones, VIAR, Spain
2 Prof. Dr. Anoop Kumar Srivastava,  ICAR-CCRI, India
3 Dr. Ayhan  Ayın, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Turkey
4 Dr. Cevdet Fehmi Özkan, Bati Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute (BATEM), Antalya, Turkey
5 Prof. Dr. Chengxiao Hu, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
6 Dr. Çağdaş Akpınar, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University, Osmaniye,  Turkey
7 Dr. Dirceu De Mattos Jr., CCSM, Brazil
8 Prof. Dr. Eşref Irget, Ege University, , İzmir, Turkey
9 Prof. Dr. M. Bülent Torun, Çukurova University, Adana,  Turkey
10 Assistant  Prof. Dr. Mazhar Refik, The University of Haripur, Pakistan
11 Prof. Dr. Qiang-Sheng Wu, Yangtze University, China
12 Dr. Zhor Abail, INRA, Morocco
   
  Economics, Trade and Marketing Policies
1 Prof. Dr. Atsushi Chitose, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
2 Prof. Dr. Cuma Akbay, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
3 Prof. Dr. Dilek Bostan Budak, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey
4 Prof. Dr. Erdal Dağıstan, Mustafa Kemal Üniversity, Hatay, Turkey
5 Prof. Dr. Handan Akçaöz, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
6 Prof.Dr. İsmet Boz, 19 Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey
7 Dr. Mehmet Aydoğan, Black Sea Agricultural Research Institute, Samsun, Turkey
8 As. Prof. Motoi Kusadokoro, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
9 Dr. Osman Sedat Subaşı, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey
10 Dr. Osman Uysal, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey
11 Dr. Serhan Candemir, East Mediterranean Transitional Zone Agricultural Research Institute, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey