Reframing Citriculture: Better Connections for Future

Committees

Honor Committee Members

Lütfi ELVAN
Minister of Treasury and Finance (Retired)

Prof. Meryem TUNCEL
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

 

Coordinator of Congress

Prof. Okan ÖZKAYA
Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey

 

Secretary of Congress

Res. Assist. Ebru KURT (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

 

Local Organizing Committee

Prof. Bilge YILMAZ (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Prof. Okan ÖZKAYA (Coordinator, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Mehmet ATEŞ (Member of National Citrus Council, Turkey)
Assoc.Prof. Meral İNCESU (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Assoc.Prof. Berken ÇİMEN (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Ufuk Yavuz TÜMER (Official PCO Maven Events and Exhibitions, İstanbul, Turkey)

 

Congress Tours Committee

Canan AKTAN (Assistant to The Secretary General of Mediterranean Exporters’ Association)
Zümra KAYA (Official PCO Maven Events and Exhibition)

 

Collaborators

 

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Erdemli Municipality

Ministry of Trade

Mersin University

Governorship of Mersin

Akdeniz University

TİM – Turkish Exporters Assembly / Turkey Promotion Group

Hatay Mustafa Kemal University

Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK)

ALATA Horticultural Research Institute

Cukurova Development Agency

BATEM Batı Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute

Turkish Sector of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Directorate of Plant Protection Research Institute Bornova

Mersin Metropolitan Municipality

ADATÜB

Adana Metropolitan Municipality

MERTÜB

Yenişehir Municipality

Akdeniz Chamber of Agriculture

Mezitli Municipality

Mersin Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Akdeniz Municipality

Adana Chamber of Commerce

Toroslar Municipality

Mersin Commodity Exchange

Silifke Municipality

Adana Commodity Exchange

Tarsus Municipality

 

 

Scientific Committee Convener

Prof. Bilge YILMAZ (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

 

Scientific Secretariat

Assoc. Prof. Berken ÇİMEN (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

 

Subsection Scientific Conveners and Scientific Committees

 

Subsection: Germplasm, Phylogenetics, Varieties, Rootstocks and Breeding

Subsection Convener: Prof. Bilge YILMAZ

Scientific committee

Dr. Andres Garcia-Lor, IVIA, Spain

Prof. Aydın Uzun, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Berken Çimen, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Dr. Carlos Fernando Rivas, INIA, Uruguay

Dr. Deniz Sanal, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey

Dr. Eduardo Fermino Carlos, IAPAR, Brazil

Dr. Franck Curk, INRA, France

Dr. Marco Caruso, CREA-OFA, Italy

Prof. Murat Şeker, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey

Assist. Prof. Müge Uysal Kamiloğlu, Hatay MKÜ, Hatay, Turkey

Dr. Pablo Aleza, IVIA, Spain

Dr. Robert R. Krueger, USDA-ARS, USA

Assist. Prof Sefa Polatöz, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Çanakkale, Turkey

Prof. Sinan Eti, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Dr. Tracy L. Kahn, University of California, USA

Prof. Zeynel Dalkılıç, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Zhao Xiaochun, CRI-CAAS, China

 

Subsection: Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnology

Subsection Convener: Prof. Yıldız AKA KAÇAR (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific committee

Prof. Alessandra Gentile, University of Catania, Italy

Dr. Dicle Dönmez, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Assoc.Prof. Gaetano Distefano, University of Catania, Italy

Dr. Javier Terol, IVIA, Spain

Dr. Luro Francois, INRA, France

Prof. Manuel Talon, IVIA, Spain

Prof. Maria Antonietta Germana, University of Palermo, Italy

Prof. Mikeal L. Roose, University of California, USA

Prof. Osman Gülşen, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Özhan Şimşek, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

Dr. Patrick Ollitrault, CIRAD, France

Prof. Stefano Giovanni La Malfa, University of Catania, Italy

Dr. Tokurou Shimizu, NARO, Japan

 

Subsection: Physiology, Abiotic Stresses and Cultural Practices

Subsection Convener: Assoc. Prof. Meral İNCESU (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific committee

Dr. Anil Dubey, IAR, India

Dr. Ben Andrews Faber, University of California, USA

Dr. Ertuğrul Turgutoğlu, Bati Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute, Antalya, Turkey

Dr. Francisco Garcia Sanchez, CSIC, Spain

Assist. Prof. Hakkı Zafer Can, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Assist. Prof. İlhami Tozlu, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

Dr. Maria Angel Forner Giner, IVIA, Spain

Dr. Maribela Pestana, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Prof. Mehdi Ben Mimoun, INAT, Tunis

Prof. Sera Hepaksoy, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

 

Subsection: Harvest, Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Processing

Subsection Convener: Prof. Mustafa ERKAN (Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey)

Subsection Convener: Prof. Okan ÖZKAYA (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific committee

Prof. Ahmed Ait-Oubahou, Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Morocco

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Erhan Özdemir, Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Aman Ullah Malik, University of Faisalabad, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Elhadi Yahia, University of Queretaro, Mexico

Prof. Dr. Elif Ertürk Çandır, Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Fatih Şen, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Dr. Fernando Rivera-Cabrera, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico

Prof. Dr. Jeffrey K. Bretch, University of Florida, USA

Dr. Jinhe Bai, USDA, USA

Dr. Guy D’hallewin, ISPA-CNR, Italy

Dr. Lembe Magwaza, University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Prof. Dr. Lluis Palou, IVIA, Spain

Dr. Luis González-Candelas, IATA, Spain

Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia, University of California, USA

Dr. Mostafa Sultan, Al-Azhar University, Egypt

Prof. Dr. Ömür Dündar, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Dr. Panagiotis Kalaitzis, CIHEAM, Greece

Prof. Dr. Pervin Kınay, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Ron Porat, ARO, Volcani Center, Israel

Prof. Dr. Samir Droby, ARO, Israel

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sunil Pareek, NIFTEM, India

Prof. Dr. Xiuxin Deng, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

 

Subsection: Bacterial, Fungal, Virus, Virus-Like Diseases and their control

Subsection Convener: Prof. Mukaddes KAYIM (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific committee

Prof. Dr. Akif Eskalen, University of California, USA

Prof. Dr. Bayram Çevik, Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Behçet Kemal Çağlar, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Basım, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Kadriye Çağlayan. Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Nian Wang, University of Florida, USA

Prof. Dr. Pervin Kinay Teksür, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Saadettin Baloğlu, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Sibel Derviş, Mardin Artuklu University, Turkey

Pof. Dr. Soner Soylu. Hatay Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey

 

Subsection: Citrus Insect Pests and their Control

Subsection Convener: Prof. Serdar SATAR (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific committee

Prof. Dr. Cengiz Kazak, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Prof. Dr. David Horta Lopes, University of Azores, Portugal

Dr. Dori Edson Nava, EMBRAPA, Brazil

Prof. Gaetano Siscaro, University of Catania, Italy

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Başpinar, Adnan Menderes University, Aydın, Turkey

Prof. Dr. İ. Halil Elekçioğlu, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Prof. Dr. İsmail Karaca, Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Isparta, Turkey

Associate Professor Dr. Jawwad Qureshi, University of Florida, USA.

Prof. Dr. M. Rifat Ulusoy, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Dr. Mark Hoddle, University of California, USA

Dr. Raymnond Yokomi, USDA-ARS, USA

 

Subsection: Nutrition, Irrigation and Mechanizations

Subsection Convener: Prof. İbrahim ORTAŞ (Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey)

Scientific committee

Dr. Ana Quinones, VIAR, Spain

Prof. Dr. Anoop Kumar Srivastava, ICAR-CCRI, India

Dr. Ayhan Ayın, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Turkey

Dr. Cevdet Fehmi Özkan, Bati Akdeniz Agricultural Research Institute (BATEM), Antalya, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Chengxiao Hu, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Assoc. Prof. Çağdaş Akpınar, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University, Osmaniye, Turkey

Dr. Dirceu De Mattos Jr., CCSM, Brazil

Prof. Dr. Eşref Irget, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey

Prof. Dr. M. Bülent Torun, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Assistant Prof. Dr. Mazhar Refik, The University of Haripur, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Qiang-Sheng Wu, Yangtze University, China

Dr. Zhor Abail, INRA, Morocco

 

Subsection: Economy, Trade and Marketing Policies

Subsection Convener: Assist. Prof. Ufuk GÜLTEKİN

Scientific committee

Prof. Dr. Atsushi Chitose, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

Prof. Dr. Cuma Akbay, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Dilek Bostan Budak, Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Erdal Dağıstan, Mustafa Kemal Üniversity, Hatay, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Handan Akçaöz, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

Prof. Dr. İsmet Boz, 19 Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey

Dr. Mehmet Aydoğan, Black Sea Agricultural Research Institute, Samsun, Turkey

As. Prof. Motoi Kusadokoro, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

Dr. Osman Sedat Subaşı, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey

Dr. Osman Uysal, Alata Horticultural Research Institute, Mersin, Turkey

Dr. Serhan Candemir, East Mediterranean Transitional Zone Agricultural Research Institute, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey