Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • All abstracts and full text papers must be submitted through ROSA (Responsive Online System for Acta Horticulturae submission and review) at http://www.actahort.org/members/symposiar?nr=619
  • ROSA author manual: https://www.ishs.org/sites/default/files/page-documents/onlinesubmissionauthorsguide.pdf
  • Acta Horticulturae author guidelines: https://www.ishs.org/authors
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  • English is the official language of Apricot 2019. So, only abstracts written in English will be accepted for review.
  • Please indicate which session fits better to your abstract
  • Also indicate your preference ……oral or poster..
  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and be based on original work. Should give full information on the objective, materials and methods and major results obtained.
  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling (English) and grammar”
  • Submission is strictly limited to a maximum of one oral and one poster presentation per registered participant.
  • The deadline for abstract submission is 31 March 2019. Abstracts submitted by this date will be considered for evaluation. Authors will be notified of acceptance of abstracts soon after their submission.
  • They will be also informed for the form of presentation as oral or poster presentation.
  • To be accepted, abstract authors must be registered and paid to attend the Apricot 2019, shortly after their positive acceptance notification.
  • All presenters (oral and poster) are expected to submit a manuscript for publication in refereed proceedings, Acta Horticulturae, by 31 May 2019.
  • For guidelines and instructions on how to prepare your manuscript for publication in Acta Horticulturae, see https://www.ishs.org/authors

General Information

  • Use limited number of references (e.g. Smith 2009), only if necessary
  • Two abstract submissions are permitted per author however please be aware that a maximum of one oral presentation and one poster presentation will be assigned per registered delegate for successful applicants. You will be required to complete the details for each abstract before submitting your next one.
  • Your abstract will be published in the Abstract Book as submitted. Please ensure you check your data carefully before submitting as changes or additions will not be possible after submission.

Presentation Type
Abstracts may be submitted and demanded to be presented as oral or poster presentations. Please note, if an overwhelming number of oral presentation submissions are received or based upon the type of the research work and content of the abstract, the Review Committee reserves the right to offer poster presentations for some of these abstracts.

Terms and Conditions:
The submission of an abstract indicates an understanding of the following rules for participation in Apricot 2019:

  • All author(s) approve submitting this work for presentation.
  • The author(s) transfer(s) all copyright ownership of the named abstract to Apricot 2019.
  • The author(s) agree(s) to materially confine their presentations to information in the abstract if accepted for presentation. If an author has more than one abstract accepted, each presentation will be materially confined to the information in the abstract selected for the specific session.
  • At least one author should be available to present the abstract if selected for the Apricot 2019 program. The authors will immediately notify the Apricot 2019 Secretariat if they are unable to attend or if the presenting author is changed. Please note that each presenter can still only present one oral and one poster. The organizers reserve the right to remove a presentation from the program in such cases.

All submissions and presentations must be in English only, no translation will be provided.

You can use our logos and header for your posters

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORAL PRESENTATIONS:

Plenary Lecture: 

​30 + ​5  min

Oral Presentation:

​10 + ​5  min

Presenters are invited to submit and check their .ppt or .pptx format presentations at least one session prior their presentation time to the technical staff responsible for PLENARY and ORAL presentations. Please ask the desk during registration for more information.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

Format and Size

  • ​Standard STANDING (PORTRAIT) B/1 size (70 x 100cm) ​
    DO NOT PRINT in LANDSCAPE
  • Font size should NOT be smaller than 14/16 p Times Roman ​or equal, in high quality.