Manuscript submission for Acta Horticulturae

All presenting authors are expected to register for the symposium. Oral presenters, including invited and keynote speakers, are strongly encouraged to submit a manuscript for Acta Horticulturae.

Authors of posters are welcome to submit manuscripts for Acta Horticulturae but posters cannot be accepted for publication in PowerPoint format. Manuscripts will be reviewed and accepted by the symposium conveners, together with the scientific committee.

Manuscripts must not exceed 8 pages including all tables, figures, and references, except for invited and keynote speakers. We strongly recommend authors to read the ISHS Authors Guide - Preparing a Paper for publication in Acta Horticulturae © at the ISHS webpage. This will make the preparation and submission of manuscripts much easier and avoid misunderstandings at submission.

Manuscripts will be subjected to a double-blind review. We encourage all non-native English speakers to submit their manuscript for language review before submission. Submissions that do not meet the guidelines will not be considered for publication.

Manuscripts must be submitted electronically in a Word file. To ensure accurate reproduction of graphs or pictures authors should also provide the electronic files with the original images that were pasted into the Word document.

Manuscripts can be submitted by e-mail to In the subject line, please include the name of the first author and the receipt number received with your registration.

The deadline for submitting manuscripts to be published in Acta Horticulturae is May 15, 2012.

All submissions to Acta Horticulturae must be in English.

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Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

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