Information For Authors

TropHort 2010


To submit an abstract and/or paper for TropHort2010 please click here.



  1. The time allowed for each oral presentation is 15 MINUTES (including questions).
  2. Authors are required to prepare their presentations in MS PowerPoint. Necessary devices will be provided, and presenters need to provide their presentation at least ONE day before their oral session.

* Presentations from own laptop are not accepted except for special circumstances. If necessary, please contact the technical staff prior to your presentation.


  1. Posters should be set up before the poster session starts. However, poster presenters can also set their posters after registration.
  2. The size of the poster will be: Width: 85 cm x Height: 120 cm per paper.
  3. Each presenter may provide some handouts like a print version of their poster presentation.


All the presentations (oral and poster) are eligible for publication in Acta Horticulturae. Manuscripts are prepared according to the ISHS guidelines and submitted by November 22, 2010 to the registration desk.

As a general rule, the maximum number of pages is 8 for submitted oral papers and papers resulting from poster presentations. An average page of text will contain about 800 words. Manuscript reviewers will delete unnecessary information.

Manuscripts for publication in Acta Horticulturae must be typed as indicated in the ISHS guidelines to Authors Authors should make sure that their manuscripts follow the instructions to authors of the ISHS.

You are also requested to submit ONE HARD COPY and ONE e-COPY (on CD) of your paper by November 22, 2010.

Papers will be considered only if at least one of the authors of the paper has fully registered by AUGUST 15th, 2010, or the FIRST day of the symposium.