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Cucurbitaceae 2018

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  • Three days of oral presentations, themed sessions of invited talks by domestic and international professionals from the public sector and industry to discuss advances and applications for the Cucurbitaceae species
  • Poster and invited speaker sessions
  • Welcome Reception
  • In partnership with Seed Central, squash, olive oil, and honey tasting at the UC Davis Robert Mondavi Institute
  • Evening Social co-hosted with Seed Central, to include Networking and Panel Discussion. Proposed panel includes a Culinary Scientist, a Squash Breeder, a Culinary Chef, and a Food Industry Chef
  • Crop-specific sub-meetings for cucumber, melon, squash, watermelon, and melon powdery mildew


Oct 1: Late Registration starts ($800 USD)
Oct 1: Poster Abstracts due
Conference registration is required prior to abstract submission

Cucurbitaceae 2018