PRE TOUR 29 APRIL-1 MAY 2021
29 April 2021 - 1 May 2021
CULTIVATION AREAS IN SOUTHERN ITALY
ISHS-ISS2021 is not only Rimini. Guided Pre-tours to our Southern areas will let you learn about the highly diversified Italian Strawberry production system. Young scientists and technical experts will be trained on strawberry breeding and cultivation systems.
Cultivation areas in Southern Italy: Campania and Basilicata
Bus pick-up from Naples (Airport or Train Station) then visit to Campania and Basilicata strawberry production areas. Bus transportation for the tour and transfer to Rimini, two-night hotel reservation in Matera (City of Culture in 2019) and lunches.
Please note that this tour is reserved for the participants of the Symposium and for the Accompanying persons.
The pre-symposium tour will offer the possibility to visit the two main strawberry production areas in the South of Italy, in Campania and Basilicata Regions. People registered for the pre – tour will be collected in Naples.
1st Day – April 29th, 2021
09.00 gathering and departure by bus from Naples heading towards Caserta area (about 500 ha of strawberry cultivated fields)
10.00 COOP SOLE – (Parete, Caserta) cultivation systems, cultivars for southern conditions, fruit processing and storage and coffee break (www.coopsole.it)
13.30 departure towards VIVAI MAZZONI and SALVI VIVAI cultivation fields (www.civ.it)
15.30 coffee break
16.00 transfer to Policoro/Scanzano Ionico
19.30 arrival in hotel
2nd Day – April 30th, 2021
08.30 gathering and departure by bus from Policoro/Scanzano Ionico towards Metapontino area (about 1000 ha of strawberry cultivation fields)
09:00 COMPAGNIA DELLE PRIMIZIE – production and sales organization (www.compagniadelleprimizie.
10:30 coffee break
11:00 NOVA SIRI GENETICS – breeding program and new cultivars for southern conditions (www.novasirigenetics.com)
14:00 APOFRUIT ITALIA/Società Piraccini Secondo (www.apofruit.it)
15:30 coffee break
16:00 ALSIA, Regione Basilicata experimental farm (www.alsia.it)
18:00 transfer to Matera
19.30 arrival in Hotel
20.00 dinner and visit to the historical city
3rd Day – May 1st, 2021
08.00 gathering and departure by bus from Matera towards Rimini
10.30 coffee break
15.00 coffee break
16:30 arrival in Rimini
18:00 Symposium registration at Palacongressi
18:30 Opening ceremony at Palacongressi
20:00 Welcome cocktail at Palacongressi