The Asparagus Working Group of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ) cordially invite you to participate in the 14th International Asparagus Symposium. We welcome everyone engaged in research, teaching, cultivation, or public services related to asparagus growth and product quality.

The 14th International Asparagus Symposium will be held at the University of Potsdam (Germany) from September 03 to 06, 2017. Potsdam is a charming city famous for its palaces and gardens, located close to Berlin and both international Airports, Berlin-Tegel and Berlin-Schoenefeld.

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts of papers for oral presentation and posters to topics covering the complete field of asparagus research:

  • General Topics
  • Genetics and Breeding
  • Pathology and Replant Problems
  • Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Agronomy and Field Research
  • Post Harvest Processing


All current information can be found in our Second Announcement (PDF). You are warmly invited to download and forward the document to your colleagues interested in research on asparagus.