symposia

Over the last 30 years or so there have been six International Symposia on the Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants. The first took place in Wageningen in 1985, a few years before Hortax was founded.

SIXTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

The Sixth International Symposium was held on the 15-19 July 2013 in Beijing.

The proceedings: Zhang, Q., Jin, X. (eds) ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1035 (2014), ISBN 9789462610224 can be ordered on CD from http://www.actahort.org/books/1035/ at €66; the papers can also be
downloaded individually.

Fifth INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

The Fifth International Syposium was held in Wageningen, The Netherlands, 15-19 October 2007 and organised jointly by the Biosystematics Group/Botanical Gardens of Wageningen University and Hortax.

The proceedings: Groendijk-Wilders, N., Alexander, C., van den Berg, R.G. & Hetterscheid, W.L.A. (eds)
ISHS Acta Horticulturae 799 (2008), ISBN 978 90 6605 571 1 can be ordered on CD from http://www.actahort.org/books/799/ at €60; the papers can also be downloaded individually.

fourth INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Hortax was one of the principal sponsors
of the Fourth International Symposium, which was held within the XXVIth International Horticultural Congress, Toronto, Canada, 11-17 August 2002.

The proceedings: Davidson, C.G. &
Trehane, P. (eds) ISHS Acta Horticulturae 634 (2004), ISBN 90 6605 647 9 can be ordered on CD from 
http://www.actahort.org/books/634/ 
at €68; the papers can also be downloaded individually.

third INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

The Third International Symposium was held at Pollock Halls, Edinburgh, 20-26 July l998. It was organised by Hortax with generous sponsorship from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and the Royal Horticultural Society. The symposium was attended by 168 participants from 30 countries.

The proceedings: Andrews, S., Leslie, A.C., & Alexander, C. (eds)
Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Pp [i]-xix, 1-553 (1999), ISBN 1 900347 89 X can be purchased from Amazon at £46.

second INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

The Second International Symposium was held at the Center for Urban Horticulture, Washington Park Arboretum, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 10-14 August 1994.

The proceedings: Tukey, H.B. (ed)
ISHS Acta Horticulturae 413 (1995), ISBN 90 6605 967 2 can be ordered on CD from http://www.actahort.org/books/413/ at €31; the papers can also be downloaded individually.
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first INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

The First International Symposium was held in Wageningen, The Netherlands, 12-16 August 1985.
The proceedings: van der Maesen, L.J.G. (ed).

ISHS Acta Horticulturae 182 (1986), ISBN 90 6605 312 7 can be ordered on CD from 
http://www.actahort.org/books/182/ 
at €46; the papers can also be downloaded individually.