Program at a glance
Monday, June12, 2023
Opening Ceremony
8:30 am-9:00 am Welcome speech by the conveners of the conference and representatives of local government
9:00 am-9:05 am Ferdinando Branca, Chair of ISHS Division Vegetables, Roots and Tubers, Italy
Introduction of International Society for Horticultural Science
9:05 am-9:20 am Group photo
SESSION 1 Germplasm resources and genetic breeding
MODERATOR: Abdelhafid Bendahmane, Yong Xu
9:20 am-9:45 am O1 Keynote Speaker
Xingping Zhang, Peking University Institute of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Weifang, China Co-authors: Yun Deng, Yao Tian, Juan Li, Xiao Chu, Jingshen Tan, Mingxia Zhao Integrated efforts to enhance cucurbit germplasm improvement
9:20 am-9:45 am O2 Keynote Speaker
Abdelhafid Bendahmane, Paris Saclay University, France Translation research in plant breeding, can we finish the job!
9:45 am-10:10 am O3 Kailiang Bo, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China Co-authors: Chenggang Xiang,Ying Duan, Changlin Wang Inheritance analysis of the red peel color in Cucurbita maxim
10:25 am-10:40 am O4 Yujuan Zhong, Vegetable Research Institute of Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Shudan Xue, Yingchao Xu, Hexun Huang Quality evaluation of pumpkin resources and key gene detection by transcriptome, QTL mapping and GWAS analysis
10:40 am-11:10 am Refreshment Break in Poster Hall
Poster Session
MODERATOR: Xingping Zhang, Feishi Luan
11:10 am-11:35 am O5 Keynote Speaker
Yong Xu, Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, China
Co-authors: Lei Zhang, Jingchun Wu, Guoyi Gong, Haiying Zhang, Jie Zhang An update on genomics and molecular breeding in watermelon
9:20 am-9:45 am O6 Adnane Boualem, Université Paris-Saclay, CNRS, INRAE, UniversitéEvry, Institute of Plant Sciences Paris-Saclay (IPS2), France
Co-authors: Ravi Sureshbhai Devani, Catherine Dogimont, Abdelhafid Bendahmane Dual role of ethylene in sex determination and fruit shape in cucurbits
9:45 am-10:10 am O7 Xingwang Liu, College of Horticulture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Co-authors: Huazhong Ren, Yaqi Zhang, Mingming Dong Gene Regulatory Network of Fruit Trichome Formation in Cucumber
10:25 am-10:40 am O8 Eftekhar Mahmud, Horticulture Research Center, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Bangladesh
Co-authors: Hongju Zhu, Xuqiang Lu, Nan He, Wenge Liu Comparative morphological and biochemical analysis of diploid, triploid and tetraploid watermelon for plant architecture
Lunch Break
Poster Session
SESSION 1 Germplasm resources and genetic breeding
MODERATOR: Chen Jinfeng, Zhang Shengping
2:00 pm-2:25 pm O9 Keynote speaker
Ferdinando Branca, Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Di3A) - University of Catania, Italy Activities for Exploiting Italian Vegetable Germplasm of Interest for Innovating Vegetable Production Chains
9:20 am-9:45 am O10 Keynote Speaker
Xiaolan Zhang, College of Horticulture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China Co-authors: Yan Geng, Jianyu Zhao, Zhaoyang Zhou Identification and characterization of genes regulating fruit development in cucumber
2:50 pm-3:05 pm O11 Antonio J. Monforte, Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP), Consejo Superior de InvestigacionesCientíficas (CSIC), Universitat, Politècnica de València, València, Spain Genetic basis of melon fruit morphology and domestication
3:05 pm-3:20 pm O12 Jinqiang Yan, Vegetable Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, China Co-authors: Yi Wang, DasenXie, Biao Jiang, Min Wang, Songguang Yang, Lin Chen and Wenrui Liu A nonsynonymous mutation in BhLS, encoding an N-acyltransferase leads seed and fruit size variation in wax gourd (Benincasahispida)
3:20 pm-3:35 pm O13 Ying Duan, Institute of Vegetable and Flower, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors:Chenggang Xiang, Kailiang Bo, Changlin Wang Genetic analysis of seed size in Cucurbita maxima
SESSION 2:Postharvest and quality
MODERATOR: ZhilongBie,Xingping Yang
3:35 pm-4:00 pm O14 Keynote Speaker Bhimu Patil, Texas A&M University, USA Co-authors: Jashbir Singh, Rita Metrani, Kevin M. Crosby, John Jifon, Sadhana Ravishankar Exploring the Interplay Between Sensory Attributes, Food Safety, Bioactives, and Genetics in Melon Cultivars: A Comparative Study
4:00 pm-4:20 pm O15 Chao Zhang, Institute of Agri-Food Processing and Nutrition, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Beijing, China Co-authors: Xiao Liu, Ruiqi Wang, He Liu, Yubin Wang, Yue Shi High pressure treatment enhanced aromatic compound concentrations of melon juice and its mechanism
4:20 pm-4:35 pm O16 Baige Zhang, Vegetable Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangzhou, China Co-authors: Xiao Chen, Zhao Song, Jingjing Chang, Jiabin Jiao, Jing Li, Lei Chen. Regulation of magnesium nutrition on fruit development of wax gourd
4:35 pm-5:05 pm Refreshment Break in Poster Hall
Poster Session
MODERATOR: Chao Zhang, Changlong Wen
5:05 pm-5:30 pm O17 Keynote Speaker Jordi Garcia-Mas, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics, Spain Recent advances in the regulation of climacteric ripening in melon
5:30pm-5:50pm O18 Yang Bi, Gansu Agricultural University,China Co-authors: Yi Wang, Sulin Xue, Pengdong Xie, Bin Wang, Baojun Li, Zhicheng Li Rapid wound healing is an effective measure to reduce postharvest losses in muskmelons
5:50 pm-6:05 pm O19 Bin Liu, Hami-melon Research Center, Xinjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Urumqi, China Co-authors: Miguel Santo Domingo, Carlos Mayobre, Lina Zhao, Ana Montserrat Martín-Hernández, Marta Pujol, Jordi Garcia-Mas, Danfeng Huang CmNAC-NOR mediated network on fruit ripening in melon
Poster Session
Young Scientists Forum
MODERATOR: Xiaolan Zhang, DasenXie
7:30 pm-7:45 pm O20 Muhammad Anees, Zhengzhou Fruit Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Hongju Zhu, Xuqiang Lu, Nan He, Wenge Liu Genome-wide characterization and expression analyses of the auxin/indole-3-acetic acid (Aux/IAA) gene family in watermelon (Citrulluslanatus)
7:45 pm-8:00 pm O21 HesbonOchiengObel, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China Co-authors: Chunyan Cheng, Yuhui Wang, Xiaqing Yu, Qunfeng Lou, Joshua Ogweno, Jinfeng Chen Transcriptomic Analysis Reveals Genes Involved in Photoperiod-mediated Carotenoid Accumulation Mechanisms in the Endocarp of Xishuangbanna Cucumber Fruit
8:00 pm-8:15 pm O22 Giuliano Sting Pechar, Centro de Edafología y BiologíaAplicada del Segura- CSIC, Spain Co-authors: LiviaDonaire, Blanca Gosalvez-Bernal, Carlos García-Almodóvar, Teresa Coronado-Parra, Pau Bretó, Lifeng Liu, VerónicaTruniger, Amelia Sánchez-Pina and Miguel A. Aranda Impact of melon eIF4E editing on virus resistance and melon fertility
8:15 pm-8:30 pm O23 Siqi Zhang, Université Paris-Saclay, CNRS, INRAE, Institute of Plant Sciences Paris-Saclay, France Co-authors: Fengquan Tan, Adnane Boualem, Abdelhafid Bendahmane The gynoecy sex determination gene WIP1 targets the carpel determinacy pathway to promote male flower development in cucurbits
8:30 pm-8:45 pm O24 Pinyu Zhu, Nanjing Agricultural University, China Co-authors:Yongjiao Meng, Shiyou Wang, Jialin Meng, Haifeng Ding, Chunyan Cheng, Xiaqing Yu, Yuhui Wang, Chuntao Qian, Qunfeng Lou, Ji Li, Jinfeng Chen The major-effect gene Cspat1 and three enhanced quantitative traits regulated parthenocarpy in cucumber (CucumisSativus L.)
8:45 pm-9:00 pm O25 Fengquan Tan, Université Paris-Saclay, CNRS, INRAE, Institute of Plant Sciences Paris-Saclay, France Co-authors: Siqi Zhang, Adnane Boualem, Abdelhafid Bendahmane A practical toolkit for functional genomics analysis in planta for non-model crops
9:00 pm-9:15 pm O26 Xiaolong Lyu, College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China Co-authors: Yuelin Xia, Chenhao Wang, Zhongyuan Hu, Jinghua Yang, Mingfang Zhang. Pan-genome analysis shed light on extensive SV-based dissection of important agronomic traits in melon crops
9:15 pm-9:30 pm O27 Wei Gao, Tianjin Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Tianjin, China. Co-authors:Huo Jianfei, Hao Yongjuan, Wang Wanli, Du Shengli, Wang Yong Virus Detection of Cucumber tile leaf in Shandong Province
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
SESSION 3:Biotic and abiotic stress
MODERATOR: Tingchang Zhao, Mingfang Zhang
8:00 am-8:25 am O28 Keynote Speaker Yuling Bai, Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands Utilising plant susceptibility (S) genes for resistance breeding in cucurbits
8:25 am-8:40 am O29 Jun Xu, College of Horticulture and Landscape, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou, China Co-authours: Ningyuan Zhang, Xuehao Chen. Fusarium wilt resistance induced by silencing of FocPel1 in Cucumber and its apllication in breeding
8:40 am-8:55am O30 Henk Schouten, Wageningen University & Research Center,the Netherlands Co-authours: Lampros Siskos, Maria Antoniou, JoseRiado, Montserrat Enciso, Carlos Garcia, Daniele Liberti, Andrey Baranovskiy, Tahir H. Tahirov, Richard G.F. Visser, Richard Kormelink, YulingBai DNA Primase for resistance to geminiviruses
8:55 am-9:10 am O31 Wei Guan, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Zhanhong Li, Yuwen Yang, Tingchang Zhao RpoN1 and RpoN2 Play Overlapped but Different Roles in Acidovoraxcitrulli Group II Strain Aac5
9:10 am-9:25 am O32 Ming Li, Research Center of Information Technology, Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Science, China Co-authors: Ran Liu, Tao Ji, Xiaohui Chen, Kaige Liu, Chunhao Zhang, Baoyu Hao, Dongyuan Shi, Xinting Yang Monitoring, early warning and ecological control on cucumber downy mildew in Chinese solar greenhouses
Refreshment Break in Poster Hall
Poster Session
MODERATOR: QinshengGu , Xiaowu Sun
9:55 am-10:20 am O33 Keynote Speaker Umesh K. Reddy, West Virginia State University, USA Co-authors: P. Natarajan, Padma Nimmakayala Mapping genomic regions for Gummy Stem Blight Resistance Using a Watermelon MAGIC population
10:20 am-10:40 am O34 ZhilongBie, National Key Laboratory for Germplasm Innovation & Utilization of Horticultural Crops, Huazhong Agricultural University, China Co-authors: Yuquan Peng, Haishun Cao, Zhaowen Peng, Lijian Zhou, Hamza Sohail, Lvjun Cui, Li Yang, Yuan Huang Pumpkin rootstock CmoNAC1 and cucumber scion CsHAK5;3 are key genes in response to salt stress in the grafted cucumber
10:40 am-10:55 am O35 Yune Cao, College of Wine and Horticulture, Ningxia University, China Study on the mechanism of different soil-rotation irrigation with brackish and freshwater coordinately regulate cucumber development
10:55 am-11:10 am O36 Yuan Huang, College of Horticulture and Forestry Sciences, Huazhong Agricultural University, China Co-authors: Kadeer Akebaierjiang, Mu Xiong, JianuoXu, Ting Zhang, Xiangshuai Wu, Zhuhua Zheng, Zhilong Bie Physiological and molecular mechanism of watermelon and melon graft healing and compatibility
11:10 am-11:25 am O37 Ali Chai, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Lifang Yuan, Xin Li, Tianran Chu, Yanxia Shi, Xuewen Xie, Lei Li, Baoju Li Aerosol transmission of Pseudomonas amygdali pv. lachrymans in greenhouses
11:25 am-11:40 am O38 Shaoyun Dong, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Shengping Zhang, Xingfang Gu, Han Miao, Xiaoping Liu, Jiantao Guan, Caixia Li Dissection of low-temperature tolerance genes at the germination stage in cucumber
11:40 am-11:55 am O39 Jian Zhang, Institute of Horticulture, Anhui Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hefei, Anhui Province, China Co-authors: Pengcheng Wang, Zhen Tao, Hongmei Tian, Peilei Zhu Recent progress in breeding robust watermelon grafted plant: nutrient uptake and growth regulation.
11:55 am-12:10 am O40 Jiaowen Cheng, College of Horticulture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China Co-authors: Kailin Hu, Junjie Cui, Jian Zhong, Jia Liu, Chunfeng Zhong Research on genetic mapping of agronomic traits in bitter gourd
Lunch Break
Poster Session
SESSION 4: Biotechnology and genomics
MODERATOR: Manuel Jamilena, Haizhen Li
2:00 pm-2:25 pm O41 Keynote Speaker
Zhangjun Fei, Cornell University, USA Pan-genome of wild and dessert watermelons
2:25 pm-2:45 pm O42 Luming Yang, College of Horticulture, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, China Co-authors: Junling Dou, Sen Yang, Huayu Zhu, Dongming Liu, Huanhuan Niu Mining of plant architecture genes in watermelon and their application in molecular breeding
2:45 pm-3:05 pm O43 Li Yuan, College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China Co-authors: Jiao Jiang, Xiner Chen, Qin Feng, ShujuanTian, Jiafa Wang, Man Liu Unlocking Diploid Seedless Watermelons through Disruption of Essential Reproductive Genes
3:05 pm-3:20 pm O44 Min Wang, Vegetable Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Songguang Yang, Xiaoming He, Lin Chen, Wenrui Liu, Dasen Xie, Jinqiang Yan, Yu’e Lin, Biao Jiang, Qingwu Peng Fine mapping and candidate gene analysis of gynoecy trait in chieh-qua (BenincasahispidaCogn. var. Chieh-Qua How)
3:20 pm-3:35 pm O45 Haibin Wu, Vegetable Research Institute, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Science, Guangzhou, China co-author:Gangjun Zhao, Lili Liu,Jianning Luo,Hao Gong,Shaobo Luo, Xiaoming Zheng, Junqiu Chen, Junxing Li, Liting Deng, Yangyi Zheng Genomic Sequencing and Functional Gene Research of Luffa
3:35 pm-4:05 pm Refreshment Break in Poster Hall
Poster Session
MODERATOR: Shengli Du, Zhonghua Zhang
4:05 pm-4:30 pm O46 Keynote Speaker
Manuel Jamilena, Department of Biology and Geology, Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), and CIAIMBITAL, University of Almeria, Almeria, Spain Co-authors: Cecilia Martínez, Alicia García, José Javier Regalado, Gustavo Cebrián, Álvaro Benítez, María Segura, Jessica Iglesias, KeshavGautam, Sonsoles Alonso Exploiting an EMS Mutant Platform for the Genetic dissection of Flower and Fruit Development in Cucurbitapepo
4:30 pm-4:50 pm O47 Keynote Speaker
Yiqun Weng, Horticulture Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA Co-authors: Meng Lin, Ronald D. Dymerski, Feifan Chen, Junyi Tan, Daoliang Yu, NhienHaoThi Nguyen, Savannah Beyer Development of 3K SNP Panel for Target Genotyping to Accelerate Genetic Studies and Molecular Breeding in Cucumber
4:50 pm-5:10 pm O48 Qiusheng Kong, HuazhongAgricultural University, China Co-authors: Changjuan Mo, Xiaoying Wei, Yongbing Zhang A T2T genome assembly provides a high-quality reference for genetic mapping of gummy stem blight resistance gene Gsb-3 in melon
5:10 pm-5:25 pm O49 Na Li, Zhengzhou Fruit Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China Co-authors: Jianli Shang, Dan Zhou, Jiming Wang, Shuangwu Ma Comparative transcriptome and metabolomic analysis of seed vigor and aging in watermelon
5:40 pm-6:05 pm ISHS Business Meeting Session 2
7:00 pm-9:00 pm Gala dinner
Closing ceremony