• Abstract Submission


Abstracts and papers will have to be submitted through ROSA - Responsive Online System for Acta Horticulturae submission and review.


We want to underline the fact that in order to submit an abstract, participants need to have a valid ISHS membership number. Please read the "General information" below on how to apply for ISHS membership. If you already have a valid membership; please proceed directly to the submission.


Please take some time to read the information below before proceeding:

Abstract submission guidelines:

Papers will need to be in relation to the following topics:

  1. Greenhouse systems and design

  2. Climate control and modelling

  3. Plant production, protection and quality

  4. Crop modelling and management

  5. Covering materials

  6. Lighting technology

  7. Energy

  8. Fertigation, water and growing medium

  9. Plant factory

  10. Sensors, automation and robotics

  11. Organic greenhouse horticulture

  12. Environmental Impact and sustainable production

If you already know in which topic you want to refer to, please add this information to the conveners in the " remarks from the editor(s)" field in the abstract details page.

  • Abstracts and papers have to be submitted through ROSA - Responsive Online System for Acta Horticulturae submission and review.

  • For more information about how to submit your abstract, see http://www.ishs.org/sites/default/files/page-documents/onlinesubmissionauthorsguide.pdf

  • The official language of GreenSys2019 is English so only abstracts written in English will be accepted for review.

  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and be based on original work. Should give full information on the objective, materials and methods and major results obtained.

  • Abstracts must NOT contain tables, pictures or diagrams.

  • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use.

  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling (English) and grammar.

  • Submission is strictly limited to a maximum of one oral and one poster presentation per person.

  • The deadline for abstract submission has been extended up to October 15th instead of 15 September 2018. Abstracts submitted by this date will be considered for evaluation. Authors will be notified of provisional acceptance of abstracts by 15 December 2018 and for the form of presentation as oral or poster presentation..

  • To be accepted, presenting authors of abstracts must be registered and must have paid to attend GreenSys2019, by 28 February 2019. 

  • For guidelines and instructions on how to prepare your manuscript for publication in Acta Horticulturae, see http://www.ishs.org/authors

  • Authors must submit accepted communication as full papers by clicking here.


General Information


  • A valid ISHS membership is required in order to submit the abstract. If you (or your co-authors) are not an ISHS member yet, please proceed to http://www.actahort.org/members/newmember first to activate your user account prior to submitting an abstract. You will then be entitled to register to the symposium at the 'ISHS member' rate.

  • At least one author of each accepted abstract must be registered. 

  • Your abstract will be published in the Abstract Book as submitted. Please ensure you check your data carefully before submitting as changes or additions will not be possible after submission.

  • Abstracts are limited to 300 words in a single paragraph. The abstract should contain a concise but comprehensive statement of the problem and results. The Scientific Committee will pay a special attention to the scientific quality of research and to the presentation of original data.

  • Abstracts should be written in English and must specify: the thematic topic to which they are applying as well as the authors preference regarding presentation (oral or poster).

  • A submitted abstract that does not follow ISHS guidelines, or does not have near-perfect English will be returned to the author for corrections and if not improved and re-submitted by the deadline, the abstract could be rejected. Please refer to the ISHS Authors Guide, online at: http://www.ishs.org/authors

  • Authors must submit accepted communication as full papers by clicking here. Instructions for the paper guidelines are available in http://www.ishs.org/authors

  • After a review process by the Scientific Committee, the selected papers will be published in a special edition of Acta Horticulturae.


Presentation Type

Abstracts may be submitted and demanded to be presented as oral or poster presentations. Please note, if an overwhelming number of oral presentation submissions are received or based upon the type of the research work and content of the abstract, the Review Committee reserves the right to offer poster presentations for some of these abstracts.


Terms and Conditions:

The submission of an abstract indicates an understanding of the following rules for participation in GreenSys2019:

  • All author(s) approve submitting this work for presentation.

  • The author(s) transfer(s) all copyright ownership of the named abstract to GreenSys2019.

  • The author(s) agree(s) to materially confine their presentations to information in the abstract if accepted for presentation.

  • At least one author - the presenting author -  should be available to present the abstract if selected for the GreenSys2019 program. The authors will immediately notify the GreenSys2019 Secretariat if they are unable to attend or if the presenting author is changed.  Please note that each presenter can still only present one oral and one poster. The organisers reserve the right to remove a presentation from the program in such cases.


For any questions regarding the abstract submission, please contact the scientific committee by email: greensys2019@agrocampus-ouest.fr.


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