Jujube Workshop 2016: Chinese Jujube - a new fruit for Europe

October 9-12, 2016
București - ROMANIA



Sunday, 9th of October
  • 17:00-21:00    Welcome and Registration


Monday, 10th of October
  • 08:00-09:00    Registration and Poster display
  • 09:00-10:00    Opening ceremony of Jujube Workshop and Jujube Exhibition
    • Prof. dr. Florin STĂNICĂ - 20 Years of Jujube Research in Romania
    • Prof. dr. Mengjun LIU – Chinese jujube - an Increasingly Important Fruit for the World in 21th Century
  • 10:00-10:30    Press Conference
  • 10:00-10:30    Coffee break
  • 10:30-13:00    Working sessions (Genetic Resources and Breeding)
    • Dr. Ferdinando COSSIO - What Future For Chinese Jujube Cultivars in Italy?
    • Assoc.Prof. Jian HUANG – Genetic relationship between Ziziphus jujuba and its wild relative based on chloroplast genome
    • Dr. Yongmin MAO - QTL Mapping of Fruit Traits in Chinese Jujube
    • Dr. Yongmin MAO - Study on the Related Cracking-resistant Genes in Chinese Jujube
    • Dr. Yongmin MAO - A Brief Introduction to Three New Chinese jujube Cultivars with High Resistance to Fruit Cracking and Shrink Disease
    • Dr. Yongmin MAO - Germplasm Resources Innovation and Fine Type Screening of Chinese jujube
    • Prof. dr. Ping LIU - Advances and Achievements on Chinese Jujube Breeding in China
  • 13:00-14:30    Lunch
  • 14:30-16:30    Working sessions (Propagation and orchard technologies)
    • Dr. Elena MARDARE - Morphometric And Phytopathological Analysis Of Romanian Jujube Fruits During The Storage Period
    • Prof. dr. Zhihui ZHAO - Effect of Citric Acid and Treatments on Preservation of Ascorbic Acid in Processing of Chinese Jujube Juice
    • Prof. dr. Xingang LI – New cultivars and cultivation pattern of Chinese jujube
  • 16:30-17:00    Coffee break
  • 17:00-18:30    Working sessions (Chinese jujube plant protection)
    • Dr. Zhiguo LIU - Isolation and Bioinformatic Analysis of Rubisco activase gene in Chinese Jujube
    • Dr. Roxana CICEOI - Emerging Pests Of Ziziphus Jujuba Crop In Romania
  • 19:00 Dinner


Tuesday, 11th of October
  • 07:30-23:00    Technical excursion in Dobrogea Region, Black Sea area:
  • 11:00    Visit of the oldest jujube tree in Ostrov
  • 12:00    Adamclisi Organic Wine tasting - Vifrana Company
  • 16:00    Visit of Argamum Greek Antique Colony with wild jujube - Jurilovca
  • 18.00    Dinner in Jurilovca and return to Bucharest


Wednesday, 12ve of October
  • 09:00-09:30    Closing ceremony of Jujube Workshop and Jujube Exhibition
  • 09:30-11:30    Visit in Buzău county:
  • 11:30-12:30    Visit the Farm and Fruit Nursery Istrița
  • 12:30-13:30    Visit the Pietroasa Institute for Research and Development for Viticulture and Winery
  • 13:30-15:00    Festive lunch

Program brochure

View the official programme brochure here