The symposium will provide feedback on citrus research conducted for the Southern African citrus industry during the previous two years. This research has been conducted by researchers from CRI, several universities, the ARC and researchers from the private sector. The symposium will be attended by a wide spectrum of citrus industry role players including citrus producers and their technical staff, citrus consultants (SASCCON), citrus exporters, the citrus nursery industry (SACNA), the Citrus Improvement Scheme (CIS), members of the CRI Postharvest Technical Forum (which includes citrus pack houses, the Exporters Technical Panel, the Colling Working Group and the paper and carton manufacturing companies). PPECB, logistics service providers, the chemical industry, the delegates from other related industries such as the suppliers of spraying, fertilising and irrigation equipment
This symposium will host international guest speakers. WINFIELD UNITED will be the main sponsor. Other sponsored events will be the LAEVELD AGROCHEM golf day, the UPL welcoming cocktail mixer and dinner, the RIVER BIOSCIENCE/XSIT happy hour, the sponsored dinner on the Tuesday evening and the SAPPI gala dinner and KING PRICE INSURANCE entertainment evening.