The World's Leading Independent Organization of Horticultural Scientists

The International Society for Horticultural Science - in short ISHS – is a truly global network comprising over 60,000 individuals, universities, governments, institutions, libraries and commercial companies, thousands of whom joined as Individual Members (, in addition to a substantial number of Institutional Members and some 50 Member Countries/Regions. It is a major source of up-to-date information on global horticultural research. ISHS aims to promote research in all branches of horticulture. It encourages the development of international cooperation, bringing together scientific and technical professionals to stimulate, facilitate and co-ordinate research and scientific  activities on a global scale

Joining ISHS

If you have not joined, now is your opportunity! More details on ISHS membership, including an online application form can be found at (

ISHS Young Minds Award

During each ISHS Symposium two Young Mind Awards for junior scientists will be given:

One award for the best oral presentation given by a junior scientist who is in the same time the presenter and first author of the submitted manuscript

One award for the best poster presented by a junior scientist who is  first author of the work