Pārlekt uz galveno saturu

4th EUFRIN Plum and Prune WG meeting “Challenges of Plum Growing in Europe”


18:00 -19:00    Welcoming at the Palace park or lobby of University of Life Science and Technologies(2 Lielā Street, Jelgava)



8:00 – 9:00    Registration (in room No 293 in the Palace of University of Life Science and Technologies)

ORAL presentations

9:00 – 9:05    Welcome – Irina Pilvere, Rector of University of Life Science and Technologies

9:05 – 9:30    EdīteKaufmane, Ilze Grāvīte, Laila Ikase. Plum growing and breeding in Latvia

Session 1        Cultivar and rootstock testing

Chairpersons: EditeKaufmane and ElzbietaRozpara

9:30 – 9:50    Madalina Butac,Zamfirescu B., Dutu I., Mazilu Cr., Nicolae S., Chitu E., Sumedrea D., Militaru M. Orchard performance of some plum cultivars grafted on different rootstocks

9:50 – 10:10    MarkRavesloot and Alma van der Heiden.Performance of the plum dwarfing rootstock WUR S766 in the Netherlands

10:10– 10:30    ElżbietaRozpara. Investigation of fruit quality and agronomic value of some plum cultivars resistant to PPV in collection of RIH in Skierniewice, Poland

10:30 – 10:50    MiroslawSitarek. Evaluation of ‘Docera 6’ and ‘Dospina 235’ clonal rootstocks for plum in Poland

11:00– 11:30        Coffee break

Session 2        Genetic resources and breeding

Chairpersons: Laila Ikase and Walter Hartmann

11:30 –11:50        Walter Hartmann.Sharka resistant plum hybrids and cultivars

11:50 – 12:10    MadalinaButac, Mihai Botu, Militaru M., Mazilu Cr., Nicolae S.Plum germplasm resources and breeding in Romania

12:10 – 12:30    Florin Stănică, Lavinia MihaelaIliescu,Asănică A., Butcaru A.C., Achim Gh.Behaviour of some local Romanian prune selections in București area

12:30 – 12:50    Inger Hjalmarsson.Plum cultivars in Sweden. History and conservation for future use

Session 3        Plum growing technologies

Chairpersons: Ilze Grāvīteand MiroslawSitarek

12:50 – 13:10    Florin Stănică, Lavinia MihaelaIliescu,Peticilă A.G., Mihai C.A., Baicu I. Behavior of some prune varieties under different planting systems and canopies in București area

13:10 – 14:30        Lunch

Session 4        Pest and diseases

Chairpersons: Ilze Grāvīte and MiroslawSitarek

14:30 – 14:50    CatițaPlopa, Silvia Preda, IoanZagrai, Valentina Isac, LuminițaZagrai, Iosif Dragomir, ButacMădălina.Viral status of plum mother plantations in three importantcenters from Romania

Session 5            Fruit quality, storage and processing

Chairpersons: VitālijsRadenkovs and Krzysztof Rutkowski

14:50– 15:10    KrzysztofRutkowski, Matulska A., Jozwiak Z.B. Optimum harvest date and storage of plums - the latest research at InHort

15:10 – 15:30    Georgios Zakynthinos, Alexandros Papachatzis, Anastasia Zakynthinouand Achilleas Papachatzis. Seed oil sterols contribution as an origin marker of cultivated plums

15:30 – 15:50    Georgios Zakynthinos, Alexandros Papachatzis, Anastasia Zakynthinou, Achilleas Papachatzis and VassilikiTsiountsioura.Influence of traditional Drying on Polyphenols and Antioxidant Activity of Plums

15:50 –16:10    Georgios Zakynthinos, Alexandros Papachatzis, Anastasia Zakynthinouand Achilleas Papachatzis.The influence of boron treatments in refrigerating storage period and in drying processing of “Skopelos” plums

16:10 – 16:40        Coffee break

Flash presentations

1.    Cultivar and rootstock testing

Chairpersons: DzintraDēķēna and JuozasLanauskas

16:40– 16:50    DzintraDēķena, InaAlsiņa, Valda Laugale, Kersti Kahu. Influence of rootstocks on winter-hardiness of plum generative buds during wintering period in two growing regions

16:50 – 17:00    JuozasLanauskas,NobertasUselis, Loreta Buskienė, Darius Kviklys.Plum cultivar evaluation on Prunus cerasiferaEhrh. Rootstock in Lithuania

17:00 – 17:10        Alma Van der Heiden. The marketing concept “Lazoet®”
2.    Genetic resources and breeding

Chairpersons: DzintraDēķēna and JuozasLanauskas

17:10 – 17:20    Laila Ikase.Diploid plum genetic resources and variety testing in Latvia

3.    Plum growing technologies and propagation

Chairpersons: Darius Kviklys and Alexandros Papachatzis

17:20 – 17:30    Ilze Grāvīte, Edgars Cirša, EdīteKaufmane. The influence of different pruning systems on the beginning of domestic plum production and yield

17:30 – 17:40    Jan Wolf, Ivo Ondrášek and TomášNečas. The possibilities of spring budding in the conditions of the Czech Republic for cultivation of plum nursery trees

17:40 – 17:50    IngridaMazeikiene, Darius Kviklys, JurateBroneSiksnianiene.Influence of ribavirin on Prunus domestica L. regeneration, genome stability and virus eradication in vitro 

4.    Fruit quality, storage and processing

Chairpersons: Darius Kviklys andAlexandros Papachatzis

17:50 – 18:00    IntaKrasnova, Anita Olšteine, Dalija Segliņa, Vitalijs Radenkovs. Use of myrobalan plum (Prunus cerasifera) in the diversification of chicken barbecue flavor

18:00 – 18:10    VitālijsRadenkovs, DalijaSegliņa, EdīteKaufmane. The influence of 1-methylcyclopropene on plum (Prunusdomestica L) quality during post-harvest storage

18:10 – 18:20    PawełGórnaś, Magdalena Rudzińska, Marianna Raczyk, Inga Mišina, Arianne Soliven, GunārsLācis, DalijaSegliņa.Plum industrial by-products as a source of oil, essential fatty acids, tocopherols, tocotrienols, carotenoids and squalene: Impact of the species and genotype 

19:00    DinneratUniversity of Life Science and Technologies, room “ZeltaZāle” (Golden Hall)

6 September

9:00            Departure from hotel “Jelgava” to Dobele

9:45            Arrival at Institute of Horticulture (IH), Dobele

10:00            Welcome - Inese Ebele, director of Institute of Horticulture

10:10 –10:40        Presentation about IH- EdīteKaufmane

10:40 – 11:10    Exhibition of plums and other fruits and products – tasting and discussions

11:10 – 12:00        Excursion through laboratories of IH

12:00 – 14:00        Visit of IH orchard trials

14:00-15:00        Lunch

15:00            Departure to Riga

17:00 – 19:30        Excursion through Riga Old Town with a guide

20:00            Return journey to Jelgava 
It is possible to stay longer in Riga and get back to Jelgava with public transport 
More details about bus and train traffic: 




8:00            Departure from hotel “Jelgava”

10:00            Short stay in “Rāmkalni”

12:00            Arrival at farm “Sprogas”,Alūksnecounty.Coffee break

12:30-14:00         Introduction with farm and plum plantations (host IvarsTīcs)

16:30 – 17:00        Visit of farm „CēsuDārznieks“,Cēsis (hostA.Raubiško)

17:00            Lunch atCēsis

17:30 – 18:30        Excursion through Cēsis Palace and park

19:3 – 20:30        Visit of K.Kaņepēja’s farm in Mālpils (hostKristīneKaņepēja)

20:30            Return journey to Jelgava (through Riga)

Pielikums Izmērs
Registration form 21.77 KB
The second announcement 512.13 KB
Working Group Meeting Program 271.23 KB