Symposium topics


  • Worldwide impact of systems for soilless culture on growing media
  • Emission reduction of nutrients and plant protection products to the environment and efficient use of water
  • Aquaponics: the combination of soilless plant production and aquaculture
  • Sustainable production, application and development of (new) growing media
  • Advances in composting
  • Physical and chemical substrate properties
  • Water and nutrient management
  • New analytical methods
  • Measuring, control and automation
  • Microbiological diversity, resilience and disease suppression
  • Control of soil-borne pests and diseases