King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) will organize The Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Quality management of Root and Tuber Crops 2011 (APS 2011) during 21-24 February, 2012 at Golden Tulip Sovereign Hotel. The organizing committee would like to invite you to attend this event which is supported by International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS). This event is associated with the celebration on the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King's 84th Birthday anniversary on December 5, 2011.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Bangkok.


Scope & Objectives

Tuber and root crops play a vital role in food security and poverty alleviation particularly in less developed countries. The sector is faced with challenges due to market globalization that further affects the reliability and viability of supply chains. APS2011 is designed to highlight recent and exciting developments and innovations in the area with emphasis on:

  • Quality management
  • Preharvest conditions on quality and shelf life
  • Postharvest physiology
  • Physical treatments
  • Storage and transport technology
  • Innovation of packaging
  • Managing food safety risks
  • Value adding and innovations in agro-processing
  • Supply chain systems
  • Value chain development
  • Market and distribution systems