The Third International Symposium on Citrus Biotechnology

Nov 11 - 14, 2014 Shizuoka (Japan)

Guidelines for Authors

[Important notice]

  • Abstract submission was closed. All presenting authors are kindly requested to submit the proceeding by 11 November, 2014 21 January, 2015 (due date extended).
  • The deadline for abstract submission was extended to 20 September, 2014 (11th Sep.)
  • We introduced new ISHS online submission and reviewing tool for this symposium. All authors will be requested to submit their abstract and paper in this system. ISHS membership is compulsory to submit an abstract for all presenting authors.
  • The deadline for abstract submission is 12 September, 2014.

If you have been selected by the scientific committee, you are about to prepare an article to be presented at an ISHS Symposium.
Remember that only papers presented at ISHS Symposia are published in Acta Horticulturae after being accepted, reviewed and edited by the editorial board of the symposium.

Citation styles:

Abstract guidelines

Abstract submission will start at June 2.  All abstract for both oral and poster presentations should be prepared according to the instructions and submitted to new ISHS web submission system by 12 September 2014.

An abstract in English, limited to 200-300 words in a single paragraph, is required in all cases. The abstract should contain a concise but comprehensive statement of the problem and results. The title and abstract will be freely available on the ISHS website and should be considered an advertisement for the paper as it may be all that most viewers will read. Thus, it should be carefully and accurately written.

Your abstract will be sorted and arranged to organize the program by the keywords you proposed in the abstract submission.  List of possible keywords will be placed here within a few weeks.


All oral speakers, must submit a manuscript for the Acta Horticulturae. Authors of posters are welcomed to submit their manuscript for Acta Horticulturae but posters cannot be published as such. Acta Horticulturae (ISSN 0567 7572) is a peer reviewed series, mainly the proceedings of ISHS Symposia and the International Horticultural Congress. All Acta Horticulturae articles are available online at .

Download a copy of the Authors Guide file here (pdf)
Download a copy of the Sample Article file here (pdf)


Instruction for oral and poster presentation


Instruction for oral and poster presentation [PDF]