QUITO, Ecuador, September 4, 2012: The International Society for Horticultural Science, ISHS has announced an international scientific symposium on medicinal plants and natural products, scheduled for Monday through Thursday, December 3-6, Quito, Ecuador.
The symposium and its location will provide a unique opportunity for understanding and appreciating the indigenous medicinal plant use in current and historical culture of the region with specific focus on practices in Ecuador. The event at the University Catolica of Ecuador will have participants from national governments and universities of Ecuador, active regional and international non governmental organisations as well as many universities from the USA, Canada, Guatemala and Ecuador. Presentations by guest speakers will cover a vast variety of new information on natural products, related industries and importance of fostering international scientific collaboration in all fields of horticulture, phytochemistry, cultivation and identification of medicinal plants.
For further information: www.ecuadorishs.org