Lecture Programme

30 June & 2-4 July 2018




SATURDAY, 30th JUNE - NORDIC LECTURES

- Moderator: Jens Otto Pedersen, Denmark

Roses in Denmark – Danish roses
Torben Thim, Denmark

Cultural Heritage Roses Encountered in Norway
Per Harald Salvesen, Norway

Sweden’s National Rose Gene Bank
Lars-Åke Gustavsson, Sweden

The Riches of Roses in Finnish Gardens
Sirkka Juhanoja, Finland

Roses for Cold, Wet and Windy Gardens
Vilhjálmur Lúðvíksson, Iceland 



MONDAY, 2nd JULY - THE PAST

- Moderator: Hans-Peter Mühlbach, Gemany

Fifty Glorious Years (1968-2018) Celebrating the WFRS Golden Jubilee
Tommy Cairns, USA

Pierre Joseph Reduté
Ingrid Verdegem, Belgium

Sam McGredy and His Roses
Doug Grant, New Zealand

Rose Breeding in Germany Before 1800
Anita Böhm-Krutzinna, Germany



TUESDAY, 3rd JULY - THE PRESENT

- Moderator: Sheenagh Harris, South Africa

Changing Gardeners' Views of Growing Roses - The Future of Rose Gardening
Paul Hains, Australia

The Poulsens & their Roses: Past, Present & Future.
Charles Quest-Ritson, Great Britain

The Old Rose Heritage of Österlen: Lost, Found and Preserved for the Future
Mia Grøndahl, Sweden

Canadian roses before, now and in the future
Parminderjit Sandhu, Canada

Presentation of future Regional Conventions



WEDNESDAY, 4th JULY - THE FUTURE

- Moderator: Hayden Foulds, New Zealand

The role of mycorrhiza in rose plants
Sabine Ravnskov, Denmark
                     
How to keep roses healthy without plant protection products
Carsten Marker, Denmark

The Future of the World Federation of Rose Societies and Rose Societies
Kelvin Trimper, Australia

Breeder’s Panel

Presentation of 19th WRC

 


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