6th Workshop on the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination

On behalf of the International Society of Seed Science, Wageningen University and Research, Seed Valley, the Scientific Committee and the Organising Committee we cordially invite you to the 6th Workshop on Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination in Volendam, The Netherlands.

This historical fishing village is close to Amsterdam and is a favourite tourist destination. We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an exciting meeting, to present and discuss the most recent developments in our field. We offer you an attractive scientific program including visits to world-leading vegetable- and flower seed companies in Seed Valley.

We look forward to welcoming you in The Netherlands!

Invited speakers

Hugh W. Pritchard, Royal botanical Gardens Kew, Great Britain


Kent Bradford, University of California Davis, USA

Helen North, National Institute of Agricultural Research, Paris, France

Szymon Swiezewski, Polish academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland

Min Chen, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Luis Lopez-Molina, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Kathleen Donohue, Duke University, USA


Nori Nishimura, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba Ibaraki  Japan

Scientific committee

Luis Lopez-Molina, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Yongxiu Lui, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

José Barrero, CSIRO, Australia.

Frank Lanfermeijer, Syngenta bv, The Netherlands.

Leónie Bentsink, Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

Organizing committee

Frank Lanfermeijer, Syngenta bv.

Arjan Stolte, ASP Quality Support bv.

Carolien Wagenaar, Seed Valley.


Corine de Groot, Bejo.

Henk Hilhorst, Wageningen University.

Leónie Bentsink, Wageningen University.


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