The International Horticultural Congress (IHC) is the most important scientific event organised every four years since 1959 in the fields related to Horticulture* under the auspices of ISHS (International Society for Horticultural Science).
ISHS is a truly global network comprising over 6,000 members. Its aim is to promote and foster research and education in horticultural science and to facilitate cooperation and knowledge transfer on a global scale through events and publications.
In a different continent every 4 years (…2010 Lisbon – 2014 Brisbane – 2018 Istanbul…), IHC regroups many divisions and commissions-symposia.
* Horticultural crops, raw or processed : fruit, vegetables, aromatic and medicinal plants, seeds and roots, ornamental plants, landscaping, vineyard.