Joint Meeting


4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases &

28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop

June 24-27, 2013

Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa, Walt Disney World® Resort Orlando, Florida



Greetings from Florida, USA

It is our pleasure to invite you all to Orlando, Florida to attend the joint meeting of the 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases and the 28th U.S. Annual Tomato Disease Workshop from June 24-27th, 2013 at Buena Vista Palace Hotel & Spa and present your research on a variety of aspects on tomato diseases, the causal organisms and its management. The University of Florida (UF), Department of Plant Pathology, the International Society for Horticulture Science (ISHS) and the U.S. Tomato Research Group welcomes you to Florida, the southeastern tip of the Unites States of America. Florida is unique in its tropical and sub-tropical ecosystem and we are gifted with beautiful beaches and marine life, space research and astronauts, entertainment from Disney, Hollywood studios and many more, but most importantly the land of tomato production, growers and the industry.

This is your chance to see the best research on tomato diseases and meet internationally recognized and aspiring scientists from many countries across the world. This international meeting holds great relevance to the mission of sharing information that could be useful in research leading to sustainable production for tomato growers worldwide.

Looking forward to meeting you all in Florida.


Mathews L. Paret                                                                                                                  

Convener, 4th International Symposium on Tomato Diseases