Pumpkin Open Field Day

A Pumpkin Open Field Day will be held on 8-9 February 2024 at WorldVeg’s Research & Training Station at Kamphaeng Saen, Thailand to showcase WorldVeg’s elite breeding lines and F1 hybrids along with the famous commercial checks. Plant growth stage will be in immature marketable fruit stage and this is the best stage to observe fungal disease and virus resistance of the lines/F1 hybrids and the susceptible check. All are welcome to participate in this field day.

FIELD DAY LOCATION

WorldVeg’s Research & Training Station
Kasetsart University, Kamphaeng Saen Campus,
Kamphaeng Saen, Nakhon Pathom 73140,
Thailand

REGISTRATION

  • Pre-registration is required. No on-site registration is allowed.
  • Registration Deadline: 31 January 2024
  • Please click below to register for the Chilli Thrips Field Day

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

REGISTRATION FEE

  • 6,300 THB/ participant, including lunch, dinner, coffee breaks with snacks, water bottles and transport from the Saen Palm Training Home to the fields on 8-9 February.

  • A registration desk will be set up at Saen Palm Training Home and please pay the registration fee onsite in Thai Baht cash only.

‚ÄčACCOMMODATIONS

  • Accommodation in the KU Guest house in Kamphaeng Saen can be explored if planned in advance. Please make the room reservation as needed.

  • SAEN PALM TRAINING HOME
    Kasetsart University Kamphaeng Saen Campus, Kamphaeng Saen District, Nakornpathom 73140
    Tel : +66 34 355 166, Mobile +66 92 249 5861
     http://www.saenpalmtraininghome.com/
  • Please email front.spth1@gmail.com to book your room in Saen Palm Training Home
  • Contact number for asking the direction: Thai / English speaking - Khun Tarn, staff of Saen Palm +66 (0)984953903
  • For room charges, please pay in Thai Baht cash (credit card and other currency are not acceptable).
  • For a return taxi, please book with Saen Palm Training Home directly.

AGENDA

TIME (GMT+7) AGENDA

8 February 2024

07:00 - 08:00

Registration
WorldVeg’s Research & Training Station, Kasetsart University, Kamphaeng Saen Campus

08:00 - 08:15

Brief Introduction of the Pumpkin Field Trials
Dr. Narinder Dhillon, Principal Plant Breeder – Cucurbits, World Vegetable Center

08:15 - 12:00

Free observation of the field trials 

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 17:00

Free observation of the field trials

18:30 - onwards

Dinner

9 February 2024

08:00 - 12:00

Free observation of the field trials

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 17:00

Free observation of the field trials

18:30 - onwards

Dinner


For participants who plan to visit the field trials again during the fruit mature stage, please arrange to visit before 23 Feb. 2024 and inform Dr. Narinder Dhillon directly at narinder.dhillon@worldveg.org

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Narinder Dhillon or Ms. Mandy Lin at mandy.lin@worldveg.org

Thank you very much.