International sunflower association
ISA is an international association made up of individual people or legal bodies interested in promoting research and developing sunflower production. The aim of the Association is to improve international cooperation on the agronomic, breeding, technical and nutritional levels, and to ensure close links between research and workers.
The Association will have no political activity.
To fulfill its aims, ISA :
– assumes responsibility for choosing the dates and locations of the International Sunflower Conferences every four years and plays an active part in their organizations
– contributes to the coordination of Sunflower Symposium between two conferences ; different aspects will be studied in the framework of these workshops : biology, varietal improvement, chemical control, diseases, etc…
– takes part in designing leading sunflower specialist(-s) to receive the Pustovoit Award
– and is in charge of publications related to Sunflower (Symposium collection, etc…)