Scientific Topics

In 2017, the Symposium will include the following topics:

  • utilization and biological activities of essential oils and volatiles
  • breeding, cultivation and post-harvest treatment of essential oil bearing plants
  • ecological importance of essential oils and volatiles
  • new trends in the production and analysis of essential oils
  • sourcing and trade of essential oils
  • biological variability of volatiles
  • sensorial aspects of volatiles
  • molecular and metabolomic trends in volatiles
  • biotransformation and biocatalysis of volatile compounds
  • regulatory aspects, toxicology of essential oils and their compounds
  • nanotechnology of essential oils and natural volatiles