Welcome to the official site of the Nigerian Society of Horticultural Science, based in Nigeria. The organisation is know worldwide for its function.

The aim of the Horticultural Society of Nigeria (HORTSON) is to promote the advancement and development of the science and art of all branches of horticulture in Nigeria.

The HORTSON has over 500 individual members drawn from all over Nigeria. It has become a major source of up-to-date information on horticultural crop research in Nigeria. HORTSON encourages the development of national cooperation, bringing together scientific and technical professionals to stimulate, facilitate and co-ordinate research and scientific activities on a national scale.

The day to day conduct of the society is performed by the HORTSON Secretariat based at the National Horticultural Research Institute, P.M.B. 5432, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

The Society’s policies are guided by the Board of Trustees.