A professional society dedicated to fostering and promoting research, education, and communication in the scientific understanding of seeds.

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The International Society for Seed Science (ISSS) is a professional organisation of seed scientists, committed to fostering and promoting research, education and communication in the scientific understanding of seeds, in all aspects, pure and applied, from molecular biology to ecology.

Latest News

New title: Seed Biology and Yield of Grains

Seed Biology and Yield of Grain Crops D Egli, Department of Agronomy, University of Kentucky, USA The food supply to an expanding world population is based on grain crops harvested for their seeds. This means that understanding ... Read more »

Special Frontiers Research Topic

The special Frontiers Research Topic on Seed dormancy, Germination and Pre-Harvest Sprouting is now open for submissions:  http://journal.frontiersin.org/researchtopic/5562/seed-dormancy-germination-and-pre-harvest-sprouting  Prof. Chengdao Li, Dr Hiro Nonogaki and myself are the Topic Editors. Best regards  Jose Barrero

13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting, Perth

Dear all, After the successful 13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals hosted in Perth, Frontiers in Plant Sciences has agreed to publish a special issue with the conference’s papers that will also be open ... Read more »

Meetings & Events

ISSS Conference 10-14 September 2017

First announcement   Dear members, The triennial ISSS Conference will be held from 10-14 September 2017 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel, Monterey California. See also the UcDavis website. Information on registration and other details will follow in due course.   Regards, Peter Toorop, ... Read more »

13th Symposium on PHS, Perth, Sep2016

The 13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals (ISPHSC) will be held in Perth (Australia) the 19th -20th September 2016. The organising committee, chaired by Dr. Chengdao Li (Murdoch University), is delighted to invite ... Read more »

Seed Ecology Workshop V – final registration deadline

The local committee are still receiving registrations and requests for extension for Seed Ecology V. Therefore, we decided to extend the deadline for registration and abstract submission to May 9th. This is the final deadline so ... Read more »

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