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Webinar ISSS-ISTA: Seed pathology – the good and the bad microbes

We are thrilled to announce that our next webinar with the International Seed Testing Association will be on 29 May, 2024, and registration is now open! Our panellists will discuss Seed pathology - the good and ... Read more »

8th International Workshop on Desiccation Sensitivity and Tolerance across Life Forms (15-19 January 2024, South Africa)

We are delighted to announce, and invite you to the ISSS-sponsored “8th International Workshop on Desiccation Sensitivity and Tolerance across Life Forms”, which will be held from the 15th to 19th of January 2024 at ... Read more »

IN MEMORIAM Cees Karssen (July 4, 1937 – October 14, 2023)

Cees Karssen started at Wageningen University in 1969 as assistant-professor to become professor in 1984. Cees contributed, to a large extent, to modern seed physiology. His studies together with Maarten Koornneef on mutants of Arabidopsis ... Read more »

Meetings & Events

Registration open for 14th Biennial ISSS conference

The 14th ISSS biennial conference will be held at Sorbonne Université (Paris) from 3 to 7 July 2023. Registration is now open: https://isss2023.sciencesconf.org/ Early bird registration closes on 15th March 2023. Deadline for abstract submission is 30th ... Read more »

7th International Plant Dormancy Symposium

Registration and abstract submission are open for the 7th International Plant Dormancy Symposium, which will be held at University of Western Australia, 12-15th September 2023. https://plant-dormancy-perth.com/

15th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals

The event organization committee (EOC, chair: Dr. Shingo Nakamura at NARO, Japan) are pleased to announce the 15th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals to be held on October 4-6, 2023 in Tsukuba, Japan. ... Read more »

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