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Training course in plant cryopreservation, 31 October – 8 November 2023

Applications are invited for a training course on 'Plant cryopreservation - theory and practice'. The course will be from 31 October to 8 November 2023 at Wakehurst, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK, and will cover theoretical ... Read more »

ISSS/ISTA webinar – Seed Dormancy

The latest ISSS/ISTA webinar was on 7 June 2023 on the topic of seed dormancy. Speakers: David Johnston - Seed dormancy breakage for germination testing Ganesh K. Jaganathan - The ecological significance of physical dormancy, and much more: ... Read more »

ISSS members – please update your contact details

The membership of the ISSS has grown substantially in the last few months, and we now have over 700 members. Email is our only means of contacting our members, and there are a lot of incorrect ... Read more »

Meetings & Events

Registration open for 14th Biennial ISSS conference

The 14th ISSS biennial conference will be held at Sorbonne Universit√© (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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