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Invitation to contribute to the Special Issue “Seed Dormancy and Germination as Key for Crop Establishment and Food Production”

Dear Colleagues, We invite you to contribute to the Special Issue "Seed Dormancy and Germination as Key for Crop Establishment and Food Production". https://www.mdpi.com/journal/agronomy/special_issues/Seed_Dormancy_Germination Timing of seed germination is one of the key steps in plant life. It determines when plants enter natural or agricultural ecosystems and is the basis for crop production. In the wild, many seeds only germinate after certain conditions have occurred. In contrast, crops tend to germinate as soon as they are wet ... Read more »

IUCN Seed Conservation Specialist Group website now online

We are very excited to announce that our newly designed IUCN Seed Conservation Specialist Group new website is now live! Our goal with this newly designed website is to create a user-friendly browsing experience for our members and the general public interested in seed conservation. The mission of the Seed Conservation Specialist Group is to promote seed conservation by providing a network for knowledge-sharing in different ecosystems around the world, and aiding in prioritization, capacity building, and ... Read more »

Call for contributions – Special Issue « Physiological and Environmental Regulation of Seed Germination: from signaling events to molecular responses », International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

Special Issue « Physiological and Environmental Regulation of Seed Germination: from signaling events to molecular responses », International Journal of Molecular Sciences.   You are invited to submit your original research and review publications addressing ongoing questions and emerging topics related to the molecular regulation of seed germination by hormonal and environmental factors in a Special Issue of the journal International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS, Impact Factor: 4.183, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms) dedicated to the "Physiological and Environmental Regulation of Seed Germination: From ... Read more »

Registration deadlines 6th Workshop on the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination

Please note the following registration deadlines: Early bird until 6 July 2019 Registration deadline 16 September 2019 Abstract submission until 29 July 2019 reminder July 2019 More information can be found at the website (www.ISSSVolendam.nl) 6th Workshop on the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination 22-25 September 2019 Volendam, The Netherlands

6th Workshop on the Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination – update

Registration Opens 1 May On behalf of the International Society of Seed Science, Wageningen University and Research, Seed Valley, the Scientific Committee and the Organising Committee we cordially invite you to the 6th Workshop on Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination in Volendam, The Netherlands. This historical fishing village is close to Amsterdam and is a favourite tourist destination. We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be an exciting meeting, to present and ... Read more »

Seed Science Forum 2020 – Seeking the views of the seed science community

The Australian Seed Bank Partnership is pleased to announce that we will hold a Seed Science Forum in April 2020, hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra, with partner organisations, the Australian Grains Genebank and the Australian Network for Plant Conservation (with more to be announced). The forum will be open to national and international seed scientists and seed practitioners from conservation, restoration, forestry, agricultural and research sectors. The Australian Seed Bank Partnership’s National Seed ... Read more »

14th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals

On behalf of the organizing committee, it is my pleasure and honor to invite you to the 14th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals from July 30 to August 2, 2019 in Chengdu, China. Research in the scientific understanding of pre-harvest sprouting and breeding for PHS tolerance cereals will be promoted by a host of world-class scientists and industry representatives that will highlight both applied and fundamental research works. The wide-range realm of the ... Read more »

6th Workshop on Molecular Aspects of Seed Dormancy and Germination

The 6th ISSS workshop on Dormancy and Germination will be held in the Netherlands from 22-25 September 2019. The website will be open soon...

6th Workshop on Seed Ecology 2019

The 6th Workshop on Seed Ecology 2019 will be held in Regensburg, Germany from July 29 - August 2, 2019. Pre-conference workshops will be organised for young scientists and PhD students. The Website is now online (http://www.biologie.uni-regensburg.de/Seed-Ecology2019/index.html).

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