This session aims at promoting a lively discussion on the role of functional traits as indicators and proxies of plant status and post-disturbance resilience. Indeed, a multidisciplinary effort is needed to unravel plant acclimation and adaptation strategies and upscale gained information to evaluate implications for productivity of croplands, forests and natural ecosystems.
Veronica De Micco, Angelo Rita, Jesus Julio Camarero, Leo Marcelis
The Organizers of 4th World Teak Conference (TEAKNET, IUFRO DIV5.06.02, ITTO and FAO) have now announced the new date for the 4th WTC which is to be held from 5-8 September 2022, Accra, Ghana. In view of global health alters on pandemic, the conference will be held adhering to the COVID-19 protocols.
IAWA Fossil Wood Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic, Postponed to May 25-31, 2024
The IAWA Fossil Wood Symposium, dedicated to the memories of Prof. Dr. Herbert Süß (1920-2017) and Prof. Dr. Alfred Selmeier (1923-2018), will be postponed to May 25-31, 2024, organized during the XIth IOPC (International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference) held conjunctly with the XVth International Palynological Congress, due to reviewing the various levels of Coronavirus infections and processes implemented by various European countries. The IAWA Symposium will be organizing an IAWA Social Hour and supper in the famous Carthusian Monastery (1628) in Melnik, just outside Prague, where IAWA has been previously hosted at a European Palaeo-botanical Conference. Detailed information is available by clicking https://www.prague2020.cz/news.php
Jakub Sakala, Czech Republic
Earlier this year it was announced that due to the pandemic the next International Botanical Congress will be delayed one year and held in Madrid, Spain in July 2024. The dates for the rescheduled Botanical Congress are as follows: Nomenclature Section, July 15-19, 2024 ...