The sixth international “Fascination of Plants Day” will be launched by plant scientists across the world under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO).
From one little seed, planted into soil, many green lives can arise – from small herbs up to big trees, or from ornamental flowers to substantial crops which all animals and mankind need to survive on this planet. Plant biologists estimate the total number of plant species roughly to be about 250,000. On the back of this coordinated activity we hope to plant again many virtual and constantly germinating seeds in the collective mind of the European and World Public that plant science is of critical significance to the social and environmental landscape now and in future.
On 18 May 2021, several succesfull scientist from five different universities presented their studies on broadrange of plant science from plant genome editing tools to phylogeograpical studies to capture attention of students on plant science. A virtual tour of Ege University Botanical Garden was also included to fascinate atendees with plants. Access the event: https://biyoloji.ege.edu.tr/h-11144/plants_day_(18_mayis_2021).html […]
On 18 May 2021, you could follow the presentation ‘Take a seed” by Plantum. Programma Planten zijn de basis van ons leven. Het is fascinerend hoe we steeds meer te weten komen hoe ze functioneren en hoe ze ons ten dienste staan. Innovatie rond planten levert ook veel vragen op. Daarom voelt talkshowhost Jeroen Pauw […]
Access the videos explaining why plant research matters https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/news/science-news/fascination-of-plants-day-2021 Contact: Viikki Plant Science Centre (ViPS)/Karen Sims-Huopaniemi, [email protected] Follow organisers on social media: @Viikki_plants, @LifeSciHelsinki, @Agriforhelsinki (Twitter) Lumoudu kasveista, BYTDK, MMTDK (Facebook)
Kelmė district Šedbarai Primary School-Multifunctional Center organized a virtual photo exhibition of preschool children, their parents (guardians) and teachers “Fascination of Plants Day” to commemorate the International Day of Plant Admiration. The exhibition was held from April 14 to May 14. We received 684 photos or photo collages, with plants blooming in our environment, from […]
Since 2012, Šeduva kindergarten has annually joined the global “Fascination of Plants Day” initiative, an event initiated by EPSO that brings together plant researchers from around the world. The real “Fascination of Plants Day” is May 18, when the whole world commemorates “Fascination of Plants Day”. The kindergarten in Šeduva organized an international festival of […]
As every year, we invited you to the traditional spring event at the KU Botanical Garden. What awaited you? The staff of KU Botanical Garden introduced new activities and plant stories. 🌼 Klaipėda Puppet Theater revealed secrets in education “Puppet Theater Magic” (16.30). 🌼The Curonian Spit National Park told everything about molluscs by introducing a […]