The fifth international “Fascination of Plants Day” will be launched by plant scientists across the world under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO).
The goal of this activity is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science for agriculture and sustainable production of nutritious food, as well as for horticulture, forestry and the production of plant-based non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy and pharmaceuticals. The role of plants in environmental conservation is also a key message.
|18 June, 2021
(3:30 PM- 4:30PM)
|Professor Anca Macovei, Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy||The presentation entitled: DDR knowns & unknowns – a case study in Legumes|
|21 June, 2021 (3:30-4:30PM).||Dr Joanna Kane-Potaka, ICRISAT, India||The presentation entitled: Smart foods: Good for you, for the farmers and the planet|
|2nd July, 2021 (3:30 PM- 4:30PM)||Dr.Andrea Pagano – Department of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy||The presentation entitled: Molecular mechanisms underlying seed priming in legumes|
On the occasion of Fascination of plants day, Navsari Agricultural University organizing a virtual meet on What a Plant knows? The event is part of the National Agricultural Higher Education Project guest lecture series. Professor Daniel Chamovitz, President, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, the author of the book “What a plant knows”, will give his talk on plant senses and how plant experiences the world themselves.
Pre-registration is essential to attend zoom meeting. The joining details shall be send at least one day before the event. The event is on India Standard Time.
Registration form: https://forms.gle/6itJfEM2zrs71y8p9