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Welcome to the latest Fascination of Plants Day news and events!

Events will be held worldwide on and around the international Fascination of Plants Day on 18th May 2019. There are a great many events due to take place across the globe. We are keen to spread the word about FoPD events in each country so that everyone can join us in sharing in and spreading the fascination of plants. Please send us news of your upcoming FoPD events to publish here or in our newsletter and on our social media channels.

EPSO News Special Issue on the Fascination of Plants Day 2019 published today!

May 13, 2019 -

See the EPSO News Special Issue on the Fascination of Plants Day 2019! The 18th of May will be the 5th international Fascination of Plants Day, organised by thousands of scientists, teachers, companies and farmers under the umbrella of EPSO to celebrate plants in all their diversity and wonder. Already 49 countries have confirmed their […]

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Fascination of Plants Day – Press Release

May 10, 2019 -

This year’s Fascination of Plants Day, a plant scientists’ initiative, has been already adopted by 47 countries worldwide. All information about this initiative can be accessed via www.plantday18may.org and is supported world-wide by a network of National Coordinators who voluntarily promote and disseminate the activity within their countries. A variety of over 468 plant-based outreach […]

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Apr 30, 2019 -

Ukraine’s new national patronage for Fascination of Plants Day 2019 bring us up to 4 patronages across 3 countries; Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, and Ukraine. So far we have National Patronages from: – Ing. Miroslav Toman, CSc, Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic – The Association of the Private Farming of the Czech Republic […]

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Apr 30, 2019 -

Excellent News! Fascination of Plants Day (FoPD) in Ukraine is now under the patronage of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Congratulations to organisers in Ukraine. There are now 3 countries with national patronages for FoPD 2019! We look forward to seeing more in the remaining weeks before 18th May 2019. See upcoming #plantday […]

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FoPD article in European Seed Magazine

Apr 19, 2019 -

See our article on the Fascination of Plants Day 2019 in the European Seed Association’s magazine. Join the initiative and celebrate with us the fascinating world of plants on 18 May 2019!??? See all upcoming events in your country HERE.

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Fascination of Plants Day in the Czech Republic receives national patronages

Apr 19, 2019 -

The Fascination of Plants Day in the Czech Republic has received national patronages from Ing. Miroslav Toman, CSc, Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and The Association of the Private Farming of the Czech Republic. See HERE. Congratulations to the Czech Republic! Last FoPD in 2017 there were 5 National patronages; Austrian Federal Minister, […]

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