July 27, 2016
The programme of the music festival A-fest in Park which will take place on Saturday September 3 in the Průhonice Park and Castle has been published.
August 18, 2016
Changes in the functional trait composition and diversity of meadow communities induced by Rhinanthus minor L. by O. Mudrák et al. or Do Landscape Structure and Socio-Economic Variables Explain the Solidago Invasion? by M. Szymura et al. are just two examples of papers published in the new issue of Folia Geobotanica, the journal of the Institute of Botany of the CAS. More here.
Plant Biology Europe EPSO / FESPB Congress 2016 was held in June in Prague with a support of the Institute of Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
August 9, 2016
During 26-29 June, 2016, one of the most importnat meetings in plant biology this year „Plant Biology Europe EPSO / FESPB Congress 2016“ was held in Prague. More than 900 scientists from 58 countries of the whole world participated in this event. The aim of the PBE Congress was contribution to discussion on current challenges of plant biology of the 21st century including the role of plants for world food security and in mitigation of climate change. The Institute of Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (IBOT) contributed remarkably to a success of the PBE Congress – the PBE Congress President was Prof. Jana Albrechtová from the Faculty of Science of the Charles University in Prague and IBOT and Assoc. Prof. Miroslav Vosátka, the Director of IBOT, contributed to the Congress organization. (more here)
July 25, 2016
Pavel Pipek from IB has been awarded The Best Student Poster Award at the 8th European conference on Behavioural Biology, 12.-18. 7. 2016, Vienna (http://ecbb2016-vienna.com), for his poster presentation YELLOWHAMMERS.NET – invasive songbird shows a higher dialect diversity in invaded than in native source range. Congratulations.
June 24, 2016
We would like to inform you all about reopened II. part of the Průhonice Park, so called „Obora“, from June 24, 2016.
March 23, 2016
ISI Highly Cited Researchers (http://highlycited.com) list 2015, published by ISI Thomson Reuters, lists 3 125 researchers. Only 4 of them are from the Czech republic and two are from Institute of Botany, The Czech Academy of Sciences: prof. Vojtěch Jarošík and prof. Petr Pyšek.
March 23, 2016
The award of the editors of Journal of Applied Vegetation Science for 2015 goes to Tomáš Černý for the paper “Classification of Korean forests: patterns along geographic and environmental gradients” to which scientists from the IB contributed significantly.