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A garden in the desert at EXPO 2020

A garden in the desert at Expo 2020

At the heart of the Czech pavilion is the S.A.W.E.R. (Solar Air Water Energy Resource) system, which produces water from dry desert air using only solar energy. Part of the water is drained into a special room where the photobioreactor...

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33rd Conference of the Plant Population Biology Section of the Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ)

We invite you to the on-line POPBIO 2021 conference from 27th to 29th May 2021. The conference is hosting about one hundred participants each year with presentations spanning from plant demography to experimental plant ecology, population genetics, epigenetics, and community...

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Atlas of Stem Anatomy of Arctic and Alpine Plants Around the Globe_2

New book: Atlas of Stem Anatomy of Arctic and Alpine Plants Around the Globe

Approximately 350 species are presented in the first book providing comprehensive information on the anatomy and ecology of arctic and alpine plants from cold sites around the globe, including representative species from Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, Himalaya, Japan, Argentina, Ecuador and...

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Laureátka Praemium Academiae

Towards a better understanding of belowground plant organs

Jitka Klimešová from the Institute of Botany is one of the laureates of Academic Award – Praemium Academiae, the most important scientific award in the Czech Republic awarded by the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences. In her 6-year...

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How to be the first in the plant kingdom

More than a third of the species of temperate perennial angiosperms choose an interesting strategy for a successful spring start – preformation of the inflorescence. The plants prepare an inflorescence in the bud on the wintering organ, which quickly develops...

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