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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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Comparative Plant Succession among Terrestrial Biomes of the World

Despite a century of study by ecologists, recovery following disturbances (succession) is not fully understood. This book provides the first global synthesis that compares plant succession in all major terrestrial biomes and after all major terrestrial disturbances. It asks critical...

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Anatomic Atlas of Aquatic and Wetland Plant Stems

In February 2020, the Anatomic Atlas of Aquatic and Wetland Plant Stems went out under Springer Publ. after almost seven years of preparation as a result of cooperation between IB researchers Andrea Kučerová, Lubomír Adamec and Jiří Doležal with a...

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Nedostatek vláhy může být pro růst horských bylin větším omezením než nízká teplota

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

The organisers of PopBio 2020 in Prague announce that they will postpone the annual meeting until next year.

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Special issue of Folia Geobotanica on seed germination

In this special issue of Folia Geobotanica, a series of papers about seed responses to environmental drivers across different vegetation types in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia is presented. The thirteen papers are good examples of the...

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Jan Kolář of the Institute of Botany was awarded the Award of the Czech Academy of Sciences for young researchers

Jan Kolář of the Institute of Botany was awarded the Award of the Czech Academy of Sciences for outstanding results of scientific work, achieved with the financial support of the CAS before reaching the age of 35. Jan Kolář is...

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Go belowground! with ecologists from Třeboň

From 15th to 21st September we organized third course for young scientists „Go belowground!“ introducing traits of belowground storage, regenerative and clonal growth organs of plants, methods for their measurements and their role in plant ecology. During the course participants...

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Seminar European orchids in the age of extinction

On Thursday 19 September, 11 a.m., the seminar European orchids in the age of extinction – LIFEorchids: a project for their conservation will take place at the meeting room of the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences...

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Climate action urgently required to protect human health in Europe

New EASAC report "The imperative of climate action to protect human health in Europe" highlights an alarming range of health risks due to climate change and the benefits of rapid phase out of fossil fuels. Blahoslav Maršálek from the Institute...

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Agroforestry – an Environmental and Production Alternative in Agriculture

Platform for the Landscape coordinated by the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites you to the conference Agroforestry – an Environmental and Production Alternative in Agriculture that will take place on April 18 2019 in the...

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Dr. Harmony J. Dalgeish will give a talk in Průhonice

On Thursday 21 February 2019 at 10 a.m. Dr. Harmony J. Dalgeish will give a talk on Herbivory and functional traits affect the demography of Asclepias syriaca (JPG, 276 KB) in the Knight’s hall of the Průhonice Castle.

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PhD course “Go belowground! 2019”

The Department of Functional Ecology, Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences organizes a PhD course of functional ecology „Go belowground!“ from 15 to 21 September 2019. The course will be focused on theoretical background and practical assessment of plant...

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Workshop Progress in the use of UAS Techniques for Environmental Monitoring

Workshop will be held at the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Průhonice, Czech Republic, during 27 February to 1 March 2019 as a part of COST Action CA16219 HARMONIOUS – Harmonization of UAS techniques for agricultural...

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New issue of Folia Geobotanica has been published

New issue of Folia Geobotanica (4/2018) has been published. For contents

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New issue of Folia Geobotanica on the Carpathian flora has been published

Special issue of Folia Geobotanica (3/2018) on the ecology and evolution of the Carpathian flora has been published. For contents

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Destructive tropical cyclones move north

Destructive typhoons are moving poleward. This is the main finding of the study, which documents that the destructive impact of typhoons is moving to new areas on the long-term scale. The study was published by an international team of researchers,...

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New book “Temperate herbs: an architectural analysis“

Publishing house Academia released book “ Temperate herbs: an architectural analysis“ by Jitka Klimešová who is focusing her research at the Institute of Botany on functional morphology of plants. Rhizomes, tubers, bulbs and roots of herbaceous plants are overlooked not...

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