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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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PhD course “Go Belowground 2018!”

In the week of Sept 16-22 2018, scientists from the Department of Functional Ecology of the Institute of Botany in Třeboň (Jitka Klimešová, Jana Martínková, Arinawa Filartiga...

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Anatomy, Age and Ecology of High Mountain Plants in Ladakh, the Western Himalaya

A new book by authors from the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences and their colleagues providing new insights into the anatomy of high-mountain...

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A new issue of Folia Geobotanica has been published – 2/2018

A new issue of Folia Geobotanica has been published. For contents

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A new issue of Folia Geobotanica has been published – 1/2018

Environmental controls of raised-bog vegetation in the Baltic boreo-nemoral zone or Diversity and occurrence of herbaceous communities in West African savannas in relation to climate, land use...

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A database of critically revised data on Czech flora and vegetation has been launched

A database of Czech flora and vegetation prepared by Masaryk University, the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences and University of South Bohemia has...

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Ken Thompson and Jitka Klimešová on disturbance frequency, severity and effects on plant traits

At the BES Annual Meeting, Ken Thompson, Editor for Functional Ecology, caught up with Jitka Klimešová from the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences and...

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A field guide to the flora of Ladakh by botanists from the Institute of Botany has been published

A field guide to the flora of the semiarid region in the Transhimalaya of Northwest India by authors from the Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy...

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Special issue of Folia Geobotanica on the ecology of clonal plants has been published

In the collection of papers in this special issue on the ecology of clonal plants, several papers that explore new ideas that could inspire further research into...

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František Krahulec from IB was awarded the Gregor Johann Mendel Honorary Medal for Merit in the Biological Sciences

On Thursday, 18 January 2018 the president of the Czech Academy of Sciences Eva Zažímalová presented honorary medals to three distinguished scientists. The Gregor Johann Mendel Honorary...

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Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

A  modern synthesis edited by Aaron Ellison, Harvard University, and Lubomír Adamec, Institute of Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, has been published by Oxford University...

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Borneo’s forests are a vulnerable tropical carbon sink

Radim Hédl from the Institute of Botany participated in a study elucidating mechanisms of functioning of tropical rainforests in Borneo, acting as atmospheric carbon dioxide sink. The study was published...

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