Global Plant Council

The Global Plant Council (GPC) is a coalition of organizations representing the plant, crop, agricultural, and environmental sciences across the globe, representing thousands of experts.

 
 

Global Plant Council

Aims to promote plant science across borders & disciplines, supporting those involved in research, education and training, to increase awareness of plant research in science and society.

ECRi

ECRi is a collection of activities addressed to help the Early Career Researchers with 4 essential pillars: job hunting, grant funding, dissemination of research results and networking.

Blog

The GPC’s blog serves to provide to the plant science community a platform for raising awareness about current issues, highlighting new research, reviewing recent events and promoting Member Organizations and their work.

News

We publish relevant news articles on plant science from across the globe to keep the community up to date with recent progress.

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We want to help researchers to gain some well-deserved visibility.

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Resources

Check the GPC list of plant science resources: grants, prizes, funding agencies, educational, organizations and networks. Since 9th March 2022, a new resource page devoted to displaced students and researchers from the Ukrainian war is available.

Initiatives

Check the initiatives set in motion by GPC and its members related to stress resilience, nutritional security, diversity seek, knowledge exchange and new breeding technologies.

Challenges

The GPC seeks to facilitate the development of plant science for global challenges such as world hunger, sustainability, environmental protection, and climate change.

Recent Posts / /

Forest plants now flower a week earlier than a century ago

| Botany, News | No Comments
Research team investigates shifts in seasonal development of early-blooming forest plants – herbarium records show climate warming.

Scientists discover evidence of major genes influencing flowering time in chickpeas

| Agriculture, News, Plant Science | No Comments
Flowering time in chickpeas’ wild relatives is influenced by one to three major genes, according to new research.

Newly Discovered Protein in Fungus Bypasses Plant Defenses

| News, Plant Health | No Comments
A protein that allows the fungus that causes white mold stem rot in more than 600 plant species to overcome plant defenses has been identified by a team of scientists.

Fossilized pollen may reveal “fingerprints” of environmental stress

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Airborne pollen may induce annoying congestion for some, but a new paper shows that these grains may provide a new way of looking at the climate over 300 million years into the fossil record.