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.

Guest posts wanted!
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 / /

Tree fern genome provides insights into its evolution

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Land plants evolved 470 million years ago from algae and have since reshaped our world. Throughout their evolution, ferns have undergone a series of changes that have helped them survive on land. For the first time, researchers have characterized the…

Designing roots to reach new depths could help carbon storage in soil

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Scientists have discovered how to potentially design root systems to grow deeper by altering their angle growth to be steeper and reach the nutrients they need to grow, a discovery that could also help develop new ways to capture carbon…

Plants quick to let their flowers fade for protection, show new field experiments and microbiome

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Microbes growing on flowers have adverse effects on their yields. This is why plants are quick to shed their flowers, reveals a new study involving both field experiments and plant microbiome analysis.

What makes a plant grow towards light?

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Few have had a broader impact on science than Charles Darwin. While his studies on the Galápagos Islands and his theories on evolution are well known, perhaps many are less aware of his impact on plant science. Now an international…