New updates and links for Xylella

Access to the various websites showing updates for control measures have been changed. The plant hosts known to be susceptible to the bacterium will increase within the EU and the list is now regularly updated. The following link will take you to the EC Xylella page with all the info: hosts/ demarcated infected zones etc.: …

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Applying for scientific status

Do you actively use your National Plant Collection to further new knowledge of your plant group?       Do you go the extra mile for your genus or plant group?   Would you be considered by others as an authority in your field? Have you published research?   If so, consider applying for scientific …

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Plant Health Workshop

Book by 10 April for Plant Health workshop Ponteland, Northumberland - 19 Apr 2018 Full day workshop, including lunch. Kindly organised by our North East group. Talks from: Andrew Kirkwood, Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA): The Work of the Plant Health Inspectorate Pests and Diseases Coming Our Way Katy Hayden, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh: Keeping Clean for …

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Could you help Kew transcribe herbarium specimens online?

RBG Kew are looking for people to help them make their herbarium specimens available online to the whole world - find out more. You can log in from the comfort of your own home at any time of the day and transcribe the information on the specimen labels that are visible in the specimen images. Why not …

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We have found 143 of the plants you’re searching for

We have found growing locations for 143 out of the 1,193 cultivars in the latest desiderata list. 54 of these are known to be ‘threatened in cultivation’ and 29 ‘near threatened’. We are writing to all the growing locations first to recheck that the plants are still growing there before we put you in touch. …

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New botanical art workshop

We are offering a new botanical art workshop led by artist Sue Vize SBA at Sheffield Botanical Gardens on 8 February 2018, 10am-4pm. All materials will be included. A love of plants and a strong desire to record them in detail is the only requirement you need for this workshop. Previous experience is not necessary …

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