• • • The fifth international “Fascination of Plants Day” 2019
The fifth international “Fascination of Plants Day” 2019 will take place on May 18, 2019 across the world under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO). The goal of this activity is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science for agriculture and sustainable production of nutritious food, as well as for horticulture, forestry and the production of plant-based non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy and pharmaceuticals.
Many plant science institutions, universities, schools, botanical gardens and museums, together with farmers and industry, have opened their doors during the Fascination of Plants Day in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017. The seed sector is also committed to organize an attractive, plant related activity on/around the 18th of May 2019 and to interact with the public.
The media, scientists and policy makers are also invited to discuss the latest state-of-the-art research and breakthroughs in the plant science and explore new applications plant science can offer.