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Nataly visited the Royal Botanic Garden Madrid in order to understand the history of the important collection of cinchona barks collected by Ruíz and Pavón in the 1780's, which is now split between Madrid and Kew. She was able to compare the two sets, transcribe and photograph the annotations, consult the curatorial expertise, and use the catalog, archives, and books.
All good things come to an end. Thank you to all Plant.ID partners for the excellent meeting! We listened to 15 great presentations and we had stimulating discussions. We can be very proud of our network!
We finally see each other again! Our venue is no castle this time but the lovely Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. In the days ahead, our ESRs will present their progress and we hope to have some inspiring discussions.
Enjoy this little video about the iBOL2019 conference!
This morning, Théo and Margret paid a visit to the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. They presented the results of their work on the global trade in orchids based on CITES data.
The Copenhagen team has done it again! Stephen shows us that plants are pretty magnificent and that exotic and compelling stories come to life when exploring century-old plant collections. Watch the video and read about his research in Plant.ID.
The registration for the next Plant.ID summer school is open! We will meet in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh from 12 to 13 September. We are looking forward to seeing each other again and hear about the progress made by our ESRs.
Ntwai attended the ForBio Annual Meeting 2019 and gave a talk titled: "Phylogenetic placement and biogeographic origins of southern African Silene". There are some pictures on Facebook of him presenting.