EPSO is an independent academic organisation that represents more than 220 research institutes, departments and universities from 31 countries in Europe and beyond.
EPSO’s mission is to improve the impact and visibility of plant science in Europe. Learn more about EPSO and why plants matter.
Plants are unique organisms. They can produce sugars just from sunlight, carbon dioxide and water. This ability to directly synthesize their own food has enabled plants to successfully colonise, adapt to, and diversify within almost every niche on the planet. Biologists estimate the total number of plant species to be about 250,000. Plants are the […]
EPSO publishes its statement to the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on organisms obtained by mutagenesis (case C-528/16) stating that the ruling disregards scientific evidence. Genome editing is not the only answer to current challenges of agriculture and society, but it represents an important tool for harnessing plant science knowledge toward a […]
The Fascination of Plants Day is a fantastic opportunity for you to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of plants. We encourage you to organise plant-related community events to showcase the fascination and importance of plants and plant science. See our FoPD 2017 Success Stories for ideas of events that you can organise in your […]
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