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Organizations relating to Plants

International Society for Oil Palm Breeders / Kajang, Malaysia / Est. 1983
Organization for Flora Neotropica / Bronx NY, USA / Est. 1964
Southern African Society for Plant Pathology / Pietermaritzburg, South Africa / Est. 1962
Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants / Düsseldorf, Germany / Est. 2002
Plant With Purpose / San Diego CA, USA / Est. 1984
International Fruit and Vegetable Juice Association / Paris, France / Est. 1949
Caribbean Herbal Business Association / Port of Spain, Trinidad-Tobago
International Rhododendron Conference
Aquatic Gardeners Association / Denton TX, USA
Inter-African Coffee Organization / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1960
North American Plant Protection Organization / Raleigh NC, USA / Est. 1976
Weed Science Society of America / Westminster CO, USA / Est. 1956
World Alliance of Gourmet Robustas / New York NY, USA / Est. 2002
International Weed Science Society / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1975
Plant Research International / Wageningen, Netherlands
International Tropical Fruits Network / Serdang, Malaysia / Est. 2001
European Foundation for Plant Pathology / Wageningen, Netherlands / Est. 1990
International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2005 / Est. 2005
European Weed Research Society / Doorwerth, Netherlands / Est. 1959
Regional Cooperative Program for the Technological Development and Modernization of Coffee Cultivation in Central America, Panama, Dominican Rep and Jamaica / Guatemala, Guatemala
European Herbal and Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association / Norwich, UK / Est. 1993
Species 2000 / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 1996
USAID/SADC/IITA/CIP Southern Africa Root Crops Research Network / Nampula, Mozambique / Est. 1993
International Council for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants / Eskisehir, Turkey / Est. 1993
West Indies Sugarcane Breeding and Evaluation Network / St George, Barbados

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World Problems relating to Plants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Fungal plant diseases
Declining breeds of cultivated plants
Decreasing diversity of biological species
Crop vulnerability
Angel dust
Monopolization of agricultural genetic resources
Inadequate plant quarantine
Threatened species of Plantae
Health hazards of air pollution for plants
Threatened animal and plant life due to radioactive contamination
Threatened marine or estuarine habitats with rooted vascular beds
Cruelty to plants
Radioactive contamination of plants
Bioaccumulation of toxic substances
Deficiency diseases in plants
Threatened bryoid habitats
Insect pests of plants
Abuse of plant drugs
Inadequate weed control
Threatened species of medicinal plants
Killing of plants
Poisonous plants
Plant pests
Sexual manipulation of domestic animals and plants
Herbicide tolerance in plants

Action Strategies relating to Plants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Making effective use of medicinal plants
Establishing intellectual property rights for plant varieties
Planning integrated food plant nutrient programmes
Maintaining database on plants
Protecting plants and animals
Conserving plant species
Propagating rare plants
Conserving cactus
Conserving populations of animals and plants
Producing biofuels
Promoting horticultural study
Using cogeneration of electricity and heat
Preserving existing plant resources
Conserving endangered species of plants and animals
Conserving vulnerable vegetable germplasm
Involving local communities in the conservation of plant genetic resources
Causing extinction of species
Domesticating plants
Restoring wildlife habitats
Preserving genetic diversity in cultivated plants
Planning municipal sewage plants
Protecting medical plants
Using ethnobotany
Maintaining database on plant genetic resources
Harvesting native fauna and flora for food

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