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Organizations relating to Plants

International Association of Wood Anatomists / Beijing, China / Est. 1931
Organization for Flora Neotropica / Bronx NY, USA / Est. 1964
Asian Pacific Weed Science Society / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1967
International Organization for Succulent Plant Study / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1950
International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences / Lincoln NE, USA / Est. 1999
International Commission for Plant-Pollinator Relationships / Celle, Germany / Est. 1951
International Association for Plant Taxonomy / Bratislava, Slovakia / Est. 1950
Southern African Society for Plant Pathology / Bloemfontein, South Africa / Est. 1962
European Weed Research Society / Doorwerth, Netherlands / Est. 1959
International Council for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants / Eskisehir, Turkey / Est. 1993
Nordic Cacti Society / Køge, Denmark / Est. 1965
West African Weed Science Society / Est. 1979
Association for the Taxonomic Study of the Flora of Tropical Africa / Est. 1950
International Sansevieria Society / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 2000
Association internationale de la boulangerie industrielle / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1956
Arab Society for Plant Protection / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1981
International Association of Plant Biotechnology / Est. 1963
Internationalen Stauden Union / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1965
Societas Physiologiae Plantarum Scandinavica / Umeå, Sweden / Est. 1947
Asian Association of Societies for Plant Pathology / Beijing, China / Est. 2000
Sociedad Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Cactaceas y Otras Suculentas / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1989
International Ragweed Society / Milan, Italy / Est. 2009
European Association of Agrochemical Companies / Arnhem, Netherlands
Asociación Latinoamericana de Plantas de Rendimiento / Est. 2012
Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1955
SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre / Lusaka, Zambia / Est. 1988
International Euphorbia Society / Twisk, Netherlands / Est. 2005
International Asclepiad Society / Malaga, Spain / Est. 1974
International Plant Growth Substances Association / Est. 1970
Committee for Mapping the Flora of Europe / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1965
Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora / Geneva, Switzerland
FAO-ICARDA International Technical Cooperation Network on Cactus / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1993
International Plant Nutrition Institute / Peachtree Corners GA, USA / Est. 2007
International Organization of Plant Biosystematists / Bratislava, Slovakia / Est. 1960
Programme for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna / Akureyri, Iceland / Est. 1991
International Plant Nutrition Council / Sao Paulo, Brazil / Est. 1954
Standing Committee to the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1982
Inter-African Phytosanitary Council / Yaoundé, Cameroon / Est. 1954
Community Plant Variety Office / Angers, France / Est. 1995
Mesemb Study Group / Ansty, UK / Est. 1986
Seagrass 2000 / Corte, France
World Seagrass Association
European Foundation for Plant Pathology / Wageningen, Netherlands / Est. 1990
People and Plants International / Bristol VT, USA / Est. 1992
Union internationale pour la protection des obtentions végétales / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1961
Madagascar Fauna and Flora Group / Naples FL, USA / Est. 1987
Planta Europa / Uppsala, Sweden
International Plant Propagators' Society / Carlisle PA, USA / Est. 1950
Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe / Wageningen, Netherlands / Est. 1993
TRAFFIC International / Cambridge, UK / Est. 1976

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World Problems relating to Plants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Decreasing diversity of biological species
Threatened species of Plantae
Angel dust
Health hazards of air pollution for plants
Fungal plant diseases
Declining breeds of cultivated plants
Crop vulnerability
Monopolization of agricultural genetic resources
Inadequate plant quarantine
Indiscriminate destruction of weeds
Threatened species of living organisms
Ignorance of traditional herbal remedies
Irresponsible genetic manipulation
Vulnerability of crops to weather
Downy mildews in plants
Broomrapes
Powdery mildews in plants
Black mildew in plants
Mistletoe in trees
Rots in plants
Slime moulds in plants
Phylloxera as pests
Threatened marine or estuarine habitats with rooted vascular beds
Threatened animal and plant life due to radioactive contamination
Cruelty to plants

Action Strategies relating to Plants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Using living fences
Conserving plant species
Expanding research on plant genetic resources
Monitoring vegetation cover
Monitoring plant species conservation
Providing early warning system for endangered plant resource
Campaigning to save forests
Documenting plant gene resources
Naming plants
Preserving genetic diversity in cultivated plants
Abstaining from plant protection
Protecting medicinal plants
Studying medicinal plants
Conserving island animals and plants
Developing agricultural biotechnology
Protecting plants and animals
Expanding research on plants
Mapping plant distributions
Making effective use of medicinal plants
Conserving plant genetic resources
Using ethnobotany
Social innovator
Conserving cactus
Culturing plant tissue for plant replication
Protecting nuclear power plants

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