The first international "Fascination of Plants Day" (May 18th 2012) will be launched under the umbrella of the European Plant Science Organisation. 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. vifabio is supporting this campaign by collecting the most important internet sources together for you.
You will find more biological web resources in our Internet Guide - a catalogue of annotated and evaluated internet sites.
The Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants - Julius Kühn Institute (JKI) is a German federal research facility and an independent federal authority based in Quedlinburg. The JKI has 1200 employees, 300 of which are scientists, in Quedlinburg, Braunschweig, Berlin and Kleinmachnow in multiple institutes as well as Bernkastel-Kues, Darmstadt, Dresden-Pillnitz, Dossenheim, Groß Lüsewitz, Münster and Siebeldingen. Other than the 15 institutes, there are units that provide support: the “Information Centre and Library” and Central Data Processing at four JKI locations as well as administration. The JKI is responsible for the entire “cultivated plants” protection target. This responsibility includes the fields of plant genetics, crop production, plant nutrition and soil science as well as plant protection and plant health. This allows the JKI to develop holistic approaches for all plant cultivation, from plant production to plant care. ... [Information of the supplier, translated]