IAPT stands with the people of Ukraine and Ukrainian botanists in this terrible time. We also support our Russian colleagues who oppose this war and encourage them to speak out against it. We hope for peace and a return to civil international relations. We also hope that science and the invaluable scientific collections in Ukraine will be respected.
International Symposium in honour of Caspar Bauhin (1560-1624) 15 & 16 September 2022, University of Basel, old town of Basel, Switzerland Caspar Bauhin, (1560-1624) was the first professor of Botany at the University of Basel, and one of the most prominent plant systematists of his time, a forerunner of Linnaeus. He also founded one of the first University Botanical Gardens and collected a herbarium of thousands of plants that survives to today. He published his pioneering F