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13 April 2018

1st announcement - 2nd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week

“Conservation of Mediterranean Plant Diversity: Complementary Approaches and New Perspectives”

Main organizers: CARE-MEDIFLORA project & IUCN-MED
12-16 November 2018, La Valetta, MALTA


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02 April 2018

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus, Dr Costas Kadis, at the Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) Genebank, Cyprus

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment of Cyprus, Dr. Costas Kadis, paid a visit to the ARI genebank on the 13th of March 2018 where he was informed about the genebank activities and the running projects.


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20 March 2018

Local event of the CARE-MEDIFLORA project in Sóller Botanic Garden, Balearic Islands

A local event dedicated to the project CARE-MEDIFLORA has been carried out in Sóller Botanic Garden (JBS), in which the JBS team presents the project to the local authorities, stakeholders and media.


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19 March 2018

In situ conservation action for Astragalus gennarii, Sardinia

Astragalus gennarii Bacch. & Brullo (Fabaceae) is a dwarf shrub forming a dense, compact, spiny cushion, 20-80 cm tall. It is an orophilous species, which grows on Mesozoic limestones, at an altitude of 800-1055 m a.s.l.


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02 March 2018

Translocation of Dianthus morisianus, one of the most threatened plants of Sardinia

Dianthus morisianus (Caryophyllaceae), the only psammophilous taxon belonging to the Dianthus sylvestris Wulf. complex, is a perennial suffrutex characterized by numerous woody stocks and erect stems, and by a basal rosette with thin and linear leaves.


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Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group (IUCN/SSC) Sóller Botanical Garden Foundation, Balearic Islands Office of the Environment of Corsica - National Botanical Academy of Corsica Hortus Botanicus Karalitanus, Sardinia University of Catania, Sicily Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Crete Agricultural Research Institute, Cyprus Department of Forests, Cyprus