UV4Plants invites expressions of interest from the membership to host the 2020 Network Meeting, which is the main biennial conference of our association. The 2020 Network Meeting will have essentially the same structure as the last one, which was in Bled in 2018. The meeting will be held over 3 days to give ample time for informal discussion as well as a full programme of lectures and poster sessions and possibly an excursion. In addition, a Training School for early stage researchers will be held immediately before the conference at the same venue.
An article, titled “A perspective on ecologically relevant plant-UV research and its practical application”, to be included in the PPS special issue, has been published on-line. It originated on discussions at the second UV4Plants Network meeting held in Bled last year, but writing and editing continued for several months. The article has been published under open access and is available through PPS’ web site. The graphical and text abstracts are reproduced below. The article has been published under open access and is available through PPS’ web site.
Content From the editors’ desk Letter from the President M. A. K. jansen: Wolfgang Bilger M. A. K. jansen: Javier Martínez-Abaigar L. N. Ryan et al.: A Summary from the 2nd UV4Plants Network Meeting Barnes P. W., et al.: The importance and direction of plant-UV research J. R. Logan: Improving participation M. A. K. jansen and A. Albert: UV-emitting LEDs P. J. Aphalo: Simulating the solar spectrum WHOLE 2018: 2 ISSUE
A group of 21 plant UV-researchers came together on June 27 and 28, 2017 for a discussion-intensive workshop at Czech Globe in the south Moravian town of Brno in the Czech Republic. The workshop was organised by Drs. Otmar Urban (Czech Globe, Czech Republic) and Marcel Jansen (University College Cork, Ireland). The workshop brought together plant scientists with an interest in cross-talk between UV-B and other environmental drivers.