The FAIR Phytoliths project is getting started

We are happy to announce that the FAIR Phytoliths project has been successful in gaining funding through the European Open Science Cloud Digital Life Science Call.  FAIR stands for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (Wilkinson et al. 2016) and it is the aim of this project to improve the FAIRness of phytolith data. We will […]

Read More

CALL FOR PAPERS on plant silicon and phytoliths

The journal Plants will dedicate a special issue to Silicon in the soil-plant continuum. This special issue will cover a broad range of themes revolving around silicon’s roles in plant nutrition, biology and ecology and in soil chemistry and biogeochemistry. Authors are invited to contribute to this special issue and to share the call with […]

Read More

How are systematics and biological and ecological features related to silica content in plants? A study of species from southern South America

Honaine, M.F., Benvenuto, M.L., Montti, L., Natal, M., Borrelli, N.L., Alvarez, M.F., Altamirano, S.M., Rito, M.D., Osterrieth, M.L., 2020. How are systematics and biological and ecological features related to silica content in plants?: a study in species from the Southern of South America. (in press)   We analyzed published and unpublished data about silicophytolith […]

Read More

Subscription form test

This is a test page but the subscription form works very well. You can also renew your registration or join us for the first time by going to the Subscription page.

Read More

12th International Meeting on Phytolith Research (UPDATES)

News ! The 12th IMPR and EAA conference will be ONLINE conferences due to the covid pandemic Deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to February 26 🙂   Important The 12th IMPR will take place (virtually) in Kiel (Germany) on September 8 –11, 2021. Exceptionally this time, the conference will be carried out in the […]

Read More

International Phytolith Society Board elections results

  • July 8, 2019
  • Comments off

Dear IPS members, The election period is now over and I am pleased to formally announce the results and congratulate our new IPS board members: President-elect Doris Barboni (23 votes) Member-at-large Yansheng Gu (18 votes) Member-at-large Katharina Neumann (15 votes) During the 30 days election period we have received a total number of 26 electronic […]

Read More