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Fascination of Plants Day 2017

24-04-2017

Plants are fascinating - from one little seed to substantial agriculture crops – and they are critical to animals and mankind to survive on this planet. Plants are essential for agriculture, in sustainably producing food, as well as for horticulture, forestry, and all of the non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy, and pharmaceuticals.

#PlantDay

Plant biologists estimate the total number of plant species roughly to be about 250,000. We believe that showcasing the importance of plant breeding for the whole of society is vital as plant science contributes to high-quality food, competitive and sustainable agriculture and climate change mitigation.

That is why on May 18th 2017 the world celebrates the 'Fascination of Plants Day’ (#PlantDay). On this day, events and activities will be organized all over the world.

The goal is to get as many people as possible around the world fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science. Join and celebrate the importance of plant science; spread and tell your story by using #PlantDay!

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