GENMEDA, Network of Mediterranean Plant Conservation Centres, is a network of seed banks and conservation centres of genetic resources of the Mediterranean flora who share a common floristic region, a geographical area with a similar landscape and a common set of problems concerning natural environment disruptions. GENMEDA’s 22 members and 3 new associate members from 12 countries of the Mediterranean contribute to the conservation of Mediterranean flora genetic resources.

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GENMEDA was co-organiser of the 3rd Mediterranean Plant Conservation Week:

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24 October 2022

Odissea Seminum Issue 7: October 2022

See Issue 7 - October 2022 - of the GENMEDA newsletter "Odissea Seminum" here.

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14 October 2022

GENMEDA General Assembly meeting 2022

The GENMEDA General Assembly annual meeting of 2022 was held in Cagliari, Sardinia, 28 September 2022, along with a series of other events involving GENMEDA members, all organised by the University of Cagliari - Hortus Botanicus Karalitanus (HBK).

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22 September 2022

In memory of Vernon Heywood

We recently received the sad news of the death of Professor Vernon Heywood on Saturday 17 September at the age of 94 -and very close to 95-, after a convalescence that had taken him away from conferences and meetings, but not from Botany, in the last period.

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