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EuroGard VI - European Botanic Gardens in a Changing World


European botanic gardens in a changing world: insights into EUROGARD VI
1.Eurogard VI briefing and congress topics
2.Implementation of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
EUROGARD VI Congress Conclusions 23-27
3. Biodiversity
Monika Kiehn ΕΙΑΘΙΟΝ – SILPHION “…multis iam annis in ea terra non invenitur…” 33-41
Nikos Krigas, Antonia Bandi, Despoina Vokou Identified threats and proposed protection measures for the rare and threatened plants of Greece: classification, ranking and mismatches 43-52
Jože Bavcon Helleborus diversity in Slovenia 53-62
Elena V. Bazhina Siberian fir (Abies sibirica Ledeb.) pollen viability at the V.N. Sukachev institute of forest arboretum 63-74
Larisa V. Orlova, Aleksandr A. Egorov, Aleksandr F. Potokin, Vasili Y. Neshataev, Sergei A. Ivanov Systematics and phylogeny of Larix Mill. based on morphological and anatomical analysis 75-88
Maite Delmas, Nathalie Machon, Romain Julliard VIGIE-NATURE, a citizen science programme 417 monitoring the state of biodiversity 89-95
Convenor: Costas A. Thanos (Organised by the Hellenic Botanical Society) WORKSHOP: The Greek Flora - conservation and applied perspectives 97
4. Plant genetic resources
Soultana Maria Valamoti Plants and people in prehistoric Northern Greece: the archaeobotanical evidence 103-111
Mirza Musayev, Zeynal Akparov Protection and utilization of genetic resources of wild relatives of fruit crops in Azerbaijan 113-120
Svetlana Zimnitskaya The state of the legume reproductive system as the indicator of the species adaptive abilities 121-126
Convenor: Nigel Maxted and Shelagh Kell, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom WORKSHOP: A role for botanic gardens in crop wild relative conservation 127-136
5. In situ conservation
Nikolay Lashchinskiy, Andrey Nikolajevich Kupriyanov European approach to plant conservation in Siberia (IPA system of Kemerovo region) 141-142
George Karras, Evangelos Filis In situ botanical gardens: a case study in Zagori, Greece 143-150
Kalliopi Radoglou, Valasia Iakovoglou Enhancing biodiversity: obstacles prior to regeneration efforts of Mediterranean ecosystems 151-158
Convenors: Stergios Pirintsos, Gregor Kozlowski, Giuseppe Garfě, Joachim Gratzfeld. Workshop: Conservation of relict trees in the Mediterranean with special reference to the genus Zelkova 159-167
6. Ex situ conservation
Rashad Salimov Allahverdioglu, Ibadli Oruc Velioglu Ex situ conservation of endangered geophytes of the Hirkan National Park (Azerbaijan) in the Central Botanical Garden (Azerbaijan) 173-179
Asta Klimiene, Rimanta Vainoriene, Roberta Dubosaite-Lepeškevice, Kestutis Kazimieras Vilkonis Cruciata glabra (L.) Ehrend. (Rubiaceae) in Lithuania 181-184
Vassiliki Gouma, Panayiotis Trigas, Nikolaos Pangas, Evangelia N. Daskalakou1 Monitoring the microclimatic environment and the ex situ conservation of threatened plants at the Philodasiki Botanical Garden, Mount Hymettus aesthetic forest, Athens, Greece 185-192
Vincenzo Candido, Donato Castronuovo, Donata Matteo, Simonetta Fascetti, Giovanna Potenza, Vito Miccolis Seed propagated tassel hyacinth: Effects of sites and sowing dates 193-199
Konstantinos Theodoropoulos, Eleni Eleftheriadou, Sampson Panajiotidis, Achilles Gerasimidis The Forest Botanic Garden (Arboretum) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (TAU): Ex situ conservation of trees and shrubs 201-208
Katerina Agorastou, Angeliki Paraskevopoulou, Georgios Gkinis, Elissavet Bargianni Management of the National Garden – Strengthening the relationship between people, history and environment 209-213
Sergey Efimov, Ekaterina Romanova Collections of cultivated plants in the botanical gardens, as gene pool for atypical structures: the example of Paeonia L. representatives 215-224
Gordana Đurić, Nada Šumatić, Ljiljana Došenović, Mira ćopić, Vladimir Stupar, Jelena Davidović Botanical Garden and Park of the University of Banja Luka 225-233
7. Management of invasive species
Giovanna Potenza, Donato Castronuovo, Simonetta Fascetti, Michele Perniola, Vito Miccolis, Stella Lovelli, Roberto Viggiani, Vito Marchione, Vincenzo Candido Turfgrasses: Invasive Alien Species (IAS) as an emerging problem in Italy 239-247
Convenor: Vernon Heywood, Facilitators: Matthew Jebb and Magnus Lidén WORKSHOP: Policies for Combating the Introduction of Alien Invasive Species 248-250
8. Environmental education and awareness
Marianthi Komninou, Polyxeni Ragkou Environmental education activities in botanic gardens: the case of the Aegean Botanic Garden in Chios Island 255-263
Anna Tampoukou, Maria Papafotiou, Alexandros Koutsouris, Angeliki Paraskevopoulou Botanic Gardens as a “tool” for environmental education of primary and secondary school students 265-272
Suzanne Kapelari, Asimina Vergou, Julia Willison, Elaine Regan, Justin Dillon Strengthening networks for people, plants and botanic gardens 273-279
Cristina Tavares, Susana Silva, Joaquim Santos, Isabel Paiva, Joăo Oliveira, Albano Figueiredo, Teresa Bettencourt INQUIRE: Why teach about the conservation of biodiversity and climate change? 281-290
Magali Stitelmann The hanging gardens of Paquis-Centre Primary School: a doorway to plant knowledge and plant symbolism for a multicultural community near the Geneva Botanical Gardens 291-295
Alexander Kantartzis, Lamprini Pappas Old Testament botanic gardens for contemporary global Jewish communities: The case in Greece 297-305
Anna Tampoukou, Maria Papafotiou, Alexandros Koutsouris, Angeliki Paraskevopoulou Investigating differences in opinions and perceptions of teaching staff of environmental education centres in utilising botanic gardens 307-312
Organizers & coordinators: Julia Willison & Asimina Vergou WORKSHOP: Growing the social role of botanic gardens –towards a new social purpose 313-316
9. Plant-based innovations and good practices
Bob Ursem Revolutionary plant-based possibilities and uses 321-326
Kate Hughes Establishing an environmental management system in a botanic garden: Commitment from the top – action on the ground 327-334
Bob Ursem Mangroves, the forgotten habitat in the middle of everywhere 335-339
Sampsa Rauti, Matti Yli-Rekola Management of living plant collections with a web- and map-based database in the Botanical Garden of the University of Turku 341-349
Wlodzimierz Majtkowski Utilization of the energy plant collection: Dissemination of knowledge of renewable energy sources in Poland 351-359
Richard V. Piacentini Public gardens as agents for change to advance sustainability, human well-being and environmental awareness 361-369
Convenor: Bob Ursem WORKSHOP: Plants and Business 370-371
10.Strengthening infrastructure and networks for people and plants
Michael Kiehn "The International Plant Exchange Network and the Nagoya Protocol of the Convention on Biodiversity" 377-384
Bert (LJW) van den Wollenberg, JGM Persoon Building taxonomic capacity nationally in support of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: A Dutch case 385-398
Anna Tampoukou, Angeliki Paraskevopoulou, Maria Papafotiou, Alexandros Koutsouris The opinion of environmental education centre teachers on botanic garden infrastructures suitable for environmental education 399-404
Ntina Assimakopoulou, Maria Papafotiou Site analysis and regeneration proposal of the neighbouring botanical gardens of the Agricultural University of Athens and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 405-412
11.Events during EUROGARD VI:
Botanical tour Mt Pelineon, northern Chios
Inauguration of the Aegean Botanic Garden
Creation of the Homeric plants display at the Aegean Botanic Garden 413-425
Art & Craft Workshops
Art and environment co-existing in harmony: printmaking from plant diversity: representations of herbs from antiquity to the present
Myrepsos - Byzantine chios: beauty treatment workshop
Chian Seasonings - aromatic plants in our daily life 427-429
Exhibitions during EUROGARD VI
Mythological narrations for Greek plants
Plant diversity in Chian tradition and culture
When asphodel and ash tree converse with Homer
Ex libris - Signs: Narrations of symbols through the plant diversity of Chios
Plant diversity in the work of N. Gialouris
Plant views
Photospheres by Spyros Markogiannis 431-443
Performances during EUROGARD VI
PERFORMANCE A: Chian land, meeting point – engraving with the timeless matrix
PERFORMANCE ?: Chian tables – When Ariousios wine meet the five senses
PERFORMANCE C: Touch of soul in the meadows of God Eros
PERFORMANCE D: When glorified myrtle celebrates the meeting of people from remote lands
PERFORMANCE ?: Art tour in the Aegean Botanic Garden with worship signs
Deconstructing canvas, expanding art limits: fairy entities at the land of Ionia 445-447
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