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The conference has been postponed to Spring 2022

Děvín - photo by Radim Hédl


On 22 November, new measures regarding the Covid-19 epidemic will be introduced at Masaryk University (

This will include a ban on entering university buildings by the public and unfortunately also affects our Brno conference planned for the weekend of 27–28 November.


Jihomoravský kraj

Preslia 93/4 (2021)

Preslia 93/4 - cover


New issue of the journal Preslia was published. It is the last one issue distributed as hard copy. Starting with issue 1 of 2022, Preslia will be published in the Gold Open Access regime.


Urfus T., Kopecký M., Urfusová R. & Chrtek J.
Whole genome duplication increases ecological niche breadth of the perennial herb Urtica dioica

Conference CBS 2021: Large-scale Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration

meadows nearby Vojšice, photo by I. Jongepierová

Attention - postponement of the conference, for more info: 

The Czech Botanical Society, in cooperation with the Slovak Botanical Society, the Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic and Masaryk University, will be holding a conference titled Large-scale Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration on 27–28 November 2021 at the campus of Masaryk University, Kamenice 753/ 5, 625 00 Brno-Bohunice.

Jihomoravský kraj

C. Marcenò: Facebook groups as data sources for plant species monitoring - lecture ON-LINE

Facebook Logo Icon (author: Adi Sînchetru, CC BY 4.0, from:


Topic: “Facebook groups as data sources for plant species monitoring”

Leader: Corrado Marcenò (Department of Botany and Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

The lecture starts on Thursday, 22 April, 2021 at 4 PM. Here is the joing link:

D. Zelený: The vegetation of cloud forest in Taiwan - lecture ON-LINE


Theme: “The vegetation of cloud forest in Taiwan”

Leader: David Zelený, vegetation ecologist and assistant professor at National Taiwan University in Taiwan.

The lecture starts on Thursday, 15 April, 2021 at 4 PM. Here is the joing link:

Lectures are held in cooperation with Department of Botany and Zoology (Faculty of Science, Masaryk University).