Scientists of the Institute of Botany attended the international symposium

Scientists from the Institute of Botany have attended in the international ymposium on the State of the World's Plants and Fungi, initiated by the Kew Royal Garden.

Opening the symposium, Professor Alexandre Antonelli, Director of Science at Kew Royal Garden, said that the virtual event was attended by about 3,000 participants. The event was attended by the director of the Institute of Botany of ANAS, academician Valida Alizadeh, heads of departments and laboratories Dilzara Agayeva, Rashad Salimov and Aida Ibrahimova.

The main purpose of the virtual event is to remind once again that the biosphere and the earth's surface are exposed to intense and consistent threats. These threats include deforestation, climate disruption as a result of global emissions, threats to productivity and health posed by new pathogens, and the ability of local species to compete with invasive species.