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New edition of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (The Shenzhen Code).
The Shenzhen Code  in its final form was published on 26 June 2018 (printed version). This electronic version was made available on 27 June 2018.
 


Two-day workshop "Scientific approach in cultivation of Salicaceae" took place in Moscow, Russia, on June 6-7, 2018. Ten people from Belgium, Finland, Russia, UK and USA shared their knowledge and experiences.




New book on willows:   A. M. Marchenko “V. I. Shaburov’s  ornamental hybrid willows for northern climates”. V.1 - 2017. - 308 p. (In Russian)
 

New Edition of the Checklist for Cultivars of Salix is in preparation

The first version of the Checklist for Cultivars of Salix, which represent a working list of all known Salix cultivar nameswas published in November 2015.

The discoveries and selections of new cultivars of Salix are ongoing gradually increasing the number of valuable genotypes. Modern molecular, morphological and nomenclatural studies are resolving taxonomical relationships that may change the ranking of previously described taxa.

The second version of the Checklist for Cultivars of Salix is in preparation to be  published in 2018 to include new information. Corrections of errors or additional information for inclusion into the new edition of The Checklist that reflect all recent additions and changes are appreciated. Please send your comments to the author (jkuzovkina@uconn.edu).


New Edition of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants has been published

The ninth edition of the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants has been published in June 2016 in the ISHS series. Scripta Horticulturae (Scripta Horticulturae #18). The 9th edition replaces any previous editions of 'The Code' (the 8th edition was published in October 2009 as Scripta Horticulturae Number 10 and as Regnum Vegetabile Vol. 151.)  

  





The establishment of the International Cultivar Registration Authority for Salix

In April 2013, the International Poplar Commission, FAO UN  is designated as the International Cultivar Registration Authority (ICRA) for willows, the official body for the registration of cultivars of the genus Salix.

   






Skvortsovia: International Journal of Salicology and Plant Biology

A peer-reviewed open-access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles and monographs in plant science, especially those covering all aspects of Salicology.