A professional society dedicated to
fostering and promoting research, education, and communication
in the scientific understanding of seeds.

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The International Society for Seed Science (ISSS) was inaugurated in 1999 at the Sixth International Workshop on Seeds. The ISSS is a professional organisation of seed scientists committed to fostering and promoting research, education and communication in the scientific understanding of seeds. Read more...

membership benefits
Members of the ISSS are eligible for substantial discounts on subscriptions to Seed Science Research, the official journal of the ISSS, published by Cambridge University Press. ISSS members also receive discounts on purchases of books from CAB International (CABI). Read more...

ISSS Members are also eligible for reduced registration fees for ISSS sponsored meetings.The 10th International Conference on Seed Science, was held in Salvador – Costa do Sauípe, Bahia, Brasil, April 10–15th, 2011; and the next conference in this series will be in China, in 2014 - more details will be posted here in due course. Read more...

The ISSS publishes a newsletter about seed science activities and meetings around the world. The ISSS Newsletter can be found on our publications page. The most recent issue is for November 2011.

ISSS is a non-profit organisation registered in England.

!! LATEST NEWS!! (updated 7thFebruary) - The President and Executive Committee pleased to announce that the SSR special issue “SEED SCIENCE RESEARCH, VOLUME 22 - ISSUE S1 Tenth International Conference on Seed Science: 'Seed science in the 21st century' is now available to all those who registered for the Brazil meeting. They will be sent details of how they can access it by email. Henk, as editor, has done an excellent job with the issue; and we thank him on behalf of ISSS for all his work.

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Last updated October 16, 2009.