The Annals of Botany Company is a not-for-profit charity established to promote plant science. Founded in 1887, Annals of Botany is now the world’s oldest general plant science journal. More recently, 2010 saw the launch of the highly active AoB Blog. Alongside its publishing activities the AoB Company has an objective of furthering botanical research through the funding of grants.
The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is the Royal Chartered body for foresters and arboriculturists in the UK. It provides services and support to its members; guidance to professionals in other sectors; information to the general public; and educational advice and training to students and tree professionals seeking to develop their careers in the forestry and arboricultural industry.
The Botanical Society of China (BSC) was formally established in 1933. BSC is a non-profit membership society and serves as the national organization for plant scientists in China. The Society encompasses all major areas of plant science, including taxonomy, evolution, ecology, physiology and development, molecular biology, biodiversity and conservation, and paleobotany.
The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists (JSPP) was launched in 1959 and due to the need for a society that would establish ties with the International Association of Plant Physiologists (IAPP) and that would enable Japanese researchers working on plant physiology and related subjects in the fields of basic science, agriculture, and pharmacology to communicate with one another. The society welcomes members from the international plant science community.
The Society for Experimental Biology aims to promote, and increase the influence of, Experimental Biology within the scientific community and Society by developing the field of, and scientific careers in, experimental biology and developing education and public awareness in experimental biology. It is also concerned with developing collaborative partnerships, and maintaining transparency and ethical and environmental sensitivity in every sphere of activity.