Second Circular 8th IRGC Symposium

Next IRGC Symposium will be held in Tunisia, first time in Africa! Second Circular Registration Form Payment Form Contact: Khaled Trabelsi (trabkhalfss{at}, Yassine Houla (yassine.houla{at} Important dates: Symposium: 23-26 March 2020 Pre-symposium fieldtrip: 23 March 2020 Post-symposium fieldtrip: 27-29 March… (READ MORE)

Webbia is published

The issue of Webbia with the special section on Characeae, including some papers deriving from presentations made at the GEC22, has just been published: Angelo Troia

C. braunii genome: Beilby 2019

Chara braunii genome: a new resource for plant electrophysiology M. J. Beilby The large-celled green alga Chara provided early electrophysiological data, but this model organism lost popularity once the smaller cells of higher plants became accessible to electrophysiology and genetic… (READ MORE)

8th IRGC Tunisia 2020

First circular Contact: Dr Khaled Trabelsi ( & Yassine Houla ( Important Dates: Deadline for pre-registration   15 June 2019 Second circular   15 October 2019 Final registration and payment of registration fees   1 December 2019 Payment of pre-symposium & post-symposium fieldtrips … (READ MORE)

Takashi Sawa 1929-2013

Botanist Takashi Sawa (1929-2013) was and expert on charophytes. His obituary written by Dr Denger can be found:

Special Issue 2018

  A Special Issue on charophytes, based on studies presented in our last IRGC meeting in Astana (Kazakhstan) as well as other papers related to living and fossil charophytes, is published. This is the 8th Special Issue on charophytes published… (READ MORE)

22nd GEC Meeting

22nd Meeting of the Group of European Charophytologists (GEC) 17-21 September 2018 Palermo, Sicily, Italy GEC22 webpage: IMPORTANT DATES: 10 April 2018 Deadline for pre-registration. It will help us to estimate the cost of the field trips 15 June 2018… (READ MORE)