The Botanical Society of America
Our Mission: To inspire and promote an inclusive global community committed to advancing fundamental knowledge and innovation in the botanical sciences for the benefit of people and the environment.
Human Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Research and Scholarly Excellence
Organizational Impact and Visibility
To see the BSA Strategic Plan click here (PDF).
Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Botanical Society of America. Click here to read BSA's 2020 Response to Racism Against our Black Colleagues and Community. Click here to read our 2021 Statement Against AAPI Racism.
To provide feedback to the Society on ways we can make improvements in relation to DEI, please use this form.
Society Publications & Research Journals
APPS Special Issue Call for Papers
Applications in Plant Sciences (APPS) is accepting proposals for a special issue: "Advances in Plant Imaging across Scales.” The goal of this special issue is to explore how new imaging technologies are enabling novel research into plant form and function, genomics, ecology, and evolution. The issue will highlight novel imaging and image processing techniques targeted to plants at any scale of organization.
For more information click here, or click here for a PDF.
PlantingScience is a free online resource to teachers and schools. The program provides volunteer scientists, resources, and activities to support innovation in teaching, learning, and mentoring. To learn more, or to get involved, click here.