IPPS AND ISHS — HOW CAN THEY COOPERATE?
The International Plant Propagators' Society (IPPS) and the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) are among the well known and renowned horticultural societies of the world. Main tasks of both these societies are support of horticulture in general and in special fields through improvement of international cooperation in science and in practice.
For some years efforts of both Societies to intensify contacts by means of mutual information and cooperation have increased. For instance, there were discussions on this in November, 1981, between Mr. Raymond Evison, then International President of the IPPS and the author, who was at that time Chairman of the Section "Ornamental Plants" of the ISHS. Leaders of both Societies met at the 21st International Horticultural Congress of the ISHS in Hamburg at the end of August, 1982. Friendly and constructive talks concluded in agreements, which include future regular exchange of information, and the possibility of
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