Jun 9 – 10, 2022
University of Latvia
Europe/Riga timezone

Scientific Program

THURSDAY, 9 June 2022
Academic Centre, University of Latvia, Jelgavas str. 1, Room No. 701 & 702, Riga


9:30 - 10:00 Registration, Poster installation, Tea & Coffee

10:00 - 10:10 Opening. Uldis Kondratovičs, director of the Botanical Garden of the University of Latva

10:10 - 11:30 Collections & Expositions. Chair: Uldis Kondratovičs

_____Plant collections contribution to plant conservation
Ludmila Vishnevska*, Signe Tomsone

_____The collection of the genus Rhododendron at the Rhododendron Breeding and Testing Nursery “Babīte” of the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia
Gunita Riekstiņa, Rūta Katrīna Berga*

_____Botanical-geographical exposition of subtropical plants of the O. V. Fomin Botanical Garden of the Taras Schechenko National University of Kyiv
Oleksandr Tsybulsky*, Tatjana Kolomiiets

_____Hornbeam Carpinus collection in National Botanical Garden of Latvia
Linda Strode*, Daina Roze

_____Picea plants diversity in Klaipėda University Botanic Garden
Asta Klimienė, Laura Normantė*, Jurgita Ignotienė

11:30 - 12:00 Tea & Coffee

12:00 - 13:30 Collections & Expositions. Chair: Anta Sparinska

_____Living plant collections’ mission, goals and policies in Botanical Garden of Vilnius University
Darius Ryliškis

_____Conifer species of IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in National Botanic Garden of Latvia
Linda Bērtiņa*, Linda Strode

_____Collection of rare plants of the O. V. Fomin Botanical Garden (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Vitalii Kolomiychuk

_____The reconstruction of the Rock Garden in Tallinn Botanic Garden 2020–2022
Krista Kirotar*, Urve Sinijärv

_____Plant collections, plant relocation, hybridization, biodiversity risks: a brief overview in the Latvian context
Arturs Stalažs

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 Research in the istitutions hosting plant collections

_____Innovative Garden for Education and Research
Anta Sparinska*, Inese Naburga, Rafaels Joffe, Marta Saulīte, Elga Ence

_____Tissue culture collections of rare plant species as means for characterization of ecosystem functional diversity: response of Armeria maritima to salinity and heavy metals
Līva Purmale*, Una Andersone-Ozola, Astra Jēkabsone, Andis Karlsons, Gederts Ievinsh

_____Peatland diversity conservation experience in Latvia
Māra Pakalne

_____Improving of lingonberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. propagation and cultivation techniques
Signe Tomsone*, Madara Lazdāne, Lita Zīra, Andis Karlsons

15:30 - 16:00 Poster session

16:00 - 16:30 Tour around the Academic Centre of the University of Latvia


FRIDAY, 10 June 2022
Excursions


9:00 BUS from the Academic Centre, University of Latvia, Jelgavas str. 1

9:30 Collection of rhododendrons in the Experimental Rhododendron Breeding Nursery “Babīte”
(division of the Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia in Spilve, Babīte Municipality, 16 km distance from Jelgavas street 1)

11:30 - 13:00 Collections. Botanical Garden of the University of Latvia
(Kandavas str. 2, Riga)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch