Publication of 1st issue of Flora Palestina in 2020 in cooperation between ECOPAL Forum & PALAST with FNF sponsorship

Publication of 1st issue of Flora Palestina in 2020 in cooperation between ECOPAL Forum & PALAST with FNF sponsorship

24 March, 2021

A group of scientists and researchers from the Scientific Forum for Conservation of Nature in Palestine (ECOPAL Forum); namely:

  • Dr Khaled Sawalha–Al-Quds University - Associate Professor of Biodiversity &Biotechnology
  • Dr Samer Jarrar –  Palestine Academy specialized in Agriculture 
  • Prof. Raed Al-Kowni – An-Najah University
  • Mr. Ahmad Al-Omary – Field Researcher 


published the first book documenting 64 plant species of Flora Palestina. The work includes Arabic, English and Taxonomic names beside the family name for each species. In addition to geographic distribution, botanical description and economic importance of each wild plant recoded. The publication comes as cooperation between the ECOPAL Forum for protection of nature in Palestine and Palestine Academy of Science & Technology. The publication is kindly supported by Fredrick Neumann Institute. It is planned to publish next issue to include tens of wild flora grown native in Palestine. The group of authors are specialists in Biodiversity and protection of nature and they will lead the first national effort for documentation of wild flora of Palestine. 
 

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