Polinet – Embrapa and RCPol Partnership

A task force to remove pollen from bees and flower buds that had been collected through one year in guarana plantations and its surroundings took place in Manaus (Amazonas, Brazil) between February 26th and March 2nd with the participation of Dr. Cláudia Inês da Silva.

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69 Congresso Nacional de Botânica destaque

Our participation in the 69th National Congress of Botany

On Wednesday, July 11th 2018, at 9 o’clock a round table was held on Palaeobotany and Palynology, organized by Dr. Carlos D’Apolito and Dr. Silane Ap. F. da Silva Caminha (Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso – UFMT).
Dr. Cláudia Inês da Silva, coordinator of RCPol, participated in the roundtable presenting and highlighting the importance of the network and the advances of the palynological studies.

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Special Colombian Honey Contest

The company Apiarios el Pinar with the support of Colciencias and the Ministry of Agriculture of Colombia, invites you to participate in the contest “Identification of Special Honey from Colombia with Characteristics Associated with its Geographical and/or Botanical Origin” addressed to all beekeepers and Apis mellifera honey producers.

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69th National Congress of Botany

The National Congress of Botany will take place between July 8th and 13th, 2018.
This edition has the theme “Floristic and socio-environmental diversity in the Amazon, Cerrado and Pantanal”. This event is aimed at students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, teachers and researchers. In addition, it is open to all non-specialists in the botanical area, but engaged in the conservation of natural resources, mainly from the flora.

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XVII Argentine Symposium on Paleobotany and Palynology

The Argentinean Symposium on Paleobotany and Palynology will take place between July 30th and August 5th.

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10th European Conference on Paleobotany and Palynology

The 10th European Conference on Paleobotany and Palynology will take place from August 12th to 17th, 2018.
The event aims to highlight the disciplinary diversity in paleobotany and palynology research through thematic and open sessions.

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About Us

The need of a pollen database to help on the identification of plant species used in the bees’ diet was the trigger to begin the construction of RCPol (Online Pollen Catalogues Network).

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RCPol’s Protocols

In here you get access to scientific articles and book used to define RCPol’s protocols for collecting and organizing data.

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Address: Rua do Matão, 321, travessa 14, Cidade Universitária, São Paulo – SP, CEP: 05508-900
Phone: +55 (11) 3091-7533

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RCPol is always open to make new partnerships

We have interest in researchers of areas connected to the study of pollen grains and spores, of areas linked to the study of botany, of areas that study plant-pollinator interactions and related areas.

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Palinology Groups

The Associação Latinoamerica de Paleobotânica e Palinologia (ALPP) and the Núcleo de Especialistas em Palinologia (Nepal) are two important groups about the subject. Click in their logotypes to get more information about them.