A new GPC on-line platform for enhanced knowledge exchange in the plant sciences

WJ Davies

Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YQ, UK

Across the globe, science often exists in silos based on geography, language or discipline. To help promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas and best practice across boundaries and most importantly, to promote plant science into practice, the Global Plant Council (GPC) proposes to establish a new on-line knowledge-exchange (KE) platform to enable the plant sciences to better-address a growing suite of global challenges. This paper will describe the early development of the platform and plans for the future.