The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

About SEB

The Society for Economic Botany (SEB) is about people exploring the uses of, and our relationship with plants, cultures and our environment - plants and human affairs. You might well call our research and educational efforts, the science of survival.


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SAVE THE DATES! 2023 hybrid joint meeting of SEB and SoE, June 4-9, 2023.
More information will become available soon.

NEW - SEB Course on Writing Research Papers, 10-Week free virtual course open to SEB members. Deadline to register is December 10, 2022 and there is limited capacity. For more information click here.

SEB is proud to have hosted several on-line virtual events in 2021. To see a list of these events, and access recordings, click here.


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