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Combined Proceedings

Access 68 volumes online.

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A global professional network

1600 Members Worldwide!

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2020 International Tour & Conference

Western Region, June 13 - 27


The International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) is an international association of plant production professionals. The Society provides a forum for sharing plant production knowledge with the aim to improve the professionalism, knowledge and skills of its members.

IPPS has since its inception in 1951 developed into the leading global plant production knowledge network. It has a worldwide membership of over 1600 members who have the opportunity to meet regularly on a regional and international level by attending educational conferences, tours, field days and workshops. The Society offers various scholarships, research grants and exchange programs.

A unique benefit IPPS members enjoy is access to the vast library of horticultural knowledge, the Combined Proceedings of annual IPPS conferences.


There are now 67 volumes of professionally edited papers and presentations available online.

IPPS membership is organized and administered on a regional level. These regions are currently spread over eight geographically defined areas: Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Europe, Southern Africa and in the USA: the Eastern Region, Western Region & Southern Region.

Are you a professional involved in ornamental plant production, horticultural research and education or any other allied field? Do you wish to learn more and are you willing to share your knowledge? Then click here and join now, you would certainly benefit from IPPS and its members from you! 

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Latest News

29 September 2019

Chairman Report: September 2019

Chairman ReportIPPS Board 2019The IPPS International Board met in late May during the International Tour hosted by the Australian Region and has held ...

7 June 2019


Angus Stewart: 2019 International Award of Honour recipientCongratulations Angus! This prestigious award is presented by the International Board with ...

16 February 2019

First joint IPPS India Conference

First joint IPPS India conference was held recently at the Indian Institute of Techology Guwahati in north east India. Alan Jones (Eastern Region...