Welcome to the International Parasitic Plant Society (IPPS) homepage. IPPS is dedicated to advancing scientific research on parasitic plants. Our goals include increasing understanding of these amazing plants as well as helping to decrease the crop damage inflicted by weedy parasitic plants.

New The 13th World Congress on Parasitic Plants (WCPP13) will be held on Sunday July 5 to Friday July 10, 2015 in Kunming, Yunnan Province, Southwest China. The venue will be Yunnan Dianchi Garden Resort Hotel & Spa. Further details can be found at the conference website http://wcpp13.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65540. Abstract submission and online registration services are now available.New 
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