​​Researchers have determined numerous plant benefits from silicon. They have found that Si:

  • Increases photosynthesis & yields
  • Increases disease resistance
  • Increases pest resistance
  • Increases drought & salt tolerance
  • Increases flood tolerance
  • Increases nutrient balance
  • Increases UV tolerance
  • Increases high & low temperature tolerance
  • Increases carbon sequestration
  • Reduces heavy metals uptake



Open Access Plant

Science Journal

Request for Manuscripts

The Journal "Plants" seeks manuscripts in 2018

for 2 special issues.

  • "Role of Silicon in Plants"
  • "Practical use of Si to influence plant  production"

Dr. Maria Greger is the guest editor.

For more information go to:

email questions to Dr. Greger at:


  • ​​​Be a voice to the world of silicon’s benefits and in moving silicon forward globally
  • Be an important space for posting newly published research
  • Provide contact information for researcher collaboration and knowledge transfer
  • Provide announcements about important events for members
  • Provide a pool of researchers based on crop/region and area of expertise
  • A forum to ask questions about silicon and get answers from the experts
  • A forum for the society to affect symposium topics with other scientifically recognized organizations so that researchers aren’t split up between different scientific disciplines but have a home for all silicon researchers to present
  • Provide information on all international and regional conferences on Si in agriculture
​​The International Society for Silicon in Agriculture and Related Disciplines is openly seeking new members that share our goals and vision. 

ISSAG is 202 members strong and growing. We seek quality people to help promulgate silicon to a worldwide audience.

You can be a part of the silicon solution by joining ISSAG today.

The International Society for Silicon

in Agriculture and Related Disciplines



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​​verb (used with object), promulgated, promulgating.

​​2. To set forth or teach publicly.




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​​1. To make known by open declaration; publish proclaim formally or put into operation.


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