longest standing member has died

Submitted by Secretary on Thu 08/06/2017 - 14:07

Jacques Maton, former professor of botany at the University of Gent, died on 2 April 2017 at the age of 98. He was a member of our society since 1938, so for almost 80 years! He served as vice-president (1959–1963) and president (1963–1964) of the society.