Propagation and conservation of Hong Kong wild orchids
Dr Weatherhead, Maureen Ann (Principal investigator)
HKU Project Code
General Research Fund (GRF)
To conserve Hong Kong's wild orchids which are being endangered by environmental pollution and encroachment of urbanization on natural habitats; to establish a seed bank at Kadoorie Agricultural Research Centre which will place Hong Kong in the forefront of conservation of the world's natural genetic heritage.