Propagation and conservation of Hong Kong wild orchids


Grant Data
Project Title
Propagation and conservation of Hong Kong wild orchids
Principal Investigator
Dr Weatherhead, Maureen Ann   (Principal investigator)
Duration
25
Start Date
1991-09-01
Completion Date
1993-09-30
Amount
400000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
HKU 18/91
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1991/1992
Status
Completed
Objectives
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.