- Exploratory Survey and Collection of Plant Genetic Resources was made in the Mountainous Region of Southern Cambodia
Department of Forest Resource
Exploratory Survey and Collection of Plant Genetic Resources was made in the Mountainous Region of Southern Cambodia
As a result of the survey, they collected 85 accessions of plant genetic resources, such as chili pepper and amaranthus. After next year, these plant genetic resources will be test-grown and evaluated in each institutions in Japan and Cambodia and the seeds will be conserved in gene bank in both countries. The seeds will be utilized in breed improvement and various research.
This survey was carried out by the research project "Enhancement of collecting and providing of overseas plant genetic resources" (PGRAsia) commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.