Title of the Project
Post harvest technology of orchids
PI
L. C. De
Associates
Brief Objectives
  1. To find out effective chemicals for pulsing and  impregnation of cut flowers of orchids
  2. Standardization of effective preservatives for improvement of bud opening and vase life and quality of cut flowers of orchids.
  3. Standardization of packaging techniques of commercial orchids
Duration
01/04/2009 To 31/05/2014
Brief Highlights
  1. A number of Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Vanda, Mokara and Oncidium  hybrids evaluated for their vase life
  2. Harvesting stages of Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Vanda, Mokara and Oncidium hybrids standardized at different maturity
  3. Suitable chemicals identified for pulsing, bud opening and holding solutions for improved vase life of Cymbidium and Dendrobium orchids
Total Outlay