Title of the Project
Production management of tropical and sub-tropical orchids
PI
L. C. De
Associates
D. Barman
Brief Objectives
  1. Identification of hybrids of Orchids suitable for pot and cut flowers.
  2. Standardization of climatic requirements and agro techniques for increadsed growth and early flowering of commercial orchids.
Duration
01/04/2009 To 31/03/2014
Brief Highlights
  1. Suitable hybrids of Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Vanda, Mokara, Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium and Aranda hybrids identified for low and mid altitude of hills for cut flower production.
  2. Suitable orchid species identified for both pot culture and cut flower production.
  3. Potting mixtures standardized for Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Vanda, Mokara, Cattleya, Phalaenopsis, Oncidium and Aranda orchids for full grown flowering plants.
  4. Pre-harvest techniques  of Cymbidium orchids standardized for optimal vegetative growth.
  5. Suitable orchid species and hybrids identified for terrestrial cultivation
Total Outlay