Orchid bioresources of North East India - Conservation, database development and information networking
The project is one of the efforts for bioresource conservation and utilization for the benefit of mankind and subsequently for developing a market for income generation. The main objectives of this project are:
1. Collection, characterization and ex situ conservation of rare and endangered orchids of North East India
2. NEORCHID - Database development of orchid species and hybrids using bioinformatics tools; and
3. NETORCHID - Information networking amongst orchid growers, research Institutes, enterprises etc.