There will be an Orchid Exhibition at Tsukuba Botanical Garden from October 29 to November 5.
Second International Symposium on Diversity and Conservation of Asian Orchids
In Conjunction with Tsukuba Botanical Garden, The Japanese Society for Orchid Science, and Botanical Gardens Conservation International. Under the auspices of IUCN/SSC Orchid Specialist Group, Japan Branch and Tsukuba Orchid Society.
Date: 3 November 2006
Venue: Tsukuba Botanical Garden, Exhibition Building, 2nd Floor
URL of the venue: http://www.tbg.kahaku.go.jp/
Registration fee: Admission to the garden only
9:30-9:35 Opening address
Masahiro Kato (Director, Tsukuba Botanical Garden)
9:35-10:45 "Life history studies for the conservation of Nervilia nipponica in Japan"
Stephan Gale (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)
10:50-12:00 "Conservation genetics of wild orchids in Hong Kong"
Mei Sun (University of Hong Kong)
12:00-12:40 Poster session
13:50-14:30 "Reintroduction of indigenous orchids in the suburbs of Tokyo"
Kazuo Oonuki(Ran Network Japan)
14:35-15:15 "Mycorrhizal assosiation of a mycoheterotrophic orchid, Cymbidium macrorhizon"// Yuki Tsujita(Tsukuba Botanical Garden)
15:20-16:20 "Wild orchids across Tokyo"// Hiroshi Nakayama (The Japanese Society for Orchid Science)
16:20-16:25 Closing address// Shunji Kako (President, The Japanese Society for Orchid Science)
Please contact Tomohisa Yukawa (yukawa[at]kahaku.go.jp), Secretary of the Symposium, for further information about the Symposium.
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