India: Mizoram State Inaugurates Orchid Centre

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Added 2021-11-21

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Mizoram has close to 350 species of orchids however some are on the brink of extinction due to development pressures and smuggling. The new centre has a fully equipped laboratory for research, tissue culture and green houses, while, according to Mizoram's Rural Development Minister, it could open avenues for eco tourism and rural tourism. 

 

Location

India
Maubuang, Mizoram