NAOCC’s Collaborative Orchid Seed Storage Project

Screenshot from NAOCC's Collaborative Orchid Seed Storage Project video

Dennis Whigham and Julianne McGuinness,┬áNorth American Orchid Conservation Center The North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC) was developed by the Smithsonian and the U.S. Botanic Garden to conserve the diversity of native orchids in the U.S. and Canada. NAOCC ecologically-based conservation model has three guiding principles: Preservation through seed and fungal banks, Propagation, Education. NAOCC […]

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Growing a Database

Screenshot from Growing a Database video

David Remucal, University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum We have been struggling with a propagation database. This has been of particular interest as our orchid conservation program has grown, we have needed a way to track individual maternal sources or populations from seed to potted plant as they go through different treatments and use different media. […]

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