Botanical Garden of Endemic and Threatened Plants of Crete and Old Varieties of cultivated Fruits and vegetables
The Botanical Garden of Endemic and Threatened Plants of Crete and Old Varieties of cultivated Fruits and vegetables is being established in an area of approximately 2 ha in the campus of MAICh.
The Botanical garden aims to:
- the conservation of endemic and threatened plants of Crete, as well as, of the old varieties of traditional cultivated vegetables and fruits in the area
- the teaching of Botany and the use of plants in the Mediterranean area
- the public awareness on the value of biodiversity and conservation.
Responsible Department: Natural Products and Biotechnology
Contact Person: Mrs Christina Fournaraki
Last update: 03 of February, 2012