Oregano genetic material collection
02 Nov 2020
Researchers of HAO-DEMETER collected, in collaboration with representatives of the Municipality of Andros, genetic material of indigenous oregano on Andros Island. The samples will be used to establish a core collection of oregano plants that
will be utilized for propagation purposes and the development of plants. The
propagated plants will be used for the cultivation of terraces with oregano
originating from the island. A holistic approach for the utilization of native
flora of aromatic plants for the cultivation of abandoned terraces with the aim
of preserving the biodiversity of the island.