Oregano genetic material collection - LIFE TERRACESCAPE

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.