Conserve Seeds from Arid and Semi-Arid areas of Tunisia
Professor Monique Simmonds
RBG Kew - Jodrell
Host Country Institutions:
University of Tunis, Institut des Regions Arides, Ecole Superieure d'Agriculture, Industries Pharmaceutiques de Tunisia
To conserve ethnobotanical information and seeds from medicinal plants and assess their economic potential.
training in databases, horticulture, phytochemistry & seed collection; training guides on seed collection and ethnobotany; scientific papers; 3 PhDs; seed collection and herbarium samples; ethnobotany database; Darwin Section in Botanical Garden of Monastir.