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Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Update time: 2007-04-01
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    Wuhan Botanical Garden,one of the several principal gardens in China, covers an area of about 70 hectares.More than ten landscapes including special gardens and beautiful horticulture spots have been formed these years.they are Aquatic Plant Garden, Rare Endangered Plant Garden Chiese Gooseberry Garden,Ornamental Garden ,Tree Garden,Pine and Cypress Garden,Bamboo Garden and so on.There are always so many kinds of flowers blooming almost over the whole year,and we can see various interesting strange and rare species growing vigorously in the large greenhouse,also a pleasure green overflowing around the Center Lawn,Moreover,many sorts of tourism facilities are available here and there.Up to present about 4,000 species have been introduced or cultivated.Since spring and fall coming,some magcificent exhibitions of famous flowers would be regularly held in the garden . You can say here has been getting into a real plant kingdom in which herbs and bushes and arbors flourish harmoniously with birds frolicking. WBG has gradually developed into the biggest germplasm resermavation center of Central China and boidiverstiy protection base of north subtropical flora in China.
    In order to promote its scientific research level,WBG enhanced series of cooperation with domesitc and foreign institutes and botanical gardens in the fields of scinece and research intelligence communicating,teaching,staff training and symposium orgnizing,and estanblished longterm relations with other 44 countries and regions in seed exch ange,technique cooperation,professional education and culture communication,These obviously have a robust virtue circle on WBG's research and develoment and consequently improve its reputation and influence in the world.
    WBG has made excited achievement in science knowledge popularization,The number of pop-science tourists reaches to 300,000 every year,thereby it has been honored the National Pop-science Education Base,Juvenile Pop-Science Education Base,and technology,indoctrinating patriotism and protecting the environment by the Wuhan city and Hubei province governments.
    Ever since the estanblishment of WBG,more than forty new varieties of economic fruit trees,landscape afforesting and medicine plants have been selected or bred.The garden has been contributing great to the society.
    WBG has achieved significant economic and social benefits in product spreading,technique consultation and training,plant propagation,scheme and design of afforesting work and construction,selling of some kinds of economic plant,landscape plant,seed and seedlings of ornamental plant.  

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