AZERBAIJAN 1
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Azerbaijan
INSTITUTION NAME Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Mardakan Dendrary”
MAIN ADDRESS Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Mardakan Dendrary; Sergei yesenin 89 mardakan; Baku; AZ1044 (Azerbaijan)
Tel: (0994012)4546062
Web: http://www.dendrary.in-baku.com/
Institution Email Address: dendrary@mail.az.
DESCRIPTION
AREA
  • Natural Vegetation Area (inside BG): Yes
    Size of Area: 8 hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Size of Area: 4 hectares
LATITUDE 40.4841
LONGITUDE 50.1651
ALTITUDE 0.00 m
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Academy of Sciences
DATE FOUNDED 1966
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Eucalyptus, Parthenium, plant introduction and acclimatisation of the dry subtropics . Crataegus, Cotoneaster, Rosa, Berberis, Pinus, Malus, Cupressus, Crocus, Iris, etc.

Over 100 species are to be referred to rare, vanishing aboriginal ones. They include almost vanished species of Galanthus and those of Allium, Iris, Tulipa, Colchicum, Juniperus foetidissima, Vitis sylvestrius, Hedera pastuchovii, Taxus baccata, Parrotia persica, Gleditscria caspia, Danae racemosa, Albizzia julibrissin, etc.

TAXA 2,000-kinds and forms of plants have been collected as a result of the scientific studies carried out. 1,000 of them have found their practical application in Azerbaijan for the first time. Of the total number of the species collected:

  • 250 have been imported from East Asia (Japan, China, the Far East)
  • 254 from the Middle East
  • 120 from North America
  • 52 from the Mediterranean countries
  • 434 from the Caucasus
  • 200 from South Africa
  • 350 from Central and South America, 5 – from Australia
PROGRAMMES
  • Research programmes in Plant Breeding, Conservation – Biology, Data Management Systems and Information, Technology, Ecology, Ecosystem Conservation, Education, Ethnobotany, Exploration, Floristics, Horticulture, Invasive Species Biology and Control, Restoration Ecology, Seed/Spore Biology, Systematics and Taxonomy, Pharmacology, Agriculture, Land Restoration, Urban Environments
FEATURES AND FACILITIES
  • Natural Vegetation Area
  • Seed store-house,“Index seminum” that is now The Genetic Resources Institute (details in table nº 3)
  • Research Institute of Botany (under the authority of National Academy of Sciences; Patamdar str, 370073 Baku (Azerbaijan); Tel/Fax: +(994 12) 497 5045; E-mail: aliyev_j@azeronline.com
  • Herbarium
  • Botanic Garden (details in table nº 2)
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:www.bgci.org

www.fao.org/ag/AGP/AGPS/pgrfa/pdf/AZERBAIJ.PDF

www.cac-biodiversity.org/aze/aze_inst.htm

Documents:

Azerbaijan: Country Report to the FAO. International Technical Conference on Plant Genetic Resources”. (Leipzig 1996)

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