LEBANON 6
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Lebanon
INSTITUTION NAME Tyre Station. Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute” (LARI)
MAIN ADDRESS Tel: 961 1 682471/7

Web: www.lari.gov.lb

DESCRIPTION
AREA 280 ha (8 LARI stations)
LATITUDE 33, 27º N
LONGITUDE 35, 19 º E
ALTITUDE 930 m
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS Non-governmental organization supervised by the Lebanese government
INSTITUTION TYPE Research Center depending on LARI (Ministry of Agriculture)
DATE FOUNDED 1957
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Olives and citrus
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES
  • Induction of new rootstocks tolerant to calcareous soils
  • Programs of biological pest control in citrus and olive trees through the use of parasites
  • Research Programs (varieties of tropical and subtropical crops: mango, avocado, banana etc.).
  • Ethnobotanical Research Programs
  • Educational and Training programs
FEATURES AND FACILITIES
  • Laboratory
  • Weather Station
  • Unit propagation
  • Area of experimental cultivation
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION Tyre station is one of the eight LARI stations. Consult Appendix
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.lari.gov.lb

www.moe.gov.lb
ww.fao.org

Documents:

Lebanon State of the Environment Report. Chapter 10: Biodiversity and Natural Heritage”, 2001

Addendum to the lebanese National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan”, 2005

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