PALESTINE 6
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Palestine
INSTITUTION NAME “Biodiversity & Environmental Research Center-BERC-Til Botanic Gardens (BERC-Til BG)”
MAIN ADDRESS BERC-Til BG; Almasjed Street. PO Box 696; Til – Nablus (Palestine)
Telefax: +970-9-2346-406; +970-9-2346-147
Email: admin@berc.ps
DESCRIPTION
AREA 1,5 ha
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS Non-Governmental Organization. Its main headquarters is at Til Village – Nablus
INSTITUTION TYPE Research and Educational Center with Botanic Garden and Seed Bank
DATE FOUNDED The Research Center was founded in 2001 and the Botanic Garden in 2003
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Acacia sp., Acacia farnesiana, Acacia saligna, Anagyris foetida, Atriplex halimus, Bauhinia purpurea, Casuarina cunninghamiana, Celtis australis, Ceratonia siliqua, Cercis siliquastrum, Crataegus aronia, Cupressus arizonica, Elaeagnus angustifolia, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Ficus carica, Hedera helix, Jacaranda mimosaefolia, Lantana camara, Livistona australis, Myrtus communis, Nerium oleander, Olea europaea, Phoenix dactylifera, Pinus brutia, Pinus halepensis, Pinus pinea, Pistacia atlantica, Pistacia lentiscus, Pistacia palaestina, Populus euphratica, Populus nigra, Pyrus syriaca, Quercus calliprinos, Retama raetam, Rhamnus palaestinus, Rosa sp., Ruscus aculeatus, Ruta chalepensis, Salvia fruticosa, Styrax officinalis, Tamarix aphylla, Ziziphus spina-christi
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES Applied research and education in biodiversity, environmental sciences, applied biology and related applications of biotechnology to establish genetic storesPreservation of medicinal plants and traditional knowledge associated to their uses)
FEATURES AND FACILITIES BERC Community Based Seed BankHerbarium

Gardens: Fig Collection/ Poplar Garden/ Roses Garden/ Linden Garden / Jacaranda Garden Acacia Garden / Oak Forest/ Red Bud Garden/ Pistachio Garden/ Rock Garden/ Pine Forest/ Aquatic Garden/ Red River Gum Garden/ Storax Garden/ New Hakoura (Family Garden)

Local Crop Landraces Conservation Site

Ethnobotanic Conservation Site

MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.berc.ps

Other:

Information given by Khaled Sawalha (Al-Quds University, Palestinian Territories)

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PALESTINE 6 INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS COUNTRY Palestine INSTITUTION NAME “Biodiversity & Environmental Research Center-BERC-Til Botanic Gardens (BERC-Til BG)” MAIN ADDRESS BERC-Til BG; Almasjed Street. PO Box 696; Til – Nablus (Palestine) Telefax: +970-9-2346-406; +970-9-2346-147 Email: admin@berc.ps DESCRIPTION AREA 1,5 ha INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION STATUS Non-Governmental Organization. Its main headquarters is at Til […]

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