Rechearch by WUR Wageningen on chamaedorea elegans

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At world leading research faculty Wageningen UR find a 3-year study place. These tests are done in the field in Mexico and in the research facility of the WUR. It concerns research into the characteristics that are transmitted through the seed from parent to offspring. To follow the different things in the field , plants are labeled and monitored under natural conditions for longer period. Also in the research greenhouses of the WUR the Chamaedorea grows to investigate the genetic properties plants (see photo).

Although it is too early to be able to draw (definitive) conclusions, we can say that the results so far discovered are both going to help to maintain the primary forest in Mexico , as improving equal in germination in the world of professional breeders use.

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