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Race Against Time Tour

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Sat, 27 Jul 2024
10:00AM - 11:00AM
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Botany Centre, Tanglin Entrance
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Venue:           Visitor Services Counter, Level 1 Botany Centre (Nearest Entrance: Tanglin Gate)

Registration: Required 15-min prior at the Tanglin Visitor Services Desk. Limited slots on a first-come-first-served basis. For ages 9 and above.

This session introduces the research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens such as the Library of Botany & Horticulture, Orchid & Micro-propagation laboratory and the Herbarium.
Highlights of  this 45-minute tour includes a visit to the Herbarium which stores physical records of reference plant materials, some dating as far back as 1790.  In addition, learn about our hybridization programme for orchids, a process introduced back in 1930’s by the then Director, R.E Holttum.

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