Northern Ireland Horticultural and Plant Breeding Station

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Address and contact details
Loughall, Armagh, BT61 8JB
Tel: 01762 891436
Fax: 01762 891389
Background to the collection
Year founded:1952
Ownership:Northern Ireland Horticultural and Plant Breeding Station
Umbrella organisation:Department of Agriculture and Rural development
Director: W. M. Dawson
Curator: P Watts
Contact person: W. M. Dawson
Physical environment
Altitude:60 m
Soil type:Heavy clay loam
Aspect:Drumlin topography overlying limestone
Total area:100 ha
Weather recordsRecords kept
Plant collection
Special genera within the collections:
Linum, Solanum and Malus
Special collections:
Linum, IPGRI – 29 Taxa.
Solanum, IPGRI, – 200 Accessions, .
Malus – 70 Taxa.
Record Keeping:Records kept
Computerised for Linum and Malus
Record System:unknown
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Research facilities:Unknown
Teaching and Education:Unknown
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Unknown
Access to the collections
Public access:By appointment only
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: By appointment
Location map

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