OPEN DAY 2019!
The World Vegetable Center will open its headquarters campus to the public on Saturday, 7 December 2019. Mark your calendar and tell your neighbors and friends!
The World Vegetable Center (WorldVeg), an international agricultural institute conducting research and development activities from its headquarters in southern Taiwan, will be open to the public on Saturday, 7 December 2019 for Open Day 2019.
Visitors can take a field tour and learn about WorldVeg’s work in vegetable breeding, production, entomology, and pathology. Booths will highlight nutrition issues and international development. Watch the new Phenospex field phenotyping system in action. See our famous Demonstration Garden, with more than 200 vegetable species. Discover our treasure: the WorldVeg Genebank, the world’s largest public collection of vegetable seed, with more than 62,000 samples of 452 species.
There will be DIY activities for children and adults throughout the day. Local food and craft vendors and area seed companies will sell their products. Look for the return of Big Tom, the world’s largest tomato!
All are invited to stroll the green campus grounds and explore the wonderful world of vegetables!
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OPEN DAY 2019 — 2019年觀摩日
Date: Saturday, 7 December 2019
Time 時間: 09:00 – 15:30
Location: World Vegetable Center
60 Yi-min Liao, Shanhua, Tainan City, Taiwan
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