As we know that bougainvillea is only the flower that blooms throughout the year with bountiful flower and make the environment colourful and magnificent. It can be used for various purposes like decoration of houses, buildings, hotels, and apartments. The species of bougainvillea are characterized by their high tolerance to pollution, drought, pests, low fertility and other adverse conditions.
Although Bougainvillea has originated in South America, but approximately 50% of the present day cultivars were evolved and produced in India. IARI is a pioneering centre of Bougainvillea besides, NBRI, Lucknow; IIHR, Bangalore; CAZRI, Jodhpur; BARC, Mumbai etc. in the country for breeding, identification and germplasm collection of bougainvilleas and IARI, New Delhi has been recognized as the International Registration Authority for Bougainvilleas by Royal Horticultural Society, U.K during the recent meeting of 2007 held at Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Major Activities :-
- To hold Bouganvillea festival annually
- Trainings, visits & discussions
- Seminar, Symposia and Workshops
- Technical Guidance and Councilling
- Collection and supply of Boganvillea varieties.
For more information contact:
Dr.S.S.Sindhu , Secretary
Bougainvillea Society of India,
Centre of Protected Cultivation Technology (CPCT) I.A.R.I., (Pusa Campus) New Delhi-110012
Tel- 9868073757 & 011-25843804