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Chenshan Research

In our research work, to study and conserve plants in Eastern China, discover sustainable ways of using them.

Chenshan Horticulture

In horticulture, to develop a professional training programme to help meet the local and national demand for skilled garden professional.

Chenshan Education

In our public program, to engage urban children with the importance of plants and the nature.


Tracing the evolutionary history of the sweet potato -- Scientists from China and Germany announced the sequence of the hexaploid sweet potato

An international team of researchers from the Chenshan Botanical Garden (CSBG) in Shanghai, the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics (MPIMG) in Berlin, the Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology (SIPPE), the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology (MPIMP) in Potsdam, the Tai’an Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TAAS) in Shandong, has been able to sequence and phase the sweet potato genome. The results of the study, published today in Nature Plants, shed light on the evolutionary history of the sweet potato.

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2019 Chenshan Spring Flower Show

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