In our research work, to study and conserve plants in Eastern China, discover sustainable ways of using them.
In horticulture, to develop a professional training programme to help meet the local and national demand for skilled garden professional.
Scientists from Chenshan revealed ancient secrets of medicinal plant Scutellaria baicalensis
The precious chemistry of a plant used for 2000 years in Chinese traditional medicine has been unlocked in project that raises the prospect of rapid access to a wide array of therapeutic drugs. Carried out by Shanghai Chenshan Botanical
Garden, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, and John Innes Centre of UK- the project has successfully delivered a high-quality reference genome of the mint-family member Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi. The plant,
commonly known as Chinese Skullcap, is well-known in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is cultivated worldwide for its therapeutic properties.