CATIE - Centro Agromico

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Costa Rica - Turrialba

Institution Code: CATIE

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
CATIE - Centro Agromico
Tropical de Investigacion y Ensenanza CATIE 7170 Turrialba Costa Rica
Costa Rica

Telephone: (506) 556 6431
Fax: (506) 556 1533
Primary Email:

Staff Details

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    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Date founded: 1942
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 9.9011
    Longitude: -83.6845
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Economic and crop plants. Seed bank. Notable collections and accessions include Artocarpus heterophyllus, Elaeis guineensis, E. oleifera, Melaleura quinquenervia,Theobroma cocoa (790 genetypes from a wide variety of origins), Herrania spp., coffee (1,766

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes