DEPARTMENT OF PLANT RESOURCES

 

Functions and tasks:

To survey, research and assess the status of the plant resources in Vietnam.

To study the distribution, biological characteristics, intraspecific bio-diversity, population and production of some plants possessing high socio-economic and scientific value. To study the aspects on the formation, transformation and accumulation of useful compounds in plants.

To study the scientific and technological bases for the cultivation, production and introduction of some new plants having high socio-economic value and their adaptation to different ecological areas.

To recommend methods for conservation of precious species.

 

Activities:

Survey, investigate and evaluate the possible occurrence of plant resources in Vietnam.

Study the scientific bases for the protection, exploitation, development and utilization of plants of high economic value: aromatic plants (Mentha arvensis, M. piperita, Ocimum basilicum, O. gratissimum, Cymbopogon winterianus, C. martinii, Vetiveria zizanioides, Pogostemon cablin, Fokienia hodginsii, Litsea cubeba, Elsholtzia spp., ect.); oleiferous plants (Vernicia montana, V. fordii, Camellia oleifera, Cleidiocarpon cavaleriei, C. laurinum); medicinal plants (Stephania spp. Celastrus spp., Holarhena pubescens, etc).

Participate in the assessment on the environmental impacts of the hydroelectric plants in the country.

Investigate the biodiversity and the plant resources in some National Parks and Nature Reserves in the country.

The scientists of the Department have published over 200 scientific reports in reviews and proceedings of both national and international journals and some monographs such as: Essential oil Plants in Vietnam and Plant Resources of Vietnam.

 

Cooperation:

 

Head of department: Senior researcher, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Huy Thai. Tel: +84-4-37565942; +84-(0)989204423. Email: thaiiebr@yahoo.com.vn

Vice head of department: Senior researcher, PhD. Chu Thi Thu Ha. Tel: +84-4-37913827; +84-(0)912513505. Email: chuha@iebr.ac.vn


Staffs:

 

Name

Position

Title

Specialty

Work phone

Mobile

Email

 

Nguyen Quang Hung

Senior researcher

PhD

Plant resources

(04)38364624

0973609676

nqhungiebr@yahoo.com

 

Nguyen Phuong Hanh

Senior researcher

PhD

Plant resources

37913827

0989259751

thaohanh77@yahoo.com

 

Nguyen Sinh Khang

Researcher

PhD

Plant resources

(04)38364624

0989858683

nskhang@gmail.com

 

Pham Van The

Senior researcher

MSc

Plant resources

(04)38364624

0988154444

phamvthe@gmail.com

 

Nguyen Thi Hien

Researcher

MSc

Plant resources

(04)38364624

0904249861

Nguyenhien333@yahoo.com

 

Ha Thi Van Anh

Researcher

MSc

Plant resources

(04)38364624

0983228298

ha.vananh@yahoo.com.vn

 

Nguyen Duc Thinh

Researcher

BSc

Plant resources

37913827

0983692468

thinhnd@iebr.ac.vn