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Chansilpa, Nopchai

Chonburi,

Topics:

Waterlily Improvement and their Micropropagtion to create waterlilies that can grow everywhere, shade tolerance, flowers that last long, many days and etc. Microprapagation is another goal that we try to develop to ensure the quantity of waterlily for the future market.

Will travel.

Biography:

Dr. Nopchai Chansilpa of Thailand is an accomplished hybridizer of both waterlilies and lotus. Trained as a plant pathologist, he is currently Director of the Water Lily Institute at Rajamangala University and chairman of the Thailand Network for Lotus and Water lily Research and Development. Among his many award-winning hybrids are N. ‘Mangkala Ubol’ and N. ‘Wanvisa’. He was inducted into the IWGS Hall of Fame in 2018.