Highland Branch Station

 

Highland Branch Station is located in North Dongyanshan, Ren’ai Township, Nantou County, and it is 2,078 m above sea level. The site is one of the places that developed the temperate fruit tree in Taiwan. Currently, there are fruit tree areas, flower areas, and vegetable areas, and tea field and special crop areas, and it is essential institute for teaching and research in NCHU and Central Taiwan.

Main activities are as follows:

•       Collection, conservation, research, utilization, and extension of temperate fruit crops, such as pears, apples, kiwi fruits, and plums.

•       Conservation and extension of bulb flowers

•       Conservation and extension of vegetables

•       Production of tea.