Sunday, March 7, 2010

Petal power (Silkroad)

First came camphor in the late 18th century, then sugar and bananas gained popularity in the middle of the 20th century. Now Taiwan is exploiting its geographical position to become a leading supplier of orchids. To the surprise of many who had written off Taiwan's agricultural sector, the island has emerged in the past decade as the world's biggest grower of mature and seedling orchids...

The full article is in the March edition of Silkroad, Dragonair's inflight magazine.

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