The hardy orchid may have taken a beating of late, with exports out of Singapore falling by close to half in the past decade.
But the National Parks Board (NParks), which took over the management of orchid nurseries from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority on Jan 1, has grand plans to help the national flower blossom again. It plans to offer its expertise to nurseries and help them produce new varieties of orchids.
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