La Reunion Plant Propagation Station
Since its inception in 1953, the La Reunion Plant Propagation Station (LRPPS) has been charged with the responsibility of supplying high-quality planting material to farmers and the wider community as well as being a store of clean and disease-free plant genetic resources for Trinidad and Tobago. Today, the La Reunion Propagation Station occupies 20 Acres of prime agricultural land at its Caroni North Bank Road station and is a major contributor to assisting Trinidad and Tobago achieve its goal of food security.
The major activities at the La Reunion Plant Propagation Station include:
- Production of high-quality planting material – Cocoa, Breadfruit, Coffee Avocado, Mango, and other minor and exotic fruit plants
- Production of selected ornamental plants
- Preservation and Conservation of key fruit types and other useful plant germplasm – Cocoa, Coffee, Banana, Mango, Sapodilla, and other minor fruits
Cocoa Production at La Reunion Plant Propagation Station