Prof Yash of JU attends Seed Conservation training at Nepal -
Prof Yash of JU attends Seed Conservation training at Nepal
Posted 12 Sep 2017 01:25 PM

Dr Yash Pal Sharma, Professor and Head, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, attended the four day Seed Conservation training course, held on 5th to 8th September 2017 at the National Botanic Garden of Nepal.
The course was organized by the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), UK, in association with the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (RBGE), Scotland and the National Botanical Garden, Department of Plant Resources (DPRs), Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal.
Prof Yash, in his presentation, highlighted the current plant conservation status in India, in general, and the Himalayan State of Jammu and Kashmir, in particular. He also presented an overview of the number and diversity of plant species, their systematic arrangement, herbarium and the museum collections, reproductive biology studies on some ReT taxa, ex-situ conservation, seed collections, plant health and education and awareness programmes and other conservation activities being undertaken in the Botanical Garden of the University of Jammu.

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