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Facilities

1. BOTANIC GARDEN

The Botanic Garden is situated on the north East border of the college campus. The 1.5 acre site of the garden includes a green house, nursery, vermicompost, arboretum and a Linnaean garden.

2. REGIONAL HERBARIUM OF KERALA (RHK)

The Department houses the Regional Herbarium of Kerala (International Acrynium RH). The herbarium stores in its pigeon holes more than ten thousand specimens of flowering plants from India and abroad.

3. BOTANY LIBRARY

The Department is quite fortunate in having its own special library. It contains rare books, ideographs manuscripts, journals, dissertations

4. BOTANIC MUSEUM

The museum is a substantial one, which illustrates the diversity of plant life. Rarities such as fossils, xylaria and flora stamps are treasured here.

5. RESEARCH LABORATORIES

a. Plant Systematics:

The plant systematics Laboratory, established in 1982, works in close collaboration with the regional Herbarium of Kerala (RHK) housed in the Department.

b. Plant Biotechnology:

The plant biotechnology laboratory was started in 1990 to promote research and teaching in plant tissue culture. The lab was recently extended as to include Microbiology and Molecular Biology divisions.

c. Environmental Science:

The environmental Science Laboratory was founded in 1994 to address to both fundamental and applied questions.

 

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