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Department of Botany Seed Technology


The Department of Botany was started in 1964 and Seed Technology during 2000.  It was headed by many eminent Professors, who have contributed in the development of the Departments.
The faculty comprises seven Doctorate degree holders who are competitive and resourceful in training the students. They have obtained Ph.D. in various disciplines and specialized in fields like Seed Pathology, Bacteriology, Environmental Biology and Biodiversity of Orchids in Karnataka. Six of them are research guides and actively undertaking many research Projects sponsored by UGC, DST, DBT etc and guiding the Ph.D. along with  M.Phil. students.

Aims and Objectives               

  • Ample opportunities for the faculty and students to get into research, attend seminars, conferences, workshops and refreshers courses etc.
  • To motivate students to take up research in basic science
  • Inspiring the students to take up higher education as a challenge.
  • Training the students to face the competitive world.
  • To enrich the basic knowledge in biodiversity and to create an awareness on conservation of  biodiversity of  Western Ghats.
  • The Under Graduate Programme in Botany and Seed Technology has eight combinations such as CBZ, BBtC, BMB, CBG, StBC, CBBc, CBEs and CMB.
  • Ph.D. Programme:  in Applied Botany 
  • Career Oriented Programme (COP): Certificate course: Career Oriented Programme (COP) on Mushroom cultivation (certificate course).

Departments are provided with three well-equipped laboratories, a well-stocked museum and also a Library with copies of latest books. Books donated by senior staff members and students are also there in our library.
A Green House was established by the Department during 1960, which was located in the quadrangle of the college.  In 1970, it was shifted to a new green house located on the right side of the college building.  It has a collection of orchids, ferns and other shade plants collected by the staff members during the annual collection tours.  A well-established Orchidarium in the Green house consists of 30 species of Orchids; they were collected from Western Ghats of Shimoga. They include both endangered and endemic orchid species. A green house and a botanical garden supply fresh plants needed for study. A lot of new laboratory equipments and Instruments have been purchased. Regular field visits of staff members helps to maintain museum as well as green house.
A Sadbhavana Vana was established in 1998 by the Botany Department, located in front of the College, sponsored by the CDI Project of Ford Foundation.  A large variety of plants having religious, botanical and ornamental importance are cultivated in the garden.
A bio energy park is maintained by the staff members which is located at about two acres in the campus with 2,800 Jatropha curcus plants at well maintained condition. The bunds of the park is provided with Ipomoea batatas which helps to maintain the greenery as well as provides manure to the field.

 

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