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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY

Reaccredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade - State University
NIRF Rank 73 - ARIIA Rank 4
Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
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Centre for Floral Studies

About

    • The Centre for Biodiversity and Forest Studies is the Unique centre started in the year 2011,Funded by Periyar University.
    • Our Centre is establishing the Biodiversity Park in the Periyar University Campus very successfully.
    • The Garden encompasses a number of rare and endangered flora, ornamental and medicinal plant species and Fossil Park which have been conserved.
    • Biodiversity museum covers the Specimens of rare and endangered species (Algae, Fungi, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperm and Angiosperm).


Objectives

    • To create the Green belt around Salem and Dharmapuri Districts.
    • To increase the afforestation action near village areas.
    • Identifying the Flora and Fauna, Classifying the Endangered Species.
    • Organizing awareness programmes to rural people and having collaborative work with local NGOs.


Vision

    • Conservation of Biodiversity and Forest ecosystem in the way of sustainable utilization


Mission

    • To create awareness about significance of biodiversity from school childrens to local communities
    • To establish Biodiversity Park in the University campus where maintain rare and endangered species through ex-situ conservation
    • To establish medicinal plant garden


Green House

    • 30 different medicinal plants (Tinosporacardifolia, Erythrinaindica, Adathodazeylanica, Achyranthusaspera, Catharanthusroseus, Pergulariadaemia, Cardiospermumhelicacabumetc) maintained at established Green house


Biodiversity Garden

    • Contains 25 different traditional species of trees (Dalbergiasissoo, Dalbergialatifolia, Bauhinia erythrina, Bauhinia variegate etc)
    • 10 different horticultural crops (Pomegranite, Guava, Sapota, Mango, Amlaetc)
    • Kept some Tree fossils which are collected from Thiruvakkarai, Cuddalore District
    • Collected and deposited 40 different tribal seeds through field studies
    • More than 35 seaweed herbarium from different coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Pondicherry and Goa.


Activities
    S.No Name of the activitie Document
    1 BIOFAIR – 2015 – National NationalSeminar on ‘Biodiversity Products and Industrial Applications’
    (28.09. 2015 – 29.09.2015)
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    2 2nd BIOFAIR – 2019 – National Conference cum Exhibition on ‘Bioprospecting India – 2019’
    (07.03. 2019 – 08.03.2019)
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    3 Dengue Awarness Programme at Pottiyapuram Panchayat, Omalur Taluk on 31.10.2019 View Details
    4 Field Studies View Details

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