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Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute

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Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (TBGRI) is an autonomous institute established by the Government of Kerala in 1979 at Thiruvanantapuram, Kerala. The institute conducts research in Conservation Biology, Biotechnology, Plant Taxonomy, Microbiology, Phytopharmocology, Ethnomedicine and Ethopharmacology for plant improvement and utilisation. TBGRI also undertakes research on medicinal plants, ornamental plants and various introduced plants of economic or aesthetic value. The institute conserves the largest number of plant species among the botanical gardens in Asia.


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Dr. A. Subramaniam
Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute,
Pacha Palode,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695562, Kerala

Tel:- 0472-2869246
Fax:- 0472-2869646



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