Botany Lab

Lab Facilities

The Department has four well-equipped laboratories, which encourage collaborative work and ensure that UG/PG/PhD students have ample opportunity for hands-on experience. The labs were well equipped with a wide range of analytical instruments with cutting-edge technology to carry out research in various areas such as Taxonomy of marine and freshwater algae, Systematic studies of Angiosperms, Environmental studies, Plant tissue culture, and related aspects, Reproductive Biology & Population genetics, Phytochemistry, Ethnobotany & Ethnopharmacology, Pharmacognosy etc.

Tissue Culture lab

A Tissue Culture Lab is maintained in the department for the development of the in vitro production protocols for many commercially important ornamental / crop / medicinal plants. In-vitro propagation protocols were developed for rare, endemic, and threatened species for conservation purposes.

Major Lab equipments

  • BOD Incubator
  • Camera lucida
  • Clevenger apparatus

  • Cooling Centrifuge

  • Digital pH Meter

  • Electric bunsen burner

  • Electronic balance

  • Gel Electrophoresis Unit

  • Horizontal Autoclave

  • Hot plate

  • Laminar Air Flow System

  • Senior Precision Microtome

  • Simple and compound microscopes

  • Soxhlet apparatus

  • Stereo zoom microscope
  • Trinocular Compound Microscope with photographic facility

  • UV Transilluminator

  • UV Visible spectrophotometer